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Essex Inn

) #3 of 4 Restaurants in Essex ₹₹₹₹ American
2297 Main, Essex, NY 12936
+1 518-963-4400
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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“scallops” (4 reviews)
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2297 Main, Essex, NY 12936
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Inn had a sign outside all day today saying it was serving dinner from 5 to 9. We went in at 8 and asked for a table for two. The bartender asked us to wait while he chatted for close to five minutes with...More

Thank jonat1x
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A group of friends and I accidentally found this treasure when no other local eatery in Essex had availability last night. It was busy at the Essex Inn as well but Tom (our host and new owner of the Inn was so gracious and provided...More

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The Essex Inn doesn't always serve brunch (we went for Mother's Day), but when they do - go! You'll enjoy inventive, locally-sourced food, just as you would at dinner, but at a price that helps you decide to order that second dilly-bean-garnished Bloody Mary or...More

Thank 191kristinh2
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Came here recently to celebrate a visit from a cousin who lives in the Boston area. This was her first visit to us in our new home in Essex, so we took her to the Essex Inn for dinner, the paradigm of old town eateries....More

Thank A3799JZmonicar
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I have had the pleasure of dining here on multiple occasions. My first experience here was for a birthday dinner with friends. My favorite dish was the mussels, which was served with a savory red Italian sauce. The sauce alone was what sets this dish...More

Thank Sierra C
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We had dinner with friends and were impressed by the number of local people eating there. However the choice of restaurants in Essex at this time of year is limited. We started with a cheese platter which was good. However the butter fish was old...More

Thank jabbed
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We've had many great meals here in the past, but our recent visit fell right of off the cliff. From the time we were seated, the experience was poor, including a bad attitude waiter who wasn't helpful at all. The waitress at adjoining tables was...More

1  Thank AndyV2011
Reviewed 17 August 2016

So first, my wife called to know if they could accommodate a table for 10 people and even if they don't have that kind a setting available ( due to small tables) they somehow managed to arrange a beautiful room for us. Then, the staff...More

Thank Krichnard
Reviewed 29 March 2016

Every Time we eat at Essex inn it's just fabulous! Great food, the chef is very creative in his work and presentation. The service is great! Don't hesitate. Essex inn is the best place on Lake Champlain!

Thank Martine840
Reviewed 6 October 2015

I've dined at he Essex Inn off and on for years, generally with a favorable experience. Not so this time. A strong odor of raw sewage at the door was compounded by that of the ammonia-like cleaner used in the dining room. The wine was...More

Thank oldwoodboats
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2297 Main, Essex, NY 12936
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 518-963-4400
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Essex Inn On The Adirondack Coast: Casual Fine Dining And Elegant Overnight Accommodations In A Newly Restored Historic Treasure. Private Parties, Luncheons, And Holiday Parties Available. Proudly Support Local Growers. Gluten-free Friendly. Open Year Round. Reservations Recommended. Also On Facebook.
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