Here comes Sunshine….

Spring has sprung! We are excited to begin our 67thth year in the hospitality
field. We have gone through a complete renovation and for those of you who
haven’t seen it yet, the new look and menu we think will both surprise and
delight you.

Mothers’ Day of course is always a special time at the VI, and we are
having our Special Mother’s Day Brunch from 9am-12pm featuring all our regular
brunch entrees with the addition of fresh carved ham with all the fixing for
only $15.95. Children under 10 half price. We will be serving our regular full
service Holiday menu starting at 1:30pm featuring many of our Village Inn
traditional favorites including our famous prime rib. We will also be serving a Special Mother’s Day Dinner Buffet featuring many hot and cold items, full salad bar and dessert table with three chef carved meats for only $19.95 (including our famous prime rib). Reservations for both are necessary to reserve a great table for an incredible meal.

Father’s Day we will be featuring a special Brunch with all our usual goodies and a chef carved silver medal Ham for only $15.95 including beverage. We will serve the Brunch from 9am until noon. Our regular dinner service featuring our complete menu including our famous Prime Rib will run from 1:00pm until 8pm. Join us in celebrating “Dad.”
Look for our Grand Prime Rib and Seafood Buffet on Saturday June 3rd. We
feature this buffet but once every two months and it sells out quickly. This
time around we will be featuring our mouthwatering prime rib and a plentiful and
varied supply of fresh seafood (including crab, shrimp, scallops, clams…) a full
salad and dessert table all for just $34.95. Call quickly for reservations and
bring your appetite.

Remember, Sunday brunch every Sunday $12.95, Sunday Early Birds start at
noon-4:00 for $12.95, Soup and Salad buffet every Wednesday and Thursday
11:30-2pm only $6.95.

Our Escape to Nowhere Package continues to be popular with lodging at our historic Inn, dinner for two, bottle of wine and a box of candy for $99.00.

Our new banquet facility is open and we accommodate groups up to 250.  We have complete wedding/banquet packages starting at $12.95 per person with no hidden fees. We have everything from the oldest Cobblestone Church in North America to the finest motel rooms in the county.  We were recently voted the “Most Historic Banquet Venue in WNY”  Check us out.
We are proud that you have made us part of your dining tradition and look
forward to serving you many years into the future.

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Spring 1

Spring has sprung in Winter! We are excited to begin our 66th year in the hospitality
field. We have gone through a complete renovation and for those of you who
haven’t seen it yet, the new look and menu we think will both surprise and
delight you.

Easter of course is always a special time at the VI, and we are
having our Special Easter Day Brunch from 9am-11:30am featuring all our regular
brunch entrees with the addition of fresh carved ham with all the fixing for
only $15.95. Children under 10 half price. We will be serving our regular full
service Holiday menu starting at 1:00pm featuring many of our Village Inn
traditional favorites including our famous prime rib. We will also be serving a Special Easter dinner buffet featuring many hot and cold items, full salad bar and dessert table with three chef carved meats for only $19.95. Reservations for both are necessary to reserve a great table for an incredible meal.
Look for our Grand Prime Rib and Seafood Buffet on Saturday April 8th. We
feature this buffet but once every two months and it sells out quickly. This
time around we will be featuring our mouthwatering prime rib and a plentiful and
varied supply of fresh seafood (including crab, shrimp, scallops, clams…) a full
salad and dessert table all for just $34.95. Call quickly for reservations and
bring your appetite.

Remember, Sunday brunch every Sunday $12.95, Sunday Early Birds start at
noon-4:00 for $12.95, Soup and Salad buffet every Wednesday and Thursday
11:30-2pm only $6.95.
We are proud that you have made us part of your dining tradition and look
forward to serving you many years into the future.

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New Year—-2017

Happy New Year! We are celebrating our 66th anniversary and over 192 years in existence with special events, special meals, and special deals. We have finished our 60th year ‘face-lift’ and we look better than ever. A whole new look to go with our historical commitment to you to provide great food, warm attentive service in a unique atmosphere. You won’t find a better deal anywhere!

