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Fairground Inn

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852 Coffeen St, Watertown, NY 13601-2317
+1 315-782-7335
12:00 - 22:15
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Sun 12:00 - 22:15
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Lacona, New York
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91 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a recent Thursday and a girl's lunch outing I went here with two friends. Very crowded and busy lunch crowd but we were able to get a table and be seated. Friendly greetings and service. Very loud in the dining area and not a table to be found shortly after we were seated. Hit the rush lunch crowd time... More 

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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My co-worker and I love pre-ordering on our Friday lunches. It is always a treat for that quick and filling lunch. Love the personal pan pizzas! My go-to order!! They also make delicious desserts.

Thank Nicole A
Dexter, New York
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66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Fairground Inn has been going for years.. The food is always excellent. The wait staff, many who have been there for years, is the best.. Try the Reuben..the prime rib special, I believe on Wednesdays, the stuffed peppers, the spinach salad with their homemade dressing, the veggie and mixed cheese sandwich. I could go on and on.. Yu won't... More 

Thank Hotfudge13
Alexandria Bay
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133 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is old faithful to me. I have been eating at the Fairground Inn since I was a teenager and I am now 50. Leo Coleman is a great man and has a great special on thursday with the prime rib and side. Always good no matter what you order. The soup and chowder are always a must too.... More 

Thank kitakuni
Watertown, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Family oriented, waitresses are very personable, very busy place waiting time can be up to a half hour. Food is excellent great sandwiches that are very large, great Italian food, prices are great for the amount of food served.

Thank ramonas850
Potsdam, New York
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67 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Wonderful surprise! Got there on a Friday a little after Noon, place was packed...good sign. Got seated in the bar which was fine with me. Good service, great menu choices & fantastic prices! Food was EXCELLENT. Will definitely be back.

Thank steve p
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Food is usually quite good. Reuben sandwiches are very good. Wait staff is friendly and efficient. Bar has great atmosphere.

Thank Tracy Q
Syracuse, New York
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75 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

First off, I love this place... always have. Been going there since I was a kid. It's right next door to Coleman's and Sboros but I love Fairgrounds for the variety, family atmosphere and budget pricing. Great sandwiches, Italian food, and their bar is quaint. Another reason to skip Applebee's and go to a real restaurant. The beef dip is... More 

Thank PorkDiddy98
Medford, New Jersey
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We didn't want fast food but wanted a quick meal as we were travelling back from Canada. We will remember it next time. Great service, ample portions and good food.

Thank Joneill119
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Service was good but the prime rib WAS FABULOUS!!!! Never thought I could taste one out here like back home did... KEEP IT UP!

Thank rjpkkv

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American, Bar, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:15
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 852 Coffeen St, Watertown, NY 13601-2317
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 315-782-7335

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