Since moving to Watertown NY in Jan it has been fun learning the popular places to eat here. We've had some hits and misses but the fairground inn is a home run! A sign of how good it is, is the waiting list every time we go! No seriously it doesn't matter what day it is, if you're not there by 4:30 pm you will be standing in line for a table.
Their food is American though they are especially known for their Italian. I am very picky about my pasta sauces but theirs is amazing. And the house dressing for salads, to die for! Have NEVER had a bad meal and we eat here 1-2 times a week.
This area is a very big tourist hot spot because of the Thousand islands, so I'm sure come summer this place will get even busier if that's possible.
The serviers are all experienced, knowledgeable and friendly though you really can't spend too much time with them as they are running from table to table!
I think the best part of the fairground inn is the value. For the two of us with dessert, we have never spent more than $40. Usually in the mid 30's. And the portion sizes are very large.
If you're in the area or coming down from Canada, please try this place out! It will be a place worth the drive!
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