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Hafner's Restaurant & Tavern

$$ - $$$American, ,
5224 W Taft Rd, Syracuse, NY 13212-2735
+1 315-458-5108
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
5224 W Taft Rd, Syracuse, NY 13212-2735
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Reviewed 5 May 2017

As previously mentioned, the staff was lovely and we felt welcomed. Food was meh. Wine was inexpensive. We started with the calamari which was ok, but they served red-colored water to dip it in; sure didn't look like tomato sauce. My stuffed halibut was tasteless....More

Thank fkcaz
mhafner333, General Manager at Hafner's Restaurant & Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Being a family owned business since 1970, we strive to be "extra" ordinary, not just ordinary. We serve our calamari with homemade cocktail sauce, not tomato sauce. We are proud of our handpicked wines for the wine list and are happy to offer lower prices...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Jake Hafner's is one of our very favorite haunts. It combines a bar on one side and a rustic tavern restaurant on the other. Atmosphere is always friendly, and the food is excellent. We often go for their unique sandwiches, and when we try the...More

Thank joansW5957UN
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The place is good but small and the lighting a bit dark. I recommend having a reservation. The food was delicious and large, I got two more meals out of my entree

Thank Lois6201
Reviewed 23 April 2017

On business, getting into town a day early and the hotel suggested Jake's and somewhere else...the directions to get there was easy...food great. Friendly staff. For a Saturday night they were busy and we still were seated in 10 minutes or less. Server came quickly...More

Thank dee b
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We have been coming here for many years and have always had great meals. The interior is rustic and you can dress casual. The place is split in two including a lively bar atmosphere for an over 50 crowd. We started with an excellent Spinach...More

Thank Scott C
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Nice to come into a warm friendly place to eat when everyone else around was closed. GREAT meal and everyone was so friendly to us. We felt like family.

Thank RandBSpokane
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We always sit at the bar for quick draw and the tv's for sports.Always have had good food,service is good,bartenders sometimes seem preoccupied talking with the regulars.Anything on the menu is good

Thank RandyZim
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Group of six after an afternoon at the theatre. Sunday, we were quickly seated and attended by an efficient waitress. The large menu has bar food and more elaborate dinners. We enjoyed large juicy burgers, sandwiches, and sauerbraten and chicken parm. Reasonable prices and simple...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Good for lunch time. Big portions, served fast. Menu with many options. Decent desserts Good service in a restaurant requesting updates for the interior.

1  Thank VSTP
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch on New year's Eve day. Was not disappointed. Blue cheese Burger was cooked perfectly and bacon was crisp and tasty. The farmhouse fries were perfect. Thick, hot and full of flavor. The kind of fries I wish every place served. Highly...More

1  Thank GuinnessGirl17
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$29
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5224 W Taft Rd, Syracuse, NY 13212-2735
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-458-5108
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