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The Hungry Trout Restaurant

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5239 Nys Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997
(518) 946-2217
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night

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  • 84
    Excellent
  • 47
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great local place

Good food in general. Decent prices. Someway slooow kitchen but got some complementary salad . Will come back

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 17, 2015
JLadNJ
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Warren, New Jersey
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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167 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Warren, New Jersey
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Good food in general. Decent prices. Someway slooow kitchen but got some complementary salad . Will come back

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Nesconst
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We were staying at the hungry trout so it seemed easy to go to their restaurant. I made reservations ahead of time...maybe 2 weeks before our visit and they had limited seating so I would recommend calling ahead. We were seated quickly. The place has a hunting theme and it was clean. Our waitress was very nice. Our dinner was... More 

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Manlius, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

The food here was quite good and the restaurant itself has a great Adirondack styled interior with a beautiful view. We were able to find a deal on restaurant.com before going and it made the price quite reasonable.

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Montclair, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

My wife and our two boys and another family with their kids went to Hungry Trout on the Friday after New Year's. We had no reservations, yet we were able to get a table right away. My wife had the grilled trout which was awesome, and I had the elk steak which was superb. My older son had the filet... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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127 reviews 127 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I had the ribs. They were rather sugary and dry. My husband had a pasta which was ok he said. Salad was extra. Meal was pricey, service was good. The scenery was beautiful and nicely lit. Perhaps stop in for drink and appetizer?

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Rochester, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We were with a large group during the "off season." The bartender saw us come in and looked nervous even though we had reservations. The outdoor sitting area is very nice. Our server was pretty decent being able to cater to everyone's needs. The food although cooked properly lacked flavor.

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Woodstock, Vermont
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

great selection of great food and an entertaining (Jim) bartender. We had dinner in the restaurant one night (nicely lighted outside) and at the Bar the next two nights.

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Red Hook, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

food was great, mushroom bisque, Italian sausage soup, mushroom stuffed ravioli didn't like the smoked trout appetizer- smoky flavor tasted artificial Liked the interior décor with lots of sparkling lights, sat by the large windows overlooking the back lawn that had lights high lighting the boulders and pretty brook . very romantic place for dinner

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were enjoying a beautiful Adirondack weekend and thought we would treat ourselves to a fine dining experience. Not at The Hungry Trout! The chef clearly does not understand that all food leaving the kitchen needs to be properly seasoned. Unless specified by the customer it should have at least salt and pepper for seasoning. My daughter ordered 12oz strip.... More 

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Ellijay, Georgia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Dining room view really nice. Had delicious baked trout dinner. Excellent. Service was good. Glad I ate dinner here. Pricey but normal for the area.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5239 Nys Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: (518) 946-2217

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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