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1820 House

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1715 E Lake Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152-8966
+1 315-673-2778
17:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 17:30 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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86 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

I read that they have a fantastic view. Wanted to go for just cocktails on the deck, but they are only open certain days and limited to dinner only. Definitely need a reservation for dinner- make sure to call a day or two in advance, but you may get lucky on the day of. Made reservations for four- it was... More 

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San Diego, California
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131 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing view from outside deck, fantastic food of highest quality. Next time I'm visiting friends in Skaneateles, I'm heading back here for a great meal. Scallops and shrimp also amazing, by the way.

Thank Scott S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

My favorite restaurant in Skaneateles. The food is the always excellent. It is always made to order and fresh. The sunsets are spectacular. If you want great food, great service, in a relaxing environment the 1820 house is the place to go.

Thank Rhonda F
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Great food. Great atmosphere. Nice owners!!! Really beautiful sunset too. I had lobster and loved it. Clean. Fabulous.

Thank Cindy H
New York City, New York
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114 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

The food at the 1820 house was very good and enjoyable, and the service was excellent, with our waitress reciting the many specials from memory. She was also more than happy to help us figure out what dishes to select, and her recommendations were right on. My husband had the duck dish (might have been the evening's special, I don't... More 

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Yankee in the South
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209 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Six of us enjoyed a fantastic dinner on the back porch while enjoying some nice wine and watching a beautiful sunset. Lovely countryside and two great waitresses who kept the wine glasses full and the breads and honey butter coming while we waited for our meals. Everyone had different dinners but all raved about their choices. It's a casual place... More 

Thank divezuzu
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

The 1820 House has the most amazingly delicious food....really. I had not been there for over five years since my in-laws left the area and we returned for a lovely family dinner. It has continued to provide not just dinner, but a true culinary experience. The restaurant is situated in a breathtaking spot with gorgeous views of the lake. I... More 

Thank AlisonBaran
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

The view from 1820 House is spectacular. We had a table of nine and had the pleasure of sitting outside on the porch watching the sunset over Skaneateles Lake as we ate our amazing dinner. Half of us ordered the deconstructed BLT salad which was amazing. Our entrees were equally as delicious. Yes, the restaurant needs a fresh coat of... More 

Thank Kapper5
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

I dined here for the first time, the second weekend of July, 2016. Someone else recently used the word “quirky” in their review, and I second that notion but I do not mean for it to be taken negatively. The house exterior is weathered, and rear outdoor deck as well, although the string lights and deck umbrellas help make up... More 

Thank ZacharyTaylor
Baltimore, Maryland
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82 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We had anticipated a meal here for a few years now, and we were happy to finally get to go. It is odd that the outside of the building is so shabby with peeling paint, but the inside was clean and nice looking. We had made a reservation and we were able to sit outside. It is a beautiful view.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, View, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 20:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1715 E Lake Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152-8966
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Skaneateles
  • Phone Number: +1 315-673-2778

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