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Fairground Inn

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852 Coffeen St, Watertown, NY 13601-2317
+1 315-782-7335
11:00 - 22:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 22:15
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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St. Catharines, Canada
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351 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Passing through Watertown, we picked this place based on TripAdvisor reviews. For the most part we were not disappointed. Place was packed at 5 pm on a weekday night. We saw that most people were choosing that day's special - a prime rib. Service was fast and friendly. We chose veg nachos as an appetizer and a large pizza to... More 

Thank Dogswood
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't impress me. The food seemed like warmed up frozen entries. Waited a while but it was empty, mostly. Not going back. I tried it twice and same thing. Tired food.

Thank Mike T
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best places to eat in Watertown. They have great food, great service, a bar area and you can play quick draw if you enjoy that too. I would tell anyone to go there !

Thank lauri c
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have come here for over 20 years. The pasta, pizza, sandwiches and entrees are always good. It's not fancy just an old style family Italian restaurant. This summer we did have a below average lunch but I'm hoping it was just a rare bad day

Thank Michael M
Myrtle Beach
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a Sunday, was very impressed. The staff was very courtious, and the food was deliciuos, would definately return.

Thank Bob S
Fort Drum, New York
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239 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having read the great reviews my wife and I wanted to try the Fairgrounds Inn. And we are glad we did. Delicious fare for a reasonable price. Well worth the visit.

Thank Dealer06
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Best sauce in town! Reuben's are awesome. They are the best. Great family restaurant that has been around for years. My out of town family always stop in when they are home.

Thank Lori D
Potsdam, New York
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287 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

My wife and I have not been here for a number of years, but we have enjoyed their food many times. We stopped for lunch to check it out. It was almost past lunchtime, and there were plenty of cars in the parking lot. Thought we would have trouble getting a table, but there was a nice cozy table in... More 

Thank BenGruda
Emmitsburg, Md
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157 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Had visited this venue several years ago and was delighted to find it still going and even improved. In truth, it's a bit loud, but , generally, it's the sound of family and friends enjoying themselves. The fare was excellent but the rave review goes to the dessert, a two layer Pumpkin Pie- to die for. This restaurant boasts some... More 

Thank Michael R
Flushing, Michigan
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Don't let the exterior fool you. We went past this to another place to eat which didn't impress us. Had to wait 15 minutes for a table on a Sunday night . The food, service and the quaint atmosphere were all great

Thank Eric J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:15
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 852 Coffeen St, Watertown, NY 13601-2317
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 315-782-7335

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