Our Party House expansion has been completed and now we have the capacity to handle any function from 10 to 250 in any of our private unique dining areas.  Check out our menus for value and quality and see our 10 point list on this website on why you should have your next function with us…it’s a “no brainer.”
Our famous Prime Rib and Seafood Buffet is back on Saturday, February 18th as part of our extended Valentine’s Day Weekend Celebration.  If you’ve never been, it is quite a treat. All you can eat seafood and prime rib including crab legs, scallops, clams, shrimp, fish and many other choices to numerous to list just $34.95. Reservations only and it always books out.

Make your Valentine’s Day reservations for what is truly one of the most romantic spots in WNY. We are open all day Tuesday February 14th with warm inviting fireplaces, soft candles, and intimate booths along with our great food and hospitality makes any celebration special. Finally, we have a new menu to go with our new look and we think you will be very pleased with the selection, commitment to quality and value of our offerings. Come check us out soon.

Don’t forget our Wednesday-Thursday lunch buffet with 3 soups, freshly made salads, Mac n cheese or pasta for only $6.95. On Sundays, we feature our Early Bird menu with 8 entrees including our famous prime rib for just $11.95 from noon till 4pm.
Our Sunday Brunch is still a very popular way to end the weekend with friends and family. It features a waffle station, omelet station, dessert station, 12 hot items including meats and pastas, 12 cold items with many fresh and delicious salads for only $11.95 including beverage.

Our Fair Haven Inn continues to be the perfect out-of-the-way destination. We have created a unique lodging experience that is continually rated “Best” in the county. It is the perfect place to meet and explore our lovely county, stop as a half-way point between Rochester and Buffalo or take advantage of our $99.00 “Escape Package” which includes dinner for two, bottle of wine at check in, box of candy, AND a room for two at our quaint Inn. We look forward to having you as our guests.

As always, thank you for making our restaurant, your restaurant. We look forward to seeing you soon

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Christmas Time 2016

The holiday season is  upon us and here at the Village Inn,  soon we will be decorated in all our holiday finery. Look for our Grand Prime Rib and Seafood Buffet on Friday December 23rd. We feature this buffet but once every two months and it sells out quickly. This time around we will be featuring our mouthwatering prime rib and a plentiful and varied supply of fresh seafood (including crab, shrimp, scallops, clams…) a full salad and dessert table all for just $34.95. Call quickly for reservations (5pm-8pm) and bring your appetite.


Marcy Downy is back for a very special New Year’s Eve Production! With a lifetime of show business experience, and an impressive list of stage appearances including New York, Los Angeles, Lake Tahoe, and Florida, Marcy Downey is the ultimate entertainer. Her singing voice has attracted critical acclaim from coast to coast, and her stage personality “lights up every room in which she appears”.
In addition to her singing, Marcy adds that rare comic element that makes for a memorable evening of smiles, laughter and satisfaction.

Seating 7 PM– A special Four Course Dinner Served 7:30PM– Show follows Dinner about 8:30 PM
$39.95 for Dinner, Show, Tax & Tip
Call Tillman’s for reservations: 585-589-9151

Holiday Gift Certificates are available in any denomination and good for our lodging packages, lunch and dinner reservations and gift shop purchases. Purchase $100 in certificates and receive two free Sunday Brunch Passes.

We have finished our Party House Expansion Project which will allow us to accommodate gatherings of up to 250 guests for weddings, banquets and special events. No one does banquets better than us with complete dinner packages starting at $12.95 per person with no set-up, clean up or any hidden fees. With the addition of the Cobblestone Church, the Fair Haven Inn, and our new banquet facility we have a complete wedding package. See Mark, Justin or Victoria for details.

Don’t forget our Wednesday-Thursday Lunch Buffet with 3 soups, freshly made salads, Mac n cheese or pasta for only $6.95. On Sundays, we feature our Early Bird menu with 8 entrees including our famous prime rib for just $11.95 from noon till 4pm.

Our Sunday Brunch is still a very popular way to end the weekend with friends and family. It features a waffle station, omelet station, dessert station, 12 hot items including meats and pastas, 12 cold items with many fresh and delicious salads for only $11.95 including beverage.

