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Gaffney's Restaurant

16 Caroline St Ste 1, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
(518) 587-7359
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Saratoga Springs, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

My daughter and I had lunch here. We sat on the patio, which was nice. The waitress told us we had to wait to be seated even though there were tables available and she was the only waitress working. She made us stand there while she took an order and THEN told us to sit where we liked. The food... More 

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144 reviews 144 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

There is a sour beer smell in the main inside bar that reminds me of late night college. That room is also drab and a bit down trodden. The side room is basically a pretty solarium and newly decorated. The garden can be nice or it can get too crowded. But they tend to have good music venues. Wings are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

I typically eat at Gaffney's about once a week. Great service and atmosphere, and very reasonable pricing for the quality of food you're getting. I am not one to stray from my normal of the southwestern chicken panini, but today an item on the brunch specials menu caught my eye and I had to order it. I am sure happy... More 

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Avon, Ohio
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95 reviews 95 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I have been to Gaffneys many times since 1980 (I go to the races a few days every year) and it is always consistent. Was there the last Wednesday night of racing season and food and service was very good. We sat outside and my only "complaint" is the band was a little loud. It was hard to hold a... More 

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Rochester, NY
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Had a great meal at Gaffney's on our vacation. They have outdoor seating with music on certain nights during racing season. Excellent menu choice, from light inexpensive meals to more costly full course choices. The food and service is excellent.

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

I grew up in Saratoga and spent many many summers there as well as a lot of time both at the track and also celebrating afterwards. We ALWAYS made Gaffneys our primary destination after a day of betting. Sure we hit a few other Caroline St locations before and after, but the majority of our time was spent here. Why?... More 

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Surf Side, Texas
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187 reviews 187 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

There were only 2 wait staff but the mussels were yummy and the drafts were cold. Grilled cheese suited the toddlers. The French fries had shaved sea salt--- sooooo good. We sat in front deck and did a bit of people watching.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Although SIRSY has relocated to Gaffney's for Sunday nights for track season, the food at Gaffney's is another reason to stop by. Friendly service, very reasonable prices, and good food and drinks. The garden can be impassable on some nights, especially Saturdays. We had the best time on Sunday with the "Little Band. Big Sound." (Boston Globe, Boston, MA quote,... More 

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fishkill, ny
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107 reviews 107 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My friends and I had been going to another local spot after the races for years. We recently decided to try Gaffneys as a change. We had been there years ago and became a little bored with it. Our return was pleasantly a surprise. The wait staff was great. The outdoor covered patio was airy and there was a band... More 

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New York City, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Sat outside, had some drinks and listened to a local band. Very nice, give it a try. Very nice service and calm group, no wild bar scene here.

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Additional Information about Gaffney's Restaurant

Address: 16 Caroline St Ste 1, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone Number: (518) 587-7359
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saratoga Springs
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 11:00 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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