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Dark Horse Tavern

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4312 E Genesee St, DeWitt, NY 13214-2122
+1 315-446-2072
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
5 days ago
“Great find. ”
2 weeks ago
“Stop Changing the Menu!”
Open Now
11:30 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
American, Bar, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4312 E Genesee St, DeWitt, NY 13214-2122
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Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Finally made it to the Dark Horse and it was a great experience. Had to wait to get a table as it was a Saturday. Got drinks immediately. Tight corners make it hard to wait for a table. The atmosphere is nice. The service was...More

Thank SouthwoodTruck
Reviewed January 14, 2017

This place is always a good experience---very small and always busy so you may have to wait (uncomfortably), BUT the food and service are worth it!

Thank Meg K
Reviewed December 17, 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch while out Christmas shopping. Soup du jour was New England clam chowder with roasted red peppers. Amazing! Nice variation! Had it as part of the daily double with and open faced tuna melt. Dessert? Of course! Banana cream pie! Delicioso! Bonus? SU...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

Where do I begin? Frickin' awesome!!😀 My wife had the Mahi Mahi and I enjoyed the Steak Frites. Both dishes were expertly created. Her fish was tender, flavorful and juicy. My steak was prepared medium rare and very tender to taste. Do yourself a huge...More

Thank RibDoc
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Reviewed November 11, 2016 via mobile

The Dark Horse is a very popular place, typically a wait and not always room at the bar. Well worth waiting. I have always enjoyed the food. Fresh, delicious and plentiful. Nice selection of wine also. The wait staff and bartenders have been there for...More

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Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Lunch was great. Very filling; think twice about ordering appetizers. Staff friendly, professional and efficient. Food came out of kitchen hot, unlike chain restaurants where your distracted 19 year old server lets it get cold.

Thank Saratoga55traveler
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

We were traveling the Thruway to the Finger Lakes and did not want to eat junk at a rest area so we searched and The Dark Horse Tavern came up at the next exit. What a great find!! It is tucked away in a strip...More

1  Thank Holly N
Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a must! Small intimate restaurant, great menu, great vibe. The food is fantastic. We had the Garlic and Herb Little Neck Clams. Delicious! Beef and Blue Salad and Tavern Burger were also a hit. Very crowded on weekends but worth the wait. Sunday...More

Thank Tyler B
Reviewed September 12, 2016

Very quaint little tavern , tucked away in a small plaza. The service was very good and the food was excellent. We look forward to our next visit.

Thank CWbaker67
Reviewed September 9, 2016

The Dark Horse is a tiny little restaurant in a strip mall. Seldom does one find a favorite restaurant in such a place. It usually crowded. Often we have had to stand two deep at the bar wating for a spot either at a table...More

Thank Lauren S
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Betty P
What time if your lunch hours? And do you have a great soup every day?
May 8, 2017|
Response from J K | Reviewed this property |
Hi Betty, I am not sure if they serve lunch or have any good soups. I would not recommend this restaurant based on the service aspect. The food is decent.
Sue W
Do you have gluten free options?
August 24, 2016|
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Response from Bec044 | Reviewed this property |
You'd need to either view the menu online or contact them directly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4312 E Genesee St, DeWitt, NY 13214-2122
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  DeWitt
  • Phone Number: +1 315-446-2072
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