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“Great food right on Lake Champlain in Essex, NY”
Review of Chez Lin & Rays

Chez Lin & Rays
Ranked #2 of 5 Restaurants in Essex
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Lakeside dining and inspired bistro cuisine. Casual atmosphere with outside seating on Lake Champlain. Serving lunch and dinner. The food is well prepared by two seasoned chefs who love tasty food and good wine. The menu has plenty of fresh seafood, pasta, poultry and steak selections.The restaurant is located in the small Port of Essex, NY . Large sailboats, motor yachts and fishing boats can be seen from the restaurant. The setting is quaint, charming and nautical.The atmosphere is casual, comfortable and the views of the Lake and surrounding mountains are just breathtaking.Reservations are suggested.
Reviewed July 13, 2013

Opened under new management in June 2013, we took the ferry from Charlotte VT to try it for lunch. Had the French Farmers Plate and Smoked Trout and Salad - both VERY good!!! Made dinner reservations to bring visiting friends in a week. Great new spot!!!

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Reviewed July 9, 2013

Chez Lin & Rays is located at the Essex, NY Shipyard and takes the place of a succession of restaurants in this location. It has an excellent menu and wine list. Seating in a cosy inside setting, but we prefer the covered porch. It's ideal for boaters looking for quality food as normally you pull right up to the pier at the shipyard. As of this writing, the lake is very high, and mooring is not possible, so you have to call ahead to check. You can still reach it by road or by ferry from Charlotte, VT. We really liked our dinner. They serve lunches and dinners.

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