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Joel's Front Yard Steak House

5548 State Route 31, Verona, NY 13478
(315) 363-5529
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English first
New York, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

So, this was my husband and my second time at Stampede. The first time my steak was thin and baked potato was over cooked. We decided to try it again; my 8oz NY Strip was very thin and my baked potato was over cooked again! And the fresh bread sticks, were far from being fresh. I do have to say,... More

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Syracuse, New York
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66 reviews 66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Stopped at Stampede for lunch today. (Formerly Joel's Steakhouse). Completely remodeled inside. Smartest thing I've ever seen in a bar/restaurant - there is a ladies restroom and a unisex restroom. Should solve the problem of the long line ladies! The beef was excellent. I had the london broil sandwich with demi glace gravy and my husband had the prime rib... More

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Syracuse, NY
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We stopped last night for "wing night". From what I hear, the place is usually packed, but last night, it wasn't so busy (it was snowing pretty hard). They were well-staffed and the staff was friendly, knowledgeable and attentive. We ordered the house wings, which is pretty much an "everything" wing and a house salad. The salad was big and... More

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EU
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

Not impressed... Service very slow and staff inattentive. We ordered 2 meals the special shrimp and scallops which was soaked with oil from the cheese used and poorly presented. A burger which consisted of a 8 oz patty on a bun, nothing else.... The key to success in the restaurant business is attentive staff, good quality food properly prepared and... More

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Connecticut
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The atmosphere was right out of the Urban Cowboy without the mechanical bull. The steak was fresh and prepared right and the drinks even better. I stayed in the bar area which had a live band on Wednesday

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Utica, New York
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59 reviews 59 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Great place to get a descent steak. Prime rib was cooked to perfection. Don't get the oysters. $10 for six may seem like a bargain, but they were the smallest I've ever been served. This is the old Joel's steakhouse. Its cleaned up a lot but the service was terrible.

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Syracuse, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

New name, still good food. Nice crisp salad. The place is known for steak and delivers. Very tender meat, very flavorful. Great service, attentive server. A good experience.

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Zephyrhills, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I just don't understand for a steakhouse to serve drinks in old plastic pepsi glasses tea tasted like it was instant Onion rings were half cooked had to be sent back no flavor but to Charge $30 for prime rib or a steak you should get some class and use real Glass

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Norton, Massachusetts
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is now Stampede Steak House. The steak was brought to the table with the corners burned(which was fat)but a good restaurant would have cut it off and not served it like that. It comes with only one side and everything else is Ala Carte. Neither bread nor rolls were served. The room we were in was exceptionally cool,several patrons... More

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Duanesburg, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We've traveled past this place for 30 years and never stopped. Yes, the name is changing and under new management, and I'm not able to compare to previous management. We had no idea what to expect. After reading the reviews here we decided to give it a go. The hostess indicated that they had a reunion going on and 2... More

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Additional Information about Joel's Front Yard Steak House

Address: 5548 State Route 31, Verona, NY 13478
Phone Number: (315) 363-5529
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Verona
Cuisine: Steakhouse

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