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1820 House

1715 E Lake Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152-8966
+1 315-673-2778
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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1715 E Lake Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152-8966
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seeing the reviews and pictures on TripAdvisor I expected more. Place was looking old, smelling old and about the food, I wouldn't know because we left the place in 2 minutes. Not recommend for business meals!

Thank nbadules
Reviewed 4 May 2017

It was our anniversary and we wanted to go to someplace we hadn't been to-in about 6 years or so. We picked the 1820 House. I was a little shocked by the weathered exterior batterd and paint falling off all over-looked like it hadn't been...More

Thank stever401
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Relaxing atmosphere . Agree with earlier review that be patient, despite slightly slow service. Well worth the wait. Delicious, homemade ice cream. Haddock special with Newburgh sauce and shrimp delicious. Just give yourself extra time and go with company you enjoy. They have a nice...More

Thank Princessia
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The time changed, the sun was shining and we decided we'd like a delicious meal with a fantastic view so we made a reservation at 1820 house. Everything was delicious from the bread and butter through desert. It was a true culinary experience. The staff...More

Thank Gmswrist
Reviewed 18 January 2017

They should close in the winter months or better heat the place. There is a coal/wood stove that blows warm air but if you are not directly in front of it forget it. The bathrooms had NO heat and it felt like you were outside...More

Thank lovethecaribbean23
Reviewed 24 December 2016

My wife and I have gone to the 1820 house several times and the food has always been great. Sometimes there could be a wait for the food but keep in mind this place has a very small kitchen and all the food is prepared...More

Thank Pearmartini
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I read that they have a fantastic view. Wanted to go for just cocktails on the deck, but they are only open certain days and limited to dinner only. Definitely need a reservation for dinner- make sure to call a day or two in advance,...More

Thank luv2winedine
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing view from outside deck, fantastic food of highest quality. Next time I'm visiting friends in Skaneateles, I'm heading back here for a great meal. Scallops and shrimp also amazing, by the way.

1  Thank Scott S
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

My favorite restaurant in Skaneateles. The food is the always excellent. It is always made to order and fresh. The sunsets are spectacular. If you want great food, great service, in a relaxing environment the 1820 house is the place to go.

1  Thank Rhonda F
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Great food. Great atmosphere. Nice owners!!! Really beautiful sunset too. I had lobster and loved it. Clean. Fabulous.

1  Thank Cindy H
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you have a wine list, or are you a BYO?
1 October 2015|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from SkanLaker | Reviewed this property |
Full bar and wine list.
Debbie L
Do you have gluten free options.
11 September 2015|
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Response from jenncat | Reviewed this property |
Yes, everything is prepared to order and many items can be made gluten free.
sally s
Do you take reservations?
9 June 2015|
Response from jenncat | Reviewed this property |
Yes, make a reservation. There are nights when you might not get in without one.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1715 E Lake Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152-8966
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Skaneateles
  • Phone Number: +1 315-673-2778
  • E-mail
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