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Van Auken's Inne

  • 108 Forge St. Map It
  • Thendara


  • Live music on the porch some nights


  • Some residents say the restaurant isn't as good as it was a few years ago

Fodor's Review

Built in 1891 as a boardinghouse for lumberjacks, this historic country inn is easily identified by its two-story porch with rockers. Guest rooms, all on the second floor, have antiques and quilts; bed configurations vary from a double to two queens or a king. In the restaurant you can order a wide range of seafood or regional recipes like vodka riggies (rigatoni) or greens—a mix of sautéed escarole, cherry peppers, mozzarella, and bacon. The tavern also serves food,

but you might want to try the "Fresh Seafood on the Porch" event, which features grilled seafood and live music.

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Hotel Information


108 Forge St., Thendara, New York, 13472, United States

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Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 12 rooms
  • Breakfast


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