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Gary's Restaurant

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6367 Lakeshore Rd S, Canastota, NY 13032-3444
+1 315-762-5516
Today
11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Wed 16:00 - 21:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food had absolutely no seasoning. The salad bar had little to no salad and what was there was not edible. Prime rib was overcooked, not cooked as ordered. Bartender kept coming in the dining room and was very loud.

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Thank Syracuse c
Oneida, New York
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This place is the best out of all the places on the east side of Oneida lake all homemade and the owner is always there to say hello

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Thank Brody56
Canastota, New York
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

My wife and I have tried this restaurant twice, and both times we were disappointed. The salad bar had water based cheese product and Baco's fake bacon chips rather than real cheese and bacon bits. My wife had steamers that were so loaded with sand, they were inedible. When we brought this to the waitresses attention, she snapped back that... More 

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Thank Howard J
Cicero, NY
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Went to Gary's with friends last week. Truly enjoyed ourselves. Quiet with a beautiful view of Oneida Lake. We all had the Greek shrimp. Shrimp, feta, spinach over angel hair. Menu said it was over rice but our server was glad to change it to angel hair. It was delicious! Salad bar is nice-fresh lettuce, macaroni salad, potato salad, beets.... More 

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Thank TandD99
North Syracuse, New York
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

DO NOT GO THERE !!! We went there for the "cans and clams" special. The waitress - after giving us Merlot in a dirty glass - told us that they only have 7 dozen. The table next to us apparently order their entire supply - REALLY !!!! Whatever, the view is awesome but that's about it. Don't go there and... More 

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Thank margarethH7949HE
Syracuse, New York
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Gary's is a modest little restaurant on the shore of Oneida Lake which has been in business forever. My wife and I visited Gary's recently for the first time in several years. We both ordered one of the evening specials, Chicken Oscar. We were served a small half chicken breast with blue cheese and asparagus-- no crabmeat, a baked potato... More 

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Thank dlh52
New Hartford, New York
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68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

One dinner, the clams and pasta was good, but the chicken and biscuits was not good. The mashed potato was terrible, biscuits not good and the chicken was bland. The salat bar was good and the service was excellent

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Thank BSolli
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47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I had Joes chicken sandwich and it was delicious!! My husband ordered a steak medium and it came out mooing!! He won't ever send food back so he ate part of it but left quiet a bit. The prices are reasonable but our waitress was a bit rough. We were seated by Jess who was great but our waitress told... More 

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Thank ssreca
Breesport, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 June 2016

So the view was spectacular at the east end of the lake. The staff was very friendly. The steak and crab was terrific. Very down-home atmosphere.

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1 Thank dcanfiel
Havre de Grace, Maryland, United States
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Amazing seafood. Melt in your mouth scallops and fish with an amazing macaroni salad on the salad bar. Very deceiving from the roadway. Super friendly waitstaff offering family service.

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1 Thank Christina K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 20:00
Monday
16:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6367 Lakeshore Rd S, Canastota, NY 13032-3444
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Canastota
  • Phone Number: +1 315-762-5516

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