The Wishing Well
Lobster dinnerThree of our party of four had the wonderful lobster dinner. This place is a classic. Superior food and service.6/14/2013 12:00:00 AMA wonderful Anniversary dinner.We celebrated our 38th anniversary this past Saturday, and loved the entire experience. Atmosphere was warm and inviting - old school in a good way. Our waiter was great, tending to every need with a mix of professionalism and humor. Food prep and presentation was top notch. Looking forward to a return visit.6/8/2013 12:00:00 AMA wonderful expereinceFrom the moment we entered until the moment we left everything was perfect. We even had the opportunity to chat with one of the owners who shared stories of the history of the building and the founding of the restaurant..5/31/2013 12:00:00 AMSteaks were great and preparedSteaks were great and prepared perfectly to our asking. Would highly recommend. The atmosphere was great for any occasion. Service was great, very friendly and professional.5/31/2013 12:00:00 AMAnniversary Dinner.The food and service were terrific and the atmosphere was very pleasant. I would recommend the Wishing Well to anyone looking for a restaurant that has excellent food , good menu selection, great atmosphere, and reasonable prices.5/25/2013 12:00:00 AMFabulousThere simply aren't enough adjectives to describe our delightful experience. Everything was just perfect.5/19/2013 12:00:00 AMFantasticThe wishing well is a great food experience. The quality of the food is fresh and deliciously prepared. The wait staff is very helpful and very accommodating. I would highly recommend the WW experience.5/18/2013 12:00:00 AMMother's Day DinnerOur dining experience was excellent! -We were assisted to our table (mom has a walker) without any fuss - The server was very personable and pleasant - despite it being one of the busiest of days for dining out! The food (from appetizers to desserts) was wonderful.- Again, despite it being Mother's Day - when it is such a busy day-we never felt rushed - as if we had to "eat and run." Mom THOROUGHLY enjoyed her day - and that says it all!5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMperfectwe love everything about the wishing well. This is one of our places to go for special occasions several times a year.5/12/2013 12:00:00 AMExpensive but worth itThis place is amazing! You will especially enjoy the tender filet mignon and the scallops. A must in your restaurant to do list! Highly recommend it.4/25/2013 12:00:00 AMWe always go to the WishingWe always go to the Wishing Well for our special occasions. Our visit on Friday night was in celebration of our 33rd wedding anniversary. It was a great night and we both enjoyed our dinners. We've never had a bad meal here.4/19/2013 12:00:00 AMDelicious!I continue to go back to the Wishing Well and again they proved why I should. The food was incredible. The service was excellent and the price is reasonable for a mid to high end restaurant for the area. I can't wait to try their new sister restaurant.4/16/2013 12:00:00 AMWe have eaten here severalWe have eaten here several times and will continue to go back. Food is fantastic and the servce outstanding.4/2/2013 12:00:00 AMOur Enjoyable Easter DinnerHaving made our reservations for 1:30 PM on Easter Sunday, and having encountered crowds on entering in the past, we were very pleasantly surprised to find no crowd on entry and to be seated immediately. Our waitress was wonderful, knowledgeable, had a sense of humor and we liked her very much. The meal was perfection; meat tender, asparagus cooked just right and the potatoes tasty. We were a little disappointed to not be able to enjoy your Lobster Bisque, but another time, perhaps. Everything was served in a timely fashion, as well. The desserts were also very good and included in the cost of the meal. Since The Wishing Well is one of our favorites, I'm sure we will be visiting you again soon.3/31/2013 12:00:00 AMWe were pleasantly surprisedWe were pleasantly surprised by both the service and the food. It's not often that five people walk away raving about a dining experience but we did. Congratulations Wishing Well.3/31/2013 12:00:00 AMWe were seated immediatelyWe were seated immediately upon arrival. Service was beyond excellent. Food was served quickly and as requested. If I had to make a suggestion it would be that the room was a bit warm. When we mentioned this the situation was promptly addressed. My brother and sister-in-law had a wonderful introduction to dining in Saratoga having moved here this week from the Phoenix area. Thanks to all for making me look good.3/31/2013 12:00:00 AMWent for Easter dinner. TheWent for Easter dinner. The food was delicious. Had the filet mignon. It was cooked perfectly, tender and juicy. My guest had the duck...always a favorite. Would highly recommend this restaurant for a special dinner, especially if you want to relax and not be rushed. Service was very attentive.3/31/2013 12:00:00 AMWonderful, courteous service!Wonderful, courteous service! The Restaurant Week menu had very nice offerings, and was delicious, as well.3/24/2013 12:00:00 AMThe Wishing Well was packedThe Wishing Well was packed when we visited on Saturday night during Saratoga's Restaurant Week. The regular menu is outstanding so the three of us ordered the lamb chop and one filet mignon rather than the Restaurant week special which also looked good. The entrees were cooked to perfection and came with sides of asparagus and au gratin potatoes which were wonderful. Our friend got the apple pie and my husband and I shared the lemon creme brulee. Both were very good. My only preference would be to visit on a more quiet evening since the noise level was so high I was hoarse from having to speak above the din.3/23/2013 12:00:00 AMAlways a pleasure to dineAlways a pleasure to dine at The Wishing Well. Good food, great service and wonderful wait staff.3/23/2013 12:00:00 AMThe Wonderful Wishing WellWe moved to this area about 3 years ago. The Wishing Well quickly has become my favorite spot, we live just up the street so it is a short ride, but there are 3 other restaurants nearby and the Wishing Well outshines them all!! I always have such a great time there, even if we just stop in for a cocktail, we get into discussions with the most interesting people and the staff makes you feel like you are at home. It is an awesome place, we're lucky to be nearby.3/23/2013 12:00:00 AMAlthough the Wishing WellAlthough the Wishing Well has been around for many years, it was my first time. It will most definitely not be the last! Now I know why it's so highly recommended. The food, the waitstaff - everything about it was top notch. I'm not easily impressed, but the Wishing Well really hit the mark. I can't wait to go again!3/23/2013 12:00:00 AMOne of the Best in Saratoga SpringsWe dine at Wishing Well several times a year and would go more often if not for it's location so far out of town. Upon rare occasions, we have had to park accross the highway in a grassy field for parking. Not much fun returning to the car in the dark -- after drinks and wine. In August they provide car valet service.
The food is consistently excellent and the seating is spacious for privacy. Entrees include duck, local prime meats, fresh seafood. All are presented exceptionally well.
The drinks are generous.
Service, on occasion, has been spotty.
This is a very "in spot" for the summer race track devotees. Lots of fun!3/22/2013 12:00:00 AMThe Wishing Well has beenThe Wishing Well has been a Saratoga Springs institution since I went to college here more than 30 years ago. It was the fine dining establishment of choice when our parents came up to visit. So it was the perfect choice for a girls' weekend with my college roommate. In spite of it being Restaurant Week when most restaurants offer smaller portions of a limited selection of menu items, The Wishing Well didn't appear to follow that suit. We appreciated the fact that we could actually hear each other speak (a problem in some of the trendier places in town). The food is excellent, the service attentive without being intrusive, and the ambiance wonderful. A great pick for that special occasion.3/16/2013 12:00:00 AM