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Italian Fisherman - CLOSED

61 Lakeside Dr, Bemus Point, Ellery, NY 14712-9312
+1 716-386-7000
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
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61 Lakeside Dr, Bemus Point, Ellery, NY 14712-9312
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Perfect place to hang and eat when there is live music next door...right on the water...plus the food is spot on. Very helpful staff brought over an umbrella to shade us. Have been there in the daytime and evening...both times had excellent eats and drinks.

Thank higginsdavenport
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We enjoyed a lunch on the deck overlooking Lake Chautauqua, and were lucky to catch the beginnings of a concert on the floating dock, adjacent to the Fisherman. The food was good even though they forgot the sausage in our Italian nachos on our second...More

Thank Kathy S
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Frankly, we have got tired of going to the Italian Fisherman. Food is usually OK to good but the prices are very high. This weekend they had 50% off everything from desserts to cocktails including every entrée. It was fabulous deal. We had a perfect...More

Thank Jonmun
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Our reservation meant nothing. Then once our server finally stopped by our table she made sure to tell us it was her last night. No surprise there... Bread comes in a paper bag along with a splash of pesto sauce on a plate. The prices...More

Thank FromBuffalo
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We went here for dinner on a beautiful night in August. We sat inside since there was a band performing outside. The atmosphere was nice. However, the menu was very limited. My girlfriend wasn't hungry, so I was the only one who ordered. Perhaps that's...More

Thank Lucky941
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This was the perfect place to gather my cousins for a lovely dinner and taste of Western NY and Chautauqua lake. They easily accommodated our party of 12. We hit a lovely night on the lake and were able to sit out on the deck....More

Thank Sue T
Reviewed 7 September 2017

A group of 15 of us staying at Chautauqua ventured out for dinner one night. This was a great place to "land." The food was very good...I had a fish special that was well prepared and presented. The service was very, very good. We sat...More

Thank Escapists2
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Our dinners were good, service okay, but it did mot live up to the prices charged. The surf n turf mac & cheese was a huge disappointment. It was an oversize portion of mac n cheese with almost no crab. The filet was okay but...More

Thank SunSandandWater
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

This was my first nice restaurant visit since being diagnosed with a wheat allergy. The menu said "gluten free" menu available, so I asked our server - Ellen for one. It didn't list just a serving of gluten free pasta with the pomodoro sauce, so...More

Thank betsyd4521
Reviewed 27 August 2017

The food and especially the wine by the glass are overpriced. Regarding the food and service: I ordered the Mahi Mahi and was told that it wouldn't be spicy. When it came it was covered with a salsa (which I never got around to really...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 15 - USD 50
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Lakeside Dr, Bemus Point, Ellery, NY 14712-9312
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Chautauqua County  >  Ellery  >  Bemus Point
  • Phone Number: +1 716-386-7000
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The Italian Fisherman offers dining to suit any taste. From the fine Classico Gourmet to the informal WaterGrill, you’ll find something toplease your palate. Regardless of your choice, your taste buds will thank you. Enjoy unforgettable fine cuisine in a cozy atmosphere, with a view of beautiful Chautauqua Lake. Any of these is well worth the trip.Have all three! This is the experience of the Italian Fisherman’s Classico Gourmet menu. The back deck of the Italian Fisherman offers casual outdoor dining on the waterfront, with our Water Grill and live music on Friday, and Saturday nights. Have dinner. Have a drink. Have a dance. Have fun on our back deck! Whether you prefer the fine cuisine and elegant environment of the Italian Fisherman’s dining room, or the more informal dining on thewaterfront deck, you’ll want to come back again and again, with your friends and family.
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