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American, Bar, Pub
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37 James St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-1303
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Skiff's is a great bar and the night we were there they had an awesome band, but the set up is horrible. If you plan on dancing, forget it because the 'dance floor' is pretty much a dance floor, the hallway to the bathrooms, and the only pathway to the dance club upstairs so pretty much there was a constant... More 

Thank Colleen M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We Danced sang and drank and laughed What more can you ask for.. Darts .. Food its all here LOVE it.

Thank Sherry N
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Happened upon this quaint throwback bar the day before our visit to Boldt Castle. Really neat to peel peanuts and throw the shells on the floor. It was unusual to order sandwiches in Skiffs and have them delivered from a waitress who came in from the pizza shop next door.

Thank Ebes1320
Kingston, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right on the corner in downtown A Bay. Cold beer, good selection and decent service. They still serve real peanuts and through the shells on the floor. Works for me! If you order food, it literally comes from next door. (Really next door, whom brings the takeout menu in to the bar).

Thank Daryl W
Milford, OH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

We just stopped in here to buy some sweet treats! They also have bagels, and they also offer muffins, sandwiches, pastries, gelato and chocolates, but we had eaten already. The lady was friendly who answered our questions. They had cold drinks to go. Only open 7-2 or so, flexible hours like other places here.

Thank cmchristensen
Isla Mujeres
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144 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

After visiting family at the River Hospital, we decided to stop at Skiffs for a cocktail before heading home. It was a Monday night so it wasn't too crowded or noisy. We enjoyed a cocktail and some peanuts.

Thank Tiffany-WolrabRoil
Morrisburg, Canada
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

We have gone to Skiff's on biker weekend every year to see the one-man band play, dance and have some drinks on the Sunday night. Unfortunately there was no entertainment there this year but we did have fun anyways.

Thank Lori_AnneVM
Canton, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We have continued to have an awesome time here year after year during bike weekend! they have super bands and cold beer!!! never go to alexandria bay without stopping here for at least one!

1 Thank shelz20152015
Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Fun little bar, spacious and laid back. Peanut shells on the floor kind of place.. Be sure to play the Keno like NYS lottery game. Live entertainment

1 Thank Marci C
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101 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Open year round, very busy bar in the summer. Live bands on weekends. Most people don't know, but you can order wings and finger foods.

1 Thank 1Robinsnest

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 37 James St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-1303
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Alexandria Bay
  • Phone Number: 315-482-7543

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?