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Blue Water Grill

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11 W Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152-1004
315-685-6600
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 54
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  • 19
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  • 16
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Quick dinner place

Cannot get Sherwood Inn for dinner due to function. Blue water grill is also busy. The food is all right. The clam chowder is very good. The Rib was surprisingly tender and tasty. The octopus salads was not too impressive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
EvelynSu182
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Taipei, Taiwan
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  • Families with children
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finger lakes NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

The Blue Water seems to always be busy. On a late July sunny mid-day, it was very busy; we went in just before 1:00 and were seated immediately. By the time our drinks order was taken, there was a lineup waiting for tables. Service was fairly quick for our initial order, but delivery of the food seemed slow for what... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Cannot get Sherwood Inn for dinner due to function. Blue water grill is also busy. The food is all right. The clam chowder is very good. The Rib was surprisingly tender and tasty. The octopus salads was not too impressive.

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Skaneateles, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Food is good and you are close to the lake. Is a very busy place in the summer and is noisy. Try the shrimp bisque soup.

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Boston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We stopped here for a drink an Appetizer. Selection of Aps is limited but we had the brie and it was good. Staff was friendly once we started chatting with them. ... I would go back. They advertise "husband drop off" for those who want to shop :)

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East Amherst, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We have eaten here a number of times over the years. We have never been disappointed. The service is very good and the food is served as it should be. Hot for hot dishes, cold for cold dishes. Food is prepared well and is flavorful.

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Syracuse, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We sat on the deck out back and it was just OK. It is a really nice view but that's about all. I had a bowl of New England Clam Chowder which was really good. My wife had a crab and shrimp salad sandwich, which was rather bland, and a side of french fries, which she liked better than the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

On the main street with exposure to the lake. Good food but not exceptional. Very accomodating wait staff with a sense of humor. Can get noisy when the restaurant is full.

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Appomattox, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This place is busy on weekends. We waited more than thirty minutes for a table overlooking the lake and it was totally worth it! The food was awesome. Lobster Napoleon on the appetizer menu makes a delicious entree. You won't go wrong with any of the other entrees, either. Delicious drinks and desserts compliment the fare. One of our favorite... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The food at the Blue Water Grill was just fine (some pretty tasty, other selections a bit "meh"), and it would have been a completely acceptable meal had it not been for the fact that we kept getting dripped on by condensation from the air conditioner. We told our waitress about it, who sent over a male staff member, who... More 

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Baldwinsville, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Each time we are in Skaneateles we stop here for lunch or dinner. The food is always good, the service pleasant and the atmosphere and view a pleasure

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Additional Information about Blue Water Grill

Address: 11 W Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152-1004
Phone Number: 315-685-6600
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Skaneateles
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 17
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 W Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152-1004
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Skaneateles
  • Phone Number: 315-685-6600

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 17
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

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