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Circus Cafe

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392 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3108
+1 518-583-1106
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11:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great drinks, fun ambiance, and perfect food for the family! And what's a circus without....cotton candy!

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Thank DivStreet
Upstate NY
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184 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't want to eat lunch and spoil our New Year's Eve dinner plans, so we went to Circus Cafe for breakfast/lunch. Service was nice, food was served quickly and piping hot. Would stop here again, good for singles, couples, families.

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Thank hitthehighway
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176 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We had a nice dinner before our trip on the polar express. Very attentive staff, great customer service. Food was good and we had great experience. Will definitely go back.

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Thank William M
Rochester, New York, United States
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Appreciate the extra attention to a tired and travel weary family - was a busy afternoon and they got us seated quickly - and even surprised them with a little treat to brighten their day. ❤

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Thank ChaChaRon
Saratoga Springs
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in while Christmas shopping in Saratoga. Great staff, relaxing atmosphere and the best burger and curly fries I've had in a long time. Prices surprisingly reasonable for the quality and quantity. Location is perfect in the center of the shopping district.

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Thank 993halc
Yonkers, New York
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

My husband and I took our kids up to Saratoga for the train ride the Polar Express. Being that we had an evening ride we thought to take them somewhere to eat. We went to the Circus Cafe thinking it would be child friendly. While it was and the staff was very friendly, the food on the other hand was... More 

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Thank mcamejo728
CircusCafe, General Manager at Circus Cafe, responded to this review

Hello mcamejo728, Thanks for your review. We are so disappointed to hear that you didn't enjoy the food. We have hundreds of families dine with us annually for Polar Express and find they are often very happy with their experience. We do sincerely wish you had notified your server about any issues you encountered with your food. Complimentary cotton candy... More 

Peterborough, Canada
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78 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

The best thing about this restaurant is the friendly service. We were there for lunch with some friends while shopping in Sarasota Springs (really pretty town). While our friends thought the homemade soup was very good and the burger was enormous, I found the menu kind of uninspired.

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Thank ALM1
CircusCafe, General Manager at Circus Cafe, responded to this review

Hello ALM1, Thanks for your review. We're glad that your friends enjoyed the food but are disappointed to hear that you weren't fond of our menu options. We pride ourselves on offering a large menu with much variety and find that there is almost always something for everyone. We hope you will give us another try next time you're in... More 

Westbury, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

I thought that it would have some sort of circus attraction like a clown there for the kids, or the staff dressed with some sort of circus attire. The food was just OK. We did get a 10% discount because we went on the Polar Express. On our next visit there, we will eat at a better class of restaurant.

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Thank mammar1115
CircusCafe, General Manager at Circus Cafe, responded to this review

Hello mammar1115, Thanks for your review. Our restaurant features a classic French circus theme inspired by our passion for fun and festiveness. We're sorry if your interpretation of our name misled you. I'm not sure if you noticed, but our entire staff wears slogan t-shirts which are a play on the circus (i.e: I Tame Lions, Former Contortionist, etc.) and... More 

Schenectady, New York
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31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

came to the Saratoga for a family overnite with our adult daughters and were looking for a fun place for lunch and gave it a try . the atmosphere was like Chuckie Cheese - kids all over the place for birthday parties (multiple sets of parents dressed up like elves ? )and loud !!! - not what we had hoped... More 

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Thank Anthony G
CircusCafe, General Manager at Circus Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Anthony G, Thanks for your review. We are sorry that you did not enjoy your experience with us. We are known for being a "family friendly" restaurant and have received numerous accolades over the years for our fun and festive atmosphere. Because we offer one of the largest menus in the area, we are a local favorite for kids... More 

Troy, New York
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108 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I were looking for a quick dinner and a few drinks while visiting Saratoga Springs. She had the Turkey Burger and I had the Black and Blue Burger. Both were served as requested and we each had a Blue Hawaiian. The atmosphere was festive and the service was impeccable. Absolutely one of the gems of Saratoga Springs.... More 

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Thank Joel1951
CircusCafe, General Manager at Circus Cafe, responded to this review

Hello Joel1951, Thanks for your review! We are so glad that you found the burgers and cocktails enjoyable. We always aim to provide excellent customer service and we are happy that we didn't disappoint on your visit. We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 392 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3108
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saratoga Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 518-583-1106

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?