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Clipper Inn

126 State St, Clayton, NY 13624-1314
+1 315-686-3842
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“escargot” (12 reviews)
“seafood” (18 reviews)
“prime rib” (17 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
126 State St, Clayton, NY 13624-1314
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Reviewed today

We brought our family of 8, including grandparents, too the Clipper Inn. Just about everyone's meal got a thumb's up, but none of us had the "wow, this is REALLY good" meal. The service was wonderful with one hitch that always irks me - we...More

Thank MillsyTrotter
Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was delicious. We were there mid-week, off-season so we were able to enjoy their “Wine and Dine” special. Wonderful food at an exceptional price. The French onion soup and house salad were both excellent. I had the chicken parm and my husband had...More

Thank MJErrickson
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Party of three all enjoyed the seafood and steaks. But the star of the table was the Mascarpone Marsala Chicken. This was a special but should definitely be added to the regular menu. Fantastic flavors and presentation. This restaurant has evolved over the years and...More

Thank cerveza930
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wife and I visited for our anniversary and were not disappointed. Very friendly staff, great atmosphere, and of course great food. I had the Delmonico which was cooked to perfection. Wife had chicken cordon bleau which she really good. Fresh salads.

Thank MikeB13658
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't say enough good things about this restaurant. The specials were superb: I ordered the seafood in vodka sauce over bowtie pasta, and my husband had the seared duck breast with a potato and bleu cheese side. We were delighted with everything—even the dinner...More

Thank ParkAddict
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Clipper Inn has been a favorite of ours for many years but the meal this weekend was outstanding. Looking forward to our next visit.

Thank Hyla S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came for a weekend from out of town, and felt like trying the Clipper, specifically because it looked super cozy and we like seafood. I had the seafood scampi, and my partner - he had a lobster tail. The lobster was well priced (for...More

1  Thank Shawna P
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We had a excellent meal here last night! I loved the tropical martini! The ambience was very welcoming. I will definately eat here again.

Thank Taurus1072
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

As a local resident of the area I have been coming to the Clipper for 30+ years and last night was hands down the most disappointing table service I've ever experienced at this establishment. We had a party of 6 people to celebrate the birthdays...More

Thank kimnyc2016
Reviewed 28 April 2018

We have dined many times over the years at the Clipper and always leave satisfied. Such a varied and evolving menu which gives you choices that never disappoint. Friendly staff that makes the experience memorable for the whole family.

Thank N5056QFmichaelb
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1 January 2017|
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Response from ClipperInn | Property representative |
We would love to email you our group menu. Please go to our website, there is a link on our trip advisor page, and use the contact tab to send us your contact information. Thank you for thinking of The Clipper Michael... More
27 July 2016|
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Response from ear5thday | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so
10 July 2015|
Response from ClipperInn | Property representative |
Yes we have lots of gluten free options at The Clipper. We make all of our sauces with either cornstarch or rice flour. Our menu in notated with all gluten free and items that can be modified to be gluten free. Our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 126 State St, Clayton, NY 13624-1314
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 315-686-3842
  • E-mail
The Clipper Inn is a seasonal restaurant usually open from early April until late October. Off season usually Wednesday through Sunday, Summer Tuesday through Sunday. This well established restaurant features specials typical to United States as well as Europe and Asia. The Chef-Owner has traveled extensively for food and wine ideas.
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