Our Fair Haven Inn continues to be the perfect out-of-the-way destination. We have created a unique lodging experience that is continually rated “Best” in the county. It is the perfect place to meet and explore our lovely county, stop as a half-way point between Rochester and Buffalo or take advantage of our $99.00 “Escape Package” which includes dinner for two, bottle of wine at check in, box of candy, AND a room for two at our quaint Inn. We look forward to having you as our guests.

As always, thank you for making our restaurant, your restaurant. We look forward to seeing you soon.  May you all have a very Merry Christmas and a healthy New Year!

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Fall is around the Corner

Summer is over BUT ‘HOT’ things are STILL happening here at Tillman’s. We are celebrating our 64th anniversary and 192 years in existence with special events, special meals, and special deals. We have finished our 60th year ‘face-lift’ and we look better than ever. A whole new look to go with our historical commitment to you to provide great food, warm attentive service in a unique atmosphere. You won’t find a better deal anywhere!
We are gathering the harvest for our famous Harvest Platter offered every Sunday in October. Fresh roasted turkey, pork combined with gravy, stuffing, squash, mashed potatoes, baked apple, AND homemade bread and salad STILL only $12.95.

We will also be featuring our special Prime Rib and Seafood Buffet on Saturday October 29th.  It comes but once every two months and features fresh Crab, Scallops, Shrimp, Oysters, Clams and Fish along with our famous Prime Rib with specialty salads and desserts all for $34.95.  I might add that this is all you can eat so bring your appetite.  Call quickly for reservations as this books out quickly and is space limited.

My buddy Jim Salmon will host a Celebrity Roast of local contractor Jim Babcock on Saturday October 15th with seating at 6pm.  This is for a great charity and is always a good time.  The dinner includes your choice of 10oz Prime Rib, Bruschetta Chicken Breast, and Haddock Almondine.  Tickets are $50 p/p or $95 per couple all inclusive of tax and tip.  Tickets are on sale now at the Village Inn @585-589-9151.  You won’t want to miss this!

We have finished the expansion of our Carriage Room and now have the ability to accommodate guests up to 250.  Voted the “Most Historical Banquet Venue” in WNY, we have an authentic rustic look that cannot be found anywhere else.  Historic beams, loft,  pictures and ambiance, we are the perfect choice for your next event.  When you combine our on-site lodging, the Historic Interdenominational Cobble Stone Church or our beautiful gardens and gazebo, we are the Wedding Specialist and can deliver the complete package for your special day.  See Mark, Victoria or Justin to plan your event.

Don’t forget our Wednesday-Thursday lunch buffet with 3 soups, freshly made salads, Mac n cheese or pasta for only $6.95.

Our “Escape to No-where” packages at our unique Fair-Haven Inn remain very popular.  Lodging for two, dinner for two, bottle of wine and candy all for just $99.  Sneak away today!

Our Sunday Brunch is still a very popular way to end the weekend with friends and family. It features a waffle station, omelet station, dessert station, 12 hot items including meats and pastas, 12 cold items with many fresh and delicious salads for only $11.95 including beverage. On Sundays, we also feature our Early Bird menu with 8 entrees including our famous prime rib for just $11.95 from noon till 4pm.

Finally, thank you for your interest in our business.  Over six decades and four generations we continue to commit our time, resources and energy to provide you with a unique experience of great food and service served up with family, history and value.

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Summer 2016

Look for our Grand Prime Rib and Seafood Buffet on Saturday August 20th We feature this buffet but once every two months and it sells out quickly. This
time around we will be featuring our mouthwatering prime rib and a plentiful and
varied supply of fresh seafood (including crab, shrimp, scallops, clams…) a full
salad and dessert table all for just $34.95. Call quickly for reservations and
bring your appetite.

