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The Lakeside Restaurant & Tavern

13780A W Lake Rd, 13780A West lake road, 14840, Hammondsport, Finger Lakes, New York, Hammondsport, NY 14840-8543
+1 607-868-3636
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pig wings” (5 reviews)
“burger” (17 reviews)
“prime rib” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Seafood, American, Bar
$$ - $$$
13780A W Lake Rd, 13780A West lake road, 14840, Hammondsport, Finger Lakes, New York, Hammondsport, NY 14840-8543
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Have been visiting Lakeside for years, great atmosphere after our bike ride around Kueka lake. However, this place has been going down hill....yesterday's lunch was sub par food. My husbands turkey burger was some tasteless processed pattie. Our fries were served without ketchup and by...More

Thank nancyaltrasound
Rich R, General Manager at The Lakeside Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to write this review. . We strive to give every guest a good experience and have staff on site to help resolve issues. We are a seasonal business and have lots of new staff every year. We are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worst dining experience ever. We are local so we are familiar with all the local restaurants. Got there at 7:00 and by the time we got our food it was so dark you couldn’t see. Food was cold. Asked for water 3 times before we...More

3  Thank willislcat53
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We stopped at the food truck and TJ was amazing and the food was put of this world. I can't explain how good the calamari and Korean beef tacos and chicken sandwich are. They are amazing to say the least. TJ makes the best food...More

Thank Lance G
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

We were invited to a birthday dinner with one other couple. We had a nice dinner. Everyone had a good meal and nice time. As a local. I thought a little pricey but. I'm cheap. Yes I would go back. Service was good very clean.

Thank John J
Reviewed 19 October 2017

Nice basic Dining Room. Excellent view of water and Lake. Drinks good, after dinner coffee very good. Young server very good. Food decent.

Thank T1232XEronaldg
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Although this place came highly recommended and did a steady business, I was not impressed. The service was fine, but I ordered the sea scallops and was not at all pleased. They would have been much better if they were just broiled in butter because...More

Thank TJPeeker
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We live on the lake six months of the year, but generally avoid dining out during the summer because of so many bad service experiences when the restaurants can't keep up with a full crowd- including this one. So I can't speak to the summertime...More

Thank DT25
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Service was good, lake view was lovely, food was just ok. The salmon was cooked perfectly. The past dishes were very average, but portion sizes were quite large. One member of our party could not eat the meatballs, as they were flavorless and pasty. The...More

Thank juliepossai
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Great location, atmosphere was fine. We went here based on a suggestion. Called ahead since it was a Saturday night. At 6 pm they said they were a little busy. Took a water taxi that was 35 min late. Should have been able to get...More

Thank cast232000
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We had not been back to this place after a terrible meal three years ago. However, we tried the Waterfront Food Truck at Climbing Bines Brewing and the food and service were excellent. So, we went back to the restaurant. Big Mistake! Although the décor...More

1  Thank Jeanne323
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Questions & Answers
16 September 2017|
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Response from Bev L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they take reservations, especially in the summer on Friday and Saturday when it's packed. Sorry I was on vacation and couldn't answer this sooner. Enjoy.
7 August 2016|
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Response from keukamoon | Reviewed this property |
Every hour is happy hour on the lake in the summer. I'm sure they have specific happy hour hours... Idk
Steve M
18 August 2015|
Response from Heather G | Reviewed this property |
I think you have my review mixed up Steve - I gave it four stars and stated we had a wonderful time. If they had a kitchen fire a week before we had no knowledge of it - everything was wonderful and seemed to be running... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13780A W Lake Rd, 13780A West lake road, 14840, Hammondsport, Finger Lakes, New York, Hammondsport, NY 14840-8543
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Hammondsport
  • Phone Number: +1 607-868-3636
Casual eatery located on the west shore of Keuka Lake. Featuring two full bars & two restaurants serving everything from shrimp tacos to filet mignon.
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