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“Lunch or Dinner You Won't Go Wrong”
Review of Canal View Cafe

Canal View Cafe
Ranked #1 of 18 Restaurants in Sylvan Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 9 - USD 20
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: Casual Waterfront Dining overlooking Oneida Lake and the Historic Erie Barge Canal since 1977. Classic Oak Beer and Wine Bar with the largest selection of Craft Beers in the Beach. Reopening January 18th, 2017
Reviewed 19 March 2018

Wishing for spring we decided to head to the Canal View at Sylvan Beach . As usual we were not disappointed.

Kicking off our late lunch and early dinner were the Utica Greens with Sausage covered in Mozzarella while not the traditional “Utica Greens” preparation, it is an amazing take on the dish. The Sunday special was the roast pork dinner… traditional home cooked and amazing. My wife and friends had the bean’s and Green soup which garnered great reviews. I won’t run through the entire menu but everything was outstanding. I would be remiss if I didn’t mention Nicole our server who was attentive and paced everything perfectly.

If you’re at the beach in search of a homemade meal you can’t go wrong stopping in.

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1  Thank Pete B
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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

Very welcoming atmosphere, no one around has falafel and I was anxious to try it. Needless to say it was Amazing! Mom gets the cauliflower and greens every time we go. Great wine selection as well. Always consistent, always good! I'll definitely keep going back!

Thank sarahlynne1977
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Canal View is lovely - in fact it is our favorite place in the area. It just celebrated 40 years in business, and is family owned for as long, with the proprietors always on hand to tend to the clients. We first sampled it coming to Oneida Lake in summer, and now being here full time, we enjoy it often. The service is always lovely and if you are a frequent foodie, the staff always remember your seating and food preferences and make good suggestions. There is a variety of appetizers, main dishes and homemade desserts to please anyone. There are tons of beverage choices, including espresso drinks. During the summer, it is the absolute best patio dining in town - right by the canal, with spectacular sunsets, and during the winter, the big windows still offer a lovely view of Lake Oneida - thankfully, the wonderful owner Jean T keeps her restaurant open for the majority of the winter months, when "hygge" is most needed. We absolutely recommend Canal View, even if you just had one dining stop to make in Sylvan Beach.

Thank Margarita B
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Great service and very good food. Granted it was out of season but nothing could be better. We were seated outside to listed to the little waterfall pond and seagulls by the water. Started with the fried ravioli spicy that son had to try. I went with the broiled platter of seafood and rice that was delicious. Wife had clam roll. Good food. Son went safe with buffalo chicken burger. One soup of note was the New England clam chowder that came with the broiled platter. Was one of the best I have had.

Waitstaff was always ready with an ice tea refill or another beer.

Good service and good food and one can never go wrong.

1  Thank scott t
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Family gathering at this restaurant. Reasonable prices and large variety to choose from. Friendly staff and very accommodating. View of the lake with boats is beautiful.

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Thank Marie M
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