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Gaffney's Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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16 Caroline Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
+1 518-587-7359
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in mid afternoon. The menu was varied and prices very reasonable. We had sausage, pepper and potato soup to start. It was excellent, with just the right amount of spice. I had the Reuben sandwich with macaroni salad. Portions were large and it was very good. My husband had the special, English muffin Sloppy Joe with seasoned fries.... More 

Thank Trish S
Capital Region of NY
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46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed the front window view watching the world going by. Enjoyed pretzels with beer cheese dip and turkey club sandwiches, French fries were great.Great portions that we boxed for next day lunch. It was a quiet Saturday afternoon and we relaxed. Waitress was attentive and wonderful. Will be back.

Thank marla55
Rockingham, Vermont
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Decent food with the typical bar food options, but tend to be slightly dressed up. Decently priced drinks for the area. Lots of seating.

Thank Jenny F
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

We have been to Gaffney's numerous times over the years. Food is typical American food but its never disappointed. We like to go in the nice weather and sit outside. Summers are great with their live music on the patio.

Thank BeachBum722
Long Island, New York
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165 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

Came here during a conference break. It was nice and quiet due to being on a side street. I got the harvest salad and it was delicious! A nice size, although the same of the bowl made it a bit hard to cut the chicken. Our waitress was really sweet and the place had a Victorian vibe.

Thank Mariel D
Saratoga Springs, New York
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64 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

This is a fun place in the summer with a great outdoor patio and the food is usually solid. With the exception of the veggie burger which they desperately need to improve upon. It's way mushy and has zero body and little flavor. Recently, I stopped in for a cocktail on the pub level and went to the popcorn cart... More 

Thank VineyardBluefish
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

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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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

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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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 60 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

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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
Bar scene, Large groups
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 Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saratoga Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 518-587-7359

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