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Dark Horse Tavern

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American, International, Pub
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4312 E. Genesee St., DeWitt, NY 13214-2122
(315) 446-2072
Today
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 20
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 1
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  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
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
Local Favorite

What a treat! If we had run into it by chance, we'd would have never gone in! Someone at our hotel suggested it and we were delighted with the service and the incredibly fresh food. It is dark in there, and very crowded, but we'd go again and again if we lived in the Syracuse area! Italian food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 10, 2015
Barb S
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McCormick, South Carolina
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McCormick, South Carolina
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

What a treat! If we had run into it by chance, we'd would have never gone in! Someone at our hotel suggested it and we were delighted with the service and the incredibly fresh food. It is dark in there, and very crowded, but we'd go again and again if we lived in the Syracuse area! Italian food at its... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This is a comfortable place you can go by yourself and eat/drink at the bar or with others. You can grab a burger or salad or have the option of a higher-end entree. Service was attentive and efficient. Back dining area was full so we had to wait for a table after giving our name to the bartender. We had... More 

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Syracuse, New York, United States
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Great atmosphere. Good selection of beer and wines. Anything grilled is good. The bar is nice and the place is rather small but it works. Call ahead or just be prepared to wait.

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East Syracuse, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Went in for a bite to eat sat at the bar . Good crowd but smaller place . Guy next to me was over served and very annoying . Bartender gave him another drink . I got a Captain Morgan and coke and waited 8 minutes for them to get a new bottle . When I got my drink didn't... More 

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Palm City, FL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Thanks to local knowledge I wound up having dinner at the Dark Horse Tavern. It's in a nondescript strip mall. You'd never suspect from its location or outside appearance how special this place is. There were four of us, and all the meals were delicious. The food there is obviously made with fresh ingredients. The service was excellent and delivered... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Always great food in this cozy neighborhood bar and restaurant. This popular restaurant has a good crowd every day. I think they have the best french onion soup in Syracuse.

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New York
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32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This was our first time patronizing this place. Excellent from beginning to end! Happy Hour was fun with a FREE home made appetizer included. Yummy! We met up with some friends and enjoyed delicious dinners and desserts. The prices were reasonable, too. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Clean and welcoming, to say the least. All of us will... More 

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Forestport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We were looking for an off the beaten path place to eat after the SU DUKE game and found this GREAT place to eat and drink. GREAT service in a packed place. All 4 of us had a different item and we are loved our choices. My lamb pops topped with scallops were so yummy. Love the concept of 1/2... More 

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Cortland, New York
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96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Just had a GREAT drinking/dining experience at the Dark Horse!! We arrived on a Friday night, around 6:30--they do not take reservations--to a packed house! The bar area was full of happy people, and after getting our name on the dining list, we JOINED them!! I LOVE a busy bar, with a good wine and beer selection, and the DarkHorse... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The Dark Horse never fails to please. We were here mid-week which gave a welcome relief from the packed house that this restaurant usually has. Took our two teenagers here for my birthday dinner and everyone left raving about their meal. Won't be our last visit!

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Additional Information about Dark Horse Tavern

Address: 4312 E. Genesee St., DeWitt, NY 13214-2122
Phone Number: (315) 446-2072
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  DeWitt
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American, International, Pub

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4312 E. Genesee St., DeWitt, NY 13214-2122
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  DeWitt
  • Phone Number: (315) 446-2072

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, International, Pub
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?