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Maria's Tavern

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509 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1301
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11:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 01:00
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Nashville, TN
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150 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Small bar and grill type of atmosphere with great burgers and wings ! The wings can be ordered according to heat degree with Buffalo sauce, lots of blue cheese and celery sticks. Delicious.

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Thank Irmi E
Buffalo
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Yes, I am from Buffalo. And, I went to college just down Main Street from the world famous Anchor Bar. I had many an afternoon or evening eating wings there. So, I am fussy. Real Buffalo wings are not soggy or dripping with sauce. Surprise! The key is, they cook them longer, so they are crisp and the sauce cooks... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

This place looks like a dive and we would likely never have stopped here but a local waitress recommended it as a good place to grab quality eats after her restaurant stopped serving food at 9pm. Glad she did. It's a very small place with no table service, but the burgers and wings are cheap and delicious, the sides were... More 

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Salisbury, Maryland
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161 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

Okay so if you want some great wings don't let the outside of this place fool you! This a little hole in the wall bar that serves bar grub. Looks to be a spot all the locals hang out in. We stopped here only for the wings to go and weren't disappointed. Don't be in a hurry though. Bartender was... More 

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Gettysburg
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Been here many times, never disappointed. Friendly staff and clientele. Good location, tasty bar grub, cold beer. What more do you need!

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1 Thank 669mike
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

Great bartender when we went. Food came out quickly...great wings and fried mushrooms. It is a small bar...but a great Dive Bar for those who enjoy the smaller bar feel.

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1 Thank Meredith N
Watkins Glen, New York
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59 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

The wings are amazing! Get the garlic medium buffalo wings! You won't be disappointed. They don't take cash which is an inconvenience, but I don't think that stops them from getting business. As locals, it's nice to have an adult place to hang out in the winter.

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1 Thank Jannica
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

I'm not sure why previous reviews were so good. First and foremost, it is a very small bar. Secondly, there's almost no service and they don't always serve their full menu. They also don't take credit cards (not a big deal, but I was super glad I had some cash on me). I ordered the wings, because I heard they... More 

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1 Thank Kellie D
PA
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

Hungry after hiking the Watkins Glen park, we walked towards the town's lakefront and just kind of stumbled on Maria's. What a pleasant surprise! Ordered turkey club which we shared. It was more than enough to feed 2, and probably the best turkey club we've ever had. Our bartender was a friendly beautiful girl who told us about some places... More 

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outside Watkins Glen, NY
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

Small, intimate local hangout. Kitchen is open late. Lots of wings offered in the area, but Maria's is the best!

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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, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1301
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Watkins Glen

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