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“Big portions of bad food”

Finn's Tap Room and Party House
Ranked #22 of 94 Restaurants in Victor
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed September 30, 2012

To be fair: This restaurant is a busy place and appears to attract a loyal local clientele. People have different tastes and different priorities. If food quality is not as important to you as are big portions, and if your concept of atmosphere includes multiple TVs tuned in to sporting events not only in the bar area, but in the dining room, as well, hey, this is your home away from home. If food and flavor matter, however, go elsewhere (or, if you're taken there by friends, order a burger, the safest bet). I had the "Chicken Victor," a house specialty. It was wretched--made me swear to myself never to mock chain restaurants again. Sounded good: sliced chicken breast with artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, olvies and feta over penne. What came out was goo over overcooked pasta in a cloyingly sweet sauce. Inedible. My wife had a steak salad. Steak was of poor quality and, again, glazed with a sweet sauce that was pure yuck (sweet sauces seem to be the kitchen's general approach to food)...and the dreary iceberg lettuce was straight from the 1960s. This is the kind of place where guys keep their baseball caps on at the dinner table and watch the game while ignoring their wives. For some folks, that's comfortable and homey. For us, it's a red flag. But elderly relatives wanted to go there (close to their home) and they were happy with their food. So...if it's just a social occasion, fine. But if you want good food, go elsewhere. Even though we avoid chain restaurants, any of the chains on the Victor strip would have delivered better food...and we passed an interesting-looking little Indian restaurant at the edge of town--made us long for actual flavor.

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1  Thank Ralph1952
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

Sports nuts love this place. TV's everywhere in the bar area. Good bar food. Seafood soups are not great. Average fish fry. Very good burgers.

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Reviewed August 28, 2012

Mickey Finn's is an excellent casual dining restaurant on the edge of Victor, NY. Although ownership has changed the original chef is still at work. Mickey's has a good range of draft beers including several craft brews. Tables and booths are available in two rooms, one with TVs, one without. Lunch and dinner menus offer a wide choice at reasonable prices, the burgers are particularly good as are the soups. Waitresses are friendly and efficient. Golfers can look forward to a free beer or glass of wine with a meal.

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Reviewed August 21, 2012

I miss the feel of Mickey Finn's when they had the fire memorabilia, that all came down when ownership changed. However, this nice place tucked away off a side street is a good place for a drink and a filling meal at a diner price. I'm a big fan of their burgers, never had a bad one. The service is prompt, prices are fair and the place doesn't have the obnoxious feel of a chain. Come here with friends or family and stay a while.

Thank Mike C
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Reviewed August 6, 2012

Fish fry was great on Friday night, I'd steer away from the prime rib...I was under the impression this was an Irish Pub. Not so much.

Thank Candy6794
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