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94 Orange Turnpike., Sloatsburg, NY
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Ranked #2 of 13 Restaurants in Sloatsburg
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Irish
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  • English first
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English first
Mahwah, New Jersey
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We arrived at Characters for a late lunch/early dinner after an 8+ mile hike. We called ahead to let them know that we would be a party of 20. When we got there the table was ready and we were promptly seated. The waitress was very attentive; she even gave us individual checks. They took our food and drink orders... More

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NY
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Characters is always good. From the pizza to the steak sandwich to the Characters Signature Burger, the food is fresh, reliable and always good. Also love the Caesar Salad with either shrimp or chicken, either choice is good. The staff is great, especially Jimmy Fox and Gabe, the two bartenders. If you eat in the bar area, they usually take... More

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Monroe, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

An unlikely combination...but authentically Irish. Do not order anything else. You can but start there. Place needs a makeover...but I guess good food trumps the dreary, unwieldy restaurant layout. Bar it's always hoping..eclectic crowd...much better than the place down the road.

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ny
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

Food always consistent and service very attentive. One other reviewer commented video games in middle of restaurant - this is in correct. There are two games behind wall away from tables. Children should be supervised by their family not place of business. Characters is a comfortable place to get comfort food

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Long Island
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

After a long day of snowshoeing we were starved - and decided to eat at the 1st place we came to - and were glad we did. I cannot report on anything more than the burgers since thats what the 3 of us had - but we were all very happy with them. The waitress was very nice and we... More

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New York City, New York
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35 reviews 35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

We went there when it first opened an did not have a good experience so we did not go back. But over the years people told us how good the food was so we went back twice with no issues. Somehow we did not feel the desire to dine there when other options were available. It did not draw us... More

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Sarasota,Florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

After a less than wonderful experience during our last visit, we found that we were pleasantly surprised to find that our meal was wonderful this time. The waitress was very good and the quality of the food was excellent. We had been hearing good report about the restaurant and decided to give it another try. We are glad we did.

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Sloatsburg, New York
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

In addition to the normal fare, you will have the opportunity to enjoy Fish N Chips, Shepherd's Pie, Chicken Pot Pie, Bangars and Mash and a traditional dessert. Jennie and her staff go out of their way to make you feel at home. Worth the visit.

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013 via mobile

Stopped by for a bite & a pint on St. Patrick's Day. Figured Irish pub how could you go wrong. Corned beef & cabbage $18, Shepards pie $17. They offered no soda bread. I opted for a corned beef sandwich. The bread was toasted and the sandwich was skimpy. Not worth the price. Next time I'll stay home and make... More

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Berkeley Heights, New Jersey
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287 reviews 287 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Along the main drag that is Orange Turnpike is a 100+ year old inn and restaurant called Character's. Great place for good food, fast service, in a cozy atmosphere. We stopped there after going through the 7 lake park area and the burgers we had were great. There were only two styles of burgers on the short menu but you... More

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Additional Information about Characters

Address: 94 Orange Turnpike., Sloatsburg, NY
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Sloatsburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Irish

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