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The Crystal Restaurant

87 Public Sq, Watertown, NY 13601-2626
+1 315-782-9938
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“turkey dinner” (14 reviews)
“peas” (6 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
87 Public Sq, Watertown, NY 13601-2626
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Good food at descent prices!! Highly recommended to all! Service was a little slow but not bad overall.

Thank Norman W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Ate here several times in 1979 and came back in 2017. The restaurant has not changed at all! All the food is homemade and delicious. We ordered a pork tenderloin dinner for $6.95 and a lamb dinner for $7.95. Loved the lumps in the mashed...More

Thank L P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us from Ontario recently had dinner here...The atmosphere decor..friendless of the waitress and tasty food.....all reminscense of a time in the past including the prices...wow...You must experience this wood paneling Present here Thank Youtin ceiling ceramic tile floor. Started in 1923.....The Past is...More

Thank Kawartha Ron
Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not miss the opportunity of eating in this Wonderful Old Fashioned Restaurant. The food is excellent and reasonably priced. Our waitress had worked there for "53 years." A cozy, clean and delightful to dine.

1  Thank Hojo59
Reviewed 1 week ago

We discovered this place by accident. From the street, the old neon sign and stark exterior suggests to the passerby that this place was closed 50 years ago. Thank God we used another TA review to motivate us to try it. It is a throwback...More

1  Thank dmeische
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had fried asparagus and liver n onions. Wife had turkey. All the food was great like home cooked. Atmosphere was 1920's. Go there!

1  Thank Wm F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped in to the restaurant in this very old and very, very nice town for a great lunch. I had the fried seafood platter and she had the pork, string beans and mashed potatoes. Everything was great! The menu had a...More

Thank Joe T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can't beat the beautiful interior, and the cheap and delicious ham-and-cheese omelets and pancakes (the chocolate chip pancakes are the BEST!).

Thank mkeenan28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were on a road trip to see the fall colors and were driving through Watertown. Looked on TA for recommended places to eat. The reviews are right on. We had great sandwiches for a reasonable price. Great old building and very friendly service. They...More

Thank louamitch
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was like turning back the calendar to the 60's or 70's. Great food for a very reasonable price. We had the turkey dinner and lamb dinner and it tasted like my Mom cooked it! The pie was also fabulous! Much better than Cracker Barrel...More

Thank Wendy K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Public Sq, Watertown, NY 13601-2626
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 315-782-9938
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