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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

97% would recommend it to a friend

Special Occasion (34)
Good for Anniversaries (28)
Good for a Date (28)
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Romantic (23)
Cozy (23)
Worth the Drive (18)
Neighborhood Gem (17)
Notable Wine List (15)
Creative Cuisine (14)
Quiet Conversation (14)
Authentic (13)
Good for Birthdays (13)
Bar Seating (11)
Business Meals (11)
Fit for Foodies (11)
Good for Groups (8)
Comfort Food (7)
Pre/post Theatre (7)
Casual (6)
Fun (6)
Handcrafted Cocktails (6)
Live Music (6)
Local Ingredients (6)
Happy Hour (5)
Vibrant Bar Scene (5)
Kid-friendly (4)
Seasonal (4)
Gluten Free Options (3)
Disabled Access (2)
Late-night Find (2)
Paleo Friendly (2)
People Watching (2)
Sunday Lunch (2)
Tasting Menu (2)
Great Beer (1)
Healthy (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Great for Lunch (1)
Organic (1)
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Scenic View (1)
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·Dined 3 days ago

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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·Dined 6 days ago

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 6 days ago

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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·Dined 6 days ago

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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·Dined on January 13, 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 January 1, 2018

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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·Dined on January 1, 2018

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 January 1, 2018

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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·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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·Dined on December 31, 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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·Dined on December 29, 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 28, 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 24, 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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·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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·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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·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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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

The Thanksgiving dinners were really delicious! Liked the selection of appetizers and desserts as well. Service was outstanding and we are looking forward to another holiday dinner at your
great restaurant!

Tags: Cozy, Creative Cuisine, Paleo Friendly, Special Occasion, Worth the Drive
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 23, 2017

The staff was exceptional! They took great care to accommodate my mother who needed a walker to get around. Our server Ann J was so lovely with great suggestions to accompany our main dishes!

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Excellent in every area. Attentive service, amazing selection of delicious food. Particularly liked being offered the 1/2 glass of wine. Looking forward to returning.

Tags: Handcrafted Cocktails, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Everything was delicious. The beet hummus is gorgeous and tasty.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries, Notable Wine List, Cozy
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 5, 2017

My husband and I are so glad we chose the Wishing Well for our recent anniversary dinner. I can't imagine better service. They were completely lovely, especially considering the occasion. The portions are generous, so bring your appetite. I would definitely come back and gladly recommend such a terrific place, which is clearly loved in the community. My only request, if they are going to have you park in the back, it would be great to light it better. I used the flashlight on my phone but more light overall would be better.

Tags: Special Occasion, Authentic, Good for Anniversaries
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Food and service were excellent. We will be back. Veal cheeks were fork tender and delicious.

Tags: Good for a Date, Romantic, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Good for Anniversaries
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·Dined on October 29, 2017

Lovely dinner and service, food delicious a tad over seasoned but truly amazing. We had a wonderful time and will return and recommend 👍🏼👍🏼👍🏼

Tags: Romantic, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Business Meals, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for Groups, Cozy, Authentic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 28, 2017

Service was lovely, food was delicious. Was there with my daughter and we both had a lovely evening.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 21, 2017

Always a classic, friendly, hometown establishment. We were greeted at the door by the owner, Bob Lee, with a smile welcoming me personally and the rest out our gang warmly. Food is prepared to perfection, as you like it. Great wine list and an excellent cocktail craftsman. Service is beyond exemplary.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Notable Wine List, Casual, Fun, Local Ingredients, Handcrafted Cocktails, Live Music, Comfort Food, Disabled Access, Romantic, Authentic, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date, Cozy, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Quiet Conversation, Gluten Free Options
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 (Chicago)·Dined on October 21, 2017

What a great restaurant. The ambiance was cozy, comfy and romantic, the food was excellent and the service was impeccable. This is a charming find in the Saratoga Springs area. Good for special occasions, but homely enough to enjoy a good meal anytime. Definitely worth a visit if you’re in town.

Tags: Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Romantic
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vip
 (New York Area)·Dined on October 20, 2017

Lobster risotto was very disappointing. Tasted like warmed over rice.

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 (New York Area)·Dined on October 19, 2017

Had a great birthday dinner. Food, drink and service were all exemplary.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Neighborhood Gem
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