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17 Main Street, Ballston Lake, NY 12019
+1 518-280-7959
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12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Wed 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Carney's Tavern has reopened under new ownership. Rising Star Chef Michael...
Carney's Tavern has reopened under new ownership. Rising Star Chef Michael Pallozzi invites you to see the renovations that were made to the historic building as well as the menu. Classic favorites such as French Onion soup, Veal Parmeasan as well Prime Rib specials. Surely there is something for everyone!
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
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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
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Hadn't been to Carney's since the new management, but after a newspaper review, we decided to give it a try, and are very happy that we did. Often it is just about the food, but Stephanie and Matt go out of their way to get to know you and make sure you are happy with your food and the service.... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Clifton Park, New York
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Ballston Lake, New York
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53 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I love this place! Its a bar and restaurant in an old rail stop type building, how can you go wrong? I like their food, but my wife not so much. Go and get a reuben and a beer and watch the game - thats what it is there for!

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Clifton Park, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Hadn't been to Carney's since the new management, but after a newspaper review, we decided to give it a try, and are very happy that we did. Often it is just about the food, but Stephanie and Matt go out of their way to get to know you and make sure you are happy with your food and the service.... More 

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Valley Falls, New York
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This was our first visit and it was worth the trip. Service was fast and friendly. Potato skins were excellent. I had the fish and chips. It was a very generous portion. The fish was flaky and delicious. I loved the batter and it wasn't too heavy. Fries were very good. We will definitely be back.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Cozy,friendly and favorite place for locals and others. Establishment has been around for a long time. Under the new owners the pub offers the expected Irish pub cuisine and some gourmet dishes by a very creative chef. There is usually music on the weekend and a fun friendly staff and atmosphere. This is the kind of place where the owners... More 

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Albany, New York
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60 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This location is one of those historic stage coach stops. Several restsurants and establishments have made this building home over the years. The previous restaurant had an Irish theme and was well liked in the community but the proprietors reached retirement and passed the torch. The new restauranteur is a hard working family man who opened his own place under... More 

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Schenectady, New York
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25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Carney' s Tavern is not just pub food it has a very nice variety of fine dining entrées. We have always gone there for casual fare but were pleasantly surprised when we tried their fine dining fare. We have visited several times and were not disappointed. Sauces delightful, nice presentation, loved the creamed polenta and beef prepared just as requested.... More 

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Scotia, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Stopped by after reviewing website for an anniversary lunch. Waitress greeted us and told us to sit where ever we'd like to. At the time there were 3 others tables seated. Waitress appeared to be also the bartender and hostess which made service very slow. Menu "looked" very nice...we ordered salad and soup and burgers. Guinness sign hung from bar... More 

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Burnt Hills, New York
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We just moved back to the Burnt Hills area and had not been to Carney's Tavern in a few years. Though the "old" Carney's Tavern had a well-earned reputation for being a good local pub the new Carney's Tavern has a new menu serving better cuisine at wonderful prices. Service was exemplary. We visited Carney's on a Saturday night and... More 

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Latham
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We had another wonderful dinner at Carney's. The food is excellent. Great value for the price. We had beef, scallops, burgers, hot turkey sandwich and appetizers. All of our food was outstanding. Sam Adams Octoberfest is on tap which made the night. The staff is very friendly, the restaurant is immaculate and the entertainment is awesome! Thank you Carney's for... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

eh........chicken cacciatore was quite strange ..very DRY as sauce was just tossed with the rest of the ingredients ..with only a few (4) thin strips of chicken. I think I counted 2 mushrooms and a few onion slices. This dish is mostly pasta. Wife's steak was just OK according to her. She couldn't eat the potatoes or vegetables as she... More 

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Additional Information about Carney's Tavern

Address: 17 Main Street, Ballston Lake, NY 12019
Phone Number: +1 518-280-7959
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ballston Lake
Open Hours:
Sunday 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $7 to $17
Cuisine: American, Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17 Main Street, Ballston Lake, NY 12019
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ballston Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 518-280-7959

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $7 to $17
  • Cuisine: American, Pub

Description

Carney's Tavern has reopened under new ownership. Rising Star Chef Michael Pallozzi invites you to see the renovations that were made to the historic building as well as the menu. Classic favorites such as French Onion soup, Veal Parmeasan as well Prime Rib specials. Surely there is something for everyone!
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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