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Coleman's Dock of the Bay

2 James Street, Alexandria Bay, NY
(315) 482-7630
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Cuisines: American
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Watkins Glen, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

I am all about dining outside, especially by the water. The setting at Coleman's is about the best thing it has going for itself. The food was fine...brisket was good, beer was cold...it was the service that bothered me most. My hubby and I have been in and around and involved with customer service for as long as we can... More

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Ottawa
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

We go camping in the Alexandria Bay area a couple of times a year and usually end up going to Coleman's a couple of times each trip. When the weather is nice it is agreat place to people and boat watch and when the weather turns gloomy a great place for shelter and good food. I have seen several negative... More

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burgaw
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The platter my husband and I shared had more than plenty of food on it. The bar b que sauce was delicious, and we are from the south and make wonderful sauce ourselves. The help were so much fun, and their cocktails were yummy.

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Syracuse, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Visited on a recent Saturday. Had the steamed clams, they were very very small and paid for a dozen and got 9. When I told the waitress it was ignored. The rest of the food was average, ok. Waitress was friendly. Would I choose to eat here again, probably not.

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Cornwall, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
249 helpful votes 249 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We have eaten here frequently and have never had a bad meal. My husband loves the hamburgers, I enjoyed fried Haddock, Pulled Pork sandwich to name a few. Try to sit in the shaded area outside during the hot summer months. The view is great, watching the boats and people on the dock. The restaurant also has a small dock... More

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Fort Drum, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This was a great place to end the day at Abay. We had a large group, 10 people, and were still accommodated very quickly without having a reservation. The dock was lovely, not too crowded, and the food was very good! Large portions, very decent pricing, not upscale, but relaxed. We'll definitely be going back.

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Keuka Lake NY
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Went to Coleman's for Father's Day and was looking forward to a nice B-B-Q. We were seated promptly, and the staff was friendly. It is a great setting right on the Municipal dock area where there is plenty of boat activity right on the water's edge. I ordered a 1/2 rack of ribs and my wife ordered brisket. They offered... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

I recently visited the area for a wine festival in Clayton, New York. Myself and three others decided to stay in Alex Bay in a rented house so that we had a strip of bars to go out to afterwards. We ate out each night we were there because we didn't feel like cooking. Our experience was wonderful! This was... More

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Montrose, Pennsylvania
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Memorial Day Weekend, out of Sweet Potatoe Fries on a Saturday evening?!? BBQ platter- chicken and pulled pork- AWFUL Sauce. BBQ ribs- AWFUL - ribs good, sauce-HORRIBLE! Never got my husbands side items with his "Platter"- service was not that great. It was not a busy night by any means for A Bay-especially for a holiday weekend. This is a... More

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Batavia, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

First they forgot our order, then they dropped it, followed by peel and eat shrimp searved with salsa and not cocktail sauce. When requesting for cocktail sauce, we were brought more salsa, and for the 3rd time, finally FROZEN cocktail sauce. Shrimp were room temperature and their BBQ pulled pork was dryer then saw dust. What was supposed to be... More

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