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The Gin Mill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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20 W Washington St, Ellicottville, NY 14731
+1 716-699-2350
07:00 - 02:00
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Akron, Ohio, United States
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went in on a Thursday night in January - live music in the front and it looked like we weren't going to be able to find a seat but if you push through the crowd, there is seating in the back. Nice dinner after a day on the slopes!

Thank Dan N
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the first place we stop when coming to Ellicottville. Live bands are real good and the food is tasty. Really miss the Fried Chicken that used to be on the menu.... but the wings are a good substitute

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for breakfast twice and the food was awesome both times. The staff was super friendly and always took care of our needs.

Thank jjr r
Manchester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great choice of beer on tap from local craft beers to top rated national craft beers and , of course, the old favourites! Great for Apres Ski, good vibe and atmosphere. We had the onion rings which were superb as well as the loaded Nachos- delicious with an abundance of jalapeños and olives- just how I like them. Worth a... More 

Thank AneurinRoberts
New Bern, North Carolina
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235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bar/restaurant were very average but they had a lot to see on the walls. Service was slow but the there were a lot of folks there. Good place to have lunch and a beer

Thank Guhor1966
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was the best part of this trip. The restaurant was overcrowded and understaffed. 1 waitress for 12 tables. Long wait for everything. Had my family with me. I will not bring them back again. Lots of other kids but just too dirty for me. And the bathroom, omg I almost walked to a neighboring business for my young child... More 

Thank David S
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was excellent and the decor has a tonne of character! A fun pub atmosphere with a live band but our server was very grumpy and the washrooms aren't nice at all.

Thank Amanda I
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten there before and service has always been ok, but today was horribly slow. After skiing at nearby Holiday Valley this morning/afternoon, my husband, son and I stopped in for what we thought would be a quick lunch before a long ride home. Quite the opposite. We seated ourselves promptly and the server was quick to take order. We... More 

Thank smprph
Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Service was AWFUL. Our server was Natalie. She touched all of our silverware at eating end with dirty hands. Also observed server for another party do the same. She was extremely rude--very inpatient when taking orders and short with all interactions. We waited 1+ hour for food. During this time, did not check on us. This is even more unacceptable... More 

Thank Nickkandl7733
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Great, friendly service at this cool spot in Ellicotville, NY. The food was good - menu had nice selection. Live music!

Thank vsmith152

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 W Washington St, Ellicottville, NY 14731
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ellicottville
  • Phone Number: +1 716-699-2350

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?