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Gaffney's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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16 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-2448
(518) 587-7359
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great spot for a drink on the huge patio... Come by here for drinks and a light meal. Nothing not to like here...

Thank tom r
Shrewsbury, Vermont
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We keep coming back to this restaurant every time we visit Saratoga. The food is good, the staff is friendly and the prices won't drain your wallet.

Thank Lou B
upstate NY
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

I can always count on Gaffney's for wonderful lunch specials on the covered patio in the warmer months and good, hearty soups indoors in the winter months.

Thank sunspreeshelley
Bozeman, Montana
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109 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

We had a nice lunch for two on the deck of this central Saratoga Springs restaurant. We enjoyed salads and light plates (burger, chicken caeser salad) in the middle of the Labor Day weekend. With drinks it all came to $39; a fair price for the setting and the food. Server/chef Deborah worked with us and was friendly and caring... More 

Thank John K
London, England, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

We were stopping for a quick lunch between two other destinations. We saw the patio and decided it would be a lovely place to sit for an hour. Our lunch was fine--nothing to write home about. It was a pub lunch of sandwiches and salads. But the service was desperately slow, because there was only one server. Our food took... More 

Thank ACthree60
Nashville, Tennessee
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2016

Good spot to have lunch and sit outside. Food is typical bar food but service is a little slow during lunch.

Thank Jacqueline M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Huge patio- great atmosphere during the summer months in the Spa City! My friends and I make Gaffney's one of our stops on Caroline Street every time we go out! The bartenders are also great there!

Thank Lauren E
Sarnia, Ontario, Canada
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016

In spite of good reviews that this restaurant had, we had a very different experience. We were greeted by indifferent staff. When requests were made to make changes to the menu we were told; a) that adding corn to a cob salad was impossible and b) leaving the ranch dressing out of a quesadilla didn't happened. I asked to have... More 

Thank 133joan
Louisville, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

No complaints about the wonderful food there. It was a little crowded but it of course was a Friday night. That happens. I get it. They did have a band outside playing which we thoroughly enjoyed as well. Will return at some point.

Thank ecfoster
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

Gaffney's is in the little quaint town of Saratoga springs. It has been around a long while. For something more relaxed it is an Old fashioned bar, TV's and the food is good. They have inside and outside dining

Thank Gail S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 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
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Caroline St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-2448
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saratoga Springs
  • Phone Number: (518) 587-7359

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