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Turf Tavern

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40 Mohawk Ave, Scotia, NY 12302-2597
(518) 393-3671
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good meal.

A group of us goes out to dinner once a month. It was "restaurant week" in Schenectady so we had the dinners from those choices. My chicken bruschetta was good but could have had a little more pesto. My husband had the prime rib, which he said was excellent. The Thai fried shrimp appetizer was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 13, 2015
Nell70
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Schenectady, New York
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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Niskayuna, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I love this restaurant. We've now been twice -- first time was a couple of months ago -- and I already consider it a local favorite. I think what I like about it most is the atmosphere and attitude: it doesn't try to be something it's not. It's easy going, warm and welcoming... and it serves delicious food. I get... More 

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Schenectady, New York
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8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

A group of us goes out to dinner once a month. It was "restaurant week" in Schenectady so we had the dinners from those choices. My chicken bruschetta was good but could have had a little more pesto. My husband had the prime rib, which he said was excellent. The Thai fried shrimp appetizer was excellent but could had a... More 

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Burnt Hills, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

My family and I visited the Turf Tavern a few weeks ago on a late Saturday evening. The service was excellent from the time we got there until we left. My daughter has food allergies and they were very willing to accommodate her needs. The food was excellent. I had a filet mignon and it was cooked perfectly. We will... More 

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Scotia, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I had a Great Dining expierience at the turf Tavern..The service was great and the food was outstanding. It Reminded me of my moms old home cooking..I'd highly recommend this restaurant.

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Scotia, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have eaten there several times and have always have a good meal. We were there on New Years Eve, we have a good meal but it was slow.

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Amsterdam, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

we went to the Turf for a family dinner and we were very happy. the food is delicious(filet and shrimp) and the service is wonderful. We always feel welcomed and treated special like we are family. My husband and I can't wait to go there for Valentines day for a special night out ! see you all there

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Galway, New York
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92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We had Sunday Dinner at the Turf in Scotia - I love the Shrimp Genovese (5) with rice - my husband had the Prime Rib with the shrimp -he has tried every time to get a baked potato and no luck - have to go with the potato of the day - which happen to be mashed - how hard... More 

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New York
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My wife,myself and another couple visited the Turf Tavern on New Years Eve and we were very disappointed. We have eaten at Turf many times and have been guest several times on New Years Eve so our expectations were high. This visit was a disaster. Our reservations were for 7:15 pm of which we arrived promptly. The hostess stated they... More 

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Pepperell, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Dad & I just got back from dinner @ Turf Tavern. It's been there a long time, and the inside is dated - but I'm not eating the decor :-) We each had a Sunday night special - I had salmon with spinach and rice, Dad had pork tenderloin with spinach and baked potato. They were each $14, and for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Always go to the Turf for special occasions. And as usual they didn't disappoint. Love their yearly special "2014". Appetizer, salad, main course and dessert all for $20.14. Staff and owners Tom and Maria are GREAT! Can't wait to go back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 40 Mohawk Ave, Scotia, NY 12302-2597
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Scotia
  • Phone Number: (518) 393-3671

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

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