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56 Glenwood Ave, Binghamton, NY 13905-1937
607-729-9201
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11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 15
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  • 14
    Very good
  • 8
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  • 5
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
DINNER AT SHARKEY'S

Went on a dinner date to Sharkey's with my wife and my brother and his wife and kids. First let me state one thing out of the gate. This restaurant's decor is old, very old, but clean. So if you are the type of person worried about that, this place is not for you. With that aside we had several... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
Vincent C
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Endicott, New York
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This time, my husband took a trip.down memory lane and enjoyed the fabulous pork spiedies sandwich. It was as good as he remembered from 35 years ago, when he first ate at Sharkeys. He brought me here in the late 80's to introduce me to whatever a spiedies was, as I had heard all about it. This trip, I really... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

The clams are exceptional here however that is not what we ordered this time. We were craving spiedie's and city chicken, both were average at best. There are other local places where both are done much better. Most of what we had was fried, dried out and more like average bar food. We left disappointed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Someone wrote that Sharkey's is old. That is an under statement. I first started going there in the 60's and for the most part the interior is exactly the same as it was back then. I confess I have always liked their pizza. While not quite as good as it was in the 60's and 70's it is still pretty... More 

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Endicott, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Went on a dinner date to Sharkey's with my wife and my brother and his wife and kids. First let me state one thing out of the gate. This restaurant's decor is old, very old, but clean. So if you are the type of person worried about that, this place is not for you. With that aside we had several... More 

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prague
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We recently stopped at Sharkey's after visiting relatives in Binghamton. This was our go-to place many, many years ago for clams and spiedies, and I was very excited to be back. The building appeared to be exactly the same - meaning it is now very decrepit, but in a good funky way. Some in our party ordered halupkis and pierogis,... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

You are absolutely correct about Sharkey's -- the once-vaunted spiedies aren't what they used to be. I was there summer of 2012 and had much the same experience, Bo. The better spiedies in town are at Lupo's in Endicott, S&S on upper Court Street (I believe Lupos and S&S are owned by the same family) and even a few other... More 

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Washington, DC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Born and raised in "Bimington", Sharkey's is an institution. It is the same now as it was almost 50 years ago when my parents would come here after a Saturday night out to load up on spiedies and steamed clams. As a teen, I spent many a Friday and/or Saturday night in the darkened booths in the back munching on... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Go to Sharkey's to dive into the feel of Native Binghamtonians. It is delicious food, great prices, and simple atmosphere. Don't expect fancy. Don't expect catering service to your whim. And please don't hinge your hopes of a perfect special occasion here. My husband claims the pork spiedie was the best he has tasted. Simply marinated pork served on a... More 

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

I grew up in this town, so there's always a "rose-coloured glasses" patina to this place, but after living in San Francisco for the last 30 years, I still stop in whenever I visit the Southern Tier. Their spiedies (look it up) are still quite good, the raw and steamed clams are fresh, tasty and quite the value at $5-something... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I started going to Sharkey's in 1965, when I started college at Harpur College (now S.U.N.Y.) For a buck, you could--back then--have two spiedies and two bottles of Little Jenny, small bottles of Genesee Beer, often called panther piss. But it washed down the spiedies pretty well, was cheap, wouldn't get you drunk for the trip back to campus if... More 

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Additional Information about Sharkey's Restaurant

Address: 56 Glenwood Ave, Binghamton, NY 13905-1937
Phone Number: 607-729-9201
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Binghamton
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Average Prices: USD 15
Cuisine: American, European

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 56 Glenwood Ave, Binghamton, NY 13905-1937
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Binghamton
  • Phone Number: 607-729-9201

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Cuisine: American, European
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 1:00 am

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