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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

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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
Gracious service, excellent food, reasonable prices

Although the decor is a bit dated and could use an upgrade the service and food at reasonable prices make this place a winner. Have dined there several times and never been disappointed. It's not a trendy sports bar scene but rather dining you would like it to be -- attentive service, well prepared... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2012
Old_Tyme_Farmer
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Mohawk Valley
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  • Large groups
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Schenectady, New York
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84 reviews 84 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2012

The Turf has been around for decades, but their menu keeps evolving. There are also some bargains. We happened to visit on a "Ten-dollar Tuesday," with three featured entrees for ten dollars each. I tried the chicken Wellington -- a chicken breast in puff pastry. Very nice. We also had an appetizer plate, with shrimp, crabcakes, and deep fried artichokes,... More 

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Mohawk Valley
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

Although the decor is a bit dated and could use an upgrade the service and food at reasonable prices make this place a winner. Have dined there several times and never been disappointed. It's not a trendy sports bar scene but rather dining you would like it to be -- attentive service, well prepared food, easy on the wallet. I... More 

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Chatham, NY
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Stopped in while in the area not knowing anything about the restaurant. Outside was recently redone, inside rather dated but clean. There were a myriads of Deals, Specials, etc. but we ordered from the menu. The tabletop for two was rather cramped especially when a wine chiller was added. Server was quite pleasant but difficult to get her attention. We... More 

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schenectady
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2012

We had a wonderful dinner from their special 2012 menu. Every thing was prepared so well, the service was excellent and the home made raspberry walnut dressing was a nice touch. A little gem in Scotia, worth the trip.

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Scotia, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

We went with a group of 8. We had the Entertainment card. When the server told us of the special, which was a 4 course meal for $20.12 but we could not use the entertainment card. I was going to fore go the card with my wife, but she said with the entertainment card we could not have separate checks!... More 

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Albany, New York
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83 reviews 83 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

We ate here on a whim during Schenectady's Restaurant Week. What an unexpected, pleasant surprise! The food and service were both very good. No complaints at all. We feel rather foolish for driving past this place FOR YEARS and not trying it out until now. We'll be back soon. Their mid-week specials sound like a good deal.

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Scotia, New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

Discovered this restaurant a few years ago, and have eaten here many times, with spouse, with large groups, for parties, catered events, and food is consistently good. Prices are excellent as are the weekly specials.

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Upstate New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

My husband & I and my inlaws had dinner Friday night at the Turf. We've dined there often and have never been disappointed. Everything on the menu that we have ever ordered has been superb. My ultimate favorite is the Veal Savannah. (You can also get the Savannah with Chicken if you prefer.) The Savannah is medallions of veal, (or... More 

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Round Lake, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

The appearance outside looked like nice resteraunt. Inside, it's not modern, or well lit, and the food was.. adequate. I was most disappointed because the insides didn't match the outward appearance.

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Scotia, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2012

We went on Tuesday for their $10 Tuesdays deal. They have different "deals" during the week. There are only a few choices for this, but we have always found something we liked. We went with friends who also partook in this deal. If you stick with the deal you can get out cheaply. We always get drinks and dessert so... 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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