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2128 Doubleday Avenue, Ballston Spa, NY
518-884-2926
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9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wed - Thu 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 27
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Surprisingly good restaurant in an unexpected place

Friends brought us to this restaurant for dinner after a day at the Saratoga track. While the restaurant appeared to be a fairly typical small town road house from the outside, the menu and service truly distinguished it. The menu features local produce and meat products and provides a number of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
DelmarSam
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Delmar, New York
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Cohoes, New York
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51 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

First time at Fifty South and we will definitely be going back. We had a Living Social deal which covered 1 appetizer, two entrees, two glasses of wine and a dessert for two people. Complimentary homemade potato "chips" with olive tapenade was a tasty start. We then had the Spicy Calamari appetizer with sweet chili thai sauce. It was absolutely... More 

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Mechanicville, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

The veggie pot stickers were blackened. The vegetarian entree wasn't that great either. The lady who served us wasn't that attentive.

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Delmar, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Friends brought us to this restaurant for dinner after a day at the Saratoga track. While the restaurant appeared to be a fairly typical small town road house from the outside, the menu and service truly distinguished it. The menu features local produce and meat products and provides a number of interesting vegan and vegetarian options. The service was exceedingly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

My daughter has Celiac's Disease, and can not eat even the smallest amount of gluten. This restaurant understands this and has a certified gluten free kitchen. The food is excellent and the staff is knowledgeable. Fresh local products are used which is great for the area economy. There is a regular menu, and a menu of daily specials. The majority... More 

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Akron, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Four adults and one ravenous teen made the experience interesting. There were less than twenty people in the restaurant and the wait time was inexplicable. All of the food was good but I think the kitchen staff was out back fishing for the three orders of salmon. Probably about an hour before we were served our entrées and the server... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Family and I went to Fifty South last night and it was the best meal I have had in the Saratoga Region in a very long time. Everything we ordered was excellent from the tuna app to the duck entree. I'm glad I found this restaurant as I am always on the hunt for a great restaurant in the area.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

What happened to this place? We went for breakfast yesterday -- 4 adults and 3 kids. Breakfast - one hour and ten minutes of waiting before we were served. Did I mention there were 3 kids at the table? Food was warm. We wont be returning. I was about ready to step in the kitchen and break some eggs myself.... More 

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Bethel, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I was in upstate NY visiting my Inlaws in Glens Falls, and googled "Gluten Free restaurants in Albany NY area" since my wife does not tollerate gluten. Several restaurants came up, but usually what you find is a place that has gluten free pizza, or just uses gluten free pasta with the regular menu. That is not the case here... More 

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Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

For a family dinner during our weekend visit, our kids took us to Fifty South Restaurant. We were seated quickly we enjoyed the peaceful atmosphere that individual rooms created. Service was excellent, we like and support the 'farm-to-table' orientation, and the four quite different entrees we ordered were each very satisfactory and of good value.

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North of Boston
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We were in the area for one Friday night and the hotelier recommended this place. When we arrived, about 7:30pm, we were a bit surprised by how quiet the place was. Probably has about 20-25 tables, not sure about the bar, and only 4 or 5 were occupied on a Friday evening. The wait staff are very friendly, but it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2128 Doubleday Avenue, Ballston Spa, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ballston Spa
  • Phone Number: 518-884-2926

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 to 20
  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?