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Sherwood Inn

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26 W Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152-1020
+1 315-685-3405
11:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Freehold, New Jersey
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Had a great lunch with hubby and my dad. Bloody Mary's we're good but small. Enjoyed a roast turkey bacon melt on delicious bread with sweet potato fries. Dad enjoyed a Rueben with German potato salad and hubby has the special steak sandwich with seasoned Fries. Steak was shredded and a bit disappointing. All dishes were generous portions. Ate in... More 

Thank yurothamotha
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

We visited the Sherwood at around 4 p.m. on a Saturday. We had a nice table near the window and a friendly waitress. I started with a Caesar salad which was outstanding! The topper was they served it with a wedge of lemon! A perfect addition to Caesar salad! Myself sweetie had the wedge salad. We both ordered the burger... More 

Thank Amy M
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190 reviews
147 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

The Sherwood Inn is still going strong after more than two hundred years. In a picturesque location at the foot of Skaneateles Lake and great food too! The Sherwood Inn is a nineteenth century landmark that has kept up with the times. On our most recent visit we were pleased with our light fare of gaspacho soup, shrimp cocktail, and... More 

Thank VermontCapecodder
Fayetteville, New York
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

As part of the overnight room special, we had a $50 credit for the restaurant (we would have eaten there anyway). The food was good, well presented and served impeccably. The steak was butter knife tender and my wife's rack of lamb was succulent and cooked to perfection. My only criticism was with the Clams Casino appetizer, the clam was... More 

Thank Peter9872014
New York
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Really nice bar area to warm up by the fire. Christmas trees all over. Several fireplaces. Menu looked very good, but I only had a salad, the Sherwood signature salad. It was good, not amazing but for 9$ I don't expect too much. If you are wandering around Skaneateles, definitely stop in and check it out. I plan on trying... More 

Thank Afotimd
Rochester, NY
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87 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

New Year's eve lunch, a great way to say good bye to the year 2016. Have been to this place many times. Service was great, our waitress Meghan provided us the drinks and food we wanted.

Thank Culebra C
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

First time here! I can see why people keep coming back to Sherwood! What a gem! The food was hearty and tasty. Service was average. It was a little noisy.

Thank carlos178
Auburn, New York
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We love to go here w/ friends. The tavern atmosphere is warm and cozy during the winter. However, the portions have been scaled back considerably with a rise in prices. Food taste is still good.

Thank Tom W
Rome, New York
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95 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Had a really nice lunch here during the Charles Dickens events in town. Very nice Bar and fireplace. Had lunch with some great wine. Very nice service.

New York
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154 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

The main course was well prepared, tastful and well presented. The cranberry sauce was exemplary. The service was very poor with forgotten drink orders, a lack of proper and necessary silverware and sporadic service at best. It appeared that the establishment was sorely underprepared to take on this service. And after all that the piece of pie was the smallest... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 W Genesee St, Skaneateles, NY 13152-1020
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Skaneateles
  • Phone Number: +1 315-685-3405
The Sherwood Inn features seasonal menus rooted in Classic American fare. Sherwood Classic items such as the Yankee Pot Roast and Baked Scrod Christopher are available year round, while our chefs change other seasonal entree selections based on the market availability of the freshest seafood, finest steaks and chops, and freshest locally grown produce. The menu often showcases several food and beverage options which are produced in New York State. A wide selection of Finger Lakes wine appear on our Wine Spectator Magazine award winning wine list.

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