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$10 - $23
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Bar, Seafood
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed September 21, 2020 via mobile

We were looking for a restaurant with outside seating, and this place did not disappoint! The view from the covered patio was stunning. We saw boats, and birds, and sunshine. It was a magnificent afternoon and just what we needed after the summer of Covid....The food was great, and the drinks were perfect, served by super friendly and attentive staff. I highly recommend Borios, and cant wait to return.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 22, 2020

During Covid-19 patrons and staff walkabout and yelled over our table to others with out masks. If you are concerned about COVID-19 this is not the place to go. If you want fresh food this not the place to go. Pre-poured wine at the bar...so that wait staff don't have to wait for the wine to be poured. Busboy put filthy dirty dish pail on our table to remove plates before we were finished eating. Barmaid refuses to wear mask during this mandatory mask time.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 14, 2020 via mobile

Many empty tables but made people wait 20-30 minutes rather than open a nice outdoor section. Good food and great view

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed June 14, 2020

My husband and I were out wandering today and somehow ended up at Borios. How happy we were to see we could actually sit outside and eat! We were a bit nervous, as this whole out of the house thing is new right now. But...everyone was great! Their tables placed apart, their servers wearing masks yet you could tell they were smiling. The food awesome,the view divine. Our server Felicia was awesome, constantly keeping an eye on all her tables but not making us feel rushed or hurried. Our burgers perfectly cooked, the fries hot and crispy, my bloody mary perfectly spiced. Thank you for making our first official outing wonderful, as usual.More

Date of visit: June 2020
Reviewed December 13, 2019

Borio's has the best haddock in town, you can get it baked, broiled or fried. The waitresses are fabulous, Alyssa, Dee & Erin are great as well as all other employees. Try it, you will not be sorry you did

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

A quote by the late great Yogi Berra. Well bust is always a very good sign. Thought we might have to wait to be seated but this place is big. Great seafood menu and lots of activity at the buffet. My clam strips were perfect...as was the fruit cup. Not a fan of the coleslaw as it had very little taste. Fantastic view of the lake. Service was super. Wish we lived closer. Four thumbs up.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 14, 2019

Family dinner & drinks. My daughter's been to Borio's a coupe of times when visiting the in laws. When you walk thru from the car park entrance into the restaurant you don't know what you going to get until you walk thru the restaurant door...and sit outside the deck/terrace and see the most beautiful setting over the lake and watching the sun set whilst having dinner, the service & the food was great and a duo playing music was amazing. We will be back next time we are in Syracuse as its a long way from Melbourne Australia.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed July 12, 2019

Our family had dinner here when we stayed in the area while visiting colleges. We sat outside and had great food and friendly service. After dinner we walked down the to lake to see the amazing sunset. All around a great evening - will be...back next time we are in town!More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed June 29, 2019 via mobile

The high light was the salad bar. Drinks were decent too. The fish was average but service was horrible. First 10 percent tip I left on 20 years and wanted to do .05. There was no attentiveness at all.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed June 23, 2019

I hosted my daughter’s baby shower at Borio’s and was extremely pleased with everything. The service was stellar, the food was very good, and the view is spectacular. The staff made me feel like my event was as important to them as is was to...me. I wholeheartedly recommend Borio’s. I can’t wait to go back to enjoy dinner on the deck.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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May 12, 2017|
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Response from Martin B | Property representative |
Please call 315-699-2249 with a date and time so we can check our books for you. Often on Saturday's we are not open for lunch as we have private events.
Marlayna C
June 25, 2016|
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Response from Kitty L | Reviewed this property |
I just called them and Chuck said he's sorry but they don't have a dock
June 22, 2016|
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Response from Nankypool | Reviewed this property |
I called ahead and was informed that although they don't take reservations, they have call wait, which means when you arrive at your reserved time, you will be seated at next available. We did get to the head of the line... More
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