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17 Main Street, Ballston Lake, NY 12019
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Price range: $10 - $20
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed - Thu 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
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!
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English first
Scotia, New York
1 review
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 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 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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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 via mobile

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 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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Schenectady, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

My husband and I had dinner here for the first time this evening. (Saturday) What a pleasant surprise. My first impression as I walked in the door was an acoustical guitarist singing some ballads and a nicely decorated quaint old establishment. The food we ordered was delicious and our waitress was very friendly and efficient. The entire visit for dinner... More 

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Bedford, Massachusetts
18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

On a recent visit with my mom KW and I were treated to dinner at Carney's Tavern. A nice young man was playing the guitar in the bar and we sat in the historic dinning room. We started with mussels and shrimp cocktail. KW and I split the scallops which were cooked to perfection. Mom had the poor mans surf... More 

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Voorheesville, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This restaurant is fast becoming our Sunday night family restaurant. There is something on the menu to appeal to all three generations and the food is great. The chef has come out, on each of our visits, to chat. The homemade pasta is so good and the fried pickles are amazing.

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Clifton Park, New York, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Had dinner on a Saturday night and really enjoyed our meals. The selections were great. Not just a pub menu. We were surprised by the upscale menu and they delivered!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Great food, terrific bar staff, enjoyable music entertainment, fun place to hang out! Will return often! I had the crab cake special a couple of times, delicious!

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Colonie, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 via mobile

What a treat. Was there on a Thursday and then again a week later on a Saturday with friends. If you like great food and music then this is your place. I met Matt who is one of the owners there who plays guitar and tends bar too. Super nice guy with the kind of personality an owner should have.... More 

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Additional Information about Carney's Tavern

Address: 17 Main Street, Ballston Lake, NY 12019
Phone Number: 518-952-7177
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ballston Lake
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 20
Cuisine: American

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