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American
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Lunch, Dinner
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Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service, Television
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by for a quick drink. Place has its charm. Food menu looked interesting but will have to come back to try the food.

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed March 20, 2021

This place is from another time, another era. I was staying close by and stumbled upon it. I wasn't ready for indoor dining so I got my marinated steak to go. It looked cute inside and the bar patrons were very friendly. Delicious steak dinner...included a salad for $34. Nice variety of items on the menu, I would gladly return again if I'm passing through town. Waitress/bartender could not have been nicer.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed May 26, 2020

Called and ordered their famous baked clams and a large steak dinner. It was ready in 15 minutes and it was delicious. Done perfectly and a real treat. Nice person on the phone.

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed May 17, 2020

They have a sign in front that says we are open for curbside pickup with their phone number on it. I tried to call several times to place an order, only to get a busy signal. Since they are local, I decided to drive over....When I went inside, woman behind the bar was on the phone or computer or something and proceeded to ignore me for ten minutes. I finally left. My money is good anywhere, especially during this time.More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed May 2, 2020

Hoping for a special 18th birthday for my daughter during the pandemic, we drive almost an hour to Cliffs Elbow Room for a take-out “picnic” birthday lunch. We couldn’t have gotten more warm and gracious service. Cliffs made sure we had everything we could possibly...need, and as ALWAYS, the steak, buffalo wings and sides were fantastic. A special THANK YOU to Danielle and the amazing Chef at Cliffs for helping make my daughter’s birthday special!More

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed January 21, 2020 via mobile

Saturday 12 pm wife an myself had lunch wife had Blue Berger I had dinner shell steak 🥩 amazing and onion rings. Service was great as well highly recommend this place cooked perfectly medium rare delicious flavors!

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 8, 2020 via mobile

Across the road from (Italian Restaurant) Grana. This a very laid back & friendly ‘old school’ place.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed December 3, 2019 via mobile

We have been to Cliffs many times. On our most recent visit we ordered the baked clams. They were the worst clams we have ever had! They were watery with no clams. It was like the chef put clam juice in the shell and sprinkled...it with bread crumbs. Aweful. This chef was in name only because he couldn’t make baked clams to save his life. Our waitress saw we weren’t eating it and was going to give us more time until we told her we didn’t like them. She took them away and to her credit didn’t charge us for them. We ordered the duck cooked well. The duck was served and although cooked to my liking it was not meaty. It was mostly bone with not much meat. The best place for duck is Modern Snack Bar not Cliffs. Regarding the credit card fees...Cliffs recently started charging a fee for credit card users. I think it’s a 3% fee added to your card. This is outrageous. Grana across the street from Cliffs also started charging a credit card fee. These restaurants are going to hurt their business. Many customers do not carry large amounts of cash and will go to a restaurant that does not charge card fees. If you insist on using a credit card then charge it to an American Express card. All of these restaurants are sneaky, they don’t tell the customer upfront about there credit card fees but rather when they give you the bill it in small print on the folder that holds your bill. Shameful.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 20, 2019

Cliffs Elbow room was great back in the day. I have to say the servers are still awersome. The food has changed it did not seem to be as great as it used to be, but what I think was really disappointing was the credit...card fees that they charge you. So if your splitting a bill each per gets charge a fee. Poor decisionMore

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 17, 2019 via mobile

If you like them to nickel and dime you, go to this place, they charge a credit card fee and the dressing for the salad. REAlLY. To me that's BS. Theres other steakhouses that dont charge people a fee.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Response from Golfpa1 | Reviewed this property |
The baked clams and New England clam chowder are both horrible. Don’t order these. The steak marinate is very salty. Beware of credit card fees if using a card to pay for your meal.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Cliff's Elbow Room

Yes, Cliff's Elbow Room offers takeout services.

Yes, Cliff's Elbow Room offers delivery services.

Cliff's Elbow Room is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 3