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“Disappointing Mexican”

Sportsman's Alamo Cantina
Ranked #6 of 10 Restaurants in Phoenicia
Price range: $10 - $18
Cuisines: Mexican, Bar, Grill
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Outdoor Seating
Shandaken, New York
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Disappointing Mexican”
Reviewed April 7, 2013

Used to have more authentic Mexican, but has gone WAY down hill...now very American-ized, lack-luster....too bad as there appear to be some Mexican staff on-site that would know better.

Visited February 2013
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  • English first
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English first
Phoenicia, New York
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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“newly remodeled dining room”
Reviewed March 16, 2013

bright and colorful with many T.V.'s and many beers on tap. great Tex Mex and you also get to enjoy the menu from Brio's if you do not want tex mex. outdoor seating is beautiful. you will Love this place.

Visited March 2013
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Level 6 Contributor
262 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“good burgers”
Reviewed February 24, 2013

We had dinner on the terrace outside. They even had good vegetarian choices, served with sweet potato fries.

Visited September 2012
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New York City, New York
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Good food”
Reviewed November 1, 2012

A really good tex mex restaurant. You get A LOT of food for your money. We had to take some food back to Simpler Times Cabins (also amazing) to eat later outside under the stars.

Visited October 2012
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Washington DC
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Limited Options”
Reviewed September 3, 2012

Sportsman's shares a kitchen with it's adjacent sister restaurant, Brio's. Both have outdoor seating. Sportsman's is a better bar than resaurant. It has been in the same location for well over a decade and not put a dime into decor. After a day of hiking or tubing - both popular in the Catskills a cold beer on the deck is welcomed. There are some large tables so groups can be comfortable. If you are looking for decent Tex-Mex fare you will be disappointed. I have been to Sportsman's a few times as I have releatives in the area. The kitchen has ups and downs. The problem is that up is not that high. Service suffers the same fate. The menu should be trimmed by half so that quality has a shot at improving. Think an expensive Taco Bell but lacking the consistency and seasoning.

  • Visited June 2012
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