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Mandana Inn

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1937 W Lake Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152-9446
+1 315-685-7798
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Marcellus, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

We enjoyed our second dinner in the past 2 months at this wonderful place. Many of us remember the Mandana Inn from years ago; this is NOT the same, so, so much better. Excellent food, lots of choices, great wine and drinks and terrific service. We highly recommend it and encourage everyone to put aside their memories of the past.... More 

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Skaneateles, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We had 6 for dinner on a busy Saturday night. The fish was great and the service was attentive. They were busy with a wedding reception which made for a longer evening but it was still excellent

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Syracuse, New York
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233 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

As a second thought we booked last minute reservations on a Saturday night knowing every restaurant in the village would be booked. Pleasant ride to this very well known spot. Not a far ride from the village. Interior of building hasn't changed much over the years but the menu sure did. We opted for pan seared scallops, salmon and crab... More 

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Thank AlamosJude
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

We had a party of five, ordering four different entrees. None of us were in the least bit dissatisfied. My Delmonico was done exactly as I asked, and was a wonderful cut of meat. Two of our party had the Trout, which they loved. My son had the veal parmigano and couldn't stop raving about it, especially the sauce. Very... More 

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1 Thank William Z
Syracuse, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Stopped by at the new Mandana Inn and the experience was great!! New ownership is right there for customers and expanded menu has delightful choices. Eggplant parm was outstanding. Highly recommend.

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New York
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Although the room was hot and food was uneven, we'd go back if we were right there and hungry. In the fall, it would be worth a bit of a drive for a really good steak.

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Thank snowball6655
Manlius, New York
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

My favorite restaurant from forty years back, and still as good as ever, I was pleasantly surprised . The service and food is excellent, however , I've never been able to pass up on the stuffed, baked haddock and grasshopper pie for dessert. The local water has a bad taste, the only downside.

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1 Thank beasdaughter
Buffalo, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

On June 18th, Mandana Inn catered our son's wedding. We are highly satisfied with everything. They were professional, on-time, and the food was delicious. Emily assured us that everything was under control, and it was. They helped make our son and his wife's wedding one of the best weddings we have ever been to (besides ours). We got a lot... More 

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Waterloo, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

My husband and I were married this past June 18th. Seven months prior I become a bride-to-be, and we were looking for caterers who could comprehend our vision, care about us, and who had serious culinary skills to pull off an off-site wedding. I currently am a pastry chef in the Fingerlakes area and found out about Mandana Inn through... More 

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Syracuse, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Looking for a caterer look no further. After searching many caterers in the Syracuse area we decided on the Mandana Inn for my daughter’s wedding. Emily and her executive chef Chris made us feel like we were family. Their main concern was to make sure that we were happy down to the smallest detail. The food was great and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Seafood
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Full Bar, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1937 W Lake Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152-9446
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Skaneateles
  • Phone Number: +1 315-685-7798

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?