We will have two scheduled restaurant closings: Wednesday September 21 for a private party and Saturday September 24th for a family wedding and then resume normal business hours.
We are hiring for kitchen positions! Kitchen Assistant & Dishwasher, $14-20/hr depending on position and experience. Please spread the word, or call Linda or Tristan at the restaurant (518) 963-4024.
Our last night open for the 2021 season will be Saturday, October 2. Thanks for a successful season and see you next year!
Starting in July we will be closed on Sundays & Mondays. Open Tuesday – Saturday at 5pm. See you on the Lake!
We are following all CDC, state, and local guidelines to ensure the health and safety of our guests and employees.
We are excited to be opening this Spring for the 2021 Season. We will be offering both dine in and take out options. We are now accepting reservations starting on Thursday, May 13 2021.
The Charlotte, VT / Essex, NY Ferry will be resuming service starting February 8, 2021. For more information visit:https://ferries.com/vt-ny-ferry-routes/charlotte-vt-essex-ny/special-schedule-charlotte-vt-essex-ny/
CHEZ LIN & RAYS GIFT CARDS MAKE FANTASTIC BIRTHDAY, HOLIDAY, OR ANYTIME GIFTS. We offer gift cards online in an amount of your choice. Gift cards can be used for dining and take-away https://squareup.com/gift/AE708RCP0PW7T/order
The Essex Ice Cream Cafe will remain open during the Winter Season. Visit for delicious baked good, breakfast, coffee, sweet treats and more!https://www.facebook.com/Essexnyeats