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The Wildflower Cafe & The Crooked Rooster Brewpub

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, American,
301 N Franklin St, Watkins Glen, NY 14891-1202
+1 607-535-9797
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (96 reviews)
“jambalaya” (17 reviews)
“rooster fish” (49 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 yesterday via mobile

I’ve only been to Watkins Glen twice but both times my friend and I stopped here. Most recently it was for lunch and the big reason was Rooster Fish beer. Although beer was the main attraction we really enjoyed the chili we had.

Thank Laura L
Reviewed 1 week ago

A local gem that delighted this out-of-towner and is clearly a hot spot for locals. This brew pub features a nice menu, wonderfully friendly and attentive staff and a gorgeously restored interior that whispers of a different era. Everything's well done with lots of attention...More

Thank jdoud13
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped here when we arrived into town after a 4 hour drive. The staff was very friendly and the food and drinks were excellent. They have a great variety of local wine and craft beer. The roasted brussel sprouts are a...More

Thank DFrank17
Reviewed 12 December 2017

We arrived about 1 on a Monday, and it was not busy. We were a group of 8 people, and there was quite a lengthy discussion about whether or not we would be able to sit together, or separate off into 2 groups of 4....More

Thank Laurie P
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We were in town and not familiar with the local restaurants. We parked downtown and started walking, and found this place. I'm glad we did! I had the chicken avocado wrap and my husband had a chicken based salad. We both enjoyed our meals. The...More

Thank Jenny J
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Had a very nice lunch here with my husband and friends on a recent trip to Watkins Glen. The food was very good, with a nice selection to pick from. Will definitely come back.

Thank Patricia Y
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Stopped for lunch here before visiting the local wineries on Seneca Lake. Great local spot with comfort food and seating at the bar with friendly service. Try the fish tacos. They were delicious. Local brewery up the street that is affiliated if you just want...More

1  Thank frb47
Reviewed 17 November 2017

Came here for dinner on Friday night. Atmosphere was inviting. My wife had the bacon cheeseburger, which was excellent. My Fun Guy burger was not so fun. Cheese sauce was barely there, same with IPA Mustard. Therefore, I asked for additional mustard, beware, they will...More

Thank jbogle2017
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Very nice English style pub. I had a burger. My wife had fish taco's and my step-daughter had a chicken wrap. I had a sprite and my wife and stepdaughter had ice teas. Our final tab was a whopping $57. While the food was, I...More

Thank GeorgeNadine
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We have dined here before. This time we probably waited 45 minutes for a table, which was fine with us. We enjoyed a beverage on the Rooster Fish side while we waited. The sweet hostess checked in a few times and eventually seated us. Then...More

301FranklinStreetInc, Manager at The Wildflower Cafe & The Crooked Rooster Brewpub, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Hi, Thank you so much for posting your review and please allow me to deeply apologize for your experience. There is never an excuse for poor service and our staff should know better than to act this way. I will personally follow up with them...More

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Wendy V
29 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
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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