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1937 W Lake Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152-9446
315-685-7798
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Ranked #20 of 32 Restaurants in Skaneateles
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations

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English first
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

My husband and I took my mother for dinner on a Friday night 2 weeks ago. My mother had a walker. We were heading towards the stairs , which was the main entrance, when a gentleman opened another door to the restaurant for us, saying my mother didn't have to do stairs. Good sign . The dining room was empty... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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90 reviews 90 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 via mobile

we found everything about this inn to be above our expect ions. We arrived without a reservations on a busy Friday night, we were asked to wait in the bar, a couple of local customers were very friendly. Our table was ready in ten minutes and the service was attentive without being intrusive. The food and drink were as good... More 

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The Mandana Inn is a warm, neighborhood-feeling place with knotty pine walls and grandfather clocks whose timely chimes add to the comfortable, no-stress surroundings. The diverse wine list complements the creative specials as well as the comfortable staples such the famous scrod, calamari and prime rib. The service is polite and friendly -- making you feel more like you are... More 

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Homer, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Serene surroundings, attentive service and a delicious dinner. Reasonable value. Well prepared, presented in warm, tastefully decorated dining room, true to this legendary restaurant.

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Skaneateles, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We visit here a few times each season. It is only open Mother's Day to Thanksgiving. The food is excellent and always reliable. There are the usual menu items that everyone has loved through the years, such as Dover Sole or Froglegs, and each week specials that are more creative. The vegetables are locally grown (the restaurant buys from the... More 

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Paris, France
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49 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

-Salad was flat assorted leaves with one cherry tomato on a desert plate (very small) -relish bowl was 3celery pieces, carrot slices, 3 radish pieces, 5 pickle slices along with some sort of curries cole slaw served as a dip (leftovers?) Bread very unremarkable. -Entre portions very small for the price. Scrod (their signature dish) was tasteless, partially breaded and... More 

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Homer, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The Manadana Inn and restaurant have been around "forever". It's staying power must come from its consistently delicious meals and its location. It is located on the hill on the west side of Skaneateles Lake, across the street from a public marina. Because it's NOT right in downtown Skaneateles it avoids much of the traffic that one can experience in... More 

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Colorado
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

It seems as if this is a local favorite, but it is not one of ours. We went there based on recommendations and my husband was wanting to try their frog legs, a specialty evidently. We had reservations for 7:30, but I don't think we would have needed them, there were several tables full. Our waitress took our order, brought... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We couldn't have asked for a better catering experience from Mandana Inn for our 120-guest wedding reception on June 7th at the Frog Pond B&B in Skaneateles. What actually drew us to the Mandana Inn was the other review on this page that describes the Spanish-style pig roast. When we mentioned wanting to do an American-style pig roast to James... More 

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Syracuse
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you are looking for luxury, this is not it. However, if you are looking for a pleasant evening with good food and attentive service this is the place. The Skaneateles area is well known for upscale dining. The Mandanna Inn has successfully accomplished the reputation or good food and deservedly so, You may pay more at the others but... More 

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Additional Information about Mandana Inn

Address: 1937 W Lake Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152-9446
Phone Number: 315-685-7798
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Skaneateles
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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