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Captain Bill's Seneca Lake

1 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1275
(607) 535-4541
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Ranked #11 of 37 Restaurants in Watkins Glen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations
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English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

Went on the burger and blues cruise. Food was good, music was very good. Had a great time on the lake. Good value for the location.

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Chalfont, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

We chose to cruise for dinner on a Sunday. THe weather was great and we enjoyed the dinner and the views. The crew were friendly and service was prompt. Since the boat was not fuill, we enjoyed a very relaxed, laid-back atmosphere and even chatted with the captain. Amazing views with some history and trivia thrown in.

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Parkesburg, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

We went on this 1 hour cruise while staying at Watkins Glen International Speedway. It was really nice, relaxing & the young guy who did the tour & told us all about the salt mines & everything else was really great. Very informative & interesting. Had a great time!

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Dover, Pennsylvania, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We went on one of the dinner cruises mid August for our anniversary. This was our first experience with a dinner cruise and I was a tad disappointed. The weather had drastically changed and it was very chilly by 7pm...I had on a dress and a long sleeve cardigan and should have wore pants. Everyone showed up in winter sweaters... More

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Funkstown, Maryland, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

our trip to the finger lakes is not complete with out going on captain bills dinner Crouse , usually we travel mostly couples on motorcycles and take almost the all top deck, were we real have a great time cruising around the lake and enjoyng the scenic views great food and services love it..

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We sat outside by the lake. Weather was perfect. Had a great dinner and wine Listening to relaxing music and just enjoying the lake, boats, scenery after a day at the park.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We were so looking forward to wonderful evening. The cruise started off on time but with mediocre lone guitarist blaring in our ears. We complained and were told he turned it down but, it was impossible to enjoy a conversation with family and dinner. The basket of bread was cold, the butter dripped out of the plastic foiled covered container.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Enjoyed celebrating a birthday on the dinner cruise, Good food and so beautiful to be out on Seneca Lake in the moonlight, music and entertainment as well

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Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Beautiful early evening ride on Seneca lake about 2 1/2 miles out and back. Captain Bill and his assistant were very friendly and informative--answered every question. Felt like a private tour only us and 1 other couple on board. Some nice photo opportunities on the lake. Lasts about an hour-$15.

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Toronto, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We sat outside on the patio near the lake with a gorgeous view of the water. We had two seafood appetizers (shrimp and lobster dip & mussels) which were delicious! Great service! And the corona margarita is great and a cool concept!

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