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The Gin Mill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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20 W Washington St, Ellicottville, NY 14731-9787
+1 716-699-2350
7:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 am
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Medina, New York
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and some friends stopped in during a outing in ellicottville. It's was our first time, place was packed, many many taps on hand and a good band that night. Great service and staff

Thank crgardner
Burlington, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was looking for wings one night and locals told us the best wings in town was here. They where right wings where good and service was great so was the band.

Thank Diane C
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77 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Busy Saturday afternoon,sat quickly and waited for water for 20 minutes!! Server blamed the bartenders for wait on waters. Fried zucchini was all breaded,ceasar wrap was different with bacon inside,french onion was ok,roast beef was enough for another meal. Good prices for the portions,just slow service.

Thank heppegirl
Cocoa Beach, Florida
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been hanging here for 30 years and seen the ups and downs.... Went for wings & fries. The wings were buffet quality - over sized / knuckle part BREADED wings. Sad, very sad product. Fries were good. Service was acceptable.

New York City, New York
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3,995 reviews
1,579 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 537 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice comfortable locals kind of tavern. Friendly and nice service, and the drinks were good and reasonably priced. They did also serve pub type foods.

Thank Bernardo F
Hamburg, New York, United States
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love, Love, Love this place. Food is great, beer is great. Atmosphere is awesome. They have great bands that play there. Great to watch a football game too.

Thank Laurie M
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90 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We were a group of four for dinner and sat across from the bar as the restaurant was full. Service was good but the noise level was high. Food was delivered in a timely manner. The fish and chips was tasty but I had to get my own malt vinegar as server forgot. The fries were hot and fresh and... More 

Thank Lawrence P
Cleveland, Ohio
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

My wife and I traveled to Ellicottville, NY for their fall festival. Very nice festival and they shut down the main streets and all vendors/crafters are in the streets. Had lunch at the Gin Mill and was very pleased. Very busy but food was cooked perfect and tasty. Wife had mushroom and swiss burger and I have fried baloney sandwich.... More 

Thank Larry L
Watkins Glen
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

The chicken wings and zucchini fries are excellent! Service was quick and bartenders are personable. We tried the Ellicottville Brewing Blueberry craft beer for first time there and loved it! We sat at the bar, which is very historic. The walls have a lot of interesting and historical items on them. Just an interesting place! We watched a 3-man band... More 

Thank Jill S
Tonawanda, New York
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Very disappointed and overpriced. I probably will not return. It was busy since the Fall Festival was going on, but I had a burger and the cheese wasn't even melted.

Thank JJe4912560

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 W Washington St, Ellicottville, NY 14731-9787
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ellicottville
  • Phone Number: +1 716-699-2350

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?