10 Haunted Restaurants Along The Haunted History Trail Of New York

Exploring all the ghostly attractions along The Haunted History Trail Of New York tends to make a living a little hungry. But the good news is that paranormal seekers don’t have to take a break from all the fun and excitement to grab a bite to eat. Instead, many of the Trail’s paranormal destinations offer period-specific dining menus, old-fashioned breakfasts, ghost-themed cocktails, and more. So if you’ve always wanted to dine with a ghost or two and enjoy some hauntingly good cuisine in a variety of Victoria-area establishments, now’s your chance. In fact, there are ten haunted restaurants along The Haunted History Trail of New York to check out when hunger strikes.



10 Bull’s Head Inn

The Bull’s Head Inn is the perfect spot for paranormal lovers looking for a possible ghostly show with dinner. This restaurant and inn has lived many lives since 1802 when it was built. But the real trouble here is with the ghost of one Mrs. Grace Steacy—the last known resident at the inn and a devoted supporter of the Prohibition Movement. Mrs. Steacy just can’t seem to get with the changing of the times, so don’t be too surprised if strange things start to happen when you order a few cocktails here.

  • Cost
    : $$.

  • hours
    : Bull’s Head is open Wednesday and Thursday from 4 pm to 9 pm, Friday and Saturday from 4 pm to 10 pm, and Sunday from 2 pm to 7 pm.

  • reservations
    : Dining, tours, and investigations are by appointment only.


9 Miles Wine Cellars

For haunted trailblazers who prefer more of a liquid lunch, the Mines Wine Cellars is an excellent option. Not only can visitors enjoy the Ghost Blend wine, but they can also book a wine or beer tasting and relax in the lovely boat house that overlooks Seneca Lake. While kicking back and sipping some vino, you might even spot a ghostly couple embracing in and about this Greek Revival mansion—or maybe you just drank a little too much.

  • Cost
    : $$.

  • hours
    : Open every day from 10 am to 5 pm.

  • reservations
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    Booking in advance is highly recommended.

8 Red Coach Inn

Red Coach Inn is a lovely historic hotel with a cozy onsite restaurant that serves fresh seafood along with an array of comfort foods for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. In terms of paranormal activity, this inn and restaurant is rumored to have a few ghosts and ongoing otherworldly happenings. The most interesting being a ghostly bride and groom, who can be seen roaming about the grounds—though they didn’t quite make it to the altar, they didn’t let death part them.

  • Cost
    : $$$.

  • hours
    : Open Monday through Sunday; hours vary and are seasonal.

  • reservations
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    It is highly recommended that you make reservations online in advance.

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7 The Naples Hotel

This historic spot and former tavern is a 32+ room inn with a restaurant and a basement bar. So for travelers looking for a one-stop shop, The Naples Hotel is it. With a handful of spirits lurking about, including the infamous Topper (who isn’t afraid to move things around and shake visitors’ stays up a bit), lovers of all things paranormal won’t be disappointed here. The newly open eatery at The Naples offers patrons hearty seasonal dishes and a large selection of tavern-style drinks.

  • Cost
    : $$.

  • hours
    : TBD.

  • reservations
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    Guests should call to book a table for dining or to schedule private dining events.

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6 Belhurst Castle

Haunted trail goers are in for a real treat here with the two onsite restaurants at Belhurst Castle— Edgar’s Restaurant at the Castle and Stonecutters Tavern. Not only will patrons find “dining for every occasion” here, but they can also enjoy more than a few haunted activities and ghost stories, plus potential thrills and chills around every corner. With casual pub-style eats and grand seafood dinners fit for a king, why not come in and stay awhile?

  • Cost
    : $$-$$$.

  • hours
    : Edgar’s Restaurant is open Thursday 5 pm to 8 pm and Saturday & Sunday from 5 pm to 9 pm. Stonecutter Tavern is open daily from 11 am to 9 pm.

  • reservations
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    Booking in advance is required only for Edgar’s.

5 Historic Hotel Broadalbin

This stunning hotel is most likely one of the most haunted since this building was a former medical hospital and sanatorium back in the mid to late 1800s. But don’t let that stop you from indulging in some good old-fashioned pub grub at the 1854 Pub located within this historic building’s hollowed halls. This casual dining experience may come with a side of paranormal activity, but even ghosts understand when you’re hungry, you’re hungry.

  • Cost
    : $.

  • hours
    : Dinner service is available Tuesday through Saturday from 4 pm to 9 pm, and Breakfast is served from 8 am to 12 pm on the weekends.

  • reservations
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    Reservations are not required, and online ordering is available.

4 Union Tavern

Haunted trailblazers can feel right at home in Union Tavern with its welcoming ambiance, rich history, New England-style cuisine, and flowing ales. So, if you happen to be in the area, why not come on in, taste the local fanfare, and get cozy by the fireplace? But remember to be mindful of this tavern’s forever patrons—a ghostly lady who loves relaxing by the fire and a long-since-forgotten gentleman who enjoys a good cigarette while whistling a catchy tune.

  • Cost
    : $$.

  • hours
    : Union Tavern is open Tuesday through Thursday from noon to 8 pm, Friday and Saturday from noon to 10 pm, and Sunday from noon to 8 pm.

  • reservations
    :

    Booking a table in advance is “strongly recommended.”

3 Wayside Irish Pub

Yet another haunted eatery and pub to check out along The Trail is the Wayside Irish Pub. With its fair share of phantom guests and the ghost of the man who built the place in 1830, Squire Munro, this quaint Irish Pub is definitely a great place to grab a quick bite. That said, patrons shouldn’t be surprised by all the unexplainable occurrences during their meals.

  • Cost
    : $.

  • hours
    : This paranormal hotspot is open Monday through Thursday from 3 pm to 12 am, Friday from 3 pm to 2 am, Saturday from 1 pm to 2 am, and Sunday from 1 pm to 12 am.

  • reservations
    :

    None are required
    .

2 Winery At Marjim Manor

With incredible lakeside views, gorgeous stone fireplaces, tasting snacks, and full-bodied wines, winery goers might just forget for a second that Marjim Manor is rumored to be haunted by its previous owners from the 1800s and their accidentally shot son. But you shouldn’t let that deter you from trying the Applely Ever After wine or any of their other delicious ghost-themed vintages.

  • Cost
    : $$.

  • hours
    : Marjim is open Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 6 pm and Sunday from noon to 6 pm.

  • reservations
    : Booking a tasting in advance is recommended
    .

one goosefeathers

Located at the fully-restored and 165-year-old King House Mansion at Tarrytown House Estate, haunted trail goers will find the award-winning Goosefeathers Restaurant. Of course, the ghost of Sybil King may be afoot in the main house. Still, even she respects the delicious creations of the renowned Chef Dale Talde. So pop in for some of the finest Cantonese cuisines around while enjoying this property’s ghostly history.

  • Cost
    : $$$.

  • hours
    : Open Tuesday through Thursday from 5 pm to 10 pm and Friday from 5 pm to 1030 pm. On the weekends, Goosefeathers is open from 1130 am to 130 pm on both days for Brunch, from 4 pm to 1030 pm for Saturday dinner, and from 4 pm to 8 pm for Sunday dinner.

  • reservations
    :

    Booking in advance is required.