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Beardslee Castle

123 Old State Rd, at the eastern edge of Herkimer County on route 5, Little Falls, NY 13365-3107
+1 315-823-3000
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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123 Old State Rd, at the eastern edge of Herkimer County on route 5, Little Falls, NY 13365-3107
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My sisters and I enjoyed dinner at Beardslee Castle with our mother, to celebrate her birthday. When we made our reservation we asked for a table in a quiet area so we could easily talk. Our table was against a window in a private room....More

Thank kytraveler800
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Went there for a friend's birthday, totally not what I had expected. The outside is beautiful, but the inside is decorated horribly. The "dungeon" was pretty neat and the girls who worked down there were nice. Dinner was not good. I had prime rib that...More

Thank Cherie J
Reviewed 7 March 2018

This is the nicest restaurant in the area hands down. We had a lovely dinner with family from out of town, and the atmosphere was amazing, so was the food.

Thank BrentShapiro
Reviewed 15 February 2018

I am so happy we visited Beardslee Castle for Valentine's Day. One thing you should know right off is that you aren't just getting a great meal, but an overall dining experience. The atmosphere of dining in an old castle with so much history really...More

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

I had been wanting to go here for over 37 years and final got there. The building exterior and interior is remarkable. I was more impressed than I imagined. The atmosphere and meal were excellent. We had a very nice evening meal the day before...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Work Christmas dinner which ended up being a big mistake. This place is way over priced and the food i got could have been good, but it was luke warm. Took forever to get the meal and let me tell you about the table water,...More

Thank TEBlaise
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My husband and friends of ours came to Beardslee castle last Saturday night. We had 6:30 reservations for the four of us in the Dungeon. I have seen some reviews here stating that you shouldn't eat in the dungeon area because it is too noisy,...More

Thank Saratoga_Pixie
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We have been wanting to go here since I first saw a picture of it years ago . We finally took a trip to NY so we made reservations for dinner here as soon as I bought my airline tickets. The outside of the castle...More

Thank Bre S
Randall B, Owner at Beardslee Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Not sure how to respond. I'll let the many great reviews and our 28,000 or so facebook likes speak for themselves. The pictures you see on our facebook and our site (or just google Beardslee Castle) also speak for themselves. We currently feature 3 acclaimed...More

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The staff here was amazing. When I contacted them about a 25th anniversary dinner and be surprised about renewal they help me by providing a list of officiants. Since the weather cooperated, we renewed our Vows in front of the lovely fountain. We walked on...More

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Because we had never been there, we thought that the best way to visit the restaurant was to make a reservation in the dungeon. This was our big mistake. Basically, we were blown away by the nasty bar music and crowds of people milling about....More

Thank Cheri W
Randall B, Owner at Beardslee Castle, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thanks for taking the time to comment and we appreciate the decent rating despite your concerns. During dinner hours (at least until 9pm) the music in the Dungeon is kept to a level where you can hear it (you can identify the song) but just...More

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1 August 2017|
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Response from Anais T | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend a call for reservations, especially as you would not want to disappoint the intrepid travelers with you; and, yes, there is a simpler menu that a younger palate may like. We had a 90-year-old in our party... More
7 August 2016|
Response from peter p | Reviewed this property |
We had a Wedding package which included the meal, but their current summer menu prices for Entrees range $20 to $30 and appetizers range $7.50 to $12.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 34
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 Old State Rd, at the eastern edge of Herkimer County on route 5, Little Falls, NY 13365-3107
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Little Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 315-823-3000
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Dine in a historic 1860 stone castle featuring creative, fresh, local & sustainable cuisine. Chef owned for 24 years. Upscale dining on the main floor, casual bar & grill in The Dungeon, banquets and weddings in the top floor banquet room. Seasonal menu, wood grilling, everything from grilled hand cut meats (steaks, lamb, venison, veal), the freshest seafood and creative vegetarian options. 125 selection beer list and 300 selection award winning wine list. All set in the incomparable ambiance of a restored limestone landmark castle. Seasonal hours, visit our website!
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