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Italian, American, Bar, Seafood
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
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All reviews eggplant fries salad prime rib crab cakes ahi tuna cannoli seafood beef mohawk river easter brunch outside patio an hour wait during restaurant week anniversary dinner lovely atmosphere large party outdoor seating
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We planned a 4 pm arrivaal because we couldn't reserve a table on the patio. Since it was early we told our daughter to join us when she could, and we told the hostess that we would be joined by the rest of our family....She would not give us a table until our party was complete, so my husband and I had to watch while the patio filled up. My family soon arrived and we were seated, but the wait was frustrating. If we had known of the seating policy we would all have arrived together, so this policy needs to be made public. The patio setting is lovely, and food and service were very good.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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736karenp, General Manager at The Waters Edge Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mary, thank you for dining with us. We apologize for the miscommunication on the patio. It is our fault for not making the policy clear to you and inconveniencing you upon your arrival. We're glad you did end up enjoying the patio and the...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first time at this restaurant and the food was good. My wife and I stayed at the Homewood Suites next door and we got take out from here. Staff was friendly and we got our food when they said it would be...ready. The restaurant had nice outdoor seating along the river . We will be back again.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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736karenp, General Manager at The Waters Edge Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks for coming to dine with us Mark. We're working hard to provide a safe and enjoyable experience, whether that is in person or takeout. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed July 21, 2020

We finally relented and decided to eat at a restaurant as this pandemic rears it's ugly head. dining outside seems to be the safest option thus far. A warm breeze wafted off the Mohawk River but the cold drinks that swiftly arrived were appreciated. The...menu here is rather unique with many temptations beckoning me. I passed up the ahi tuna poke bowl, the Reuben as well as the fish fry and opted instead for the Thai Salad with the ahi tuna addition. A robust, crispy lively salad with generous chunks of mango and the spicy sauce was fittingly topped with the ahi tuna raw in the center of each generous piece. My better half enjoyed her Eggplant fritters with a wonderful looking mix of greens, tomatoes, etc. This was our first time here.... service was very professional and if I have to ding the Thai salad, more cilantro, please. Needless to say, we'll return again.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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736karenp, General Manager at The Waters Edge Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2020

Thank you for coming to dine with us! We're thrilled to have been the restaurant you chose for your first venture back out to in-person dining. The Thai Salad is a customer favorite, and we're glad you enjoyed it! We can't wait to see you...More

Reviewed July 6, 2020 via mobile

Great service during COVID! Plastic cups and paper menus and great spacing of tables - super friendly staff and the food was amazing!

Date of visit: July 2020
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736karenp, General Manager at The Waters Edge Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2020

Thank you for dining with us Jennifer! We are working hard to provide a safe and entertaining space to dine. We hope you'll join us again soon.

Reviewed March 5, 2020

We went there during restaurant week. Of course, they were packed, but the service never faltered and they were prepared for the rush. We ordered prime rib. It was a little smaller than usual because of the deal, but cooked just fine and well worth...it. I had a lobster bisque as an appetizer; also quite good. My wife ordered mozzarella-stuffed meatballs. I had a taste and they were nice and tender. We both had carrot cake for dessert. Superb.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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736karenp, Public Relations Manager at The Waters Edge Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded March 11, 2020

Thank you for coming in and dining with us Chuck. We appreciate you coming in during Restaurant Week and we're glad you had a great service. We hope you'll come back sometime soon!

Reviewed March 4, 2020

We went to Water's Edge on Tuesday 3/3/20 during Restaurant Week. One person in our party ordered the Prime Rib (listed on menu as 10 oz) which was one of the three entrees available for the special price of $25.00. It was the thinnest Prime...Rib we have ever seen!! It looked more like a slice of deli meat! It did taste good, but was ridiculously small. We should have taken a photo. We think that the restaurant should not bother to offer the Prime Rib as one of the specials if they don't want to provide a nice portion to their customers. We were very disappointed. Others in the party ordered the lobster tail and the shrimp scampi which were good as well - just average to small portions.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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736karenp, General Manager at The Waters Edge Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2020

Thank you for coming to dine with us during Restaurant Week. We apologize for the meal not being what you expected. We will review this with the back of the house team. We hope you'll return to give us another try. Please do not hesitate...More

Reviewed February 21, 2020

OK...the people were the shining star here. From the hostess to the waitress...they got that down right. Secondly, beautiful rustic decor on the Mohawk River. Quiet at this time of the year (winter). Third point -- the rolls were hot and the herbed butter was...something to talk about. I actually wanted seconds (I should have gotten it in hindsight). My filet was OK -- nice cut. Unfortunately, my palate has grown accoustomed to prime tenderloin as a baseline and my fav is A5 Wagyu. All set aside, it was a nice cut but not as flavorful as what I'm used to. The ding in the stars was for dessert. I tried 2 of them, including one my hotel hostess raved about. Both were a miss for me. Would I go back? Yes...but not for tenderloin. They have other dishes that could be work it for me. Oh yeah...the pleasant surprise was that the restaurant owner, Pat, comes out and greets you toward the end of your meal and thanks you for your patronage. That was a very nice touch and almost worth pushing it to 5 stars.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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736karenp, Owner at The Waters Edge Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded February 24, 2020

Thank you for dining with us Cyren. We're glad you enjoyed our cozy dining room on the river. We're sorry that the desserts and steak were not what you were expecting. We are always looking for ways to improve and will take your comments into...More

Reviewed December 22, 2019 via mobile

This restaurant has great food & drink.It also has great atmosphere whether you eat inside or in spring & summertime

Date of visit: July 2019
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736karenp, Owner at The Waters Edge Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2020

Thank you for the kind review Shelby! We're glad you've enjoyed your trips to the restaurant!

Reviewed November 10, 2019 via mobile

So many things, couldn’t decide what to get. Will have to go back several times to try the other wonderful choices

Date of visit: November 2019
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Watersedge L, Public Relations Manager at The Waters Edge Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2019

Thanks for the kind review! Come back soon, and we'll be sure to keep on delivering the deliciousness!

Reviewed October 29, 2019 via mobile

We went with our family for the Union College homecoming weekend. I say this to preface my review. We have gone to the Watersedge more times than I can count. The evening we went we made reservation ahead of time as I knew they would...book up early. Service was very good. Our wait staff was prompt and had great serving manners. The food wasn't up to its usual quality. I am chalking this up to a very busy and hectic evening We will try The Waters Edge again. Hoping for a better quality from the kitchen.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Watersedge L, Public Relations Manager at The Waters Edge Lighthouse, responded to this reviewResponded November 18, 2019

Hello, thank you for coming in during the homecoming weekend! It's one of our favorite weekends of the year, because we get to see so many new (and returning) faces! We apologize that the food was not up to the quality you are used to....More

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Imbusywait
April 17, 2020|
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Response from RealityChuck | Reviewed this property |
I know that they're putting out to go orders, but as far as I know they don't have specials family-style dinners, just individual entrees. The entrees are pretty big, though.
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92gail
October 6, 2017|
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Response from Watersedge L | Property representative |
Hey there! Happy Hour drinks, specials, and times vary based upon the time of year. Call us ahead of time! 518-370-5300
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lynn c
April 22, 2017|
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Response from Watersedge L | Property representative |
Hi! Sorry for just seeing this question! For all wondering we DO have a children's menu. Trip Advisor does not allow us to put URL links in these responses. But, if you go to our websites and go to "Menus" we have a... More
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