We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Dark Horse Tavern

Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
4312 E Genesee St, DeWitt, NY 13214-2122
+1 315-446-2072
Today
11:30 - 23:00
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 22:00
Mon - Tue 11:30 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

81 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 81: English reviews
Jamesville, New York
Level Contributor
86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I have always ad a great meal here, but the place is rather small so it is tough to have large groups here unless you get here early. They have great daily specials and the food is top notch.

Helpful?
Thank Buckoranch
Syracuse, New York
Level Contributor
10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The atmosphere is uncomfortable and uneasy. Very cramped and the hostess behind the bar has a bad attitude. Can't transfer bills from the bar to the table, even though we were an arms length away. Pretty poor policy!

Helpful?
Thank J K
Canandaigua, New York
Level Contributor
14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Food and service was top notch. Best service we have had in a very long time. Wait staff had in-depth knowledge of the menu and beverage selections. Food presentation was 5 star. Dining space is extremely limited with a packed bar area. Expect a wait unless you get there by 5pm.

Helpful?
Thank Jonathan B
Syracuse, New York
Level Contributor
18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I've attempted to dine here on a couple of different occasions. However, the place is TINY and waiting for a table means being jammed between the bar, people, and tables. If you're a ppl person, this is no big deal. I am not a people person, so this situation is my worst nightmare. Anyway, finally stopped by at 5 pm... More 

Helpful?
Thank Bethany L
Syracuse, New York
Level Contributor
44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We stopped for dinner at one of our favorite taverns, the Dark Horse. It always seems to be busy and because it is a small place, it tends to be noisy. Check in with the bar staff to reserve a booth or table for dinner. The drinks are always good and the food always great. Specials are posted on a... More 

Helpful?
Thank Alfred L
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent dinner, four of us each ordered something different every meal was perfect, the service was exceptional , atmosphere was great, loved it.

Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Jamesville, United States
Level Contributor
146 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Finally made it to the Dark Horse and it was a great experience. Had to wait to get a table as it was a Saturday. Got drinks immediately. Tight corners make it hard to wait for a table. The atmosphere is nice. The service was professional. The food was good. Had the steak salad, perfectly cooked steak. Prices were ok.... More 

Helpful?
Thank SouthwoodTruck
Syracuse, New York
Level Contributor
12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

This place is always a good experience---very small and always busy so you may have to wait (uncomfortably), BUT the food and service are worth it!

Helpful?
Thank Meg K
Level Contributor
25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch while out Christmas shopping. Soup du jour was New England clam chowder with roasted red peppers. Amazing! Nice variation! Had it as part of the daily double with and open faced tuna melt. Dessert? Of course! Banana cream pie! Delicioso! Bonus? SU v Georgetown game on TV!

Helpful?
Thank Liz S
Alexandria, Virginia
Level Contributor
16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Where do I begin? Frickin' awesome!!😀 My wife had the Mahi Mahi and I enjoyed the Steak Frites. Both dishes were expertly created. Her fish was tender, flavorful and juicy. My steak was prepared medium rare and very tender to taste. Do yourself a huge favor and try the Clam Chowder. It was delightful. Each spoonful held tender clumps of... More 

Helpful?
Thank RibDoc

Travellers who viewed Dark Horse Tavern also viewed

East Syracuse, Finger Lakes
 

Been to Dark Horse Tavern? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Cuisine
American, Bar, International, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4312 E Genesee St, DeWitt, NY 13214-2122
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  DeWitt
  • Phone Number: +1 315-446-2072

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Dark Horse Tavern and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
8 months ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Dark Horse Tavern staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?