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The Basket Factory Restaurant and Marina

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2 Watson Ave, Middleport, NY 14105-1215
+1 716-735-4207
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good18%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible12%
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Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
2 Watson Ave, Middleport, NY 14105-1215
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Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

It has been about 20 yrs. since going to the Basket Factory. It still looked about the same. It did smell alittle musty, but keep in mind that it's very old. The food was good but not a 5 star. Service was ok. They forgot...More

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Reviewed June 15, 2017

The Basket Factory had been around for years and was always a special treat for us so it was very disappointing when it closed. We are so happy it is up and running again and just as wonderful as in the past. It is a...More

Thank Laurie F
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

My wife took me to a birthday lunch at the Basket Factory. We had not been there in years and it was like rediscovering a favorite spot. The view of the canal is just as beautiful. Buckets hang from the vintage beams in the ceiling....More

Thank Larry F
Reviewed March 6, 2017

We wanted to try a place that none of us had not been to in a long time. I had been wanting to eat here since it re-opened and we finally found the time. First of all, they had Keith James for the entertainment which...More

Thank deborah a
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Just re-opened and I never had the chance to visit the first time around. So glad they re-opened. I love this place.. food is EXCELLENT.. Menu is fabulous. I can't wait to try Sunday Brunch. Great food, great service, great atmosphere. This place is definitely...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed December 26, 2016

Ordered the filet mignon six months ago and again this weekend. It was served with a brown gravy drizzled over the steak. Steak was VERY grizzled with way too much marbling, amounting to 50% of the meat beinng edible. Gravy was used to disguise a...More

Thank Don Y
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Warm, friendly, inviting atmosphere and staff. So glad to have our hometown restaurant open again and can't wait to attend some of their upcoming events. Middleport really needs this.

Thank christylou2016
Reviewed October 27, 2016

We took my mother here for lunch for her 90th birthday, and really enjoyed it. It was very quiet and not too busy. We sat by the window and could see the canal and the beautiful trees and fall decorations. The hamburger, fish sandwich, and...More

Reviewed October 15, 2016

In 25+ years of cruising the western end of the Erie Canal, we have seen the Basket Factory come and go a couple times. Previous owners have re-opened it, ready to try again. On our last trip, we walked in without a reservation on a...More

Thank Jeffrey C
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Went here for dinner with family. I was a little disappointed. One of our meals, the pork chop was still raw inside and no response from management. I didn't expect a free meal, I never do. I just wanted management to acknowledge the problem and...More

Thank Gordy M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Watson Ave, Middleport, NY 14105-1215
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Middleport
  • Phone Number: +1 716-735-4207
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