We are having a Grand End of Summer B-B-Q Buffet on Wednesday August 31st from 5pm till 8pm.  This is our ONLY BBQ Buffet of the year and will be featuring smoked Ribs, Chicken, Pulled Pork, Beef Ribs, Beans, Salt Potatoes, Corn on the Cob, Fresh Veggies, Corn Bread, soup, desserts and much more all for $16.95 for all you can eat.  Bring your appetite and make a reservation soon.

We have finished construction on our Party House Expansion Project which will allow us to accommodate gatherings of up to 250 guests for weddings, banquets and special events. No one does banquets better than us with complete dinner packages starting at $12.95 per person with no set-up, clean up or any hidden fees. With the addition of the Cobblestone Church, the Fair Haven Inn, and our new banquet facility we have a complete wedding package (Voted most historic banquet venue in WNY). See Mark or Victoria for details.

Don’t forget our Wednesday-Thursday Lunch Buffet with 3 soups, freshly made salads, Mac n cheese or pasta for only $6.95. On Sundays, we feature our Early Bird menu with 8 entrees including our famous prime rib for just $11.95 from noon till 4pm.

Our Sunday Brunch is still a very popular way to end the weekend with friends and family. It features a waffle station, omelet station, dessert station, 12 hot items including meats and pastas, 12 cold items with many fresh and delicious salads for only $11.95 including beverage.

Our Fair Haven Inn continues to be the perfect out-of-the-way destination. We have created a unique lodging experience that is continually rated “Best” in the county. It is the perfect place to meet and explore our lovely county, stop as a half-way point between Rochester and Buffalo or take advantage of our $99.00 “Escape Package” which includes dinner for two, bottle of wine at check in, box of candy, AND a room for two at our quaint Inn. We look forward to having you as our guests.

We have partnered with the famous Brown’s Berry Patch to become our sole supplier for fresh farm baked pies. This farm has been in existence for over 200 years and has won multiple awards for quality and freshness of its produce. We are proud to bring Brown’s goodness to our table. Check out one of our “Pride of New York” dessert specials soon. They are incredibly delicious.
As always, thank you for making our restaurant, your restaurant. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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Spring is Coming…

Spring has sprung! We are excited to begin our 65th year in the hospitality
field. We have gone through a complete renovation and for those of you who
haven’t seen it yet, the new look and menu we think will both surprise and
delight you.

Mothers’ Day of course is always a special time at the VI, and we are
having our Special Mother’s Day Brunch from 9am-12pm featuring all our regular
brunch entrees with the addition of fresh carved ham with all the fixing for
only $15.95. Children under 10 half price. We will be serving our regular full
service Holiday menu starting at 1:30pm featuring many of our Village Inn
traditional favorites including our famous prime rib. We will also be serving a Special Mother’s Day Dinner Buffet featuring many hot and cold items, full salad bar and dessert table with three chef carved meats for only $19.95 (including our famous prime rib). Reservations for both are necessary to reserve a great table for an incredible meal.

Father’s Day we will be featuring a special Brunch with all our usual goodies and a chef carved silver medal Ham for only $15.95 including beverage. We will serve the Brunch from 9am until noon. Our regular dinner service featuring our complete menu including our famous Prime Rib will run from 1:00pm until 8pm. Join us in celebrating “Dad.”
Look for our Grand Prime Rib and Seafood Buffet on Saturday June 11th. We
feature this buffet but once every two months and it sells out quickly. This
time around we will be featuring our mouthwatering prime rib and a plentiful and
varied supply of fresh seafood (including crab, shrimp, scallops, clams…) a full
salad and dessert table all for just $34.95. Call quickly for reservations and
bring your appetite.

Remember, Sunday brunch every Sunday $11.95, Sunday Early Birds start at
noon-4:00 for $11.95, Soup and Salad buffet every Wednesday and Thursday
11:30-2pm only $6.95.

Our Escape to Nowhere Package continues to be popular with lodging at our historic Inn, dinner for two, bottle of wine and a box of candy for $99.00.

Our new banquet facility is open and we accommodate groups up to 250.  We have complete wedding/banquet packages starting at $12.95 per person with no hidden fees. We have everything from the oldest Cobblestone Church in North America to the finest motel rooms in the county.  We were recently voted the “Most Historic Banquet Venue in WNY”  Check us out.
We are proud that you have made us part of your dining tradition and look
forward to serving you many years into the future.

