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Wilson Boat House Restaurant

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57 Harbor St, Wilson, NY 14172-9749
(716) 751-6060
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with the wife and daughter on a car ride during a sunny afternoon saw this place and decided to stop in for lunch on the outside covered deck with a awesome view of the water and boats in the marinea on lake Ontario. The view was great but the food was even better. The wife had the scallops... More 

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Thank Russell G
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately we had a experience with a piece of a foreign plastic in my daughters meal- The mgr. Addressed it with a free Bowl of soup and offered a free boat ride - they did being another meal but I would of still expected the meal to be compensated- I emailed him mgr 5 times no response when I emailed... More 

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Thank Tom P
Bangkok, Thailand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One does not usually go to Wilson, New York (reportedly named after Reuben Wilson, a jazz composer and musician). Wilson is on Lake Ontario, from which on a clear day, on can see Toronto, Ontario, Canada across the lake. The restaurant is located on Tuscarora Bay, a docking area for local boaters. The Wilson Boat House is fine dining on... More 

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Thank zolaamt
Buffalo, New York
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took 2 friends to the boathouse for lunch mainly because it's has a beautiful harbor view. I hadn't been in years and I wasn't expecting the meal to be anything great because the last few times it was mediocre. What a wonderful surprise to have such a delicious meal. They didn't miss a thing...clean restaurant , prompt service thanks... More 

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Thank christylou2016
Buffalo, New York
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wilson Boat House has great views of the boat docks and homes along the shores. The outdoor bar is busy and those girls hustle. Minimal wait time to order drinks even when its busy. They usually have a band that is playing on the patio which adds to the fun. We had a big party and they were very accommodating... More 

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Thank Penny M
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were traveling from Michigan to Rochester, NY and happened to stop by for a late lunch. What a delightful surprise. The food and atmosphere was excellent! Wait staff and manager were terrific to chat with. We plan to make this a regular stop when driving through from now on.

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Thank Linda H
Niagara Falls, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We make it a point to go to the Wilson Boat House Restaurant several times in the Summer. The food is great and the view over the harbor is an ever changing view with boats coming and going. The servers are attentive to your needs and out of sight when not needed. We've always had great food choices. Be careful... More 

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Thank RLU818
Lockport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Weather was perfect so we dined on the patio. Nice view of the harbor. Started with jumbo lime shrimp with mango salsa (shrimp were huge and the salsa delicious), then had a ribeye steak grilled to perfection with grilled asparagus spears and garlicky mashed potatoes. Wait staff was/is attentive, knowledgeable and pleasant. Great start to the summer. $$$$

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Thank Debra W
Niagara Falls, New York
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Great food, drinks, fun going to listen to the band! The view down by the water under the stars is so pretty - can't wait for the restaurant to reopen for spring so we can have a repeat performance of the many good times we had last season!

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Thank Mary C
Wilson, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

It seems like you are really paying for the ambiance - pretty cool eating right down in the Wilson Harbor. I really enjoyed their Seafood Chowder, but overall, I'd have to say that the food is overpriced.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Seafood, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 Harbor St, Wilson, NY 14172-9749
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Wilson
  • Phone Number: (716) 751-6060

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