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Seneca Lodge Restaurant

Route 329, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
+1 607-535-2014
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“london broil” (17 reviews)
“prime rib” (23 reviews)
“steak” (20 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Route 329, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I wouldn't say that Seneca Lodge Restaurant is inexpensive, but it is fairly priced. I had a queen cut prime rib for $22 including salad bar and sides, and contrary to other reviews it was cooked to perfection, served hot, and was thick and juicy....More

Thank weisbrew1
Reviewed 21 January 2018

I was brought back to my childhood in this wonderful restaurant. From the Log Cabin Walls, and the beamed ceilings it was a warm and wonderful experience. The food was excellent. We started with the salad bar, Very Good! Wonderful Corn Bread! My Filet was...More

Thank ghackett3
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Found this place on a fluke as my family and I had never been to Watkins Glen. We did not stay here but we ate here multiple times. It is family run and right near the entrance to Watkins State Park. My daughters - 2,...More

Thank Beatriz P
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Quirky bar with excellent bartenders. Craft beer is delicious and made on site. Restaurant has a delicious salad bar for starters and all of the dinners were tasty and portions were large. Staff are professional and friendly. Perfect place to have breakfast or dinner.

Thank 184marlenek
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Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Had dinner there tonight prime rib was very blah very boring, lamb kebabs was extremely salty they were overcooked it was supposed to be medium. The salad bar and the seafood chowder were very good. Very disappointed for they price.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Our cousin, a local, took my sister and me to dinner at this charming place on the outskirts of Watkins Glen. The dining room has a rough hewn look with a stone fireplace. We had drinks at the well-stocked bar while waiting for the rest...More

Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

It was Sunday evening and family showed up. We decided Seneca Lodge for it had been decades since they were there (SC, MI fam). They were not disappointed. Wetting our whistles in the famous racing winner’s bar, we had their home brews. The blonde and...More

Thank K4Pacific
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We were referred to this restaurant by a friend, and are very glad that we did! It is a blast from the past! The bar is very eclectic with lots of chatchka on the walls! the food in the restaurant was top notch. We had...More

Thank ghackett3
Reviewed 2 October 2017

A wonderful place to have a relaxing dinner after your day of touring the wine country and Watkins Glen falls. A rustic camp like setting is very casual but presents a wonderful menu of well done foods. Enjoy!

Thank Gibbled371
Reviewed 17 September 2017

First they don't take reservations or even call ahead seating. The wait staff was semi rude. The appetizer we ordered was had been frozen and came out runny and full of water. The salad bar was limited but what was there was very fresh. The...More

Thank Ralph63
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23 August 2017|
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Response from bdcrosswise | Reviewed this property |
This is the most casual place you could find and get a great meal and atmosphere.
Charlie R
30 May 2015|
Response from Charlie R |
in the cabins or motel
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 329, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Watkins Glen
  • Phone Number: +1 607-535-2014
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