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Nolan's on Canandaigua Lake

4.6
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358 reviews
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$30 and under
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Steak
Nolans on Canandaigua Lake is located at the Northern end of Canandaigua Lake, we proudly offer a menu that features Certified Angus Beef, Seafood and Pasta.
Drink selections include Finger Lakes wines, locally brewed beer and locally roasted coffee.
Enjoy dining on fine food in a relaxed atmosphere at an affordable price.
Canandaigua’s Choice For Steak and Seafood

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
What 358 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
Food
4.6
Service
4.5
Ambience
4.3
Value
Noise · Moderate
95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Cruiser
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We enjoyed the Sheridan prime rib sandwich and fries, sweet potatoe fries and bowl of au jus. Our waitress was friendly and efficient. We will be back. Ate on the outside place you have in a booth.

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JudyG
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience5

While the food is incredible at Nolan's, we always have a problem with our server bringing bread to our table! Over time, we have learned to ask, but this time we were talking with friends and never noticed we didn't get it until we left! What's the problem, Nolans? That said, the food is always fabulous and the seating is great! We always go back, even if we go breadless! :-)

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JOHNT
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall2Food1Service4Ambience3

Very disappointed with 2 out of 4 of the dishes. Chicken Alfredo separated into butter and sauce (old?) Same with my wife's. In retrospect we should have sent it back.

We expected the same quality that we had received in the past. Definitely not consistent. We will hesitate to give them another chance with our repeat business.

I had also mentioned on the "Open Table " Reservation that it was my wife's Birthday. This was overlooked by the hostess and wait staff. Grade of C- for Opentable.

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KrisK
San Francisco
8 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We adore our server Dawn...she keeps us coming back!

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BruceS
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Our second visit to Nolan’s and it was just as good as we told everyone! Lobster roll warm in drawn butter with potato salad side was delicious. We shared a friend’s birthday celebration and it was quiet enough for good conversation. We will go again!

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LoriS
New York Area
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great prime rib! Excellent service and table spaced apart !

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StephenS
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

We were running late and they were very accommodating.

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LindaH
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We enjoyed a late lunch on a Sunday afternoon. The facility was very clean and tables were very spaced out for social distancing. Excellent service and food.

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BarbaraH
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Service as quick, attentive, and servers were friendly. We were in the outside section against the wall and when the rain and wind started we felt it because the window wouldn't close all the wasy. The server offered to change us to another table and eventually we did.

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FoodieReed
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We arrived 15 minutes prior to our reservation and they sat us no problem. Our server was excellent. Our food was delivered in a timely fashion and was hot. We will definitely be back.

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AndreaR
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent food and service! Atmosphere is inviting and warm. Highly recommend!

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gdallas
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience2

Had a reservation but still had to wait 30 mins and could not have cocktails while waiting. It would have been nice to receive notification that they were running late so we could plan accordingly. Instead we rushed to make it on time when we did not need to.

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Birthdaydinner
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was great the outdoor seating was great not really outdoor but still had open air breeze love the new building. Nick and his team do a great job.

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KristiR
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The food was fantastic. We had the calamari appetizer, caesar salads, a bone-in Delmonico with smashed red potatoes and mushrooms and the chef's special Salmon. The meat and fish were cooked PERFECTLY! We were in the outside patio off the main dining room and it was loud and hard to hear. The area surrounding the restaurant is beautiful. We had a lovely meal, service was great...we definitely recommend eating here if you're in the area!!

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TomS
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3Food3Service4Ambience3

The service was good but everyone on our party said the same thing the food was bland the dinner was over 200 dollars we all said for the money we didn’t think we would return.

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DianaB
New York Area
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food was great and the service was excellent.

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KatieH
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had lunch with friends. We all loved the seafood chowder. Best around.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 10 September 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

We enjoyed our experience at Nolan’s in Canandaigua ny. Staff was very accommodating to where we wanted to sit due to Covid. The good was above average Will return!

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bflohome
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Service was very personable and prompt. Steaks were very good. Veal parm was delicious. We enjoyed our meals so much that we went back the next night to try more.

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KenR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

All three of us totally enjoyed our dinners. It was a great night to sit outside.

DB
DonnaB
1 review
Dined on 9 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food and service were great, and the price was right. We sat on the deck, and it was perfect.

