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Pennell's Restaurant

284 Jefferson St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-5192
+1 518-583-2423
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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284 Jefferson St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-5192
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had veal dishes and the food was above average, the service was prompt and friendly, and the place was busy and friendly.

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

13 of us went here for dinner. Whitney, our server took all of our orders for drinks. appetizers, main course. DID NOT MISS A THING !! All of us were very pleased with the service and the food was FANTASTIC !!!

Thank martinmN977MM
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We found this place to be less than, especially after all the rave reviews. Ordered chicken piccata. Could NOT find one caper. Lots of pasta, a couple slices of chicken, and NO capers. My husband had fish which he said was just average, not great....More

Reviewed 8 September 2017

Our group of 8 had reservations on a Monday evening in August and waited about half an hour for our table. The food was excellent and portions were large. Our table was a bit cramped -- they are clearly trying to fit as many customers...More

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was quite busy but unfortunately not worth the wait. The chicken parm was bad ( felt sick after eating small portion) and my date didn't care for the Chicken Marsala. Very dissappointing. Will not be back.

Thank bontrae
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Went on a recommendation from people we met in the hotel shuttle. This is an Italian restaurant and in walking distance from the Casino Hotel Food was delicious!! Portions were huge. Big enough to share. Definitely a place to go!!

Thank Joanne D
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

This is a totally over rated restaurant. There was no ambience whatsoever and the noise level was terrible when more people began arriving. There was far too much dressing on the salad and both of our dishes had the same problem with the sauces. The...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This gem, near the Racino, has a menu to die for. my friend and I found so many items we could have and would have ordered but I was in a fish frame of mind. The cocktails were good for the price. we tried a...More

Thank Kathleen C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We have dinner at Pennell's every time we visit saratoga for the races. The food is always excellent, and the food is matched by by the service. My advice is to to go to Pennell's but don't forget to make a reservation...exceptional restaurants get very...More

Thank suezquez
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We had heard a lot about this restaurant from others who were at the track so we decided to go. We met some friends that live in the area for dinner and were looking forward to seeing them. The restaurant was jammed and the noise...More

Thank Barbara S
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Questions & Answers
11 July 2016|
Response from citation1948 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I'm sorry, I'm just a frequent customer. You should call to check their schedule especially with the track open.
11 July 2016|
Response from Sarsprdoc | Reviewed this property |
Best thing to do is to call them as race season hours may change: (518) 583-2423
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 284 Jefferson St, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-5192
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saratoga Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 518-583-2423
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