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Turf Tavern

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40 Mohawk Ave, Scotia, NY 12302-2597
(518) 393-3671
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Quiet Restaurant

My husband and I were returning home from a trip and were tired, this was a very nice quiet restaurant, enjoyed the fact no patrons was boisterous and obnoxious. I enjoyed the dinner more due to this. We ordered their special appetizer Platter, with bacon wrapped shrimp (they were Large). It also... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
Rosanne F
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Watertown, New York
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  • Large groups
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English first
Scotia, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

My wife and I have lived in Scotia for over 15 years now. We’ve been to the Turf Tavern only a handful of times – mostly for sports related banquets or showers. We decided to give them a try in the restaurant this week since we purchased a LivingSocial coupon. When we arrived in the restaurant there was an immediate... More 

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Rock Hill, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The Turf Tavern is classy yet comfortable. The menu offers a wide variety of steak, pork, fish, shellfish, pasta and desserts. We have tried everything from the Prime Rib, salmon, broiled scrod, stuffed pork loin, to the cheesy/creamy casserole of scallops and seafood! A great variety and all well prepared! Dessert are decadent as well and various specialties are always... More 

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Watertown, New York
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10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

My husband and I were returning home from a trip and were tired, this was a very nice quiet restaurant, enjoyed the fact no patrons was boisterous and obnoxious. I enjoyed the dinner more due to this. We ordered their special appetizer Platter, with bacon wrapped shrimp (they were Large). It also had a large stuffed mushroom and 2 slices... More 

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Niskayuna, New York
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83 reviews 83 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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
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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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22 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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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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273 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 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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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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