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The Waterfront Tavern

Rt 11, 204 E River Rd., Central Square, NY 13036
+1 315-676-3126
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good36%
  • Average20%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
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“wings” (11 reviews)
“burger” (8 reviews)
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11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
$$ - $$$
Rt 11, 204 E River Rd., Central Square, NY 13036
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Started at a table with a great view of the river and all the river boat traffic. While waiting for our meals a storm came in and we pulled our table back to a dry spot under the canopy. Food and service was awesome, our...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were boat-shopping in the area and stopped in for lunch. It was great choice. They were busy, but handled the crown well. Service was friendly and efficient. Food was good. Beer was cold. Can't ask for much more.

Thank EricC56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a great stop while out boating on Oneida Lake. Easy docking, good food, good music, good service and great atmosphere! .

Thank Mary Beth M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful outside patio available on nice days. Ordered a cheeseburger with sweet potatoes fries. The burger was "fine" unremarkable. The sweet potato fries were over cooked. The dip they serve is basically maple syrup, much too sweet. Service was fast and courteous. On a nice...More

Thank Nancy N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came for a late lunch or early dinner. I enjoyed my escargots and lobster bisque. The Bloody Mary I had was also above average. Good service and I would return

Thank maliksmom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was my first time at the Waterfront Tavern. The weather was beautiful. The people were beautiful. The food was simply delicious! Emily was our waitress and she really was attentive to our needs. I'd like to think that the gentleman who seated us was...More

Thank morethanthat
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

View was good, staff was pleasant. Ate outside, which was nice. I ordered prime rib dinner which was simply ok. My soup was a bit disappointing. My company ordered the Canadian walleye... was a bit disappointing, it simply had no taste.

Thank scooby-BTR
Reviewed June 5, 2017

This place has a good menu and I personally like the Lobster Bisque. The staff is friendly and helpful and the outside seating is really nice. Its a quiet and relaxing place to have a meal.

Thank zaganczyk
Reviewed May 31, 2017 via mobile

Heading west on the Erie Canal and enjoyed the respite at this restaurant on the lake. Extensive beer menu and a wine slushy that was very tasty. Burger and fries, calamari, crab cakes and perch sandwich all well received. Half priced wings were a treat.

Thank Marsha R
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

We have been here before but it has been a long time. We sat at the bar and were promptly served. We ordered a martini each along with wings for my wife and I ordered a burger with onion rings. Everything was great the onion...More

Thank ATMGUY63
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Questions & Answers
Michael H
January 5, 2017|
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Response from Barbara F | Reviewed this property |
I do not know who the name of the owner of the restaurant
Kathy H
May 17, 2016|
Response from Jerry Z | Reviewed this property |
Kathy: You can call the Waterfront or stop in to inquire. 315 676 3126
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
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 - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rt 11, 204 E River Rd., Central Square, NY 13036
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Central Square
  • Phone Number: +1 315-676-3126
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