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The Wildflower Cafe & The Crooked Rooster Brewpub

) #1 of 29 Restaurants in Watkins Glen $$ - $$$ , American,
301 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1202
+1 607-535-9797
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“rooster fish” (64 reviews)
“burger” (157 reviews)
“jambalaya” (15 reviews)
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Brew Pub, American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
301 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1202
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Third trip to Watkins Glen, third trip to the Crooked Rooster. Their burgers are amazing and the service is also great. I've been here with several different groups and everyone always leaves full and happy. Twice in a row, we've gotten lucky enough to get...More

Thank Michelle G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here for lunch after hiking in Watkins Glen State Park, ordering the pulled pork sandwich and hamburger, as well as French fries, sweet potato fries and onion rings. The blue cheese burger was cooked perfectly, medium (pink in the middle) and was quite...More

Thank Gailyn63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great restaurant/pub! I enjoyed a chicken sandwich with peppers, moss, and spinach. This was a Special though. Amazing craft drinks- my friend got a Yaqui last drink with jalapeños and pineapple juice. Sounds weird but it was really tasty too. Good place to...More

Thank cma8422
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped into Watkins Glen to walk the steps in the Glen, returned to the main drag in the village, found this gem of a restaurant/bar. Loved the atmosphere, the street view, the great accommodating staff (friendly, attentive) we had a great meal - my wife...More

Thank James J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited The Wildflower Cafe after hiking Watkins Glen State Park, something it seems many other patrons have done - it makes sense since it is just down the street from the park. We had worked up quite an appetite and that was a good...More

Thank 1YoOy1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have good sandwiches and burgers some meals. The beer is good but pricey. Nice location in Watkins Glenn and a busy place overall. Gets a bit noisy later on.

Thank hoobiesgal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stopped in here mostly as it was convenient as we walked through town, very casual and friendly, beers were good, decent menu variety, kids pizza was ok, catfish tacos tasted good but would've been better with more fish, vegan options were very tasty, excellent fries...More

Thank DVE11044
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I love this place. It's small and cute. We only had drinks at the bar but the band was great and staff was friendly. Great mixed drink selection too. They have alot of craft beer but also have some of your typical...More

Thank nataliebD5368HV
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was recommended by numerous ppl. Had to try. Soups, Sandwiches FANTASTIC Great beer and wine list. The appetizer sweet potato fries to DIE FOR.

Thank lrempala
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was very excited to try this place out because of the vegetarian options. But, the three things I wanted to try were all sold out. We arrived around 11 am (when they open) on a Monday and they were sold out of white bean...More

Thank monicarobo
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Wendy V
30 August 2015|
Response from Heather G | Reviewed this property |
Yes! I got a whole rundown from the wait staff on what was able to be customized. They can certainly accommodate you. The vegan tacos I got could certainly be made with veggie filling instead of the gluteny seitan.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1202
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Watkins Glen
  • Phone Number: +1 607-535-9797
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