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The Waters Edge Lighthouse

2 Freemans Bridge Rd, Glenville, NY 12302-3604
+1 518-370-5300
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“beef tips” (2 reviews)
“prime rib” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Italian, American, Bar, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2 Freemans Bridge Rd, Glenville, NY 12302-3604
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a wonderful 'find' in upstate Schenectady, New York. The food here is very good, at a reasonable cost, and the atmosphere is perfect as it is open air, and it overlooks the Mohawk River !!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Seafood risotto and companion had beef tips garlic mashed potatoes and asparagus! Fantastic... Service was excellent as well as the fantastic atmosphere dining outside by the river!

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Nice food, service. Great patio. Watch the river go by. Enjoy the sights. No cheap but not the most expensive either

Thank jlbryan
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Three people went to lunch on a Tuesday. We sat outside and it was very nice, very warm. My husband was very satisfied with his fish fry, quantity and quality. Our friend had the cod and when it arrived it appeared to be a child's...More

Thank Maxmandy
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Five of us made a reservation for a Friday lunch visit to sit inside. (They don't take reservations for outdoor seating.) We had sandwiches, crab cakes, and the lobster rolls - all of which were good. We also had a nice table near the window...More

Thank svsp
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We were here before for both lunch and dinner. This time we met friends here and were totally satisfied with the quality of the food and service. We sat on the patio and had a great view of the River. Our server Lindsay was very...More

Thank Bob C
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The restaurant is next to Homewood Suites. The restaurant has both indoor and outdoor seating.The scallops were undercooked and tough. The lobster tail was stringy and should not have been served. Caprese sandwich was delicious. Spaghetti and meatballs were good. It has a fairly large...More

Thank Edmund L
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This gem of a restaurant located on the Mohawk River has maintained it's charm and excellent menu through the years. It was my first visit, but others in our party had been here years ago. We had an excellent meal with great service. While we...More

Thank Tiamarie2014
Reviewed 31 July 2017

My husband and I have been dining here for years, but as of 2016 we have been eating exclusively at the Cabana bar in the summer. We like the pizza and casual atmosphere there. We decided to dine outside at the restaurant since the menu...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Had lunch with my hub and friends on a sultry summer afternoon on the outdoor patio with a view of the Mohawk River. All of us enjoyed our entrees---my angus cheeseburger was outstanding and the fries were really great. Server was polite and efficient. Only...More

Thank Sharon M
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Lynn C
23 April 2017|
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Response from Lkonopka | Reviewed this property |
Hello! Sorry to respond this late. I haven't seen a children's menu but I was there on 4/20/17, I overheard a family reading off a menu. Hope that helps!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Freemans Bridge Rd, Glenville, NY 12302-3604
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Glenville
  • Phone Number: +1 518-370-5300
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