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Italian Fisherman

61 Lakeside Dr, Bemus Point, NY 14712-9312
+1 716-386-7000
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good33%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“nachos” (14 reviews)
“cheesecake” (3 reviews)
“salmon” (5 reviews)
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Italian, American, Seafood
$$ - $$$
61 Lakeside Dr, Bemus Point, NY 14712-9312
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I'd never been here before and I loved it! We didn't sit outside - they only take reservations for indoors - but it's practically impossible not to get a view of the lake, due to the well-placed windows.Sunset would have been glorious if the clouds...More

Thank Annofwimbledon
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to the lower patio yesterday for some beverages and eats. There were only 3 tables of people on the deck at about 6:00 pm. Hardly anyone else showed up by 8:30 when we left. Our waitress was stellar (138 Eklund) . One of...More

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have been to the Italian Fisherman about half a dozen times, whenever we visit lake Chautauqua. I have never been disappointed. The fish entrees are excellent and the pasta is great, too. Be sure to come hungry because their portions are large. They are...More

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 6 days ago

The bacon BLT wrap was the smallest sandwich I have ever seen. the person I was with had the fries and they were amazing..... Nice view.... O.K. food.

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best french fries ever at this restaurant over-looking Chautauqua Lake. We went on a Monday after visiting the Lucy & Desi museum in Jamestown, NY. The restaurant is at the end of a small shopping district street, and the seating for lunch...More

Thank Elaine S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited last night for a birthday dinner with friends. We were all able to sit out on be back deck and watch the sunset. The weather was wonderful. Our waiter Patrick was excellent, very attentive to drinks, food, candles, and heaters. We were a...More

Thank Emily E
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived an hour early to get table on the deck to watch the concert on the floating stage next door. Food was good but a little pricey. If you get the Nachos ($19), be prepared to share! Comes on a platter piled a foot high!...More

Thank Pete A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in after 9 p.m. last night, after leaving a different restaurant because we were dissatisfied with the menu. The hostess was so friendly, and let us know which part of the restaurant we would be able to get specific menus. Our waitress was so...More

Thank shelbzster
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great location right on the water with inside and outside seating. Downstairs is a bit more casual and more of a bar setting with high tables. The service from John was wonderful and he was quite friendly. My husband and I ordered a...More

Thank packmybags88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've gone to the IF every July for several years, with the exception of 2016. Prices have inched up, menu for the dockside restaurant is substantially smaller, but the overall quality and portion size is pretty much the same. BUT, I had the steamed mussels,...More

Thank emariejon
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$50
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Lakeside Dr, Bemus Point, NY 14712-9312
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Chautauqua County  >  Bemus Point
  • Phone Number: +1 716-386-7000
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The Italian Fisherman offers dining to suit any taste. From the fine Classico Gourmet to the informal WaterGrill, you’ll find something toplease your palate. Regardless of your choice, your taste buds will thank you. Enjoy unforgettable fine cuisine in a cozy atmosphere, with a view of beautiful Chautauqua Lake. Any of these is well worth the trip.Have all three! This is the experience of the Italian Fisherman’s Classico Gourmet menu. The back deck of the Italian Fisherman offers casual outdoor dining on the waterfront, with our Water Grill and live music on Friday, and Saturday nights. Have dinner. Have a drink. Have a dance. Have fun on our back deck! Whether you prefer the fine cuisine and elegant environment of the Italian Fisherman’s dining room, or the more informal dining on thewaterfront deck, you’ll want to come back again and again, with your friends and family.
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