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The Shore at The Inn on the Lake

) #24 of 80 Restaurants in Canandaigua ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American,
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” (7 reviews)
“cheesecake” (3 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 20:30All hours
American, Bar
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
770 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2215
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Reviews (173)
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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 3 days ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I had high expectations for this restaurant... even though google gave it 3.5 stars out of 5. The bread was stale at the beginning, the desert was half warm half cold and did not have the caramelized top a creme brûlée should have. The meal...More

Thank MissThirsty
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We requested that our breakfadt arrvie between 8-830 a.m.. It was right on time. It was hot and delicious. Very large portions. We would do that again for sure!! As at most hotels. the 18% gratuity is all ready added in.

Thank Debbie D
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We were in the area for RIT's graduation for my niece. My brother-in-law planned the evening for the 13 of us. The restaurant was very willing to split the check per family. Our waitress was very friendly and attentive. Her only flaw was no knowledge...More

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Stopped by mid-week for a quick bite to eat. Ordered seafood bisque and ceasar salad. The soup was tremendous. The salad tasted like vinegar was poured all over it. It wasn't a ceasar salad at all. I returned it and asked for a plain side...More

Thank travelweary60763
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 40
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
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  • 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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