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Lakeshore Yacht & Country Club

Are you planning your dream wedding, hosting a special corporate event, do you want a gourmet dinner, or a summer filled with fun-in-the-sun? You’ve found the perfect location.

Welcome to the Lakeshore Yacht and Country Club, a feature of the beautiful south shore of Oneida Lake since 1860. Initially a riding club, the 150-acre location was ideal for the development of a golf course. The sport had gained huge popularity in the United States in the 1920s, and the club opened its beautiful course in the 30s, along with yachting facilities.

Lakeshore has been a private country club for decades, hosting generations of local families, and has many life-long members. Historically, as people moved into the Central New York area from other countries, ethnic groups gathered around churches, schools, and clubs – and for many years Lakeshore was “the Italian club,” where friends met, children swam, and everyone enjoyed good food and the unmatched views of the lake. A trolley would convey members from the city to the club for a round of golf, drinks, or a leisurely meal by the water.

Today, visitors to the club will still find a core of the original elegant 1860 structure, as well as a warm and welcoming club atmosphere. But, along with the addition of Lola Restaurant and Lounge —a public dining facility— new owners have big plans for adding features and facilities that will make Lakeshore a destination location for visitors far and wide.

At Lola, you’ll find a fine dining experience without having to go to New York, or travel to Italy. Lola’s Five Star Chef, Robert Matrone, did his culinary study abroad program in Rome, Italy in 1999. He continued his studies at “Mama Melrose” in Walt Disney World Hollywood Studios in Orlando, Florida, in 2003. In 2004, Matrone opened Frankie’s Bistro in Syracuse, a popular upscale Italian restaurant. After a stint in Las Vegas, Matrone returned home and now creates your favorite Italian steak house dishes, with international flair, right here in Central New York. You can savor Chef Robert Anthony’s (Utica) Greens, or Limoncello Scallops, Shrimp Puttanesca, or Veal Milanese, as well as many other popular and delectable dishes.

For banqueting —with weddings a specialty— Lakeshore is also available to the public. Lakeshore will help you plan your event or wedding, and can create that special moment for weddings of all sizes and types. Take your vows lakeside under a beautiful tent with floral arrangements and sparkling blue water as a backdrop, then retire to the clubhouse for drinks, dancing, and delicious food selections. Before the wedding, there are facilities like the Topgolf Swing Suite – an interactive game simulator, where the wedding parties can enjoy a night-before gathering, along with “virtual golf on steroids!” If a themed wedding is in your future, or you have a special wedding planned, Lakeshore can accommodate, and will make sure every detail is just the way you dreamed.

At Lakeshore, you are family. Welcome home!

Lakeshore Yacht & Country Club

6777 Lakeshore Road, Cicero, NY 13039

315.699.2797 • lakeshoreycc.com

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Nancy Roberts
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