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Doug's Fish Fry

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206 West Rd, Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 753-9184
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great fish and rings

Stopped here for supper. Very friendly staff and owner. The fish was done perfectly. Crispy on the outsideof and moist inside. Onion ring were near perfect. The dinners came with lots of french fries but they need improvement. They were soggy and cold.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Stopped here for supper. Very friendly staff and owner. The fish was done perfectly. Crispy on the outsideof and moist inside. Onion ring were near perfect. The dinners came with lots of french fries but they need improvement. They were soggy and cold.

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Tully, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

It's tough to find good help these days, but owner Mark Braun and his longtime managers Eric and Liz know how to do it! Good recruitment and selection, followed by great training in the "Doug's" way ensures an always enjoyable visit. Oh, yeah. The food ain't too bad neither! Adding some delicious new entree items like the lobster roll and... More 

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Cortland, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Finding a good fish fry was hard to do when I moved to this town, until I found Doug's! Always fresh and cooked perfectly.

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Waco, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Doug's has the freshest fish, most delicious fish sandwich and most tasty tartar sauce ever! I love Doug's.

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Cortland, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I'm not a fish lover and Doug's serves the only fish fry that I will eat anywhere. The fish is always fresh, lightly breaded and fried in peanut oil so it has a light and delicate flavor and is never greasy. Their shrimp and scallops are also delicious and so is their chicken. We also go to Doug's for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Doug's Fish Fry is a favorite of ours (and if a lot of Cortland residents, I suspect) but this was our first try at their lobster rolls, because the L.R. are only available on Saturdays and Sundays. Ours were delicious! A grilled hoagie roll - not a huge one, just a nice size - with butter and a hint of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

As visitors to Ithaca, we decided to road trip to Cortland just to try Doug's Fish Fry. The drive was enjoyable and the restaurant experience perfect for our family. There are so many reviews of this restaurant, I don't want to be redundant. Here are my favorite things: Clam strips (fresh and plentiful) cooked to perfection; great cocktail and tarter... More 

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Cortland, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Very good food. It is always consistent and never bad. The portion sizes are large. Very good homemade tartar sauce. If you like a good fish fry, this is the place. Never any bones either!! They also are very supportive of their community, with fundraisers. Bonus: they have the best sundaes and ice cream. Enjoy!!

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Cortland, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We haven't stopped at Doug's in at least a year or two. But we had a hankering for take-out fish and we're so glad we went to Doug's. The fried fish was outstanding--really clean fry, light batter, and white, delicious fish. Yum!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

After scouring Cortland for a decent place to dine, we ended up here, which was surprisingly good. The staff is friendly and efficient. My wife had an order of fried shrimp, I had the fish sandwich which came with generous portions of fish fillets, freshly-cut fries and cole slaw. All were cooked to perfection. Good stuff! And, if you happen... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 206 West Rd, Cortland, NY 13045
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Cortland
  • Phone Number: (607) 753-9184

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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 - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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