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The Boatyard Grill

€€ - €€€American, , Seafood
525 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850-3234
+1 607-256-2628
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
525 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850-3234
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1 - 10 of 880 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Late dinner at 7pm on sunday evening, quiet place, waiter riley very new and did a great job! poor guy had to come bck twice to tell us the special was out and the calamari for the seafood tower was out, but he was a...More

Thank Lisa S
Mark M, Owner at The Boatyard Grill, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for having your special birthday dinner with us, Lisa! I wish we could've provided you with our specials, but they were very popular and ran out pretty quickly. There will always be more, though, so I hope you come back soon and try one!...More

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

3 of us Had late lunch at The Boatyard where we had many good meals before. We were seated outside on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. Our extremely pleasant wait person was Dana. Appetizer was tasty Buffalo Chicken Egg rolls. We asked for extra bread-no problem....More

Thank dwmapes
Mark M, Owner at The Boatyard Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for saying such nice things about us! I'll make sure that Dana sees this review. Exchanging your ribs for something else was no trouble at all, and we were happy to do it for you. Hope you'll come dine with us again soon! Sincerely,...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Marriott courtyard recommended and what a recommendation. Sarah was server and every bit from salad to desert was GREAT. Wine selection was good and reasonably priced. I like 337 so was happy. My wife had prime rib and said good from outside to inside which...More

Thank Jellybeandean
Mark M, Owner at The Boatyard Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I'll make sure she sees this great review! Thanks for all of the compliments on our salads, prime rib, and desserts. Feel free to dine with us again when you have the chance! Sincerely, Bill Oechslin, Manager

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were staying in Ithaca, visiting from Wisconsin, and had gotten recommendations to try this place - both through Trip Advisor and locals. The location is great, we had very prompt and friendly service and thought the menu had a lot of good choices. We...More

Thank DKU53051
Mark M, Owner at The Boatyard Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for trying us out during your trip! I'm very proud that we could live up to our reputation, both online and from our local supporters. Hope you'll stop by again the next time you're in Ithaca! Sincerely, Bill Oechslin, Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My first time at the Boatyard Grill, really good environment for all occasions beside to the river. I asked for a draft "October Fest" beer and then for Dinner 'Crab Cakes' ohhhh simply awesome. This is recommended if you want to enjoy fresh dish with...More

Thank Ivan H
Mark M, Owner at The Boatyard Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

I'm happy we got to serve you for the first time, Ivan! Thanks for trying our seasonal beers and crab cakes. I hope you can come see us again the next time you're in Ithaca! Sincerely, Bill Oechslin, Manager

Reviewed 1 week ago

The reviews I read online were exact to this location. The food and service was great. Our server Sarah did a great job taking care of our dinner needs. My Tuna Tataki was prepared to perfection. My wife's Sole was equally prepared to her satisfaction.More

Thank Bob C
Mark M, Owner at The Boatyard Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm very proud that we lived up to our online reputation, Bob! Thank you so much for writing us this review. I'll be sure to let Sarah know she did a great job, and I hope we get the chance to serve you and your...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I stayed an extra night just to go to dinner at the Boatyard Grill. The view is beautiful! Happy hour was awesome, excellent service at the bar!!! Margaritas were perfect!!! After dinner entertainment out on the deck was a lot of fun,...More

Thank Desiree F
Mark M, Owner at The Boatyard Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for leaving us this feedback, Desiree. While I'm very happy to hear you enjoyed our dining atmosphere, I really wish we could've timed your appetizers and your main course a little better. That being said, we'd love to make up for this...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I ate here on a Saturday night of Labor Day weekend. Dinner started with being picked up bya pleasant young woman on a golf car. We were seated quickly by the window. Our server could not have been more attentive. The food...More

Thank Rick v
Mark M, Owner at The Boatyard Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for spending part of your Labor Day weekend with us, Rick! I'm glad we got the chance to serve you and your wife. Hope you'll come back and see us again sometime! Sincerely, Bill Oechslin, Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had spinach salad, calamari, spinach and artichoke dip, buffalo egg rolls were all great, seafood fra diablo was more garlic than spice. Good service, noisy bar area, can be a wait for a table but we were allowed to take our wine outside and...More

Thank sharronsibley
Mark M, Owner at The Boatyard Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It sounds like you got a great grasp of our menu, Sharron! Thanks for stopping by and trying so much of what we have to offer. I hope you can come back and order more of your favorites while there's still nice summer weather to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a slight snafu getting seated (parties of 6 or more always are problematic - even with reservations), we settled into our seats on the back patio overlooking the point. The weather was great as well as the food even though main courses took longer...More

Thank Donald H
Mark M, Owner at The Boatyard Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm delighted to hear that you enjoyed everything, Donald! We're all about the full experience around here so that means a lot. We sure hope you'll come back and see us again soon. All the best, Bill Oechslin, Manager

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dmcaneda
6 November 2016|
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Response from TheBoatYardGrill | Property representative |
Donna, We are only about 10 minutes from SUNY Ithaca. Please let us know if you have anymore questions. We hope to see you then. Safe Travels! Maggie Boutell Manager Boatyard Grill
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april826
27 August 2016|
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Thom B
20 August 2016|
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Response from SelinaP6 | Reviewed this property |
i'm not sure about the gluten free options
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
16:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 22:00
Thursday
16:00 - 22:00
Friday
16:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 525 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850-3234
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-256-2628
  • E-mail
Description
At The Boatyard Grill you can enjoy delicous locally sourced steak and seafood while looking out over the breathtaking waterfront view. All of our food comes in fresh everyday, you won't find a better dining experience in the town. We are happy to host large groups and private events. If you are planning a rehearsal dinner, wedding reception, family gathering, cocktail party, class reunion or a casual BBQ or Clambake, look no further! We will make your special event a waterfront event to remember! Our experienced management team will make planning your event virtually effortless. We have a variety of party offerings that can meet every budget and catering need. Choose from our Waterfront Parties, Holiday Parties and Cocktail Parties and contact our management team today. Join us for live music on our deck every Friday! Visit our website to see the schedule.
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