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Fairground Inn

852 Coffeen St, Watertown, NY 13601-2317
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Ranked #16 of 133 Restaurants in Watertown
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

My first clue should have been that the pizza on the menu was at the back of menu like it was an afterthought. For $12 we got a pizza that was almost the exact duplication of frozen pizza. I am not sure why the sign out front advertises pizza but this is not something that they do well.

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Watertown, New York
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We loved Fairgrounds for years and ate in occasionally but got takeout there several times a month. Our visit in October will be our last. We had ordered a large (family size) antipasto salad to go, and when I picked it up I did not look at it, so I share part of the initial responsibility for the problem. This... More 

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Perfect place to stop for lunch or dinner, family owned, great food, sit in bar area and watch tv or sit in dining room. Great prices, you'll get the food for your money, and its delicious

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Top Contributor
93 reviews 93 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Old school Northeastern Italian restaurant. Typical fare for a home style Italian cooking. I enjoyed it, but I wouldn't go out of my way to got there. It must be one of the best around, it was extremely crowded on a Tuesday evening.

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Topeka, Kansas
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This place was awesome! Family owned from what my family told us it had a great selection of food from burgers steaks to Italian so glad we got to eat at a local mom and pop place. It was packed yet we had very good service and food!!!!

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Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I enjoy coming to the Fairground Inn because I don't have to be self conscious about my three, active (sometimes loud) kiddos. Everyone there is understanding-a true family atmosphere! The food is good enough, but quite honestly not the reason I come. And, I'm not going there for date night with Momma...I come when I don't want to cook and... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

Ate here on Saturday night with a party of 10. Despite the party size, we were seated quickly and we were well taken care of by our waitress. There are a lot of menu choices (!), pleasing everyone in our party. The food came out fairly quickly, was hot, and the portions were BIG! Everyone "rolled' out pleased with their... More 

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 via mobile

We stopped here because of the high reviews on TA. The place is an old building that has been remodeled, and the interior was adequate, reflecting a family-run diner that specializes in sandwiches, at least during the day. What struck us as odd was that the place was very dark. All the wall sconces were illuminating upward. There was no... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This place is the worst watertown has too offer. The booth me and my wife were sitting at had Flies all over the place. Pretty sure some kind of health and safety regulations were violated. I would comment on everything else, but the fact we were sitting in a Fly Farm voids anything I had nice to say. Anyone that... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Had the prime rib special and it was hugh! Cooked perfectly for beimg one inch thick and only $10.99! Ive been stopping in whenever I am traveling to watertown. Established 1933 it carries on the tradition and wont disappoint!

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Additional Information about Fairground Inn

Address: 852 Coffeen St, Watertown, NY 13601-2317
Phone Number: 315-782-7335
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Watertown
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:15 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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