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Captain Bill's Seneca Lake

1 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1275
+1 607-535-4541
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“prime rib” (13 reviews)
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1 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1275
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Went on the burgers and blues cruise. The chef accommodated a vegan diet with a call ahead and The portobello mushroom was yummy! Friendly staff and beautiful view.

Thank Brooke B
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This was a very nice evening cruise. Not sure what people expect for $50. If you want high end, go somewhere else. I have travelled the world and this was a lovely evening with my family on Lake Seneca. I did the country music cruise...More

1  Thank bschmdt
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Walked into our reserved table; good view, however we were greeted with plastic cups. Disgusting. Apparently they don't have glasses. I also noticed a server chewing chewing gum with a dirty shirt on, how common. As soon as we departed we received our first starter,...More

Thank Big C
Reviewed 27 July 2016

The cruise was informative and very beautiful the history of the boat itself was amazing. I'd recommend doing any of the cruises.

Thank Sandy_Dysard
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Took an hour ride on the Seneca 5 which does 50 minute cruises of the lake every hour on the hour. You are provided with some history of the surroundings, and great views of the lake. It was $17 per person, which is a bit...More

1  Thank Mimi O
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

My party of thirteen tried the Wednesday night Burgers & Blues cruise. With tax, it's over $50 a person and the food is pretty much cafeteria style burgers and buns. The only cheese for the burgers was cheez whiz. This is definitely not something you...More

2  Thank Stacey_Says
Reviewed 19 July 2016

The cruise on Lake Seneca was relaxing and very interesting. It was nice to see all the homes along the lake. The food was good, but it was not hot. The service was very slow, but it gave us a chance to enjoy the views...More

1  Thank Louise S
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The food was great on both of our visits. The view from the deck is spectacular. Prices are a bit on the high side, but the location is worth the premium.

Thank Geoff G
Reviewed 11 July 2016

The food was very good, with large potions. The view of Seneca Lake from the outside covered deck was fabulous. The prices were reasonable.

Reviewed 6 July 2016

Surf and turf for my wife and prime rib for me. Could have been just a little less done, but still very tasty. A full sit-down meal and a pleasant cruise on Seneca Lake about the Seneca Legacy made for a wonderful Tuesday evening -...More

Thank RayMargeson
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April E
How much is it for the dinner and the cruze on the capain bills?
19 June 2017|
Response from Mick L | Reviewed this property |
Prices vary depending on the day and whether you want a lunch or dinner cruise. Monday-Beer & Cheese June 26th - September 4th 7pm-8:30pm $29 Wednesday-Burgers & Blues Thursday- Country Music Cruise June 22nd - September... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1275
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Watkins Glen
  • Phone Number: +1 607-535-4541
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