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South End Tavern - CLOSED

757 Burden Ave, Troy, NY 12180-5945
+1 518-272-9661
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good56%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Feb 11, 2013
“Old School Neighborhood Tavern”
Feb 9, 2013
“An Experience You Shouldn't Miss”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Pub
$$ - $$$
757 Burden Ave, Troy, NY 12180-5945
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Reviewed February 11, 2013

We discovered The South End Tavern back when my wife was going to school in Troy. The food back then was excellent, the place had that funky old tavern vibe then which still continues. Our daughter now goes to the same school on the hill...More

Date of visit: February 2013
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Reviewed February 9, 2013

The South End Tavern (aka Burkee's) must be listed as a historical site of Troy! It was the only 'dining out' experience I had as a kid when the dinners were under a dollar (I'm not THAT old either!) and women had to enter through...More

Date of visit: October 2012
Thank HokieGal30
Reviewed January 19, 2013

I love this place - hasn't changed a bit in years. Great food, excellent sized portions, AWESOME service. I bring my family with young kids there. They love seeing the old ladies entrance sign and the old buzzer buttons on the wall. If you go,...More

Date of visit: January 2013
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Reviewed October 14, 2012

I looked for this establishment during the day, so we'd know exactly where we were going. Didn't look like too much from the outside and thought the address was wrong. We decided to go anyway, and I'M GLAD WE DID. Oh my goodness, the food...More

Date of visit: October 2012
Thank revkweli
Reviewed May 10, 2012

"Burkees" as it is known to the locals is a classic tavern that serves classic tavern favorites like fried haddock, roast beef and great burgers, too. On St. Patrick's Day the take-out line for corned beef and cabbage is out the door and around the...More

Date of visit: March 2012
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Reviewed May 25, 2009

My brother lives in the area and heard of a restaurant with a strange sign. That's about all we knew. We stopped and asked someone if he knew the restaurant with the weird sign and he knew just what we were talking about. When you...More

1  Thank cindyandted
Reviewed May 11, 2009

Monday's Day finds all area restaurants so busy. We wanted a nice relaxed meal for our entire family (12). We stopped at the South End Tavern, what a pleasant surprise. They had a special Mothers Day menu, great value, large portions and no wait. I...More

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Reviewed December 15, 2008

Authentic 20's atmosphere...Food is hearthy family style. Be a igcognito "gangsta" No pretense!

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Reviewed November 20, 2007

For a great cheap meal

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
American, Pub
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 757 Burden Ave, Troy, NY 12180-5945
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Troy
  • Phone Number: +1 518-272-9661
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