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Finger Lakes Waterfront Restaurants

The lakes themselves are the main draw of the region, so there is no better way to enjoy a meal than with a view of the water. The Finger Lakes region offers dozens of waterfront restaurants, and a great many more restaurnts with a view of the water. Whether you want to enjoy a burger and a beer at a dockfront restaurant or you want to enjoy a truly memorable meal from a bluff high above the water, there are plenty of restaurants to choose from.


Sherwood Inn

26 West Genesee Street Skaneateles NY 13152 800-374-3796 Visit Website

The Sherwood Inn is a classic hotel featuring modern amenities and fine dining - nestled in the village of Skaneateles overlooking wonderful Skaneateles Lake. Enjoy the view of the lake from your room, or take a trip around the lake in their wooden powerboat - the Sherwood Inn is the perfect home base for your trip to the Finger Lakes.

Switzerland Inn

14109 Keuka Village Rd Hammondsport NY 14840 607.292.6927 Visit Website

Enjoy a great meal overlooking Keuka Lake at the legendary Switz. Featuring burgers, pizza, steaks and seafood - The Switz is must stop on your trip to Keuka Lake.

The Showboat Restaurant and Bar

3434 North Plum Point Road Himrod NY 14842 607-243-7434 Visit Website

Enjoy tasty American fare at the Showboat Restaurant and Bar at Showboat Motel. Sit inside–close to the bar stocked with a variety of liquor, beer, and of course, Finger Lakes wine–or outside, overlooking picturesque Seneca Lake - and don't forget to ask for their world famous "bird balls" - (mini chicken cordon bleu balls)

BluePointe Grille

16 North Franklin Street Watkins Glen NY 14891 (607) 535-6116

Blue Water Grill

11 W Genesee St Skaneateles NY 13152 (315) 685-6600

BoatYard Grill

525 Taughannock Blvd Ithaca NY 14850 607-256-2628

Cascade's Bar & Grill

2846 Route 38 Moravia NY 13118 315-497-1900

Crows Nest

415 Boodys Hill Road Waterloo NY 13165 315 781-0600

Ports Cafe

4432 West Lake Road Route 14 Geneva NY 14456 315-789-2020

Seneca Harbor Station

1 North Franklin Street Watkins Glen NY 14891 (607) 535-4541

Snug Harbor

9068A Sung Harbor Dr Hammondsport NY 14840 607.868.7684

The Waterfront Grille

130 Lakeshore Drive Canandaigua NY 14424 585-394-3909