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Clipper Inn

126 State St, Clayton, NY 13624-1314
+1 315-686-3842
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
126 State St, Clayton, NY 13624-1314
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

The food & service are excellent, and the menu is so extensive. There is definitely something for everyone!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Alison I
Reviewed 30 October 2018

This place was recommended to us by a summer resident of Thousand Islands, and we were not disappointed. This place is popular, and a reservation is recommended. We had excellent starters : buffalo shrimps ($7.50), 5-spice mussels ($8.95), and scampi on angel hair ($10.50). Then...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank sweetafton
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We celebrated my birthday with family on October 14, 2018. I had Alaska King Crab legs AND lobster! It melted in my mouth. Other members of my family had steak, lobster and scallops. All were excellent. I had real mashed potatoes. The salads were excellent....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank thumper1997
Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

Spent a night and dined here on a bicycle trip with friends. Rooms are : clean, comfortable and affordable. Dining room is exceptional. Mike Simpson and his friendly staff do an amazing job. There is a good reason the parking lot is always full. I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 758bwilson
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We as a group of eight were staying at nearby Alexandria. A local guy recommended the Clipper as good. We booked in for their early (special price) dinner. It was excellent, from my shrimp curry to the chicken to the steak. Our waitress was lovely,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Wilfred Brian C
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

This place feels like home but the food is way better than home! They are very conscious of food allergies.... they are very Accomadating with adjusting to what you order. Mike the owner chef is amazing! Mitzi the bar manager is also pretty special...

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jforger
Reviewed 26 September 2018

Think that they see how fast they can get you through the place. No time for relaing, eat and go. Food was barely OK, don't waste your time or money.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mamapapa64
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Excellent meal and service. Diane our waitress was just a gem and so enthusiastic. Only a few minutes out of town. We had the wine and dine ( early bird special) and it was a worth going early.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Natlparkfan7
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Service was good and very friendly. Selection of food was great. The chef and his team do a great job in preparation and flavor. Great gem in the 1000 Islands.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank OnAir623860
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Seated on time, but our server was very very grumpy. 4 of the 6 of us had wine and dine, which is a discounted dinner. Under 20 dollars and includes a glass of box wine and a salad. The salad was good and so was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Kenneth S
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1 January 2017|
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Response from ClipperInn | Property representative |
We would love to email you our group menu. Please go to our website, there is a link on our trip advisor page, and use the contact tab to send us your contact information. Thank you for thinking of The Clipper Michael... More
27 July 2016|
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Response from ear5thday | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so
10 July 2015|
Response from ClipperInn | Property representative |
Yes we have lots of gluten free options at The Clipper. We make all of our sauces with either cornstarch or rice flour. Our menu in notated with all gluten free and items that can be modified to be gluten free. Our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 20
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 State St, Clayton, NY 13624-1314
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 315-686-3842
  • E-mail
The Clipper Inn is a seasonal restaurant usually open from early April until late October. Off season usually Wednesday through Sunday, Summer Tuesday through Sunday. This well established restaurant features specials typical to United States as well as Europe and Asia. The Chef-Owner has traveled extensively for food and wine ideas.
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