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Ship Lantern Inn

1725 Route 9w, Milton, NY 12547-5319
+1 845-795-5400
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“baked clams” (7 reviews)
“salad” (20 reviews)
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American, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1725 Route 9w, Milton, NY 12547-5319
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We haven't dined at the SLI in awhile and decided to make reservations for our 52nd Wedding Anniversary....As it has been in the past the food was excellent, service wonderful and yes it's expensive. We ordered the Caesar Salad prepared at ur table and it...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

We were roaring down US9W looking for a place to eat after a day of sightseeing, saw the Ship Lantern Inn sign and turned in. It's like going back in time! Formally dressed wait staff greeted us and we were seated and taken care of...More

Thank RetroFan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have passed the Ship Lantern for the last 4 years as we drove our son to Marist. Very fitting that we should have a graduation dinner there last Saturday. We arrived a little early, happy to be someplace dry out of the rain. The atmosphere...More

Thank Larry46713
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The entire dinner experience was Aplus! The wait staff is professional. The cocktails were perfect. Dinner was delicious. We were a few minutes early for our reservation but were seated immediately. The baked clams were some of the best I’ve had. My rack of lamb...More

Thank Khaggs
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

All the staff taking care of us from arrival to departure were very accommodating and professional. The food was very good and well presented. The bone in filet was fantastic. We sat in the bar area on request and the bartender was extremely nice and...More

Thank Curtis J
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Very good food, excellent service, nice atmosphere! Have dined there many, always a pleasant experience !

1  Thank Diane P
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Dining at the Ship Lantern Inn is not just a meal it's a lovely experience. The restaurant itself is filled with rich, warm woodwork, a glowing fireplace, elegant Christmas decorations, a glowing fireplace, and an overabundance of well-dressed, attentive staff waiting to take care of...More

1  Thank Robin122
Reviewed 3 December 2017

The food was not worth the price. They need a better chef. Way over-priced. So disappointed. No flavor. Salad was worse than a diner salad. Bread was stale. Steak was over-priced and under cooked. Staff was bothersome. There are much better values around. I hope...More

3  Thank beth919296
Reviewed 9 November 2017

White linen table cloths, black jacketed servers, wood paneling and fieplaces! Ceaser salad is authentically prepared tableside. Steaks, chops and seafood are creatively prepared and presented. Friendly, attentive waitstaff make it a memorable experience

2  Thank Neil K
Reviewed 30 September 2017

I had twilight dinner menu on a weekday eveing. For appetizer, I had baked clams. Clams were okay, but the portion was very small. There were only two clams. Salad was very good and the size was perfect. For Entree, I had fillet of lemon...More

2  Thank twitter123
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5 June 2016|
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Response from SlowPoke59 | Reviewed this property |
No, a jacket is not required either. But dress nice and a shirt with a collar will do.
17 January 2016|
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Response from Ramitch71 | Reviewed this property |
10-15 minutes.
Paul S
8 September 2015|
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Response from Christine B | Reviewed this property |
You might want to call them directly and ask.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
4:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1725 Route 9w, Milton, NY 12547-5319
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Milton
  • Phone Number: +1 845-795-5400
  • E-mail
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