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Duffy's Tavern

20 Amherst St, Lake George, NY 12845-1202
+1 518-668-5323
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  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible16%
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American, Bar, Pub
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20 Amherst St, Lake George, NY 12845-1202
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Started with the steam clams and the butter was not clarified we asked the server she said it's not "real". The clams had a chemical flavor aftertaste so they were sent back. The server said she tried the clams we sent back and ithey were...More

Thank Justy1Joe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to Duffy's for the first time the other day. I've been going to the Lake for decades just never tried this bar. It usually has a loud and rowdy crowd when i walk by so I usually avoided it. But it was a...More

Thank ffhal58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Order 2 Cesar salads , they were soggy and drench with dressing. They had 2 different musician and they were both horrible. I don't normal give bad reviews but from what I had and heard I would not recommend this place at all. The waitress...More

Thank susanmY778KA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While celebrating a birthday with friends we made our way into Duffy's for a few drinks. We arrived just as a really great band, Dirt Cheap, was starting their set. We spent the next few hours on the dance floor. It was a really fun...More

Thank Redgen78
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place looked nice and the menu looked fine ..we ordered food and knowing that the tip is supposed to be 10% of the bill (since we are not from US)...we paid a tip of $3 for $26 bill (for 2 people).The moment we reached...More

Thank meenuprashar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I called for drinks after a long drive. Staff very friendly and good service. Great atmosphere and good selection of beers wines and spirits.

Thank enncle
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We met friends for lunch on Friday at Duffy's so we could listen to Neal McHugh play that afternoon. Music was great but I can't say that for the rest of the visit. I ordered Potato Skins which were inedible, my husband had steamed clams...More

Thank 214NancyC
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I wanted to grab quick lunch, and we were initially drawn to the atmosphere and view that Duffy's offered. That's about all it has going for it! Everything my boyfriend ordered they were "out of" - wings, drinks, tuna mac & cheese...More

Thank msal2760
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The food was ok, nothing exciting. We ate outside and there was a view of the lake. Music started before we left. A build up for a not so great musician who seemed to have a local following.

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 5 August 2017

we were looking for a place to have just a sandwich and saw Duffy's. It had a top deck and water view. Also there was music while we were there. Waitress was very helpful, music was good as was the food. We had a nice...More

Thank emp617
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Amherst St, Lake George, NY 12845-1202
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Lake George
  • Phone Number: +1 518-668-5323
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A local's and vacationers favorite! Duffy's Tavern has been in business for 35 years. Started by James Duffy and now owned by his son Michael Duffy and his wife Linda. Duffy's has three levels of entertainment. Downstairs is a bar and booths for dining and watching your favorite sports team, the Tike bar on the deck has Live Outdoor Entertainment and great view of the lake and main street, the third bar is inside upstairs which normally opens at 8pm Thursday thru Sunday for live bands to dance the night away(21 and over only upstairs)Families are welcome!
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