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Old Dock House & Marina

Lake Shore Rd, Essex, NY 12936
+1 518-963-4232
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Overview
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good27%
  • Average20%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (5 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Lake Shore Rd, Essex, NY 12936
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 10 October 2017

On the return trip from our family outing to Burlington Vt, we lunched at Old Dock House, a stone's throw from the Essex Ferry which we had just used to cross Lake Champlain. It was a happy respite from the dreary drizzle outdoors. Jessica helped...More

1  Thank Larry H
Reviewed 27 August 2017

From 17 to 87 yrs of age, all family members found the entree of their choice including pork tenderloin medallions glazed with spicy mango, lobster roll, fishi & chips, poutine & steak etc. Our waitress had perfect balance of friendliness and efficiency. Dinner ordering and...More

Thank suzy6723
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Been here several times over the past couple decades. Love the waterfront venue. This summer we have been here twice. Once with a group of 12. Today just the two of us. Both times we had to wait a really long time for our food....More

Thank Carol V
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We visited The Old Dock for dinner earlier this month when visiting the Adirondacks. The four of us totally enjoyed the relaxed atmosphere of the restaurant located on the banks of Lake Champlain. The car ferry departed and arrived from time to time. My husband...More

Thank FLWT
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I would give zero stars if I could! We have been to the Old Dock many times, we arrived by boat and were quiet a large party. The restaurant was not even half full and we were told that it would be quiet a long...More

2  Thank KWags1998
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Appealing outdoor dining on the lakeshore, but the food wasn't as good as we had expected. The flatbread we ordered included tasteless tomato slices that possibly could be acceptable in the middle of winter, but are totally unacceptable in mid-August when tomatoes ripen on the...More

Thank Darcy18
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I love the Old Dock House & Marina because of its location on Lake Champlain. They have added some more docks this year and on a Tuesday night we easily found a spot for our 35' boat. They have a pretty diverse menu and I...More

Thank Betsy W
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

,Went last night for dinner..had the duck breast ..superb. .juicy and moist..my honey had the rib eye just as yummy. .dessert was to die for...our waitress was wonderful!

Thank Gail D
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Staff seems indifferent; food not very interesting and pretty pricey for what it was. Great location - they need to make more of it.

Thank 250bean
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We had a beautiful day, view and spot on the deck. But left disappointed. The boneless buffalo chicken had some veggies; carrots and celery but they looked pretty old. Veggie sandwich OK but not a lot of flavor. Hamburgers were big and kids seemed to...More

Thank VT M
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eleanorjenksvt
26 September 2017|
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Response from suzy6723 | Reviewed this property |
It's closed now, unfortunately don't see open dates on their FB site. They are "seasonal" .
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Barnie F
9 July 2017|
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Response from AndyV2011 | Reviewed this property |
They have about a dozen spaces for people coming by boat for lunch or dinner...that's often half or more of the customers and we've talked with folks that have stopped in from as far away as Whitehall and up near Canada... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake Shore Rd, Essex, NY 12936
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 518-963-4232
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