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First Crush Bistro

32 Market Street, Corner of Elm & Market, Potsdam, NY 13676
+1 315-265-9463
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Ranked #2 of 40 Restaurants in Potsdam
Price range: $7 - $18
Hours:
Mon - Tue 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wed - Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary, Eclectic, Café, Bistro
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English first
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I enjoyed this place. We has soup and sandwiches in a very nice atmosphere. The tomato basil soup was excellent, chunky with tomatoes and perfect for the cold dank day that brought us in. The Huntington Beach sandwich was also a great complement to the soup, turkey, avocado, roasted red peppers with mayo on great bread. We came in late... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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80 reviews 80 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

Though the choices may seem limited in the Potsdam/Canton area, First Crush is a really great choice and a damned good meal. Stopped by last week for lunch. Fifth visit. It was a rainy Saturday afternoon but the place was still full. Great sign! Had a "Thanksgiving" panini -- turkey, stuffing, cranberry and gravy on a roll -- I mean... More 

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New York
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169 reviews 169 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

I stopped here after reading the reviews and i'm glad I did! It's not very big inside, but it has a lot of style and is very cozy. The waitress was really sweet and offered some great suggestions. I started off with a Caramel macchiato. I ordered a cup of the soup, which was a type of spicy chili. It... More 

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Potsdam, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

First Crush is a great little local bistro for breakfast, lunch or dinner. My favorite for breakfast is Briebagelicious; quiche and small salad for lunch; tapas for dinner with wine.

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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65 reviews 65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We had to waste some time in downtown Potsdam, which is very hard to do, and we came across this charming restaurant. The menu is quite eclectic with something for everyone. Decent portion sizes and a good value all for beautifully prepared fresh food. We loved what we ordered, and the service was excellent. I can't wait to go back... More 

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We travel to Potsdam a few times per year and always make a point to stop by "The Crush". The menu is always changing with fresh new takes on old favorites. Exciting appetizers as well as an extensive wine list get you started while the main course keeps you coming back for more. The kitchen is super accommodating with special... More 

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Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Went during lunch, great service, very prompt. Food was excellent, had the chicken chipotle salad. Very fresh, the panini was also great. The Chocolate torte, awesome. Very reasonable prices, will definitely return.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Some coworkers and I ordered food. We paid in advance. They did not deliver the panini I ordered. When we called them on it, they refused to bring me the panini. They also refused to issue a refund for the charge. I would not recommend placing an order with this company.

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geralynbarney, Owner at First Crush Bistro, responded to this review

I am the owner of First Crush in Potsdam. I would like to address the comment made by the person that stated we were dishonest. Anyone that has been to my restaurant knows that we get incredibly busy on a daily basis. There is a reason for that, we are good. I have amazing staff that prepares wonderful food using... More 

Concord, New Hampshire
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90 reviews 90 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

We stopped in while traveling through the area absolutley loved it. It is small place with charming decor and wonderful service. Our waiter was terrific and offered thoughtful recommendations. We both loved our sandwiches they were delicious and creative. The sandwiches were just enough so you were full, but not stuffed, the chips were great. We split a dessert and... More 

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Marcellus, New York
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

Been trying to get here for a year as I have a student at St. Lawrence. Finally made it and what a treat! Breakfast, lunch or dinner, you cannot go wrong. Staff is fabulous, friendly and professional. Everything is creative, fresh and amazing. Keep it coming. Beth Wright-Seeley

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Additional Information about First Crush Bistro

Address: 32 Market Street, Corner of Elm & Market, Potsdam, NY 13676
Phone Number: +1 315-265-9463
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  St. Lawrence County  >  Potsdam
Open Hours:
Monday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 18
Cuisine: Contemporary, Eclectic, Café, Bistro

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