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American, Seafood
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was in town for a soccer camp at SUNY Cortland, stopped in for lunch. Great food and service, had the fish sandwich lunch platter... HUGE!! People were very welcoming.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed June 25, 2022

Once again extremely pleased. Plenty of paved parking, ample inside and outside seating, reasonable prices, young staff but efficient, generous portions and onion rings to die for. We always dine there before going to plays at Little York and ALWAYS PLEASED. Never disappointed with meal...or service. As always we will dine there again.More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed February 24, 2022

Another visit and excellent as usual! Plenty of paved parking, easy access, very clean (even restroom) very personnel young staff, several inside seating with outdoor seating with nice weather. Large portions, reasonable prices, etc. and as usual a GREAT lunch for fish food. As usual,...WILL RETURN another day!More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed September 6, 2021

Haven’t been to Doug’s in a while and was disappointed. Ordered fish sandwich and fish dinner with onion rings. Took a very long time. Went up to counter and they had given our onion rings to someone else by mistake: so our fish was sitting...there getting cold. Thought I was eating a batter sandwich; the fish was so thin and batter was very thick. Not at all like it used to be. Staff was disorganized, calling people’s names and then not having the food ready. Fish sitting and getting cold waiting on fries or rings. Bill was $36. Will not be backMore

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 14, 2021

Once again EXCELLENT. Large portions, reasonable prices, friendly staff on visit, oil changed daily and like others LOVE DOUG'S. It has the best fish and again the service is excellent. Due to covid have not dined there and now frequently with picnic tables outside to...dine on nice days. Only wish they have others but love the Cortland Doug's. Someday we will try the traveling Doug's. The Skaneateles one does not have meals but that would be our only complaint. We will dine there quite often now since covid. % stars!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed February 5, 2021

I was a long time customer but because of COVID I have not been in a while. I will not be back again in a while. We tried to call ahead and they didn’t answer. When we got there for a pre-lunch time order they...were slow, not organized. While there, 30 minutes waiting to order and waiting for my order, they didn’t answer the phone, it was ringing continuously. The cook was not checking food temperatures, place fries on plates and then wait to put fish on and send them to be wrapped. Also saw plates with fish that sat to a while waiting for fries (unorganized) . Drove home 5 minutes away and food was cold.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed August 16, 2020 via mobile

We eat at Doug’s Fish Fry multiple times when we are visiting family in Syracuse. Doug’s has the BEST fish sandwich and the service can’t be beat. Their location near Skaneateles lakes is ideal too!

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed May 9, 2020 via mobile

We recently visited Doug’s Fish Fry in Cortland NY and it was as good as always. I personally had the scallops lunch plate. It was a nice portion of fried scallops and two sides. I chose cabbage salad and onion rings. It was delicious. Take...out only is available at this time because of The Covid19 virus. We will return!More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed February 28, 2020

We’re in Cortland twice each month. Once in a while we “treat” ourselves to fried food and Doug’s is nothing but. Fried fish, fried chips, fried onion-rings, fried chicken, and, if you’re lucky, the best dish they make, fried oysters. It’s not a restaurant (no...table service) but it’s eatable. The cole-slaw’s not bad at all.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 13, 2020 via mobile

Wonderful scallop dinner, fries Cole slaw and a side of shrimp. Yummy, yummy. Ice cream for dessert. I was stuffed.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 13, 2020

Clean, freshly prepared food, large portions, friendly staff, clean and probably will see your neighbors eating there!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 7, 2020 via mobile

Always a good meal. Get large piece of fish, I usually skip the bun. Fries or onion rings too. Great sundaes for desert.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 5, 2019 via mobile

Great fish fry anytime It is always crazy busy but you get your food quickly and very tasty I recommend Doug’s to everyone

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed November 5, 2019 via mobile

We visit this location several times a year. The fish is always fresh, tastes great, and the recipe is always the same. I had the fried shrimp which was very goid. Friend had fish sandwich which he said was very good. Theres plenty if parking...and lots of tables to sit at inside and eat if you chose to do so.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 26, 2019

As always a excellent lunch. Plenty of paved parking and what a friendly staff. Upon entering we choose what we were going to have (the lunch special), ordered, seated ourselves and visied the condiment table to obtain our plastic utensils etc... Tartar sauce, kepchup, mustard,...etc... available for those that want it! Within a short time, named called out over load speaker and acquired our order with a extremely pleasant female saying "enjoy". Each of our orders were plentiful, reasonbly prices, fresh and as usual EXCELLENT. If one enjoys fish food then this is a place to dine!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Yes,grilled salmon,steamers,lobster roll w o roll,most sides gf,fries are homemade and gf,beans,cold slaw gf.
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Yes, Doug's Fish Fry offers takeout services.

Doug's Fish Fry is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4