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The Shore at The Inn on the Lake

770 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2215
+1 585-394-1480
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“pear salad” (3 reviews)
“crab cakes” (8 reviews)
“cheesecake” (3 reviews)
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770 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2215
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1 - 10 of 176 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first morning of our visit to finger lakes region and I was hungry. We arrived in Canandaigua looking for a cafe and ended up at The Shore Inn. A terrific meal and service, served outside overlooking the lake. A full menu is available, but...More

Thank danielsS4285ZJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The last couple previous times had been very disappointing. But with great weather and an interest in eating on a deck, we decided to give this place another shot. Our server, Alana, was friendly and helpful without being intrusive. We had the quiche of the...More

Thank swampknot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed lunch on the patio at this restaurant, which is part of a resort. They offer an extensive local craft beer list and a good wine list. We enjoyed a charcuterie plate, with local cheeses and meat, with mustard and baguette. The salads we...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Service deplorable waitress completely not interested in us or our dining experience . 20 minutes to get one drink

Thank babyspinach1
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

This place has mixed reviews but we went anyways to try it for ourselves. The food was really good and cooked just right. Our waiter (Tom) was excellent and did everything we asked and more, he went way beyond expected. The view, we sat outside,...More

Thank Dan H
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Beautiful view but that's about it. Food was very disappointing for what you pay. Ordered Risotto it wasn't even Risotto. The crab cakes was supposed to be lump crab meat and they weren't. IF you go for some drinks by the water that would be...More

Thank mark v
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Delicious! Fantastic meal. We ate pretty late, but everything was delicious and cooked to perfection, filet mignon melted in my mouth.

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

We went on a week night during the beginning of the season, so had a beautiful corner of the restaurant all to ourselves. I had a delicious rack of lamb and he had the seafood stew. The lobster bisque was also very good.

Thank Mary O
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We made reservations on Open table for dinner and arrived on time, were seated quickly. We received an email at 8:05 saying they cancelled our reservation. Perhaps we should have. We waited a long time to place our drink and appetizer order. The appetizer came...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Breakfast was just OK, but very expensive. We had the french toast and eggs benedict. View was great. Service was very good once we found someone to seat us.

Thank HolH33
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 40
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 20:30
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 770 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2215 (Formerly Canandaigua Inn On The Lake)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Canandaigua
  • Phone Number: +1 585-394-1480
  • E-mail
  • This restaurant is at The Inn on the Lake
The Shore is our featured restaurant for fine dining in a classic setting with a view of Canandaigua Lake. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, you will enjoy delightful cuisine all year round.
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