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GS Steamers Bar & Grill

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PRICE RANGE
$5 - $35
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Grill, Dining bars
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
Updated 08/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 08/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere and great views. Food was very good, with large portions too. Will definitely be back!

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 3 July 2022 via mobile

We were seated quickly on the covered deck overlooking Oswego River on a late Saturday afternoon. Beautiful view. Attentive, polite, friendly service. Many drink choices and appropriately priced, but draft beer selections were limited. An array of food choices from appetizers to full dinners that...were reasonably priced. Very nice atmosphere and extremely clean premises.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 15 May 2022 via mobile

Another great dinner but graduation weekend they only offered a modified menu so I could get my usual fish taco dish.. that was disappointing. Service was slow but the place was very busy. Overall one of my faves is OSWEGO.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 21 October 2021 via mobile

The outdoor seating - its covered from the elements - along the River with lake views gives this place an instant advantage. The food is very good… the seafood was fresh and the service was on top of things. I’d go back.

Date of visit: October 2021
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John Sheffield, Marketing at GS Steamers Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2021

Thank you for taking the time to leave this wonderful review! We can't wit to have you back! John S

Reviewed 5 October 2021

Went for dinner with family and friends. Curb appeal is lost since the restaurant is in a Clarion hotel but wait staff food and especially the deck atmosphere were terrificMore

Date of visit: October 2021
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John Sheffield, Marketing at GS Steamers Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2021

Thank you for the great review of the restaurant and for taking the time to leave it, it is GREATLY appreciated. Regarding the "curb appeal:" we just rebranded as Clarion (from a Quality Inn) and have upgraded and are still renovating many interior features. The...More

Reviewed 3 September 2021

We stayed in Oswego for 6 nights! 6 nights and Steamers was the only place offering take out for dinner the entire time. Their food was delicious and while a bit on the high price end, it was still better than fast food or NO...food offered by every other restaurant in the area. I would gladly rely on them again on our next visit. The steak Caesar with cooked to order steaks was the BEST!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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John Sheffield, Marketing at GS Steamers Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2021

Thank you for taking the time to give us this positive review! We hope you come back soon and stay at one of our riverside hotels when you do! Safe travels, JS PS: I too like the Steak Caesar...try the cubano!

Reviewed 15 August 2021 via mobile

We’ve been eating at Steamers for over 10 years when we visit from Virginia. The prime rib diner is our favorite and we were looking forward to it all week. We have never has a bad meal until tonight. We called to make sure when...they would start serving the prime rib and was told 4. When we gat there, the time changed to 5. Finally got the meal at 5:15. The meat was tough, thin, and not medium rare as ordered and the baked potato was mediocre. The manager told us their delivery was late and the preparation was to their standards. She did remove the dinner from our bill. They really should have just said that due to circumstances beyond their control the prime rib was not being served. problem solved. We’ll try again.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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John Sheffield, Marketing at GS Steamers Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2021

I am sorry to hear that you were dissatisfied with your meal but am glad that you have returned for the past 10 years. I hope you brought this to your server's and the manager's attention. We look forward to seeing you again to redeem...More

Reviewed 3 August 2021 via mobile

The only good meal we had in Oswego. Large menu, friendly staff, delicious food. From steaks to sandwiches, from seafood to tacos, all was great.

Date of visit: August 2021
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John Sheffield, Marketing at GS Steamers Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2021

Thank you for taking the time to leave this wonderfully positive review! We hope to see you again soon and hope that you will stay with us in the hotel in the future! John S

Reviewed 27 June 2021

We arrived promptly at 7:00 for our dinner reservation and were escorted to our seats on the lovely deck. It was quite busy. Around 7:25 the hostess asked if our drink order had been taken (no), waitress sent over to get our drink order. Arrived...at 7:45. Ordered, my soup and companion's salad (with incorrect dressing), was served around 8:15. Entree arrived around 8:50 after asking its whereabouts. Very slow, do not think there was enough staff in the kitchen and our waitress seemed disorganized. Several other nearby diners arriving after us received their orders quicker, even with appetizers, different waitresses, and left before we received our entrees. Hostess seemed embarrassed and our drinks were on the house. Neighboring table with young children received a complementary salad for the children. I believe this would have been a more enjoyable experience as others stated in their reviews had their been more efficient service on the part of our waitress and in quicker meal preparation and delivery.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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John Sheffield, Marketing at GS Steamers Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2021

I am sorry to hear of your experience. Staffing has been difficult in our entire industry; we are finally getting to where we need to be but are still working some things out with our newer staff. As the summer progresses I hope that you...More

Reviewed 20 May 2021

Great food served on the deck on the Oswego River at Lake Ontario. What a beautiful spot for relaxing and dining! Great food, selection and taste!

Date of visit: May 2021
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John Sheffield, Marketing at GS Steamers Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2021

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a kind review! We hope to see you again soon! John S

Reviewed 24 March 2021

Girls night out did not disappoint . I had the Arancini for an app...I had the Steak house salad for dinner. Everything was amazing my steak was perfect. ...the bartender was great. I also recommend the Cajun Perch...it's not really spicy its perfect. it was...a toss up between the two .More

Date of visit: March 2021
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John Sheffield, Marketing at GS Steamers Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2021

Thank you so much for the kind words and great review! We can't wait to have you back!

Reviewed 1 March 2021

We went to this restaurant twice during our stay in Oswego. The servers were knowledgeable and attentive The food was delicious and there were some tables that had a view of the river. During better weather, there is a deck where people can gather.

Date of visit: February 2021
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John Sheffield, Marketing at GS Steamers Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2021

Thank you for taking the time to write this. We hope you come back in the nicer weather and experience "The Deck." Follow our FB page for the opening of the Deck and the events and entertainment schedule. JS

Reviewed 9 December 2020 via mobile

This restaurant is always a dependable choice. I have dined here 8 times this year and the food and service is always enjoyable. A large menu with something for everyone. Kim is a great server and always does a great job. I definitely recommend this...restaurant.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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John Sheffield, Marketing at GS Steamers Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2021

Thank you for taking the time to post this review and share such kind words! Please be sure to follow us on FB for updated specials, packages with our hotel(s) & local partners, and entertainment. We hope to see you back soon!

Reviewed 17 November 2020

The service was friendly and the food was delicious. We felt that the safety protocols were followed well.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Explore03492306234, Marketing at GS Steamers Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2020

Thank you so very much for your kind words! We hope to see you back soon and wish your child the best of luck in college!!!

Reviewed 18 September 2020 via mobile

I have eaten here many times as I travel. The menu is large with many offerings, the staff is pleasant and accommodating, and the atmosphere is very nice with several televisions and a nice view of the water. On another note, this hotel is always...SPOTLESS. That is important to me. Staying here and eating here is sure to be a great experience.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Explore03492306234, Marketing at GS Steamers Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2020

Thank you for the compliments to not the restaurant but the hotel as well! The hotel also has a tripadvisor page for future reference. We appreciate you taking the time to write this!!!

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Grill...always.
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I was there on a weekday and they closed at 10p, food and beverage
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Frequently Asked Questions about GS Steamers Bar & Grill

Yes, GS Steamers Bar & Grill offers takeaway services.

Yes, GS Steamers Bar & Grill offers delivery services.

Yes, GS Steamers Bar & Grill is taking precautions against COVID-19. A full list is available within the "safety precautions" section of this page.

GS Steamers Bar & Grill is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5