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The Shore at The Inn on the Lake

770 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2215
+1 585-394-1480
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible13%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (8 reviews)
“salad” (14 reviews)
“quiche” (4 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
770 S Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424-2215
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It doesn’t matter if you stopping for drinks, snacks or a full meal the menu and selections are numerous and full of great taste. Service is top shelf and prices are just right. Get a NY state wine and a great view right up the...More

Thank Rayo575
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is a pleasant place to have dinner. As a local resident we have tried to be regular diners but the last three dinners on special occasions have been served cool to cold. All three times the food tasted good but cold and by...More

Thank MrDale14424
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Menu choices were quite limited, but food was good. Not much of a lake view because of all the tents, outside bar, etc.

Thank Magpie208
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having no more power left on my phone to check out restaurants in the area as we passed through Canandaigua, we took a chance and found this place along the Lake while walking in the City Pier area. What a pleasant experience! We saw outdoor...More

Thank Elaine C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoy her birthday over looking the lake. The staff was friendly and helpful and made some good recommendations. Everything about the dinner and the price of the food was good.

Thank Doug N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was with a group of 19 people with a reservation. We were not served for one hour and twenty minutes. Then several of us had cold food which had to be reheated. One entree (stir fried chicken) was inedible and the guest had to...More

Thank Sherry D
Reviewed 5 March 2018

The Shore at The Inn restaurant is great, a diversified menu at a reasonable cost and offers a great view to lake Canandaigua.

Thank ronaldgauthier
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Dinner was great, atmosphere too. Wine and beer tasting, cooking classes, and a cute little shop. Folks are friendly and accommodating.

Thank llc351
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I was treated to a beautiful view of snow-covered Squaw Island from my table. The lunch menu offered nice twists to regular fare. I had Sandy's Chicken Salad Sandwich which was a meaty chicken salad sandwich made with cranberries, walnuts and apples - very tasty...More

Thank P3616ZUdenisem
Reviewed 24 November 2017

A small group of us attended the buffet today. The reservation was made ahead of time, they did not mentioned the price, just the 48 hour cancellation policy(this is usually for a hotel). We arrived on schedule and they had my first and last name...More

Thank mkstoll
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 8:30 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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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