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Sharkey's Restaurant

American, Bar
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56 Glenwood Ave, Binghamton, NY 13905-1937
+1 607-729-9201
11:30 - 01:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 01:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 01:00
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NW Mountains, NC
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146 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

The food is awesome here, it is a neighborhood place with fantastic food. The pork spiedies were great, the prices reasonable. The service was good, the waitress friendly. It felt like it had been in the neighborhood forever and we felt very welcome though we were not regular locals.

Thank scott10jo
Cary, North Carolina, USA
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136 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The food is awesome here, it is an old school neighborhood bar that had fantastic clams and wings. The chicken spieidies were not what I remembered them to be but the clams were outstanding, the prices are great as well. The service was not too good as the young waitresses seemed to hang out with each other at the bar... More 

Thank Djrrossi
Bainbridge, NY
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Had fantastic clams, Delicious pierogies, and 2 beers for under $20. Friendly, no frills bar. Will be going back.

Thank 74Chrissy
New York City, New York
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551 reviews
290 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

Famous for a local specialty that's like shish kebab on soft sandwich bread, wrapped like a high dog bun, pronounced "speedy." Quick and tasty, chicken or beef. Clans and seafood, too.

Thank cararro
Endwell, New York
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

From top to bottom, Sharkey's menu will please anyone. Delicious pork spiedies, char broiled burgers, the garlic fries and clams...All fantastic. They also have raw spiedie meat that you can purchase by the pound as well as raw clams. Don't forget the bread and extra juice for the spieidies!! Also, contrary to the previous post, Sharkey's accepts debit / credit... More 

3 Thank Tom H
Evans, Georgia
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

This is a long standing, family owned restaurant/bar with mostly local favorites on the menu - speidies, steamed clams, some Slovak dishes, etc. Nothing fancy, but very casual, relaxed, and friendly. Not too expensive but cash only. For us, it's a mandatory stop every time we visit Binghamton.

Thank Richard D
Syracuse, New York
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337 reviews
215 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

local Binghamton restaurant/ bar ..big menu , busy place, but their potato and cheddar pierogies are off the chart!

Thank pierogyman
Austin, Texas
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572 reviews
415 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

A lot of other reviewers have summed it up well. If you lived in Binghamton in the 60s-70s, it was here and for the most part has not changed a bit. Same booths, the same pin bowling machine. The menu has expanded, they now serve pizza, wings and many other specialties. In my mind Sharkey's had only three things: Spiedies,... More 

Thank JrMushroom
Saint Augustine, Florida
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80 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Been a customer of Sharkey's since 1966 when my parents used to take my brother and I there on Friday nights for Pizza and clams. I go back whenever I'm visiting Binghamton. Nothing really has changed with the decor since '66...same booths, same bar...same bowling game...missing are the booth juke box selectors. This is definitely not a bright, glitzy, fake... More 

Thank teamthominator
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114 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Other than going here because it's a landmark, I'm not sure why anyone would. I understand they're trying to preserve it's history, but it's a very outdated bar atmosphere that could use some attention. On top of this our food was blah. I was hoping for fresh cut fries, but they were bag fries and the hamburger was also a... More 

Thank Kenneth W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Glenwood Ave, Binghamton, NY 13905-1937
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Binghamton
  • Phone Number: +1 607-729-9201

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