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The Sand Bar

€€ - €€€American, ,
At the Inn on the Lake, 770 South Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good33%
  • Average28%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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“fries” (5 reviews)
“wraps” (2 reviews)
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00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
At the Inn on the Lake, 770 South Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's always fun to sit by the water and watch the boats come and go and the Sand Bar offers the best views on Canandaigua Lake. Unfortunately, the food is very overpriced and not very good. If you want to enjoy the lake view eat...More

Thank debk392
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding location directly on the North Shores of Canandaigua Lake. If you stop make sure you try the famous Canandaigua Lake Drink...Blue Whale!

Thank andrew g
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a popular hotspot for a casual meal and lots of lake activity to enjoy watching. Very busy place in the summer (good weather), Staff is friendly, food is good but service is slow. If you're in the mood to kick back and enjoy...More

Thank tobaybeach
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Happy Hour and Thursdays are self service and no food so we didn't stay as long as we would have if there was food. Beautiful location.

Thank 914IrishLass
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped in to check the Sandbar out on a wonderful Saturday afternoon and we totally impressed on all levels. Love the location at the north end of the lake with a marina right there if you boat. The bar has a feel Jimmy Buffet...More

Thank Bill F
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

We were meeting friends at 6pm and had a choice to sit in shade or sun. Waitress service was good and she was attentive. Prices were very reasonable. Live music started about dusk and the band was too loud to be able to converse well....More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Crowded on weekends, closed in winter. It is outdoor seating under an awning. If you sit at the end close to the water be ready for the smell of gasoline from boats. I have enjoyed a good hamburger (pretty large) and good fries. It is...More

Thank PVP46
Reviewed 21 August 2017

What a pleasant surprise - came with friends for a late Sunday dinner, live music, good drinks, good food and great service.

Thank KNana15
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Looked like an upscale resort, people were dressed to the nines, bejewelled etc. -but this little lakeside bar and eatery is the place for you if you are easy going, relaxed and an person who is , "Growin' Older But Not Up". The wait staff...More

Thank James J
Reviewed 8 August 2017

On a nice day at the lake this place is a great meeting place for friends. The view overlooking Canandaigua Lake is beautiful and relaxing.

Thank Karen P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: At the Inn on the Lake, 770 South Main St, Canandaigua, NY 14424
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Canandaigua
  • This restaurant is at The Inn on the Lake
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