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Happy 2016!

Happy New Year! We are celebrating our 65th anniversary and over 191 years in existence with special events, special meals, and special deals. We have finished our 60th year ‘face-lift’ and we look better than ever. A whole new look to go with our historical commitment to you to provide great food, warm attentive service in a unique atmosphere. You won’t find a better deal anywhere!

Our Party House expansion has been completed and now we have the capacity to handle any function from 10 to 250 in any of our private unique dining areas.  Check out our menus for value and quality and see our 10 point list on this website on why you should have your next function with us…it’s a “no brainer.”
Our famous Prime Rib and Seafood Buffet is back on Saturday, February 20th as part of our extended Valentine’s Day weekend Celebration. If you’ve never been, it is quite a treat. All you can eat seafood and prime rib including crab legs, scallops, clams, shrimp, fish and many other choices to numerous to list just $29.95. Reservations only and it always books out.

Make your Valentine’s Day reservations for what is truly one of the most romantic spots in WNY. Warm inviting fireplaces, soft candles, and intimate booths along with our great food and hospitality makes any celebration special. Finally, we have a new menu to go with our new look and we think you will be very pleased with the selection, commitment to quality and value of our offerings. Come check us out soon.

Don’t forget our Wednesday-Thursday lunch buffet with 3 soups, freshly made salads, Mac n cheese or pasta for only $6.95. On Sundays, we feature our Early Bird menu with 8 entrees including our famous prime rib for just $11.95 from noon till 4pm.
Our Sunday Brunch is still a very popular way to end the weekend with friends and family. It features a waffle station, omelet station, dessert station, 12 hot items including meats and pastas, 12 cold items with many fresh and delicious salads for only $11.95 including beverage.
Our Fair Haven Inn continues to be the perfect out-of-the-way destination. We have created a unique lodging experience that is continually rated “Best” in the county. It is the perfect place to meet and explore our lovely county, stop as a half-way point between Rochester and Buffalo or take advantage of our $99.00 “Escape Package” which includes dinner for two, bottle of wine at check in, box of candy, AND a room for two at our quaint Inn. We look forward to having you as our guests.

As always, thank you for making our restaurant, your restaurant. We look forward to seeing you soon

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Holidays!

Our famous Thanksgiving Feast will be happening again with Chef carved Prime Rib/Turkey and all the fixings for only $17.95.  This event always sells out quickly so make your reservations soon.

The holiday season is  upon us and here at the Village Inn,  soon we will be decorated in all our holiday finery. Look for our Grand Prime Rib and Seafood Buffet on Saturday December 19th. We feature this buffet but once every two months and it sells out quickly. This time around we will be featuring our mouthwatering prime rib and a plentiful and varied supply of fresh seafood (including crab, shrimp, scallops, clams…) a full salad and dessert table all for just $29.95. Call quickly for reservations (5pm-8pm) and bring your appetite.


Marcy Downy is back for a very special New Year’s Eve Production! With a lifetime of show business experience, and an impressive list of stage appearances including New York, Los Angeles, Lake Tahoe, and Florida, Marcy Downey is the ultimate entertainer. Her singing voice has attracted critical acclaim from coast to coast, and her stage personality “lights up every room in which she appears”.
In addition to her singing, Marcy adds that rare comic element that makes for a memorable evening of smiles, laughter and satisfaction.

Seating 7 PM– A special Four Course Dinner Served 7:30PM– Show follows Dinner about 8:30 PM
$39.95 for Dinner, Show, Tax & Tip
Call Tillman’s for reservations: 585-589-9151

Holiday Gift Certificates are available in any denomination and good for our lodging packages, lunch and dinner reservations and gift shop purchases. Purchase $100 in certificates and receive two free Sunday Brunch Passes.

We have finished our Party House Expansion Project which will allow us to accommodate gatherings of up to 250 guests for weddings, banquets and special events. No one does banquets better than us with complete dinner packages starting at $12.95 per person with no set-up, clean up or any hidden fees. With the addition of the Cobblestone Church, the Fair Haven Inn, and our new banquet facility we have a complete wedding package. See Mark, Justin or Victoria for details.

