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Mandana Inn


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner



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Cup $4.00
Bowl $5.00
Soup Du Jour
Cup $3.95
Bowl $4.95
Joe's Famous Black Bean Soup
Side Order of World Famous Boston Scrod
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
With cocktail sauce & horseradish slaw
Battered in cajun flour & deep fried, served w/ marinara sauce
Mandana Inn Classic Escargot
Smoked Trout
With house made potato pancake, spinach, radish, & chive cream
Sweet Potato Perogi
Topped w/ smoked gouda béchamel, & green garlic pesto
Beef & Pork Sausage
With fig mustard, shaved fennel, & whole wheat crostini
Served w/ corn bread
Mandana Wedge Salad
Iceberg lettuce, tomato, onion, radish, cucumber & house smoked bacon w/ creamy & crumbled bleu cheese
Mandana Antioxidant Salad
Beets, radish, asparagus coins, pea shoots, dried berries, & sunflower seeds, tossed in a curried honey mustard dressing
House Salad
Fresh mixed greens, cucumber, tomato, & red onion, tossed w/ house dressing
Mandana Inn Classic Reuben
Fresh atlantic white fish lightly battered & fried, served open face on a kaiser roll, w/ russian dressing, coleslaw, & topped w/ pepper jack cheese, served w/ hand cut French fries
Beef Burger
House ground black angus beef w/ lettuce & tomato on a kaiser roll, choice of cheddar, American, bleu, or pepper jack cheese, served w/ hand cut French fries
Classic Chicken
Grilled chicken breast topped w/ mixed greens on a kaiser roll, served w/ seasonal vegetable or hand cut French fries
Fried Green BLT
Green tomatoes battered & fried served open face over corn bread & braised bacon, topped w/ a cajun arugula salad
All entrées are served w/ a mixed green salad, house vegetable & choice of: baked russet potato, hand cut French fries, brown rice, baked sweet potato.
Baked russet potato
Hand cut French fries
Brown rice
Baked sweet potato.
World Famous Boston Baked Scrod
House specialty for over 50 years baked golden brown w/ mandana’s cracker crumb & buttered topping (also offered gluten free)
Baked russet potato
Hand cut French fries
Brown rice
Baked sweet potato.
Mandana Inn Steak Sandwich
8oz flat iron steak w/ sautéed mushrooms, & garlic toast
All selections are lightly battered
Frogs Legs
Gulf Shrimp
Fresh Soft Shell Crab
U 10 Scallops
Atlantic Cod
All entrees are served w/ a mixed green salad
Grilled Wild Salmon
Served w/ beluga lentils, finished w/ crème fraiche,& poached date vinaigrette & beets
Roasted Half Chicken
House roasted ½ chicken stuffed w/ tasso ham, fig, & spinach, served w/ sweet potato gnocchi, finished w/ a smoked gouda béchamel, & green garlic pesto
Pan Seared Scallops & Shrimp
Tossed w/ chive cream, sundried tomato pesto, braised fennel, & capers, served over rye pasta (offered gluten free)
Boneless Pork Chop
12 oz boneless pork chop grilled to temperature, served w/ white cheddar polenta, onion puree, & vegetable, finished w/ port wine demi-glace
Filet Mignon
8 oz tenderloin wrapped w/ smoked bacon, served w/ mashed potato & vegetable, topped w/ sautéed mushrooms, & demi-glace
House Made Sweet Potato & Goat Cheese Agnolotti
Served over fennel puree topped w/ spinach & brown butter balsamic
Braised Lamb Shank
Served w/ made mashed potato & vegetable, finished w/ roasting jus
Mandana's Grasshopper Pie
Créme de menthe chilled chiffon w/ a chocolate crust topped w/ chocolate & cream
Strawberry Bavarian Pie
Strawberries & egg whites whipped high w/ a graham cracker crust, topped w/ strawberries & cream
Strawberry Cobbler
Served w/ house made vanilla ice cream
Créme Brulee
Egg & vanilla custard w/ caramelized sugar topping w/ seasonal berries
Coffee Vanilla Ice Cream Pie
Layers of house made coffee & vanilla ice cream w/ chocolate, ganache topped w/ nuts
Brownie å La Mode
House made brownie topped w/ house made vanilla ice cream, topped w/ chocolate sauce
House Made Carrot Cake Ice Cream
House made vanilla cream spun w/ carrots, raisins, nuts & cream cheese frosting
House Made Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
House Made Seasonal Sorbet
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

The Mandana Inn is a bit out of the way but not by much. Close to the bustling action of a small tourist town (Skaneateles, NY), we were surprised how good the food was. The menu is broad and the place is nicely lit and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank P5946FFjamesl
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Words cannot express how we felt after spending an evening at this place. It was the first time I've been here and was looking to try some place new. As we were walked through by the host, instead of sitting us in the main dining...More

Date of visit: June 2018
8  Thank tripNY426
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We visited the Mandana Inn twice last year and had great dinners both times. A year later, we hoped it would be just as good. We were not disappointed. We had dinner on a recent Friday evening with two other couples. We all enjoyed our...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Katherine8183
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

I work in the area and finally had a chance to order food at the Mandana Inn. Now that I have it makes me wonder what I've been doing ordering from other places in the area and not here first. I had the best chicken...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Brent M
Reviewed 17 December 2017

I visited for dinner with a friend. I have been here a couple times before but not since the new owners took over about a year ago. The restaurant looks the same and was nicely decorated for the holidays. It was a busy Friday night...More

Date of visit: December 2017
2  Thank dese2
Reviewed 14 November 2017

I went to dinner with friends and had a wonderful time at the Mandana Inn. The appetizers were so good, we chose 2, frog legs and calamari. I had the baked scrod and enjoyed every bite!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank MistycentralNewYork
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

What a pleasant surprise, started with a nice glass of wine and it continued to get better. Appetizers & bread were great, but the entrees were perfect, Veal Parmesan was cooked perfect as was the lamb rack and scallop dinner. Locals are so lucky to...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Laurie D
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

I was expecting good but the meal was fabulous. They had a sea bass special that was out of this world. I sampled the scallops which were great. The scrod is a favorite and very tasty as well. We had a large party and everyone...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank GregM_VA
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We made reservations at Mandana Inn and our table was ready when we got there. Relaxed and casual atmosphere. Clean, well decorated. Staff were all quite friendly all night. The owner came around and spoke to the diners. She was genuine and obviously cared about...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Kathy G
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal on a recent Saturday evening. We had not been to Mandana Inn in over a year. We were not disappointed. Service was friendly and attentive. Entrees of salmon, baked scrod, scallops and pork chops were all delicious and served very...More

Date of visit: June 2017
3  Thank Katherine8183
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The bar opens at 4pm the kitchen at 5pm they are closed Monday and Tuesday opened the rest
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