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Colgate Inn

) #1 of 19 Restaurants in Hamilton $$ - $$$ American,
1 Payne St, Hamilton, NY 13346-1111
+1 315-824-2300
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“soup” (6 reviews)
“prime rib” (4 reviews)
“panini” (3 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar
$$ - $$$
1 Payne St, Hamilton, NY 13346-1111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It seemed the obvious choice for dinner while staying at the Inn and it did not disappoint. It is very reasonably priced and seems popular as a dining location for local families too. Enjoyed a soup and a hearty burger platter -- good quality and...More

Thank rh24
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been eating as driving here for 45 years, and it just keeps getting better and better. There facility itself is beautiful. The menu is diverse, with more locally grown produce and meats included--fresh, well prepared and delicious. The staff is cheerful and professional. The...More

Thank gimmeabeach2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast here and enjoyed the reasonably priced menu. There were more than sufficient options and they even had gluten free bread. Next time we are in town, I'm sure we will stop.

Thank Dncngnncy222
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a wonderful stay during a snowstorm. Incredibly staff kept the Inn running with wonderful customer service. Bathrooms could use a tune up. Otherwise splendid!

Thank Clementine F
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Reliable and friendly over the decades. We were there with a large group over reunion weekend. A good time was had by all.

Thank FloridaMapu
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Very nice place to stay while visiting Colgate Univ. Bathroom and room were both recently updated. Pillows were flat. The food and service downstairs (ate both dinner and breakfast) were not up to standards of the hotel. Not many other options in town, which likely...More

Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Let me preface by saying that I try to stay at the Colgate Inn about once a year when I visit Hamilton. It's consistently clean, and well maintained. While rooms tend to be small and inexplicably poorly lit, the beds are comfortable and the bar...More

Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Whether you are just visiting Hamilton because it is lovely, or because you have a child thinking of attending Colgate, this is a wonderful place to stay. The atmosphere is charming, the rooms are luxurious, and the food is delicious.

Thank Momlor7
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We have stayed and eaten here many times. The tavern is quite cozy and always busy especially on weekends and when sporting events are going on. The food is consistently good. We really like the the beef and cheddar panini, one of the best sandwiches...More

1  Thank ladyfes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the Colgate Inn after a hockey game (1/21/17). There were eight people and seven of us ordered an alcoholic beverage. For all seven to be served we waited 10-15 minutes. We headed to a lobby area to sit otherwise we'd have had...More

Thank Leah D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 25
American, Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Payne St, Hamilton, NY 13346-1111
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +1 315-824-2300
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  • This restaurant is at Colgate Inn
The Colgate Inn offers fine American cuisine in a relaxing atmosphere. No matter what you are in the mood for, the Colgate Inn has the atmosphere and fare to suit.
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