Don’t forget our Wednesday-Thursday Lunch Buffet with 3 soups, freshly made salads, Mac n cheese or pasta for only $6.95. On Sundays, we feature our Early Bird menu with 8 entrees including our famous prime rib for just $11.95 from noon till 4pm.

Our Sunday Brunch is still a very popular way to end the weekend with friends and family. It features a waffle station, omelet station, dessert station, 12 hot items including meats and pastas, 12 cold items with many fresh and delicious salads for only $11.95 including beverage.

Our Fair Haven Inn continues to be the perfect out-of-the-way destination. We have created a unique lodging experience that is continually rated “Best” in the county. It is the perfect place to meet and explore our lovely county, stop as a half-way point between Rochester and Buffalo or take advantage of our $99.00 “Escape Package” which includes dinner for two, bottle of wine at check in, box of candy, AND a room for two at our quaint Inn. We look forward to having you as our guests.

As always, thank you for making our restaurant, your restaurant. We look forward to seeing you soon.  May you all have a very Merry Christmas and a healthy New Year!

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Fall Happenings

Summer is over BUT ‘HOT’ things are STILL happening here at Tillman’s. We are celebrating our 64th anniversary and 191 years in existence with special events, special meals, and special deals. We have finished our 60th year ‘face-lift’ and we look better than ever. A whole new look to go with our historical commitment to you to provide great food, warm attentive service in a unique atmosphere. You won’t find a better deal anywhere!
We are gathering the harvest for our famous Harvest Platter offered every Sunday in October. Fresh roasted turkey, pork combined with gravy, stuffing, squash, mashed potatoes, baked apple, AND homemade bread and salad STILL only $12.95.

We will also be featuring our special Prime Rib and Seafood Buffet on Friday, October 16th.  It comes but once every two months and features fresh Crab, Scallops, Shrimp, Oysters, Clams and Fish along with our famous Prime Rib with specialty salads and desserts all for $29.95.  I might add that this is all you can eat so bring your appetite.  Call quickly for reservations as this books out quickly and is space limited.

The hoTTesT TickeT in Town! The Jim Salmon Celebrity Roast of Doug Bower: AKA “Doug the Plumber” Co-host of the WHAM1180 Home Repair Clinic Rochester’s Plumber & Radio Personality Sat., Oct. 24, 2015 Cocktails 6:15 p.m. • Dinner 7:00 p.m. Tillman’s Village Inn • Routes 104 & 98, Albion Prime rib dinner in the beautiful Carriage Room.  Great entertainment by Jim Salmon, comedian The Reverend Mother, Foster Brooks, Ruth Buzzy & many more! Call Tillman’s Village Inn for tickets! 585-589-9151 Seating is limited.

We have finished the expansion of our Carriage Room and now have the ability to accommodate guests up to 250.  Voted the “Most Historical Banquet Venue” in WNY, we have an authentic rustic look that cannot be found anywhere else.  Historic beams, loft,  pictures and ambiance, we are the perfect choice for your next event.  When you combine our on-site lodging, the Historic Interdenominational Cobble Stone Church or our beautiful gardens and gazebo, we are the Wedding Specialist and can deliver the complete package for your special day.  See Mark, Victoria or Justin to plan your event.

Don’t forget our Wednesday-Thursday lunch buffet with 3 soups, freshly made salads, Mac n cheese or pasta for only $6.95.

Our Sunday Brunch is still a very popular way to end the weekend with friends and family. It features a waffle station, omelet station, dessert station, 12 hot items including meats and pastas, 12 cold items with many fresh and delicious salads for only $11.95 including beverage. On Sundays, we also feature our Early Bird menu with 8 entrees including our famous prime rib for just $11.95 from noon till 4pm.

Finally, thank you for your interest in our business.  Over six decades and four generations we continue to commit our time, resources and energy to provide you with a unique experience of great food and service served up with family, history and value.

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