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Ship Lantern Inn

Certificate of Excellence
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1725 Route 9w, Milton, NY 12547-5319
Sun 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Wed 4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been going here to the Ship Lantern Inn for over 50 years and always receive excellent service and Outstanding food. ( Their Escarcot is the best ) Two of the waiters have been working there for over 57 years and are the best. Highly recommend the Ship to all - Dave

Thank David M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ship Lantern Inn is the gold standard for the Mid Hudson Valley. The best service, bar none. Wonderful Choices. They have specials on top of specials. The swordfish with capers is my all time favorite. Great salad, desserts to die for. I have never been disappointed here as it is consistently great. My top recommendation to anyone looking for a... More 

Thank Bill B
Pensacola, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

On the way to tour FDR's home in Hyde Park, New York, we stopped at the Ship Lantern Inn for a quick lunch. We actually planned to dine at another nearby restaurant, but it was closed that day. Lucky us! After a quick Google search, we found the Ship Lantern Inn. Our party consisted of four adults and two kids.... More 

Thank Adrianna S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

Six old friends getting together for a pleasant dinner. Three are gluten sensitive,one can't have this the other cannot have that. Needless to say we had an awesome dinner. When possible the chef will adjust and eliminate an ingredient for customers. However, due to the fact that the menu is so extensive there is definetly something for everyone. This is... More 

Thank Jiminysuzy
Apex, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

It has been a few years since I visited this venue. This is a family owned and family run business. The food is absolutely superb. I had the ribeye steak and it was perfect. The most important thing there is the level or service. It is old school wait service. Even the owner serves and ensures at the table every... More 

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Marlboro, New York
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Always can count on an excellent meal and excellent service! Very classy. Hasn't changed. Went for a romantic dinner during the week. Very happy with the atmosphere, the service and the food, all the way from appetizer to dessert.

Thank Maggie C
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have visited this restaurant on numerous occasions and have never had one complaint. The service and food are second to known. It's no wonder why this restaurant has been in business for so many years. The gem of Ulster county.

Thank Murphytk
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Excellent food, grown locally and in season! Superb service, great ambiance! Always consistently amazing!

Thank Visnja V
Highland, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

The ship Lanterns in is great for special occasions, romantic dinners and important business lunches. It is well know in our area for fine dining. The menu has a fairly wide selection with steaks , sea food and Italian dishes.

Thank Beth W
Wantage, New Jersey
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

First and last time there. Very beautiful surroundings and uniformed, courteous waiters. That's It !!!!!! Mediocre Caesar salad, so, so onion soup, chewy prime rib ( Asked for medium, but it was so rare it could have walked off the table, then it was over done).Duck Ok, but sort of dry. Terrible coffee, which tasted like dish water. Made a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1725 Route 9w, Milton, NY 12547-5319
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Milton
  • Phone Number: 845-795-5400

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?