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Coleman's Dock of the Bay

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American, Bar, Pub
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2 James St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-1310
+1 315-482-7630
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Lansdowne, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is a great restaurant for causal dining and good BBQ while looking over the St. Lawrence River. You can come by car or boat as there is docking available.

Thank aly403
Niagara Falls, New York
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Coleman's is one of our all time favorites for lunch while in the 1000 Islands and we've been regular costumers there for about 10 years! It is conveniently located at the end of the public docks in Alexandria Bay and has its own dockage as well. The atmosphere is always fun and you have a great view towards the main... More 

Thank ViperGirlNY
Buffalo, New York
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is hands down THE WORST restaurant experience I have ever had in my entire life. My husband and I chose this restaurant while on vacation for its amazing location right on the water, and the BBQ menu. From the moment we entered, we should have immediately turned around and left. The inside is dark and dingy and smells of... More 

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Dansville, New York
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

The location is everything with this particular restaurant and worth a visit. The food and service are average but overall a good place.

Thank AiredaleLife
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43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Dock of the Bay is a seasonal restaurant and we enjoyed an amazing lunch on their last day. The view was spectacular, the food delicious and the service incredible!! We were never wanting for anything. I would have rated a full 5 star however, I found the portions a little lacking. The house kettle chips with my philly cheese steak... More 

Thank John C
Scranton, Pennsylvania
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

When at ABay, we tried to eat at different places each night, this was a two nighter it was so good!,

Thank PAnomad4
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 September 2016

My husband and I enjoyed a second lunch there recently. We love patio on the water and the nachos with the house BBQ sauce, so yummy! We shared that and one of the lunch specials, Blackened Mahi tacos which had small fish portions with a dusting of some kind of BBQ rub of sorts. They were different but good enough... More 

Thank rosie138
Massillon, Ohio
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388 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

It was the perfect day out, so we were looking for a place to eat by the water. Someone recommended Dock of the Bay. While it did have a view of the water, the ambiance on the deck left a little to be desired, and it wasn't the greatest view. But the food was really good. I ordered the beer... More 

Thank Andrea B
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I and two other couple had lunch there twice.First time hors d'oeuvres. The second time we had a full lunch the pulled pork was absolutely wonderful the prime rib sandwich was great and the atmosphere at the dock nothing could be better will be back!

Thank Lumberguy23356
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This was a nice place to eat, drink a beer, and watch the boats come in and out. Very relaxed feeling. Our waitress lacked in personality, however food was delicious. I would recommend the BBQ Quesadilla.

Thank Mary S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 James St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607-1310
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Alexandria Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 315-482-7630

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?