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Red Dog Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
American, Bar, Pub
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S. Shore Road, Inlet, NY 13360
(315) 357-5502
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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Red Dog Tavern is on the South Shore Road, making it less convenient for most of the people who visit the area, and yet there is practically always a line because the food is so great, the service is so friendly, and the atmosphere is so charming. Great burgers and BBQ, but also great salads. In seventeen years and... More 

Thank Mark G
Spencerport, New York
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Made reservation, so did not wait, although the bar was big enough to do so with our party of 6. Place had flags from countries strewn on the ceiling. I thought weird, but then put there maybe for the 2016 Olympics???? Owner of bar (and major promoter) stopped at our table and told us about specials, along with t-shirts for... More 

Thank 58megl
New York
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Heard from a friend that the Prime Rib was not to be missed. It didn't disappoint. Cooked to perfection and the garlic mashed potatoes were delicious. The portions were far beyond generous and we took a large portion home to enjoy again. If your in town on a Saturday night, check it out!

Thank Timcom
Syracuse, New York
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time we go by this place is closed. I heard it was hopping but apparently they don't need the business, Don't waste the trek out there. They turn you away so they can shut down before 10 pm. There is a bar in there too.

Thank adklover2016
Lockport, New York
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164 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here on a Tuesday nite (party of 12 !!!) and were happily accommodated within 30 minutes. Went here because of the TERRIBLE reviews of Daiker's Tavern a little further away. We weren't disappointed. My only complaint was that they specialize in Prime Rib (it was even on the Specials board that night) but we're told they only offer... More 

Thank HipD3
Plano, Texas, United States
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't come to Old Forge area & miss this place. Great food, fish cakes were awesome. Great drinks, they make a mean whiskey sour.

Thank Patty V
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Good quesadillas . Linguini with clams wasn't very flavorful. Salads fine. We had good and very friendly service. Place was loud when we arrived at 8:30 - and note that the last order must be made before 9 pm!!!

Thank Chance B
Inlet, New York
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Fabulous tavern! Off the beaten path and worth the drive to find this little gem! Great food, great service! Small intimate dining experience! Get there early as it tends to get busy quick! Best bartenders around! :)

Thank Danicia N
New York, United States
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

The third attempt to get into dinner at Red Dog Tavern finally paid off. A word of advice- go early or be prepared to wait. But the wait is worth it. Huge portions of food and friendly staff. We had enough to take home for at least 2 more meals. We will definitely come back again.

Thank Dawn C
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We picked the Red Dog based on years of friends and family positive reviews. We also had a great experience last year. Our group arrived at 5:30 and were seated right away. The owner greeted us at our table and took our drink order. We enjoyed a few minutes of light banter, with the owner, which included a reference to... More 

Thank Pierce L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$9 - $22
American, Bar, Pub
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: S. Shore Road, Inlet, NY 13360
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Inlet
  • Phone Number: (315) 357-5502

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