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Effin Texas Bar

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Southwestern, Bar, Seafood, Barbecue, Hamburgers
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69 East Market Street, Corning, NY
607-962-6996
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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Visitor rating
  • 11
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A relaxing dinner with interesting displays

We visited the restaurant 30 minutes before their kitchen closed but were served promptly and enjoyed interacting with the waitress. I had one of their special turkey/brisket clubs and it was excellent. My wife especially enjoyed their onion rings.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
egbggill
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Long Island, New York
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Large groups
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Long Island, New York
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

We visited the restaurant 30 minutes before their kitchen closed but were served promptly and enjoyed interacting with the waitress. I had one of their special turkey/brisket clubs and it was excellent. My wife especially enjoyed their onion rings.

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Rochester, New York, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I had a Fish fry, it was not bad, my first one in about 20 yrs. They only offer battered Fish fry. The mack and cheese is very good, with bacon bits and homemade taste!! side salad was good, and The bar tender was very attentive. I went around 6 pm on a friday, not super busy. I enjoyed the... More 

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Dorset
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Great place to unwind after a difficult day. Beers on tap, great brisket beef, welcoming staff. Personally I would have liked the meat and beans hotter, and served on hot plates, but not a big deal - would go back again.

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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69 reviews 69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Effin is a nice and easy place for a beer and some down-to-earth food. The owner can tell cool stories about the music industry and I like the beers they serve. Altough Corning does not have a Hardrock Cafe you don´t miss it as Effin´s there !

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Dunnellon, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Very good food. The environment is more for adults without kids. For a time thy actually banned kids.

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EffinTexasBarGrill, Owner at Effin Texas Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting us and thank you for your feedback! When we first opened 3 years ago we brought the "big city" concept of super-serving adults only to Corning (16 years and older). It's something that was trending in larger metropolitan areas, and it was met with mixed reviews here in Corning. We had many people tell us they loved... More 

New York City, New York
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166 reviews 166 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Visited Effin Texas BBQ on the hotels recommendations and it was enjoyable! The ribs were good, burger was tasty and the rest of everyone meal was good!

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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35 reviews 35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

My husband and I each had one of their burgers and they were delicious. Nice atmosphere, friendly and attentive server. Prices were good. Would definitely recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Put simply, the food was delicious and while we didn't need anything extra from our server, he was quick, polite, and knew what he was doing so our experience was a close to perfect as possible. Highly recommended.

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Oswego, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

After running the "wine glass" 1/2 marathon I was lucky to find "Effin" while I waited for my friends who ran the full. My Burger was cooked to perfection and I really enjoyed talking to the owner who always made sure I was happy. Once my friends finished I brought them all back for drinks. The restaurant was fun, well... More 

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Pittston, Pennsylvania, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We went here with every intention of having a great time, but in all actuality it was ok. Nothing bad about the atmosphere other than the out right screaming from the downstairs bar when football was on, but that is expected in a bar setting. Overall was just an ok experience.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 69 East Market Street, Corning, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Corning
  • Phone Number: 607-962-6996

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 28
  • Cuisine: Southwestern, Bar, Seafood, Barbecue, Hamburgers

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Large groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?