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PeterM
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

The food never disappoints!
My family & friend’s favorite place for a nice dinner for celebrations!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 8 September 2020
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience3

We took one of my girlfriends relatives out to dinner in a Tuesday during covid. It was somewhat busy for a Tuesday. The food and service was great but I did not think it was a good value at all. I usually always complete my meal when going out to eat but they gave me so much pasta I could not possibly finish it. I’m willing to spend $20 to $35 a plate when the food is high quality. I would say the pasta dish I had compared to what I would get at other restaurants for $17 and it was $23. I would suggest they decrease the price a few dollars and decrease the portion size as well.

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DonnaC
Tampa
1 review
Dined on 8 September 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience3

Sat outside.. sun was beating down on us.... very hot and no way to shade ourselves.. other than that, all was good..

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Chris
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 7 September 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

A very easy lift for the owners, acoustical treatments on the patio. Very hard to have conversation. Otherwise, a destination restaurant for us despite the 45min drive. Nice job.

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SteveM
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We sat on the patio for our anniversary and it was great. Our service was prompt and the food fantastic! The captains platter was delish!

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RichH
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent service, great ambiance, and the food was delicious. Highly recommend dining here but make a reservation.

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Cathy
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience4

Next time I would ask for outdoor seating. Our waiter was fabulous! My salad was terrible and had to be sent back due to being wilted with shredded carrots all dried out! I hope others weren’t served that!! My chicken Florentine dish was just ok. It was drenched in thick sauce w hardly any spinach. I’m used to the Florentine being served on a bed of sautéed spinach with a light lemon sauce. However, My friends dishes looked great! The grain salad, shrimp cocktail and small portion of beef tenderloin w baked potatoe looked awesome. We will be back and will try those.

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MeganK
1 review
Dined on 6 September 2020
Overall4Food1Service5Ambience5

My husband and I stopped in to Nolan's on Labor Day en route to a friend's house on the lake. We are having our wedding ceremony in Canandaigua next June (got married low-key this year due to COVID), and we want to start scoping out restaurants in the city to recommend to our guests who are travelling to Canandaigua for our wedding weekend.

We made the reservation online, and showing up and being seated was seamless. It was a slow day but the server still stopped by regularly. She was great. Unfortunately, for such a slow day, the kitchen went wrong on both our meals. We each ordered the Pub Burger, each medium rare, and both came out extremely well done. We opted to not say anything because since they were overcooked, we knew that we'd need to wait for brand new burgers to be made and we were starving. It was just disappointing - I mean, c'mon, it was 2 burgers on an incredibly slow lunch time. I can cook a med rare burger at home and I never grill.

Everything else was great! Love the ambiance, our server was fast and attentive, overall a chill atmosphere. Not sure I'll recommend it out to our wedding guests though. That's too basic of a mistake to make.

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AshleyH
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Great food, great service. A little on the expensive side but you pay for what you get. Definatly will be returning.

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AlanaW
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience4

Had to send my lamb back twice but the waitress was so awesome recommended me to the salmon and that was great

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Melissa
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Amazing food and service. Enjoyed the captains choice.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Wonderful meal. Great service.

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DavidD
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 5 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food!
Great location
Wonderful staff!
Many specials

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LoveFood2020Harleys2
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Everything was great! Can't wait to go back. Servers were very nice.

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StephanieD
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our favorite place!! We go as often as possible. Never disappoints

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PatR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 4 September 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Too much sun on porch, in booths. Need blinds or whatever they’re called that can be pulled UP FROM BOTTOM about 6 feet so rest of fresh air etc comes in from above. People wen out to their cars and used their own umbrellas.

As soon as we got home, we noticed that the car adjacent to us must have backed out and really scraped the door n front panel. Darn it
Just frustrating. We weren’t parked to close because my passenger got right out of and into my car without effort. I guess parking is an issue? Since both of us wld have noticed a crunch, it had to have been while we were eating.

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bigwill
1 review
Dined on 3 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

very nice food , service and ambiance. had a very nice meal with very nice lady.

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 1 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience3

Great food, good ambience.

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Sandi
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 1 September 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Ate on deck with another couple & was great out there! Our server (Ryan?) was very attentive & congenial!
The guys had Jambalaya & were both very happy with this! I had delicious & huge portion of chicken parm!
My husband & I split the chocolate/raspberry cake - 😋
Great dining experience & will be returning with another couple soon😊

FAQs

Nolan's on Canandaigua Lake offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at (585) 905-0201.

Nolan's on Canandaigua Lake is rated 4.6 stars by 358 OpenTable diners.

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