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Schooners Restaurant

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407 Lakeshore Dr, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2315
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Buffalo, New York
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant was able to accommodate my take out request 30 minutes before closing. The bisque and fish fry's were tasty and served the purpose for a late night meal in our hotel.

Thank Icis127
Palmyra, New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is tastefully decorated on the inside. From the outside decor I thought it was going to be pricey. Perhaps they are for dinner, but lunch prices were very reasonable. Our waitress was friendly and attentive. My rueben sandwich was very good, and they garnished my plate with a slice of watermelon. I thought that was a nice touch.

Thank 893kim
Dallas, Texas
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104 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Very friendly staff. Very limited, but good, salad bar. Excellent broiled haddock. Fried seafood platter had great tasting haddock, but average fried shrimp, fried scallops and fried crab cake. Rough neighborhood.

Thank John B
Altoona, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

I was craving French Onion Soup, and I couldn't have asked for better. My companion enjoyed the vegetable soup, saying it wasn't too salty and there was even an artichoke in it. The atmosphere was nice, with a seaside feel, and the service was excellent.

Thank Rebecca R
Bloomfield, New York
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64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016

Over the years Schooners has had its up and downs. About a year ago, based on the recommendation by a friend, we tried it and found it's definitely up. We have had dinner and lunch there many times over the past year, and found that the food is consistently good, and prices are very affordable. There is a good variety... More 

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Fairport, New York
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185 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

Schooners is a family style neighborhood restaurant with lots of seating, a fireplace and free wi-fi. It features soups, salads, sandwiches and burgers. It has a salad bar and a bar bar (full). There are daily specials. I had the fish fry. The golden beer-battered haddock came out perfectly cooked and was white and nicely flakey inside. It was laying... More 

1 Thank CaptnGphs
Geneva, NY
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103 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

I went with 8 Sr Ladies for lunch. Several had the "Chicken and Biscuits Special" and said it was excellent. I had the fish and ordered the sweet potato fries with it. Best I've had in a long while. Service was great and it was quiet enough so we could chat. No complaints from any of us and we ALL... More 

Thank NYBelle
Canandaigua, New York
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

Always have good food here and the service is really good. Very friendly atmosphere. The salad bar is fresh and good choices. Burgers are good. Steak is good.

Thank Lucretia P
shortssville, ny
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67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

My son picked this restaurant for his birthday dinner with my husband and his wife. We each had something different. I had the blackened salmon which was incredible! Also a side of lobster mac and cheese also incredible! My son had the fishermen's platter with scallops as big as my fist! Delishous the shrimp were so very tender and the... More 

Thank carol6681
Canandaigua, United States
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297 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015 via mobile

Schooners has always been a place that catered to an older (> 50) crowd. The food use to be very good at a reasonable price. However, this place has gone down hill significantly. The service is so-so, the food is barely acceptable and the salad bar is a joke. We will not be back.

1 Thank William S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 407 Lakeshore Dr, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2315
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Canandaigua
  • Phone Number: 585-396-3360

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?