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“A real gem!”
Review of Gilda's

Gilda's
Ranked #7 of 36 Restaurants in Skaneateles
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$28
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, International, Wine Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer
Description: Small plates, craft pizza
Apex, North Carolina
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“A real gem!”
Reviewed 7 August 2014

A very small places that delivers big on food quality, service and wine! We happened upon Gilda's soon after arriving and were greeted by a server that was both friendly and knowledgeable. He really outlined the wineries we should visit and we were not disappointed. Limited menu and limited seating but worth the visit on the two occasions we stopped in.

Visited July 2014
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English first
San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Yum!”
Reviewed 4 August 2014

It was really great to see an updated dining establishment using locally sourced produce! The overall look and feel is something this little town has been missing although it is a tiny place. Dining is loud and tight but the tapas style food is really great. Loved the speck wrapped dates. They could have a grilled calamari option vs. fried. Their warm beet salad was to die for. Wonderful dressing on the arugula salad. I hope to see more updated retail and dining experiencescome in. Skaneateles is known for it's charm--Gilda's got it right with preserving the charm while complimenting the farm to table reality gracing the country!

Visited August 2014
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Cabin John, Maryland
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Best restaurant in Skaneateles!”
Reviewed 30 July 2014

My husband and I went to Gilda's for the first time last Tuesday and went back two more times in the same week because we so enjoyed our meals! We have been vacationing on Skaneateles Lake every summer for 25 years and we have been to most of the restaurants in the area. Gilda's is now our favorite restaurant in Skaneateles by far.

Standouts from the menu included: grilled shishito peppers; pepperoni pizza; arugula salad with Maytag blue cheese; roasted brussel sprouts. The thin-crust pizza was wonderful, and the other dishes were prepared with care and just the right amount of seasoning. Gilda's has a nice wine list (though we would recommend that they include more Finger Lakes wine) and serves my new favorite beer, "Flower Power" from Ithaca Brewery. We liked the dining room---simple, clean lines and nice design---and the wait staff was friendly, attentive, and efficient. All in all, an excellent dining experience!

  • Visited July 2014
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Vestal, New York
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Brussel sprouts (really?)”
Reviewed 29 July 2014

As a meat and potato guy, who would think that Brussel sprouts would be my favorite plate? Who would guess that as well as local craft beer and cider that they have UC and PBR? Our favorite meal of the trip.

Visited July 2014
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Pricey but good!”
Reviewed 27 July 2014

Small, limited seating but food was good! Good choice of beer on tap! Wait staff could have been slightly more friendly!

Visited July 2014
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