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Gaffer Grille and Taproom

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58 West Market St, Corning, NY 14830
607.962.4649
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 45
    Excellent
  • 65
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Comfortable

I have been here many times for a business lunch. Food is always good but nothing real special. Room are quiet and suitable for business conversations. Prices are reasonable. Parking can be hard.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
buzzpe
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Niagara Falls NY
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
  • Entertaining clients
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
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153 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Niagara Falls NY
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48 reviews 48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I have been here many times for a business lunch. Food is always good but nothing real special. Room are quiet and suitable for business conversations. Prices are reasonable. Parking can be hard.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We met up with two other couples in Corning & decided to return once more to the Gaffer Grille for lunch. We were not disappointed. Our server was helpful & attentive. Two of the ladies had the daily special which was tomato soup and grilled sandwich. Two of the men choose the sirloin burgers with fries & two of us... More 

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Penn Yan, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We met friends for lunch - sat in the back room where it was quite quiet so we could carry on a conversation and catch up. Great many beers on tap - good lunch offerings, tasty. Great location right on bustling Market Street in downtown Corning where the entire street is walkable.

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Corning, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Always enjoy going to the Gaffer. Great beer selection. Food is good and the price is right for a mid-range American food restaurant.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We have been to the Gaffer many times in the past 5 years, majority of the times the food has been amazing. Recently in July 2014 I went with friends for my birthday, and the food was ok. I figured with it being a Friday night things were just thrown together. I didn't order anything extreme just chicken parmesan. Passing... More 

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Elmira, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

I recently went to the Gaffer for a dinner with 7 other people. We had reservations in advance which they happily honored. Service was adequate and out waiter was attentive to our table. Food was cooked perfect. No complaints from any of us (which is rare for a party our size). I was happy with the experience and would eat... More 

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Sayre, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

My wife and I have eaten at the Gaffer Grille on several occasion. We have been pleased with the food and service on each visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great well portioned meals with even better service. Our waiter was down to earth and very patron oriented. He made our great experience that much better.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Service here is terrible and the food mirrors the service. We stopped here for lunch and could barely get the wait staff's attention. Our food looked like it was thrown on the plate by someone who could not wait for their shift to be over - and it was not worth eating. I had the pumpkin bisque to start and... More 

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stoneboro
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This used to be one of our favorite places to eat in downtown Corning. Menu has become somewhat limited and prices have jumped substantially. Not sure I want to spend $35 for a fillet when I know other places that serve much better pieces of meat at 2/3 of that price. Their salmon also has become rather pricy for the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 58 West Market St, Corning, NY 14830
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Corning
  • Phone Number: 607.962.4649

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 24
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Entertaining clients, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Doing business
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?