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All 37 Watkins Glen Restaurants

Seneca Lodge Restaurant

Route 329, PO Box 272, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
(607) 535-2014
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Ranked #14 of 37 Restaurants in Watkins Glen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Waverly, New York
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We obviously did not read reviews prior to staying one night, thankfully not more. The owners of this place charge too much and obviously do not put back into their property to make it appealing. The desk women at night did not make you feel welcome. We stayed in November so breakfast and lunch restaurant was closed during the off... More 

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Finger Lakes, New York
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139 reviews 139 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014 via mobile

This is a place you have to experience to truly understand. It started as an archery competition place and has grown into lodging and a very popular seasonal restaurant. The log cabin style building houses the bar and restaurant. Good local craft beers along with a large selection of other well known beers and wines are available at both the... More 

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Van Etten, New York
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

How bad was it? First: when we arrived at 4:50 PM we could not be seated even though the restaurant was empty because it was not yet 5PM 2nd: It was a cold and snowy day and it was very, very cold in the large open dining room. A lovely big fireplace dominated the room but it was not lit... More 

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Rochester, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Steaks are awesome, so are the special ribs & kraut. Don't really bother with anything else. This is an iconic place, the bar is a hoot (and a place were we racers regularly hang out). Food is acceptable and not ridiculously priced. Fun, lodgey atmosphere!

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Austintown, Ohio, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

If I could rate this place in the negative I would. We had a party of 9 and half of us were there, we were told we could not be seated until our whole party were there. I totally understood so we waited 8 minutes until the other car arrived. As they were walking to the door I told the... More 

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cooperstown
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58 reviews 58 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We spent one night at the lodge. Had dinner here and then breakfast in the morning. The food was wonderful. The service was great and we loved the atmosphere of this 1948 lodge. A real step back in time. Places like this just don't exist anymore. Highly recommended.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

We visited on a sunday in September. The restaurant was full but we were seated quickly. We had to wait several minutes before our first coffee & menus were delivered. After ordering we waited, waited and waited. When our waitress returned we asked what was the delay in receiving our food. She stated they had several large parties and did... More 

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133 reviews 133 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We were traveling through and decided to spends the night here at the lodge and for convenience we ate here as well. Our expectations were not high thinking the food would bd like camping food. We were pleasantly surprised. The salad bar was simple but fresh and tasty. The bread was great and their house salad dressing was fantastic. My... More 

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New London, NC
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

While visiting Watkins Glen, my wife and I had dinner at the Seneca Lodge Restaurant, based on the recommendation of a friend. The restaurant in located in a 1948 log cabin-style building complete with stone fireplace, open beam rafters, and wood floor joined with pegs. You could never build such a place today. The bar contains an extensive collection of... More 

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Patterson, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Every few years get up to Seneca Lodge. Atmosphere and decor still 60's but entertaining. Wait staff Fri night terrible but sat night was great. Two dinners food was good. Before dinner drinks at bar and after dinner drinks were worth the trip. Always a good time and enough nostalgia at the bar to entertain you to last call...

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Address: Route 329, PO Box 272, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
Phone Number: (607) 535-2014
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Watkins Glen
Cuisine: American

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