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Doug's Fish Fry

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206 West Rd, Cortland, NY 13045-3539
+1 607-753-9184
11:00 - 21:00
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Syracuse, New York
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was good, the dinning room was clean and well lit. The tarter and cocktail sauce are fresh and held on ice till ready to serve.

Thank Eric H
Sherburne, New York
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I ordered a fish sandwich that came with 2 sides. I was excited to have mac and cheese AND a cup of seafood chowder. WELL......the fish sandwich was very, very good, BUT the sides NOT great! The pasta in the mac and cheese was overcooked and too mushy for my taste (I'm Italian, so I must have ANY pasta "al... More 

Thank kjt96
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I have always loved Doug's and usually grab a complete meal to eat at home. Has always been good, more than enough, and hot. This last time I decided to call ahead so that when I got to Doug's all I'd have to do is pick up with no waiting. I arrived at exactly the agreed upon time and found... More 

Thank Regina W
United States
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This is a must stop of your in Cortland for a fresh seafood dinner. The sea scallops are to die for and the cole slaw is pretty darn good as well. Nice atmosphere. They are also set up at the NYS fair each year.

1 Thank Tim P
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

My family has been coming here for years. We often stop in on our way up to Syracuse. I usually have the fish sandwich because I really don't like the fries. Over the years the fish size has gotten smaller but the price is still a bit high. I have tried the scallops which are tasty. They also offer a... More 

Thank donnadavidh2016
Cortland, New York
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Absolutely amazing ! This is a Friday night must if you are in town. Between the awesome service you get amazing food

Thank j0hnburns
Binghamton, New York, United States
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Food is always fried in fresh peanut oil making for a wonderful crispiness and fresh clean taste. Service is fast, too.

Thank Ingrid J
Cortland, New York
1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Awesome food, service, and a great atmosphere!!! Whether you're looking for fish or chicken tenders they're delicious. They hand batter them right there. Fresh cut french fries. You can't go wrong!

Thank SloJoJo
1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Efficient service and great food with lots of seating. Self-service is fast and all condiments are easy to access

Thank Susan Y
Groton, NY
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24 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Always a great place to go, order at the counter, take our or bring it to your table. No tipping, no wait staff, great food. The menu has really expanded lately.

Thank NYJacki

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 206 West Rd, Cortland, NY 13045-3539
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Cortland
  • Phone Number: +1 607-753-9184

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?