New York February 14, 2020
More Than 200 Years-Old, Saltman’s Hotel Is One Of The Oldest Operating Restaurants In New York
Historic attractions can be easily discovered all throughout the Empire State, whether you’re looking to explore places of the past that have been well-preserved over the course of time or you’re curious to check out old attractions that have been transformed into something new – there’s something for everyone. Previously we spoke about how you can visit the actual home of
Harriet Tubman out in Auburn, but today we’re going to take you to a different area of New York that has something a bit more delicious to offer our residents. See for yourself!
Bringing you into Fulton County where you're officially in the Adirondack-Leatherstocking region of New York, one of the oldest operating restaurants is tucked away right along the roadside.
While the official address that you'll see on your GPS will say Fort Plain, you'll find yourself in the heart of Ephratah when you're here visiting this historic dining establishment.
Waiting for you at a small-town intersection, Saltman's restaurant opened up back in the early 1800s as a popular place for stage-coach travelersto stop - quickly becoming the heart of Ephratah.
While Saltman's hotel transformed from a place to stay to a place to dine more than a 100-years after opening, not too much has changed about this place aesthetically!
Inside the historic eatery, you'll find a Victorian-style parlor that will greet you, tin ceilings, beautiful hardwood floors, a player piano, and tons of vintage photos of Saltman's Hotel and other local spots that you'll recognize.
While it's usually the establishment's history that draws people in, it's often quite frequently the delicious food too!
Saltman's Hotel has everything from Grilled Lamb Chops and Pork Chops, Baked Salmon, Breaded Veal Cutlet, Charbroiled Sirloin Steak, Saltman’s Famous Fried Chicken, Grilled Ham Steak, Fried Haddock - along with coleslaw, freshly-baked bread, corn fritters drenched in maple sugar syrup, and your choosing of things like fruit cups, homemade soups, tomato juice, seafood pasta, creamed potatoes, onion casserole, or their vegetable that come with all four-course dinners!
You're even bound to spot numerous taxidermied animals, every inch of this restaurant is full of history and character.
To find out more about what it's like to dine at Saltman's Hotel,
Thinking of exploring more unique places to dine around the Empire State this year? Then you’ll also enjoy reading about how you can Chow Down At Crab House, An All-You-Can-Eat Seafood Restaurant In New York!
Address: 104 County Rte 140, Fort Plain, NY 13339, USA