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The Brewster Inn Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Scallop and Lobster
Stuffed corn crepe with a Tahitian vanilla bean beurre blanc
Arcadian Mussels
Steamed with Cajun cream and Andouille sausage
Thai Calamari
With golden pineapple and toasted Virginia peanuts
Lump Crab Cake
With a tangy tomato butter
U-12 Shrimp Cocktail
With our house chili sauce
Broiled with garlic butter, roasted red peppers and capers
Baby Beets
With local chevre, and pinot noir vinaigrette
French Onion Gratiné broiled
With Swiss cheese
All entées come with a house salad or you can upgrade to any of the following:
Maytag Bleu Cheese
With wild greens, red grapes, walnuts and balsamic vinaigrette
Smoked Duck Salad
With wild greens, chevre, walnuts and a raspberry vinaigrette
Lobster and Avocado Salad
With a tarragon mango coulis
Asiago Cheese Cup
With chef’s seasonal salad
The Brewster Inn Veal Atlantis
Veal​ and lobster served on a bed wild greens and topped with tarragon beurre blanc
Pan Seared Tournedos of Beef
Chantilly potatoes and burgundy cream sauce
Truffle Encrusted Big Eye Tuna
Balsamic teriyaki, shichimi aioli, sautéed spinach and fresh pasta
Ponzu Marinated Chilean Sea bass
Tomatillo mojo, cilantro chimichurri and island rice
Cedar Smoked Salmon
English cucumber salad, Stonewood farms maple syrup and garlic mashed potatoes
Pan Seared Diver Scallops
Parmigiano Reggiano risotto cake, wild mushroom confit and pinot noir balsamic
Shrimp Scampi
Plum​ tomatoes, asiago and portabella mushroom sauce with fresh pasta
Sicilian Style Swordfish
Fire roasted peppers, pine nuts, Mediterranean olives and currants
Prime Soft Shell Crabs
Pan fried with oven roasted tomatoes, lemon caper sauce and roasted garlic mash potatoes
Chicken Francaise
Sautéed​ with lemons, capers and white wine, saffron pasta and seared spinach
Beef Ragout Pappardelle
Hand cut pasta, Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, braised tenderloin
Mushroom and Chévre Ravioli
Tossed with a Neopolitan pomodoro sauce
Lobster $+10.00
Grilled Filet Mignon
Bordelaise​ sauce chantilly potatoes
New Zealand Rack of Lamb
Marinated with burgundy, aged balsamic and rosemary
$25 - $55
Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a great restaurant! If you go in the warmer months, get a table outside so you can see the lake! It’s so beautiful! The food is superb and the staff are super friendly! Highly recommend!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank samanthajfindlay
Caitlin G, Owner at The Brewster Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much for the kind words! Appreciate it! :)

Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

This is a renovated 200 year old mansion on beautiful Cazenovia Lake. It has offered fine dining and accommodations for 30 years. They serve a frequently changing menu of continental cuisine with mainstays such as tournedos, big eye tuna and veal Atlantis. They always have...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Sherard T
Reviewed January 2, 2019

Very impressive and varied menu for a New Years Eve menu. Incredible wines at all price points and attentive but unobtrusive wait staff.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Richard M
Reviewed November 13, 2018

We love going to Brewster's Inn at least once or twice a year for special celebrations. This was our anniversary outing and the variety of breakfast or brunch items did not disappoint. To dine and have the view of Cazenovia Lake just adds to the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank concertgoer2012
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

I visited the Brewster inn on Friday night for dinner and Sunday for brunch as part of a friend's wedding weekend.both meals were excellent and the staff was top notch. I will definitely return.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 78silverado
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Each month we along with another couple try to go to different restaurants and experience something new. The Brewster Inn Restaurant didn’t disappoint! Even though we had an 8pm dinner reservation the food was excellent, the place was full, and the service was good. I...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AMPUtica
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Great view (beautiful sunsets) end of Cazenovia Lake in Cazenovia, NY. Outstanding menu,fantastic wine list from there huge wine cellar. Always a relaxing and excellant meal.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Bruce K
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Celebrated our 48th anniversary here,as we have celebrated previous anniversaries! No disappointment!!!! Love this place, food and ambiance is awesome!! Our server Jessie was outstanding, so personable and contributed to making our !!!anniversary dinner fantastic!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank kkinsey1018
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We celebrated our anniversary with dinner outside at the Brewster. Gazing at the lake as we enjoyed a relaxing dinner. The food was excellent, the waiter engaging and accommodating. When our dessert arrived, the edge of plate had Happy Anniversary written in chocolate. Just another...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mindra61
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We took my daughter and son in law, and my mom in law there for a birthday celebration in August, it was a gorgeous day and we enjoyed the outdoor patio very much. Service was excellent, mimosas delicious and the variety at the brunch was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank pforinger
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April 11, 2017|
Response from Caitlin G | Property representative |
Nice! Thanks for bringing them to see us! We do always recommend reservations, what time works best for you? And yes, I will note that you would like a window table. Porch or bar preferable?
July 31, 2016|
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Response from PM367 | Reviewed this property |
There is a ramp in the back for the restaurant.
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