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The Hungry Trout Restaurant

5239 Nys Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997
+1 518-946-2217
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“trout” (164 reviews)
“duck” (16 reviews)
“steak” (23 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
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5239 Nys Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The trout menu is very good. We were a party of four we all had different versions and all were good. The other highlight is the lovely view of the river. The menu and decor are otherwise very dated. They do need to stick with...More

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GoodDad, Owner at The Hungry Trout Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Au contraire, Monsieur! Although I thank you for you favorable review of your dinner with us, several other comments need to be addressed. You mention that our décor is very dated. Well, of course it is! The entire interior is designed to replicate an Adirondack...More

Reviewed 23 October 2017

This review is for the pub downstairs. We were one of the last customers that evening and opted for the wonderful view and ambience on the pub terrace, had the whole outdoor terrace to ourselves! The fire cheminees were still going but it was still...More

Thank BLKA
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We loved this restaurant! Our table overlooked the river and the beautiful fall foliage. As it got dark, twinkle lights came on everywhere, creating magical reflections and a lovely ambiance. The food was great. We split a venison/boar stuffed mushroom appetizer, which was lovely. We...More

Thank LilyPu
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Perhaps, I should have stayed with the trout menu. However, went with the steak menu, and was very disappointed. The steak had a good taste, but seemed to be floating in a pool of butter? oil?. The broccoli was so hard thought I would break...More

Thank betty72017
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

The Hungry Trout has a great reputation in the area, and it's warranted. The I terror is spacious, but cozy - lots of twinkle lights, greenery, many windows , and a big fireplace. The vibe is family dining - not formal, but not super casual...More

Thank vaverine
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We had an amazing view of the foliage on the mountain side at sunset overlooking the brook. Dinner was delicious. We had appetizers of the scallops and the stuffed mushrooms both prepared perfectly. For dinner we had pan fried trout that was fresh and tasty....More

Thank Diana R
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Nice large restaurant. They take reservations, however I found the food too greasy and the service lacking. The servers are not trained properly. They do not understand about serving wine. That it is their job when they are at the customers table that they should...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely romantic dinner. Beautifully decorated with string lights. Venison mushrooms were awesome and scallop/trout special was delicious. Great wine lists. Definitely will be returning to for our next celebration/special night out.

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We have eaten here 3 times, and each time was excellent. The upstairs is big with windows overlooking the Ausable River. There is a patio right on the water but it was too cold to go out. R.F.McDougall's Pub is in the basement with a...More

Thank dave g
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We almost didn't make it..... we had read review of the Hungry Trout and of its reputation, so while in the area we decided to give it a try. And we almost didn't. When we got there, it was over 15 minutes before the hostess...More

Thank Harry G
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12 January 2017|
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Response from Marie L | Reviewed this property |
There is a small shop that sells fishing supplies, fly fishing mostly. They post fishing info on a board outside, they are very knowledgable about the fishing in the area. Look them up, or call the restaurant for the... More
George F
14 August 2016|
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Response from Marvin C | Reviewed this property |
Google the Hungry Troup Restaurant. They also have specials to supplement the menu.
Ted M
30 June 2016|
Response from Fordgie63 | Reviewed this property |
I suggest calling the restaurant. I would think if it was allowed indoors, they'd be allowed outside as well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5239 Nys Route 86, Wilmington, NY 12997
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 518-946-2217
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