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Dark Horse Tavern

4312 E. Genesee St., DeWitt, NY 13214-2122
(315) 446-2072
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Ranked #2 of 16 Restaurants in DeWitt
Price range: $0 - $20
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Mon - Tue 11:30 am - 1:00 am
Wed - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: American, Eclectic, International
Most recent review
- Sep 3, 2014
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English first
DeWitt, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Good menu, good service, great food. The facility felt a little crowded at first but we became used to the cosy feeling.

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NY State
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

When we arrived at 6:45 on a Wednesday, the place was packed. It's in a small strip plaza that we missed at first. We had a dickens of a time finding a place to park and once we got inside, we knew why. We waited at the bar for about 30 minutes for a table. During that time, we were... More

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New York
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I've been to this tavern several times and am never disappointed. The food is delicious and the atmosphere is fun. It's very small so get there early if you want a seat! The wait staff works together which is nice. You can ask anyone if you need something and they are more than happy to comply. Andrew served us the... More

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Clearwater, Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I grew up in DeWitt when Dark Horse was The Dark Room. Quite a change! Dark horse has a great bistro/bar feeling. The main dining room is separate from the bar. There is the happy hum of people, but not annoying. I ordered the eggplant Napoleon. It was traditional eggplant parmesan, also with spinach and zucchini layered in. It was... More

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Syracuse, NY
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126 reviews 126 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The Dark Horse Tavern is a very unassuming bar and restaurant located in a strip mall on a busy road. The food is always good, however, with a mix of regulars and occasional diners. The atmosphere is noisy since the tables surround the bar. On a recent visit, we enjoyed friendly service and a very good meal of eggplant napoleon,... More

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DeWitt, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

We came for a business lunch and arrived to a packed house. While waiting for a table at the bar the bartender kept us in the loop as to when we would be seated. Other people showed up but the staff kept track, and we were taken in order, always a nice touch and an indication of how well the... More

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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

I have been to the Darkhorse many times to eat and every time had a good meal. The service is always good and the help always friendly. They also always have great daily specials. This is the perfect place to stop for a quick bite to eat or a nice meal.

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Oswego, NY
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014 via mobile

Date night last night, I had the pork ribeye (best pork ribeye I've ever had) my wife had the bacon/maple salmon whichever as excellent as well. Desserts were to die for, wife had the chocolate PB pie and I had the junk in the trunk chocolate cake...both were enough for two. Excellent meal, can't wait to go back!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

My boyfriend and I had our first date here and I really liked it! Although it does get easily packed with not much space to stand and wait, it still holds it standards of great food! I love the atmosphere!

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B'ham
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

What a great little "find" in East Syracuse. I'm always on the lookout for quality local establishments and this place hits the mark. As previously stated in other reviews, it is small and you will wait for a table in the evening. However, the food is top-notch and the service is good considering the quantity of customers crammed into this... More

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