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Turf Tavern

40 Mohawk Ave, Scotia, NY 12302-2597
(518) 393-3671
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Ranked #2 of 32 restaurants in Scotia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Palm Coast, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

I recently stopped at the Turf Tavern with 9 friends and family on the way back from the track. I was so pleased with my steak that I sampled 4 other meals and all were excellent. I asked to speak with the chef and hostess Tom & Maria Gallant. Even though the restaurant was busy they spent a few minutes... More

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Rexford, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We went with a group of gal pals to the Turf. It was quite busy, but got a nice round table so we could all chat. .Our waitress Mia was wonderful. She explained the free wine Wednesday and most of us took advantage of this. I had the lobster mac and cheese. It was wonderful. They were accomidating in the... More

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Scotia, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Lovely dining room, appetizers are yummy and meals well prepared. Service is attentive. Menu prices are very reasonable.

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Sharon Springs
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Thought this would be a nice place to take my mother, but that was the worse decision ever. They sat my mother in the corner of the room, literally. I had to move each time my mother left the table to go to the brunch buffet due to the over crowding of the room, despite the required reservations. The food... More

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Albany, NY
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

This was our first visit to Turf Tavern and were very impressed with both the food and the exceptional service. We arrived at 7:30 on a week night and were immediately seated in the dining room. There are linen tablecloths and a romantic atmosphere. We had a 15% or 20% off coupon, based on our total charge. Our waitress was... More

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Albany, NY
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103 reviews 103 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Scotia is a bit of a drive for us but we manage to pay a visit to this restaurant a couple times per year. It remains consistant in quality, portion size and good pricing. My crab cake appetizer was delicious as was my wife's potato soap. Salads were fresh with a tasty blue cheese dressing. The seafood fra diavlo I... More

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Scotia, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The Turf Tavern has been a Scotia staple for years. The food, especially the Shrimp Nicole appetizer and the filet mignon are always wonderful and cooked to perfection! The portions are more than adequate and the timing between courses never feels rushed. They also have a $20.14 menu with a nice choice of appetizers, entrees and desserts if you're very... More

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Burnt Hills, New York
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66 reviews 66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

After receiving a $10 off coupon, my wife and I tried the Turf Tavern for dinner on my birthday. We were seated immediately, and the waitress quickly took our drink order, while we mulled appetizers and dinners. I had the French onion soup, which was excellent, with a healthy portion and good cheese. My wife opted for crab stuffed portobello,... More

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albany
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I stopped by the Turf Tavern for the first time on a Saturday before seeing a movie at the Scotia Theatre. I sat at the bar which seats about 10 people. The restaurant offers a 4 course, $20.14 menu 6 nights a week; I had salmon/sweet potato cakes for the first course. A nice garden salad followed. My entrée was... More

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Scotia, New York
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76 reviews 76 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Owners Tom and Maria have consistantly offered fine food and service for many years. In addition to dining there fairly frequently for dinner or special occasions, I also visit there weekly for our local Scotia Rotary Club luncheon meetings and find them exceptional. Our regular waiter, Matt, is warm, friendly and right on top of whatever we need. This restaurant... More

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