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Colonial Lodge

2630 Rt 41 A, Bear Swamp, Moravia, NY 13118
+1 315-496-9401
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
3 Oct 2017
“Good food and Friendly service”
15 Sep 2017
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2630 Rt 41 A, Bear Swamp, Moravia, NY 13118
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The owners (bartender and waitress) are very friendly) They are personable and efficient. The food is plentiful and delicious. We think the "Swamp Fries" are a must try but no matter what you have, we're sure you will want to return - it's that good.

Thank Jeffrey A
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

We were at the Colonial Lodge, twice in July. We had such a great experience the first time with family and friends....just had to return with other friends. Our waitress, the owner is a super hostess, full of stories and quick wit. It was good...More

Thank Tedwyn4445
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

We had a delightful visit to Colonial Lodge today. Food was excellent.... everyone was delighted with the plentiful and tasty meal... fresh fish, delicious potato skins and salads. The owner waited on us... she made us all laugh and smile... it was a delightful visit.

1  Thank James S
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We usually either have the fried perch or the Murray Salad, which is topped with sliced beef. The food isn't fancy but, if you stick with something simple (I'd suggest avoiding the steak), you'll enjoy your meal in this cozy spot with VERY friendly owners....More

Thank SkanLaker
Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

Super friendly owners and patrons. Ask them about the Lodge's unseen resident Frank the friendly ghost. Their food is very good. I'd like stronger drinks but considering the rural location I'm better of with the drinks as served so my ride home is safe. I'll...More

Thank Steve L
Reviewed 2 February 2016

They serve a good fried Perch if you are into that. Overall the food is just average but the atmosphere is very friendly. It's more of a local hangout. I would say that quantity over quality is the typical fare.

Thank Tonyruff
Reviewed 9 September 2015

They're famous for their perch so I asked for it when I sat down. It came right from Skaneateles Lake and was as good as advertised. I had the sandwich and it came with hand cut fries, a large portion, and all for only $9.00!

2  Thank Bob_Haight
Reviewed 8 May 2015

I have stopped here a few times after X country skiing and/or hiking in bear swamp What a great place to visit Owner's are top notch and treat you well Excellent chicken wings I don't live in Upstate anymore, so I appreciate the simple things...More

Thank CCR1975
Reviewed 16 June 2014

After a Mother's Day hike at Carpenter's Falls the family and I decided to stop in to the Colonial Lodge. I have been by there a few times but have never stopped. My brother-in-law suggested it because he has been there during snow mobile season....More

3  Thank Marty T
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Skaneatles is very busy on summer nights so we drove down the lake to the Colonial Lodge. We were a bit nervous because the restaurant was not crowded on a Friday night. We had three teens with us and the owner waited on us. The...More

2  Thank Ccpayne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$22
American, Bar, Pub
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 AM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2630 Rt 41 A, Bear Swamp, Moravia, NY 13118
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Moravia
  • Phone Number: +1 315-496-9401
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We server local Perch from the Finger Lakes and we are in the HEART of Bear Swamp. Come out to hike, bike or even horseback ride!
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