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“Try the Clambake Chowder” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Circus Cafe

Circus Cafe
392 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3108
518-583-1106
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Cuisines: American
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Saratoga Springs, New York
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105 reviews 105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
“Try the Clambake Chowder”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2012

We visited the Circus Cafe for lunch recently. We went with a group and I had never eaten there before. After seeing the cotton candy, I thought "oh no". I was pleasantly surprised.

I had a small ceasar salad with a perfect amount of dressing and the Clambake Chowder. It was a delicious blend of chicken, crab, salmon, clams and potatoes. It may have been the best chowder I ever had.

The kids really liked the cotton candy. It made it fun for them.

We will return.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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CircusCafe, Manager at Circus Cafe, responded to this review, August 27, 2012
Hello Kimberly M,

Thank you so much for dining at Circus Cafe! We are so glad you enjoyed the food so much and look forward to seeing you again in the future!

Thanks again,
Melissa
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New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Good Salads! Free popcorn !”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

Circus cafe offers a large menu with many options. I would say the food is average a step above bar food. I would recommend it if you are looking for a bar/restaurant with casual atmosphere. They give you free Popcorn!!!

  • Visited August 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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CircusCafe, Manager at Circus Cafe, responded to this review, August 27, 2012
Hello TravInTeachers,

Thank you so much for dining at Circus Cafe! We are so glad you enjoyed everything and hope to see you again in the future!

Thanks again,
Melissa
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Good value and great atmosphere.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012 via mobile

Stopped in after a day at the racetrack. Clambake
Chowder and the salmon cakes were very good. Alot of choices with something for everyone. Prices were reasonable and service was very good. Would definately go back again.

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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CircusCafe, Manager at Circus Cafe, responded to this review, August 16, 2012
Hello Zumba2010,

Thank you so much for dining at Circus Cafe. We are glad you enjoyed everything so much and look forward to seeing you again in the future.

Thanks again,
Melissa
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Cherry Hill, NJ
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2012

We had dinner here and were very pleased. In spite of the name, it's not just a "kid food" restaurant. There was a good variety on the menu from small plates and sandwiches to full meals. Our server was very friendly and attentive. The portions are very large, so we decided to skip dessert. However, since it was our first visit, the server brought out a complimentary cotton candy order. I have never seen such a huge portion. it covered a large dinner plate and was about 10 inches high. This must be why we saw a number of people walking around with big bags of cotton candy to take home.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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CircusCafe, Manager at Circus Cafe, responded to this review, August 6, 2012
Hello traveler1405,

Thank you so much for dining at Circus Cafe! We are so glad you enjoyed everything so much and hope to see you again soon!

Thanks again,
Melissa
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Clifton Park New York
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44 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 19 cities Reviews in 19 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“Yummy cute place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

great place, cute atmosphere, wonderful snacks and nice bar area! Wonderful place to go if your looking for a fun place to grab some quick snacks to share.

Visited May 2012
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CircusCafe, Manager at Circus Cafe, responded to this review, August 3, 2012
Hello Balou127,

Thank you so much for dining at Circus Cafe! We are so glad you enjoyed everything so much and hope to see you again in the near future!

Thanks again,
Melissa
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