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Tail O'The Pup

1152 Route 86, Ray Brook, NY 12977
+1 518-891-0777
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good29%
  • Average16%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible22%
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Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Seafood, American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
1152 Route 86, Ray Brook, NY 12977
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had dinner there last night Generous portions delicious and meaty ribs. Great collard greens and wonderful service. We had a very smiley and attentive waitress. Prices very reasonable too. Walked across the street for soft serve ice cream

Thank Rstan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just got back, first trip to Adirondacks. Heading back from White Mtn, stopped here, family of 4 with one vegan kid. Everyone enjoyed their food. Basic Sandwiches, fish, burger, sweet potato fries. Singer was awesome, lots of 60's-90's songs. Nice friendly atmosphere and our waitress...More

Thank pearljam68
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Tail O'the Pup has been around for over 50 years, starting as an inside diner. Now, it is a very popular with families, couples, motorcyclists, and everybody in between! They have a playground for kids with family-sized tables with benches under tents nearby. Or...More

Thank DenneKV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here a couple of times before over the years and was looking forward to this visit, but what a disappointment. (a) I was told that I couldn't order a beer today because "the bar was broken". Apparently the beer taps were broken, the...More

Thank astevens999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food, great live music and lots of pets to hang out with. The food was cooked perfectly and you get plenty. Good choice of local beers and the environment puts you in a happy place the second you get there. Jim M Jackson, MI

Thank zipzak94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Kudos to new ownership and management. We had a horrible experience last year around this time. We contacted management and they offered us free apps to apologize for the embarrassment of my husband and I taking 6 newbies while raving about the place, only to...More

1  Thank Lesa W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice place if you like to eat outside. You can also eat inside. There are picnic tables under tents, and it was windy so some needles from the trees kept flying by. We ordered the BBQ ribs and thought it was very good. No choice...More

Thank NewYorker003
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent experience here. New owner came over to greet us. Alyssa our waitress was very attentive and nice. Food came within five minutes of ordering. Pulled pork, nachos and onion rings. Wow too much food but it was excellent! The grounds are pristine. New owner...More

Thank NYSusan1
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This is a place to have some beers, outside on picnic tables, with casual baskets of lobster, smoked ribs, pulled pork. It is perfect if you are coming off the lake, in from a cottage and in cottage clothing late afternoon. If you are picking...More

Thank HanlonFFT
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Went last night for the first time since it changed hands. The food was horrible! They are serving frozen French fries and frozen hamburger meat for burgers. So disgusting and tasteless. I remember a couple of years ago the burger meat was fresh and juicy....More

Thank Camille C
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5 September 2016|
Response from 551melm | Reviewed this property |
This is not a question. It is a rant and gives no facts. I get it! You don't like the place...don't go back. Complain to the health officials or write it in your review. Either way, this is not a valid venue for this... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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: 1152 Route 86, Ray Brook, NY 12977
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ray Brook
  • Phone Number: +1 518-891-0777
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