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“Even with a large party, the Switz did not disappoint”

The Switzerland Inn
Ranked #12 of 24 Restaurants in Hammondsport
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed July 19, 2014

We visited the Switz as part of a family reunion weekend and the Switz accepted a reservation for 25 and gave us prime seating on the deck. Food was fine, view was great, service was excellent.

Thank Susan P
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Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stopped here in the midst of a day of wine tasting on the lake for a couple sandwiches. I think there was a time in which this place was good, that time has passed. What was served to us was poorly prepared food that had clearly been ordered from a supplier. Not a single thing appeared to be homemade and the veggies served with the sandwiches were inedible. Sandwiches come with a fairly large portion of chips, which were basically the crumbs from the bottom of the bag. If all that weren't bad enough, on a hot July day we ordered two waters to drink, there is something wrong with their water system and it is simply undrinkable and I'm sure they (obviously) use it in the food. I got the distinct impression that the owners have ceased concerning themselves with the quality of what they serve. The water is particularly bothersome since they don't care enough to install a water filtration system to make the water they use to cook with drinkable.

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Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

We enjoyed a nice dinner on the deck with a beautiful sunset. We did have to wait an hour, so would highly recommend .taking a reservation. I had a Cobb salad which was very good. My husband had a fish fry which was okay. They forgot his Cole slaw and by the time the waitress came to check on us, we were done with our meals. Service was a little slow, but with the great view, we didn't mind.

Thank Tricia D
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Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is a very popular restaurant because of the waterfront location, and the friendly service of the wait staff. We chose to sit inside and were seated quickly, but could still enjoy a spectacular sunset. The food is average and you would do well sticking with menu items that have to be fresh, such as fish fry and hamburgers.

Thank TW W
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Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

If all you want is a view of the lake, pack a picnic! To save a wait we agreed to sit inside since the hostess said it was "cool temps". It was VERY HOT even at 7 pm. We said all we wanted was a view of the lake, they seated us in the middle of the restaurant. The floor was lopsided and we felt every step of someone walking by. The food was bland. The margarita was horrible. MUCH better experience at Snug Harbor!!

Thank Bill G
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