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Duffy's Tavern

20 Amherst St, Lake George, NY 12845-1202
+1 518-668-5323
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible17%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
20 Amherst St, Lake George, NY 12845-1202
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

Off street parking and a nice view of the lake were two good features of this tavern. The menu was your standard bar food. Service was a little slow.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Diane L
Reviewed September 17, 2018

There is nothing fancy about Duffy's. It is simply a dive bar, as some would call it. The food was decent though. The staff was friendly. You do have a view of the lake from Duffy's, but the Boardwalk Restaurant is located in front if...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lyatt17
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Waitress service sucked. Bartender was decent and live music was good. We were ignored by 2 differently waitresses

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MEB8609
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Appreciate the motorcycle parking. Was really looking forward to the upstairs patio tiki bar however they were just opening up so we were not allowed to go up until more staff arrived. Just had a beer at the inside bar and were on our way....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank daniellea16
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Went on a Tuesday at 8pm on 8/21. After seating ourselves and waiting 10 minutes a waitress finally showed up and says "I guess you guys want menus?" Then proceeded to say "Just so you know if you want anything, even apps, it's going to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jwsenecal
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

We stopped at Duffy’s for some beers and lunch on the HOTTEST day ever. It was so scorching that the deck area upstairs was closed. We sat at the bar and still had a pretty view of the lake. Laura Lynn served us and recommended...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank allienkate
Reviewed August 17, 2018

Please isn't much to look at but we decided to stop in. We had kids with us and it looked more like a bar but it was good. Nice view from the upper deck. Guy was up there playing the guitar and singing which was...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank kelybeans
Reviewed August 15, 2018

My husband and I went out for just a quick drink together during our family vacation. Ordered a beer and a Long Island Ice Tea. Very good drinks. Nice service, only seemed to close early as outdoor pub in a resort village.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Rosemary G
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I went here for happy hour while vacationing on the lake. It seemed like the staff only wanted to serve locals in there even though we were ready to drink and purchase food. The drinks took forever and at one point all...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank CP6785
Reviewed July 18, 2018

My family ate here on the last day of our trip to Lake George. It was a Friday afternoon. When we arrived there were 2 tables filled. We were the third. The waitress was running around like the place was at capacity. We put in...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 732jamiet
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Amherst St, Lake George, NY 12845-1202
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake George
  • Phone Number: +1 518-668-5323
  • E-mail
A local's and vacationers favorite! Duffy's Tavern has been in business for 35 years. Started by James Duffy and now owned by his son Michael Duffy and his wife Linda. Duffy's has three levels of entertainment. Downstairs is a bar and booths for dining and watching your favorite sports team, the Tike bar on the deck has Live Outdoor Entertainment and great view of the lake and main street, the third bar is inside upstairs which normally opens at 8pm Thursday thru Sunday for live bands to dance the night away(21 and over only upstairs)Families are welcome!
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