The Harbor Inn (625 Mary St., 315/686-2293, $15) serves a tasty diner-style breakfast (including homemade donuts) and lunch; in the evening, it becomes more formal, offering lots of seafood and scallop dishes. Another spot that offers homemade goods is the Koffee Kove (220 James St., 315/686-2472), known for its chili and homemade breads.
The Riverside Cafe (506 Riverside Dr., 315/686-2940, $14) is one of the few restaurants in town that overlooks the water. On the menu is American and Greek fare. The chef-owned Clipper Inn (126 State St., 315/686-3842) is a local favorite, serving lots of seafood in an upscale yet casual setting.
In the Thousands Islands Inn (355 Riverside Dr., 315/686-3030, $14), you’ll find a comfortable, old-fashioned restaurant serving everything from fish to pasta. For sale are bottles of “Original Thousand Islands Salad Dressing,” created here in the early 1900s by one Sophia LaLonde.
Clipper Inn (126 State St., 315/686-3842, $19) is a local favorite with a touch of the gourmet, friendly staff, and interesting decor with a sprinkle of inside jokes to round out a nice meal.
© Avalon Travel and Sascha Zuger from Moon New York State, 5th Edition