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Carl R's Cafe Restaurant & Bar

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Main St & Ih 87, Glens Falls, NY 12804
+1 518-793-7676
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Cornwall, New York
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We stopped at Carl R's on our way to go skiing because of its location right off the Northway. We were greeted and seated promptly, and our waitress came quickly to take drink and food orders. I would have to say that the service was pretty good. The food, however, left much to be desired. The kitchen got three out... More 

Thank OKGrammy
Uxbridge, Canada
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88 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

we were at this restaurant with a family group of 10. There is a large menu tending toward BBQ and Mexican favourites. There isn't much in the way of draught beer, but those drinking cocktails were happy with their drinks. The dessert menu is sparse compared to the main courses, but try the strawberry shortcake.

Thank n m
Greenwich, New York
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37 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Even though we are somewhat local, this was our first visit. First impression was it is very dated. Tables were clean but old looking (and not in a rustic way). We had a very nice waitress who was attentive but not in a clingy way. We started out with an order of super nachos. There were only a few chips,... More 

1 Thank CWBsmom
Pitman, New Jersey
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

After my first visit to Carl R's and the subsequent review my husband and I decided to give it another go. After all everyone deserves a second chance right? Unfortunately other than our service being vastly improved we were again sorely disappointed. The food just isn't worth it. We will never be back

Thank Carolyn F
Upstate New York
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

We live in Glens Falls and go to Carl R's about once a month, when we want to go out and have a nice & delicious dinner in a friendly, welcoming and comfortable place. We always order the Mexican items, and the food and the service is always good. On weekends, there is often live music and it's always great.... More 

Thank Showobee
Saratoga Springs, New York
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111 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Recently I stopped at Carl R's Cafe in Glens Falls for lunch. I sat at the bar and was greeted by a very nice server who was both bartending and waitressing. She offered me a menu and a drink. I looked over their extensive menu. They had a lot of Mexican and American choices. I chose the Rose Bud Chicken... More 

Thank Rebels3941
Mahopac, New York
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

Hardly anyone in the place and I now know why. I ordered a mushroom burger rare and it was well done. My wife ordered a buffalo chicken wrap and the was no chicken in it! The waitress was apologetic and took the wrap off our check. All in all, it's very run down and in need of repairs. The kitchen... More 

Thank Traci1963
Glens Falls, New York
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

We have always had good service here On a few occasions the chips were stale, but mostly we have always enjoyed great food here. I like the margaritas and the beer selection. Local feeling type restaurant.

Thank Renee F
Glens Falls, New York
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

This place defines average at best. Mexican food themed. I guess as Mex goes in Glens falls this may pass as good. Have had better meals in diners. So if looking for average Mex and nothing more have at it.

Thank Satchmo1234
Lake Luzerne, New York
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59 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

I have been here for breakfast, lunch and Dinner, always good food. Pleasant wait staff. Great for a family dinner or sit at the bar and have a great margarita. Carl's has been around a long time and always a good place to go.

Thank Jacquie W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main St & Ih 87, Glens Falls, NY 12804
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Glens Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 518-793-7676

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