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“Great little lunch spot”

Painter's Restaurant
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
NY
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254 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
“Great little lunch spot”
Reviewed August 4, 2014

Nice little restaurant with parking and friendly, accommodating wait staff. Interesting salad selections that are perfect for lunch, as well as wraps, entrees etc. Patio out front on a nice day is covered and cool. Very pleasant respite with a laid back vibe.

Visited August 2014
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English first
West Hartford, Connecticut
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68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Seemed like great place”
Reviewed July 5, 2014

Painters was a bit of a disappointment . We came to town on one of the most beautiful days in July to visit Storm King sculpture park. We went into Cornwall to find a place to eat on this beautiful summer evening. Painters was recommended and the front porch was nice with the temperature perfect. The first disappointment was they did not have the draft beer on the menu. No big deal. The waitress brought me a sample of a possible alternate which was nice of her. The sample was warm. My wife ordered a eggplant dish. She took one bite and sent it back. I have never seen her send a dish back before. The egg plant was improperly cooked and terrible. I ordered short ribs and rigatoni. It was OK. It wasn't bad but not much taste. I rarely add salt to a restaurant meal but I added to this one. So the Painters was a disappointment as far as food. It was clearly a popular place in this quiet town and others may love it but the food was really mediocre at best.

  • Visited July 2014
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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Local gem”
Reviewed June 3, 2014

This place is a local favorite of mine; I stop by whenever work brings me into the neighborhood. It's a somewhat boisterous tavern/inn, the menu is eclectic, and there are always some good options. In addition to the food and drink, I like the gallery, the beautiful location, and the overall one-off feel of the place. It's worth checking out.

  • Visited April 2014
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Cornwall, New York
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great Place”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

We love the relaxed atmosphere. You don't need to dress up, but you can, and everyone fits in.
The food is good, the specials are plentiful. Lots of choices!

  • Visited January 2014
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Thank B-n-B-aholics
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oneida NY
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99 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Such a disappointment!”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

After leaving Cornwall 10 years ago (and also Painter's, which I loved) I returned again on a weekend visit, but this time to find so-so food, disinterested servers, high noise level, and a layer of grime on the table. What happened to their great formula in just a decade?

  • Visited May 2014
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