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1844 House

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6885 Rt 11, Potsdam, NY 13676
+1 315-268-1844
Tue - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Charming ambiance, delicious food, great drinks. A wonderful meal all around - farm fresh! Always a must.

Thank Jessica H
Massena, New York
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220 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed great food, great service, nice atmosphere for this Birthday dinner. No complaints here. Please give this review and photos a helpful review.

Thank MatthewJPeacock
Syracuse, New York
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful little hidden gem in Potsdam. Took7 business associates and had a great meal with excellent wine. Service was professional and friendly. Good on par with restaurants in metropolitan areas with a decidedly small town feel and ambiance. Not cheap, but a good value for the type of food you wouldn't expect in a small north country upstate town. Highly... More 

Thank 278deanw
Potsdam, New York
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We love their steakhouse dinner option -- your choice of three types of beef and then several types of accompaniments -- really good. We also particularly like their 6 for 6 special in the bar area or front porch from 4:30 to 6PM -- certain drinks and appetizers are $6 each. While 4:30 is usually much too early for us,... More 

Thank SueandRob13676
Boston MA
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150 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

We took our daughter, who is studying at nearby St. Lawrence, for a birthday dinner at the 1844 House. We started with the chef's complimentary amuse bouche of small potato fritters and a nice bread and crisps basket with homemade butter. My daughter had always wanted to try escargot, so she ordered them and we also had the pomme frittes.... More 

Thank cocoajean
Potsdam, New York
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We gathered to share a special evening celebrating birthdays. Cocktails first, then appetizers. The Special offered varies; always a superb dish. Though we were celebrating birthdays, we each made individual choice of deserts. The ambiance is wonderful, food is superb. The wait staff is excellent. Highly recommend 1844 House.

Thank FRAN M
New York City, New York
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935 reviews
535 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 399 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I was not eager to drive all the way to Potsdam for a dnner, but this was worth it. Its a charming interior, and the many rooms spread people out and made it quieter and more intimate than many places. There were several of us. We had the mussels, duck, fries...and I cannot remember what else, but everyone was very... More 

Thank CSSnowshoer
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

1844 House is a charming chef owned restaurant. Chef Brian. Uses locally sourced products to create delicious meals. His wife Jenny is a trained pastry chef. This is a very popular restaurant with the local college community so I highly recommend reservation. Check their website for menu items and early dining.

Thank mindyloucks
York, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Began with a Manhatten and proceed to review the menu. Many tasty items, but the special, Paella sound good. The seafood was fresh and delicious and went perfectly with a glass of chardonnay. Desert was spectacular, with many choices, I had the Creme Brule. Service was great and I will be back as often as I am in Potsdam.

Thank todosr
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

This place is an excellent fine dining restaurant. Food was delicious from the appetizer to the dessert. Only thing I would change is the wine selection. This restaurant has a dozen or more wineries located with a 2 hr drive and they didn't have a single one. I would still go again and highly recommend.

Thank Dan P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6885 Rt 11, Potsdam, NY 13676
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  St. Lawrence County  >  Potsdam
  • Phone Number: +1 315-268-1844

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