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The Gin Mill

€€ - €€€American, ,
20 W Washington St, Ellicottville, NY 14731-9787
+1 716-699-2350
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (60 reviews)
“wings” (31 reviews)
“fries” (24 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
€€ - €€€
20 W Washington St, Ellicottville, NY 14731-9787
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice selection on the menu. Food was good. Atmosphere was awesome! Struggled a bit with dietary restrictions.

Thank A J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The only "bad" I can see is this place is small, and that's a fact. I read the positive reviews and it sounds like the place I visited. I read the negative reviews and wonder if a heavy crowd can make the place hard to...More

Thank 111buckhorn
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

We went for drinks in the evening and then came back for breakfast in the morning. Service was great. Food and drinks were also good

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We visited the Gin Mill on the way home from a family road trip to Olean. We wanted a quick bite to eat and stopped in the village of Ellicottville for a walk. It was lunch time on a Saturday and many of the restaurants...More

Thank nmercer75
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Some interesting appetizers, good selection of sandwiches and burgers; traditional pub food. The wine was pretty reasonable. A small pint of beer was way overpriced; 4$ American and it was tiny. The only thing absolutely terrible about this restaurant was the bathroom. The women's bathroom...More

Thank rileyLondon_ON
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

All good. Just what a bar should be, a comfy home-away-from-home. Good food, wide eclectic beer selection, service, atmosphere, decor, live music. Unique and lightly eccentric too, the refreshing anti-corporate feel of what a community watering hole should be.

Thank Pinerocker
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

The title says it all. A throwback neighborhood "gin mill". Great pub food, cool decor, and good honest, service....kind of like you would expect in Mel's diner. Reasonable prices, big portions.

Thank Carol M
Reviewed 7 January 2018

This was our first and last stop at the Gin Mill mainly due to the waitress. She attempted to take our order without writing it down. She first forgot my daughter's soup, then forgot our nacho appetizer which I canceled after our meals came out....More

1  Thank Sue D
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Traveling on our way to attend a Buffalo Bill football game my grandson and I stopped at this great little place for breakfast did not know about it just saw it and decided to stop. Neat place. Friendly service and clean the food portions were...More

Thank welltraveled_9
Reviewed 18 December 2017

It what it's name infers "A Gin Mill" Been going here for 3 decades during the ski season. Friendly local people, bartenders and servers. Great wings! It's the "Cheers" of Ellicottville.

Thank Harry487
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16 January 2017|
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Response from Lawrence P | Reviewed this property |
It is open until 2 am in the morning.
28 May 2016|
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Response from george882 | Reviewed this property |
A group played on Wednesday when we were there but I do not know their name. They played a bunch of retro songs and were really good. A lot of people danced and the group went into the crowd to get people up to dance.
21 October 2015|
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Response from amj1229 | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I cannot help you with your question. We did not use a zip line
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 W Washington St, Ellicottville, NY 14731-9787
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ellicottville
  • Phone Number: +1 716-699-2350
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