Nolan's on Canandaigua Lake

4.6
1111 Reviews
$30 and under
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 & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
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viplongponder
New England
46 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We met another couple at Nolan's last night for dinner. We all had the prime rib and it was delicious. Done exactly as ordered. Mine was medium rare and everyone else had medium. Great flavor. I can't speak for other entrees but if you want prime rib, I can recommend Nolan's.
Waitress was very efficient, too.

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AmyG
New York Area
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Food was excellent as well as the service, and all things considered, the prices were comparable with upper-scale restaurants in the area.

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EricB
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food3service2ambience4

Overall nice place. Food wasn’t bad but extremely expensive. When your paying $138 for two people you better get more then two shrimp in the shrimp cocktail and more then two rolls. Like really?! And I shouldn’t have to ask a different waitress for things when she has way more tables then my waitress and my waitress is nowhere to be found. She wasn’t horrible just wasn’t as good as she could be . Way over priced.

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DianeC
New York Area
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We stayed at the Lake House for 3 nights. We ate at Nolan’s the first night and had to go back on the third! You definitely need to make a reservation but the food and service were amazing! Would highly recommend going’

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vipOpenTable Diner
Orange County
22 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Dinner with my Dad. I ordered the prime rib rare. It was medium to medium rare at best. I was tempted to send it back, but I did not. When you spend $30+ you should get the entree you asked for.

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Mike
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

You can always depend on quality on all levels when you dine at Nolan’s, they are excellent, top notch!

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Anderson
New York Area
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was great! We celebrated a birthday and had a cozy spot near the fireplace. Our waitress, Kristen, was wonderful and gave us time to look at the menu and great suggestions of what to order. We had a lovely time - it was my first time at Nolan's. The decor was beautiful inside and out. We liked it so much that Kristen told us we could go look at the decor in the party room. Highly recommend!!!

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OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Everything was wonderful! I will definitely come back!! The food was tasty, the portions were large, and the decor was very nice.

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vipCindy
New York Area
17 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Definitely one of our favorite restaurants in Canandaigua!

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JeanC
Toronto
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was fabulous! The dinner was delicious and plentiful servings…will return!

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EvaT
Philadelphia
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and fabulous service!

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EmilyS
Pittsburgh
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The outdoor seating was great. We had good service, and our meals were excellent! Would highly recommend the pork chop. While it is a little pricier, the portions were good sizes. We are just visiting from out of town, but would definitely return if we come again!

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TimS
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

The hostess was not pleasant when asked if we could be seated out on the patio. She was very short with us and said it would be filled up shortly. When we arrived on time for our reservation the patio are wasn’t half full and was only half full when we left.

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vipdiningoutandabout
Chicago
96 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food2service3ambience3

Very disappointed that my fish and chips were extremely salty. I know that all eateries are short staffed
now, but server never came back to check on us. ALSO I never received the side salad I ordered, I left hungry (I could not eat what was served) and very displeased.

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OpenTable Diner
Baltimore
3 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and service! We will definitely be back!!

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MaryB
Chicago
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was excellent! Our server was very attentive, and had an upbeat, positive attitude with a sense of humor. Everyone's food was brought to the table at the same time, and was cooked perfectly and delicious! We stayed and chatted until almost closing. A fabulous experience!

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StanleyM
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food4service5ambience5

The server was the best .aka
Mr Marshall. He took care of me and wifey ..
Really nice awesome guy 👍

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PeterS
New Orleans
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

All-around excellent experience: attractive setting, calming interior, attentive service by some young stars, and the tasty meals for which Nolan's in known.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food was delicious and the service was great!

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Esteban
San Francisco
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding service, food and overall a very pleasant dining experience. Can't wait to go back!

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SueC
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We ate outside. Our server, who had been on the job for only three days, was very good. Food was excellent!

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DanielB
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall3food3service3ambience5

The waitress completely forgot to put our order in, she took ownership for the error but we waited more than hour to eat. When the food arrived it was rushed, the wrap was delicious but the fries were still cold almost frozen inside. The ambience and decor was great, I enjoyed the division of the bar from the dinning area.

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JohnR
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We really enjoyed our dinner experience and will definitely recommend to our friends

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JOHNL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a reservation for lunch for 12:45. We arrived on time and were promptly seated outside as we requested. Service and food were excellent. Server even made a change to my order to accommodate my lactose intolerance. We will certainly be back!

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DanielM
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2021
Overall4food2service4ambience4

Nice atmosphere. Service was good. The calamari was not very good, soggy. The fish and chips had way too much batter and was very greasy. Took the batter off.

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KeptWoman
Treasure Coast
8 reviews
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We were looking for a restaurant with a water view and this restaurant came up. Though it is near the water, there is NO water view. The interior is beautifully decorated. The serving sizes were perfect. Taste and temp were great as well. Other than a lack of water view, it was awesome. Loved it here. Our waiter Ryan was professional, attentive and very friendly.

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ElizabethM
Cleveland
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The staff couldn't have been kinder. I was commemorating the first wedding anniversary after my husband's passing. I was seated at a quiet table, given a glass of champagne and served one of my husband's favorite meals, rack of lamb. The staff were attentive while still allowing me the privacy to grieve. Thank you all for helping me through this very difficult day

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HeatherL
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was a great evening out for my husband and our parents to celebrate his birthday. While we requested an outdoor table and only had the option of an indoor table (not to wait longer), the experience was amazing and the food was delicious.

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Jean
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was very personable and attentive. The french onion soup was so very flavorful, the best I ever had! We both had the Sheridan sandwich which was excellent! The beef was tender and tasty! I would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone who is looking for a delicious meal in a lovely setting.

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Miguel
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

We got forgotten at our table multiple times. We also got a dessert that was stale and hard. Their raspberry chocolate cake is not good. Their fish and chips were okay but not crispy. The hamburger was average.

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HungryFoodie
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Service was great! But both of our grilled meats weren’t cooked perfectly and the lamb was a lot smaller than in the past.

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TomP
1 review
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and great service. Better than Black & Blue for half the price.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on September 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This place was great for lunch! Great service and lovely atmosphere.

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MichaelC
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2021
Overall2food1service4ambience4

Overpriced. The chef is not that good. Chicken French was too sweet and the color was a little too brown. The calamari was rubbery and drenched with sauce and and soggy breading. Lobster and chicken were both undercooked. The seasoning on the lobster was terrible. The filet mignon was cooked right; however, there was no seasoning.
It was my birthday, so we grabbed a couple of deserts to go. Carrot cake had no sweetness to it whatsoever. The raspberry chocolate cake was dry and both desserts were stale.

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ArtJ
1 review
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great meal but had to share it with flies, knats and bees with outdoor seating.

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OpenTable Diner
Austin
6 reviews
Dined on September 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Nolan’s is the best! The food is high quality, consistent, great variety. Love the owner. He’s always there and checks on the tables. The captains platter is a must have!

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KarenS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Service was fantastic, food was awesome, A great experience. Highly recommended!

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LaurenC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on September 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always love coming here! Food and service are great! Also glad the rolls have changed. Our favorite was the bread with the parm butter on it when the restaurant first opened. Least favorite was the rolls after the fire- they were fried and reminded us of fried dough- not what you wanted during dinner. The rolls now are much better.

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Lori
New York Area
1 review