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27James St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-1340
315-482-9805
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good food at affordable prices

Casual atmosphere and good food at a good price. Brass Tacks is a small eatery but I was surprised at the menu choices ranging from burgers and sandwiches to seafood platters and chicken dishes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Sarasota, Florida
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

You would expect when you're on the water to get fresh fish, everything frozen from something like Mrs Paul's. Homemade fish chowder was a soupy liquid with 2 small pieces of fish as big as a finger, you get a whooping 3. There's a reason for the cheap prices, spend a few dollars more and go to Riley's.

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Casual atmosphere and good food at a good price. Brass Tacks is a small eatery but I was surprised at the menu choices ranging from burgers and sandwiches to seafood platters and chicken dishes.

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Columbia SC
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60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We stoppedin for lunch and seated ourselves. It took about 5 minutes for a waitress to take our order. We each had a different burger and mine was the 1000 island burger. The restaurant was very busy and we waited about 30 minutes before our burger's arrived. They were big and tasty and we enjoyed them very much. Our waitress... More 

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Oneonta, New York, United States
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We were trying to find a great place to have dinner while on vacation and saw good reviews for this restaurant. Let me start by saying the service was great- our waitress was very friendly. But... this food was not the best. Two of us ordered dinner specials- my mom got the "fresh" perch, and it was grey. It had... More 

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Amherst, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Over the 4th of July we were in Alexandria Bay. Stopped in for drinks. Great staff - very friendly. Good selection of beers. Reasonably priced.

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Buffalo, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Good service, quite place with a decent lunch. Nothing really stands out on the menu but the shrimp was good.

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Binghamton, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

After our visit to Boldt Castle we ate at The Brass Tacks 27James St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-1340 phone 315-482-9805. The waitress was very courteous and efficient with our group of six. All meals were cooked to our liking and were delicious.The prices were reasonable food was good we enjoyed our visit here. When you visit Alexandria Bay NY why... More 

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Franklinville, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The waitress that we had was excellent. My kids loved that they could play with legos and color while waiting for our food. The food was pretty good. The kids menu didn't have very many choices, however. The worst part of our experience was that it was biker weekend, and so we had a very difficult time finding a place... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Enjoy watching tourists, then shopping before or after this great food experience. Staff is always pleasant. you generally don't have to wait for a table long, and you get to pick your own table

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New York Mills, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Food was awesome and affordable. Wait staff was very friendly and the place was very clean and welcoming !

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Address: 27James St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-1340
Phone Number: 315-482-9805
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Alexandria Bay
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 27James St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-1340
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Alexandria Bay
  • Phone Number: 315-482-9805

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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