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Watermark Restaurant at The Gananoque Inn

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550 Stone St S | The Gananoque Inn and Spa, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2A8, Canada
+1 613-382-2165
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Watertown, New York
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50 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

By name, you expect to be treated to waterfront dining, and this did not disappoint. We had the restaurant almost completely to ourselves in spite of the holiday weekend. Our server was extremely attentive, and our meals were superb. The most impressive part (albeit sounding a little weird), was the Picton Pea soup. Basically, this was a deconstructed pea soup,... More 

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island3c, Owner at Watermark Restaurant at The Gananoque Inn, responded to this review

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Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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190 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

There for supper with friend. Had stuffed zuchinni - nice presentation, sauce++ salty, but generally tasted good. Creme brulee was really good. Friend enjoyed the lamb. Great coffee.

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island3c, Owner at Watermark Restaurant at The Gananoque Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are happy to know that you and your friend enjoyed your dining experience in Watermark Restaurant. More 

Hamilton, Canada
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Very quaint location right on the water. My daughter and wife ate here when we dropped her off at Queen's and found it was a bit pricey but GOOD!...

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island3c, Owner at Watermark Restaurant at The Gananoque Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to know your family enjoyed their dinner in Watermark and hope your daughter has great experiences at Queen's!! More 

Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We had the absolute pleasure of having a fine dinner at the Watermark Restaurant at the Gananoque Inn. It was a 5 course wine pairing extravaganza that left me feeling that this is a real hidden gem, tucked away in Gananoque. Head Chef John and his team put out one the most spectacular meals that was both creative and delicious.... More 

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island3c, Owner at Watermark Restaurant at The Gananoque Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed dining with us last Saturday evening! Chef John, his talented young kitchen crew, our wine consultant Colin and our serving staff love having the opportunity to share their enthusiasm for fine food and wine. More 

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came for dinner and wine pairing, which was a fantastic experience. We were welcomed like locals and treated like royalty. We will be back. We stayed at the hotel and enjoyed the quienessntal hospitality of rural Eastern Ontario.

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island3c, Owner at Watermark Restaurant at The Gananoque Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are so pleased to know that you enjoyed both our wine pairing dinner and our hospitality. How fortunate we are to have such a great team to work with! More 

Wetherby, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We had 2 dinners in the Watermark Restaurant during our stay at the Gananoque Inn. The food was very good, a daily special starter of Scallops was a highlight. Rack of Lamb was an excellent main course, but the Shrimp Pasta was a bit overcooked and short of prawns. The staff were very friendly and efficient. As in all Canadian... More 

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island3c, Owner at Watermark Restaurant at The Gananoque Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed dining with us in our Watermark Restaurant and took the time to comment. More 

Ottawa, Ontario
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135 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

We chose the shrimp pasta and very much enjoyed it. Service was also excellent. This is a very popular eatery and we highly recommend the Watermark to anyone staying at the Gananoque Inn or at one of the other inns or B&Bs in the area. It's best to make a reservation, especially for a weekend evening.

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island3c, Owner at Watermark Restaurant at The Gananoque Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your recommendation! More 

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

When I stated that "Chef Ramsey" was needed! It was metophoriicaly speaking! However someone with his culinary/supervisory/management skills, (without the "TV SHOW") attitude would be an asset! We did request management and were instructed that no management would be available until 10am! We were assured that the "TOURIST TAX" is forwarded to the relevant local needy!( Not like Niagara Falls,... More 

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island3c, Owner at Watermark Restaurant at The Gananoque Inn, responded to this review

We understood your metaphor. We also understand that you asked for your meal to be customized rather than sample our menu offering. We appreciate your concern for our business but if you truly have a personal interest and wish to make constructive criticism perhaps this is not the best forum. Guests are always welcome to contact us personally. Our staff... More 

Gananoque, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Definitely not being bias and as a resident in Gananoque must comment and share. Our meal last Saturday at Watermark Restaurant at the Gananoque Inn & Spa was absolutely amazing. Fantastic service, lovely ambiance and the food impeccable! A must try for casual fine dining and it's local. #gananoqueinn #travel1000islands

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island3c, Owner at Watermark Restaurant at The Gananoque Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We appreciate that you took the time to comment and share your experience with our local clientele and visitors alike. Please join us again! More 

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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

slow service. food very mediocre. Very surprised when we walked in they didn't change the tablecloth, just wiped the crumbs away from the previous people.

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island3c, Owner at Watermark Restaurant at The Gananoque Inn, responded to this review

We are surprised and sorry to learn that you were disappointed. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
05:00 - 09:30
Monday
05:00 - 09:30
Tuesday
05:00 - 09:30
Wednesday
05:00 - 09:30
Thursday
05:00 - 09:30
Friday
05:00 - 09:30
Saturday
05:00 - 09:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 550 Stone St S | The Gananoque Inn and Spa, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2A8, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Gananoque
  • Phone Number: +1 613-382-2165
Description
Using local ingredients where ever possible our talented chef creates regionally-inspired seasonal menus for Watermark Restaurant. We believe in using quality ingredients including fresh herbs harvested daily from our on-site garden. Watermark Restaurant also features international vintages and a large selection of Ontario VQA Wines from Prince Edward County and the Niagara District. In addition, the restaurant's waterfront terrace boasts one of the best views in the 1000 Islands region, making it the ideal place to enjoy expertly prepared fare.

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