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The Wildflower Cafe & The Crooked Rooster Brewpub

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Brew Pub, American, Bar
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301 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1202
+1 607-535-9797
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Ithaca, NY
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100 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Our group of ten had lunch in the Wildflower Cafe last week, and we needed to be on our way at a specific time. The service was efficient but friendly, and the food was good. The burgers were big and juicy, wings were crispy, and the sweet potato fries were excellent. The pulled pork sandwich was huge--too big for the... More 

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Washington, D.C.
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88 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Although mussels seem to be he thing to get (besides the craft beer) we opted for burgers instead. They were very good, as was the pan-fried Brussels sprouts. Nice decor, great service, and a good place to get a casual meal while in town.

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Delmar, New York
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ate in the back room, which was kind of loud, but what it lacked in ambiance it made up for with the food and drink choices. My burger was cooked just right and was delicious. The fries were a little limp, but the beer was refreshing. Price was reasonable.

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Vermont
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We returned to the Wildflower Cafe for the 5th year. The food is amazing there is something for everyone. Try to Brussels sprouts and poutine!

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Thank MBCVT
Sacramento, California
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86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was good but not spectacular. They offer A couple good vegan options. Service was friendly and fast. Seemed a little pricey. $12 for a quinoa bean burger. Soup was Thai pumpkin- a less esoteric option would have been good on this rainy Sunday.

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upstate New York
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137 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So the Wildflower café is located right on the main street of Watkins Glen. It is also affiliated with a brewery which I've personally never tried. The inside of the Wildflower is decorated to fit the aesthetics of the history of the building as well as of the vicinity in general; hardwood floors, hand carved hardwood details, pictures of cars... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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107 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Their beer quality varies from batch to batch so it's hard to know what you're getting. The food is bland and served in overly large portions. Who really needs 1/2# of meat in their burger? Unfortunately when it's served to me I'll eat it. The servers are energetic and hustle to serve you.

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Thank Bill R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A cute place, but it is so very loud that it was nearly unpleasant. your sandwich comes with coleslaw, and you have to pay and upcharge of "a couple bucks" to get fries instead. For an appetizer, two burgers, and two sodas, our bill was nearly fifty bucks. Nope, not going back.

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Thank Betty K
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Passing through Watkins Glen & stopped to eat here since we saw good reviews. Part of another restaurant. Waiter very nice. Quickly served our food. Fish tacos (3) using catfish. Chicken wrap with avocado, pico de galo, lettuce. Nice sized servings. Would visit again.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in here after a fairly stressful day of travel, and it was a pleasant place to unwind. The wood-fired goat cheese pizza with carmelized onions was a treat for the vegetarian in our family. Also, we appreciated that the food on the kids menu was prepared with the same care and standards as the regular items. My husband... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $30
Cuisine
Brew Pub, American, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1202
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Watkins Glen
  • Phone Number: +1 607-535-9797

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?