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About The Wishing Well

Saratoga's finest selection of premium steaks and chops, live Maine lobsters, an array of fresh seafood and award winning wines. An inviting 1823 Victorian farmhouse, with four Adirondack fieldstone fireplaces, provides the ideal setting for an intimate dinner for two or larger social event.

745 Saratoga Road
Wilton, NY 12831
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Contemporary American

Hours of Operation:
Dinner: Sunday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm, Tuesday - Saturday: 5:00pm - 10:00pm, Happy Hour daily from 4:00 - 6:30

Cross Street:
Worth Road

Dress Code:
Smart Casual

Price Range:
$31 to $50

Payment Options
AMEX, Diners Club, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(518) 584-7640

Website:
http://www.wishingwellrestaurant.com/

Entertainment:
Weekend piano entertainment. Nightly during the Saratoga thoroughbred racing season.

Parking Details:
On site parking area able to accommodate 100 vehicles. There is room for several motor coaches.

Executive Chef:
William Lentz

Private Party Facilities:
Menus tailored for your event and budget. Four dining areas, all with stone fireplaces, provide the perfect background for any special occasion. Private areas are available for groups of 20 to 120.

Private Party Contact:
Corey Pritchett: (518) 379-0946

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

The Wishing Well Ratings and Reviews

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4.7

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.7

service

4.8

ambience

4.7

value

4.4

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Good for a Date (32)
Special Occasion (32)
Good for Anniversaries (28)
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Cozy (26)
Romantic (22)
Worth the Drive (20)
Creative Cuisine (17)
Quiet Conversation (15)
Good for Birthdays (14)
Neighborhood Gem (12)
Notable Wine List (12)
Authentic (11)
Fit for Foodies (8)
Business Meals (8)
Bar Seating (7)
Comfort Food (7)
Good for Groups (7)
Casual (6)
Live Music (6)
Pre/post Theatre (6)
Fun (5)
Handcrafted Cocktails (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Local Ingredients (4)
Happy Hour (4)
Healthy (3)
Tasting Menu (3)
Gluten Free Options (2)
Great Beer (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
People Watching (2)
Seasonal (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Disabled Access (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Organic (1)
Quick Bite (1)
Scenic View (1)
Tapas (1)
Good Vegetarian Options (1)
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vip
 (Philadelphia)·Dined 2 days ago

We all had different dishes and appetizers but the Lobster Bisque was a big hit with the table. The dishes all came out hot and appetizing. None of our party can wait to go back again for another night at the Wishing Well!

Tags: Live Music, Creative Cuisine, Casual
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vip
 (Las Vegas)·Dined 3 days ago

We have been coming here for years, usually on a Friday night there is someone playing the piano but not last Friday. The place was practically empty which is also unusual. Our server was very good but the food was terrible. They had a very limited menu, in the past there were many more selections. I don’t know if it’s new ownership or a new chef, but I was very disappointed.

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

We had an amazing experience here for pur first visit. Staff and food were both outstanding!

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 (Orlando)·Dined 3 days ago

Very quaint and cozy! Great food and very reasonably priced. They were all very very friendly and personable. Staff and service was great. Will definitely return when in town!

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 (New York Area)·Dined 4 days ago

Excellent meal once again! Super service!
Went for Valentine's Day with another couple and had one of the best meals in town!
Can't wait to return!

Tags: Good for a Date, Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

We have been coming to The Wishing Well for years. It's the perfect place for a special occasion or a dinner out with spouse and/or family. Delicious food, excellent service, great ambiance and very friendly and welcoming owners and staff.

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Romantic, Good for Groups, Quiet Conversation, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Casual
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 (New York Area)·Dined 5 days ago

Chose this restaurant for a Valentine's dinner with my wife. Food was excellent and the service was friendly and efficient. We will be back for sure.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch, Romantic, Healthy, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Authentic
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 (New York Area)·Dined 6 days ago

Birthday dinner based on reviews on line and came away feeling little disappointed. My entree was prepared very well, bread pudding served alongside little flavor and would be better to have some fresh vegs. My husband's entree requested medium rare and served over medium, very crusty and charred. Waitstaff very friendly and accommodating. Would recommend especially with updates to the menu.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

We enjoyed the ambiance and the wait-staff / service was very good.

However, the steak that we received was overcooked and chard after ordering medium-well.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Very nice... good food choices. Friendly, happy wait staff, nice piano music.... loved it.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on February 10, 2018

Relaxing environment.......................friendly staff...........

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Healthy, Live Music
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Another enjoyable experience.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 16, 2018

We had a very nice evening with business friends, The atmosphere was very good, nice bar area, The waitress we had was spot on. Food service was timed very well to give us a chance to enjoy our appetizers, salads the meal while able to have and enjoy unrushed and pleasant conversations.

We used Uber to arrive there but Uber was unavailable when we were ready to leave. Our waitress came to our rescued and introduced us to a very pleasant young worker who graciously shuttled us back to our hotel area. Thank you for making the whole evening a pleasant experience.

Tags: Casual, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Groups
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Exceptional food, attentive service, and wonderful ambience. One of the finest restaurants I've ever dined at, the food was delightful and generously portioned. The staff were very friendly, and we were even greeted personally by the owner. A great experience overall.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Enjoyed our dinner. The food, service and ambiance was top notch!

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion
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 (San Francisco)·Dined on January 13, 2018

A great discovery after 6 decades of local living. The elegant country ambience surrounds you with great food and service. The menu is a narrow variety found usually as chef's specials, which I find to be much better entrees. And the cooked to order calves liver, bacon and onions prove it to be true. The attention given to the rich beef sauce brings it all together.

