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Maria's Tavern

509 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1301
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
7 Aug 2018
“Tourists that were made to feel like friends!”
24 Jun 2018
“Neighborhood bar”
Open Now
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM Hours
American, Bar, Pub
509 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1301
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

My wife & I stopped in for lunch on our recent vacation to Watkins Glen/ Seneca Lake. We were immediately greeted with a warm & cheery "Hello!" When I went to the bar to place my order (I heard they had great "Buffalo wings") the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Eljarah
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Of all the wings I’ve had over the years.... Maria’s remain the first choice. We only get there once a year from Canada, we’ll worh the wait. The chunks of blue cheese in the dressing is equally as good. Look forward to 2019.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Janet N
Reviewed 12 February 2018

We wanted to stop in for a quick drink and a bite to eat. The bartender was very friendly and so were the patrons. We had wings and they were great!

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Kim N
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Went in, early evening (about 7pm), hoping to have a few beers and watch a baseball game. It is a very small place, only about 6 tables and maybe 6 or 8 stools at the bar. There were 5 or 6 people at the bar,...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Lori A
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Best wings ever. We get wings from Maria’s every NASCAR weekend to go. If We’re within 30+ miles of the place I always stop in for a cold drink and some HOT wings.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank grahambM7757ME
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Have been going on WGI weekends for years. In the middle of "downtown" and "FANFEST". Friendly patrons and a generally excellent staff. Does get hectic, but, walking distance to several accommodation options. LEAVE THE CAR PARKED!

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank nasarman6
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

AwSome place! Friendly place to go. The staff treats you like they've known you all their life. It is a must stop when your in the area.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank David L
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Local joint in Watkins Glen with really good service and extremely friendly patrons. Came here on a Saturday evening to grab dinner. My friend and I sat at the bar and drank a couple of beers while waiting for our take-out. The locals chatted us...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Jessica C
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I go here more often than any other bar in town. The food is always amazing and Meghan, Taylor, Taryn and Kelsey are always so kind to us! Thanks bob for having such a warm and friendly hometown place! See ya soon, - Ned

Date of visit: May 2017
1  Thank Nedfred55
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Small bar restaurant with great limited menu and free wonderful popcorn. Service is sometimes slow but the waitresses are always cheerful and we love the bar food. We stop here many times a year and last night was the first of the season. Will definitely...More

Date of visit: April 2017
1  Thank jeaniegirl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 509 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1301
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Watkins Glen
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