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Rooster Fish Brewing

223 - 301 North Franklin Street, Watkins Glen, NY 14891
(607) 535-9797
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Ranked #9 of 36 Restaurants in Watkins Glen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Brew Pub
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Forest Hills, NY
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50 reviews 50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We had dinner here on a recent trip to Watkins Glen. The food was tasty and the choice of local beers was great. The service was a little slow and the hostess was unfriendly.

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Cambridge, Canada
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61 reviews 61 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

So glad we stopped in here, the beer was great we sampled at least 6 of the beers on tap and were not disappointed. Food was good and the service was excellent thanks Janelle you were the best. We will be back.

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Athens, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We went here Saturday night during the busy race weekend. The food was delicious (catfish tacos). We expected a long wait for our table and meals, but not at all. The service was very quick and attentive. Worth a repeat visit for sure

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Smyrna, Georgia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

After a morning of wineries, I was in the mood for lunch but not for beer. It appears that this place makes its repuation on pairing beer with basic food items. Since I sklipped that perhaps they never had a chance. My wife and I ordered burgers and we both commented they were more like Bubba Burgers than gormet burgers.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

A lovely interesting bar and restaurant interleading, located in the centre of Watkins Glen. Innovative menus and great beers.

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Toronto, Ontario
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55 reviews 55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

We stopped here for a quick bite to eat, and ordered the salad special - which was local, organic greens and grilled shrimp. I wish I could remember the description, because it sure sounded fancier than that... but that's all it was. We asked if it was a good size, and were assured that it was... but I guess "large"... More

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Hillsdale, New Jersey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We stopped into Rooster Fish to try their beer and get a snack. Even though the place was empty at 5PM on a Saturday we just couldn't seem to get them interested in serving us so we just went to the bar, got drinks and sat down. They had a good size selection of home brew and they were pretty... More

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upstate NY
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

When you come to see the gorge, this is a great stop for food and a house made brew. Food is very very good and pretty much organic. Try the corn fritters. Yummy.

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Bordentown, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I love this place. The open atmosphere and very cool bar, great brews and local wines make it a favorite. You can also order food from the Wildflower Cafe. We have been in Watkins Glen almost yearly for the past 15 years or so and never miss a visit to this place!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Cannot wait to go back! Everyone in our group loved the food and we all sampled the beers. If you are a fan of craft brews, don't miss this place!

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