After dinner, the owner came to our table and asked about our experience. I told him I was a first timer and he told the history of his family restaurant.

Overall I will rate this a 5-star dining experience. I do recommend dressing up and enjoy a drink at the piano bar before being seated. You will not be disappointed.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Worth the Drive, Quiet Conversation, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 12, 2018

The only negative thing I have to say is that it was hotter that hell in there. They were having problems with the heat I was told. It was uncomfortably hot. Other than that....Great and I'll be back.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Local Ingredients, Casual, Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on January 12, 2018

Our meal as always was fantastic, we ordered the 3 fix pick for 29.00, the soups were great , The salmon was wonderful and portions more than enough , and the desserts delicious ! My favorite place to eat .

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Food and service was outstanding. Noise level was a little to high for my taste, but it was NYE. I definitely will go back again!

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 (San Francisco)·Dined on December 31, 2017

We went for New Years Eve, very crowded and noisy. Tables too close. Menu was ok but very pricey for the portions served. Steak was great but salmon and lobster pasta was terrible. Doubtful that we will return.

Tags: Authentic, Cozy, Special Occasion
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

New Years Eve Dinner

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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

This is a perfect restaurant for all the right reasons...food, ambiance, service...don't hesitate...just book your table now!

Tags: Pre/post Theatre, Worth the Drive, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Third year in a row I've celebrated New years Eve with dinner at the Wishing Well, and as always the food was outstanding, service excellent and the overall experience very hard to beat.

Tags: Casual, Bar Seating, Neighborhood Gem, Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Cozy, Authentic, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Happy Hour, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Had an early New Year's Eve dinner. Service and food were excellent. Had asked for a quiet table and got it. The filet mignon was cooked exactly as requested, salmon was also delicious. Often dine there when visiting Saratoga Springs. Great location, just a few miles from downtown along Route 9 so easy parking.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Business Meals, Handcrafted Cocktails, Vibrant Bar Scene, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Live Music, Comfort Food, Good for a Date, Good for Groups, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 31, 2017

New Year Eve Celebration! It was great and our server, Ann, was exceptional

Tags: Special Occasion, Creative Cuisine, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies
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 (New England)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Dined here for New Year’s Eve dinner and had a great experience. Love the warm, cozy, inviting atmosphere. Service was outstanding from start to finish. Cocktails were beautifully prepared and food was very good. The stand-outs were the butternut squash soup and the filet mignon. Lobster ravioli and baked oysters preparation weren’t my favorite but we eat a ton of fresh seafood in MA and ME, so our standards are high. Overall a really lovely dining experience and we will definitely go back when we visit the area again!

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 (Naples)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Had dinner on dec/30/17.....food was perfect ..great service...if your looking for a really good place to go eat...go to the wishing well you will NOT be disappointed...and good for after drink or before with a piano bar lounge with fireplace...cozy setting....old school...enjoy..!!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Special Occasion, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 29, 2017

The Well is the most consistent restaurant in Saratoga. Have been many times and am never disappointed

Tags: Comfort Food, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Notable Wine List, Good for Anniversaries, Gluten Free Options, Neighborhood Gem, Kid-friendly, Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Cozy, Live Music, Bar Seating
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 28, 2017

My wife and I received excellent service. The entire staff took time to make sure that we were taken care of.
They food was very tasty and served with minimum waiting.
I was joyfully surprised at the price on my bill. For what we ordered it was a much lower than I was anticipating. It was a first class experience.

Tags: Authentic, Business Meals, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Fun, Late-night Find, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 27, 2017

The food was excellent, the service was great, and it was an excellent venue for a traditional birthday.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Cozy, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Owner was attentive, as well as, staff. The restaurant was cozy with enjoyable food. Worth the visit again.

Tags: Cozy, Special Occasion, Romantic, Seasonal
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Always love going to “ The Well”. Great food and great service. Feels like you are taking a step back in time. Love the piano bar. Bar area has an excellent Happy Hour while the other areas a perfect for fine dining. Nice place to bring guests.

Tags: Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Kid-friendly, Pre/post Theatre, Special Occasion, Cozy, Notable Wine List, Bar Seating, Good for Groups, Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem, Happy Hour, Vibrant Bar Scene, Live Music, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 20, 2017

The Well is a Saratoga gem. Food is great, atmosphere is cozy and inviting. A truly relaxing experience which is always consistent.

Tags: Authentic, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 7, 2017

We had a great meal! From the appetizer to the dessert, the food was tasty and well presented. The owner made us feel so special with his hospitality. One of the consistently BEST restaurants in Saratoga!

Tags: Happy Hour, Romantic, Vibrant Bar Scene, Tasting Menu, Comfort Food, Cozy, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Notable Wine List, Business Meals, Good for Groups, Good for a Date
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 7, 2017

One of the best restaurants we’ve been to

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 (Hawaii)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Great dinner also love the piano in the background playing Christmas music

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Neighborhood Gem
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 26, 2017

The food was phenomenal! The best filet I’ve ever had!

Tags: Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic, Quiet Conversation
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

nice place to celebrate special occasions,we had a reservation for Thanksgiving dinner so the place was a bit busy and crowded. Excellent service from Gwen our waitress and staff .food was 4/5, Long Island duck was excellent , filet mignon was ok and lobster bisque was a bit salty.great place for romantic dates if not too crowded.

Tags: Worth the Drive, Good for Birthdays, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Notable Wine List
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 (New England)·Dined on November 23, 2017

we return year after year to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner. Food was delicious and service was infallible. Thank you

Tags: Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Have been there before and enjoyed the whole experience. Service by Ann was exceptional. Looking forward to a return visit.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Fun, Notable Wine List
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