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Public Lounge

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, International, Pub
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2318 County Highway 41, Roxbury, NY 12474
+1 607-326-4026
17:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Tue 17:00 - 21:00
Wed 12:00 - 21:00
Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Aarhus, Arhus, Denmark
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

This is an okay place, i Got half a chicken and if was really Big a Big bird - the taste was good. Nice staff.

Thank Helle W
Weedsport, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Food was great! There was a large variety which was good for our group with very different tastes. Pizza, panninis, burgers, salads and a large alcohol selection which was nice. The chicken lemongrass pot stickers were amazing. I need to find a recipe for these or another restaurant that makes them. 5 stars there, however, I think they can step... More 

Thank Taylor R
Nickolett S, Owner at Public Lounge, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed your meal! The potstickers are one of our best sellers! I'miss sorry however, you were disappointed in our service. We split checks frequently so I don't understand why the waitstaff would have given you a hard time. As for her being pushy and acting like she didn't want to serve you I can guarantee you that... More 

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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

We went on a weeknight and they were only serving pub food. We were staying at the Roxbury amd couldn't find anywhere else in town open. The food here was really good. We had a pizza and quesadilla. We did however wait a VERY long time. It seems if you are not a town regular you wait and wait. The... More 

Thank 328baker
Nickolett S, Owner at Public Lounge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review and I am glad you enjoyed your meal. For the service however, I would like to clear a few things up. First of all you did wait and I apologise for that; however, you were the last tabe and there were a couple orders before you. Also, it was our first... More 

Dallas, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Spending a quiet weekend at the Roxbury Motel, this restaurant was certainly convenient and the food was good. It was a bit late at night and we ordered some appetizers, soups and salads, but the meals looked good and I'm sure they were good because our food was delicious. The atmosphere is casual and the service was good. I would... More 

Thank DallasMom52
New York City, New York
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

The Public Lounge was across from the hotel we stayed in, so we gave it a shot. The food was good (some very nice sized portions) and decently priced. If you're in the neighborhood, I'd say stop on by.

Thank Jessielyse
New York City, New York
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2016

Second time here and just as good as the first. The wings were delicious! As was the tuna tartar. The coconut custard pie is a must. Very friendly service and warm setting. We will go here each time we stay at the Roxbury!

Thank LINGO1234
New York City, New York
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241 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

Walking into Public one is not too confident about the experience ahead given the minimal decor, but what comes out of the kitchen is excellent. We shared a bruschetta and a salad both of which were well done, and shared a large portion of excellent ribs. Wines were interesting and inexpensive by restaurant standards. Service was friendly and food arrived... More 

Thank john w
Hillsborough, New Jersey
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158 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

Each time we stay at the wonderful Roxbury Motel (AMAZING and right next door), we have every meal here. The menu continues to grow every year, with every visit. Great cocktails and wine...and the food is always delicious and fresh, but more importantly, this amazing owner and staff (especially Jill) make you feel like part of their special family. It's... More 

Thank CEC1024
Nickolett S, Owner at Public Lounge, responded to this review

It's always a pleasure seeing you guys! Thank you for making Roxbury and Public part of your anniversary. Can't wait till next year. More 

Bangor, Pennsylvania, United States
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

The place appeared to be someone's failed attempt to create an atmosphere, however the kitchen saved it with some tasty dishes. The menu is limited but varied enough for anyone to find something they like. We were there on a Monday so there weren't any other restaurants open. We ended up enjoying our meal and had leftovers to take home.

Thank Henry W
Johnson City, New York
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

We eloped nearby at the Roxbury. We had eaten here before when we were in town and was great.So we called ahead and made reservations for the night before for Dinner for friends and family. Nickolett was awesome, she had us set up in the backroom. Dinner was excellent and the service great. We stuck around and had a few... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Bar, International, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2318 County Highway 41, Roxbury, NY 12474
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Catskill Region  >  Roxbury
  • Phone Number: +1 607-326-4026
We are full service restaurant that seats 35. We also provide services for intimate parties and weddings! Please call for reservations and updated menu options!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?