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The Bullhouse

6369 Main Street, Chestertown, NY 12817
+1 518-494-8027
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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“steak” (34 reviews)
“top sirloin” (5 reviews)
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Latin, American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
6369 Main Street, Chestertown, NY 12817
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

After a couple of years of excellent meals here, our latest visit was very disappointing. Ordered a steak that was way under cooked so, despite hating to do it, sent it back for further cooking. It did not return to us until about a half...More

Thank Jim F
Lonnie S, Owner at The Bullhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

We're sorry your experience didn't live up to what you normally expect, Jim. You did the right thing in sending the steak back -- we're here to make sure everything is cooked how you want it to be. Whenever food gets sent back, we take...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017

My husband and I stopped in at the Bullhouse restaurant last night for dinner. We were in Chestertown for the weekend and looking for someplace nice to stop. We arrived a little early and were happy to sit at the bar and wait for dinner...More

Thank Karen J
Lonnie S, Owner at The Bullhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 29 August 2017

This is an amazing review, Karen. First off, thanks for stopping by! You guys truly made the most of your time with us. We love that you took the time to relax at the bar for a while before dinner. You both chose really awesome...More

Reviewed 26 August 2017

This restaurant was recommended for a nice dinner and it was a good choice. The food was very good and service was excellent. It is not fancy, but was reasonably priced.More

Thank JoeD-HudsonValley
Lonnie S, Owner at The Bullhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thanks for taking a chance on us! Happy you stopped by and really enjoyed our food and service. It's a bonus the price was right. We'd love to have you again sometime for another meal soon. Have a great week, The Bullhouse Restaurant & Bar...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017

My husband had the steak and I had the cranberry salmon which I had to ask for because it is on the online menu but not reqular menu. Both meals were ok nothing great. The chips and salsa were good, we ordered the potato skins...More

Thank lauriewoodcock
Lonnie S, Owner at The Bullhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

We're sorry you didn't leave our restaurant completely satisfied. We put a lot of time into making our meals but understand the potato skins aren't for everyone. When it comes to seating, we have a system of placing our customers based off of size and...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

The Bullhouse has a reputation for inconsistent service but consistently good food. The Manager Jeff is working hard to improve service. Our favorite things are the steak salad, hamburgers and the white chicken chili. The complementary home made salsa and chips are provided to each...More

Thank Marla R
Lonnie S, Owner at The Bullhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2017

Those are all some of our favorite dishes too, Marla! You definitely know your way around our menu. We're here to not only make good food but to make sure you leave happy with everything about your experience. Let our staff know next time if...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

After losing track of time on the lake we headed out for a late dinner 9 pm. As we discovered late dining is not the norm. Though the bullhouse was closing up the kitchen. They understood our plight and cooked us up some amazingly delicious...More

Thank Kim W
Lonnie S, Owner at The Bullhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

It's definitely hard to find restaurants that offer a late meal, Kim. And after a long and fun day at the lake, some good grub is needed. We're always more than happy to accommodate when possible and are so glad you enjoyed our burgers. Definitely...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017

I called the restaurant earlier in the day to confirm the hours of operation. I was told that the LAST SEATING for dinner was at 8:00pm as they would absolutely not seat anyone after that time. We (a party of 2) arrived at 7:40pm and...More

1  Thank Elliott S
Lonnie S, Owner at The Bullhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

Looks like there was some miscommunication on our part, Elliott. We do have a strict policy of when we seat customers last but didn't follow through with honoring that. Our patrons come first and are willing to accommodate for them whenever possible. We'll look into...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017

Had some family business up near Chestertown so was glad to try this new-to-me restaurant. we arrived around 6 on Friday 7/14 without a reservation but got a two-top in front by the window no problem. The menu looked really good but I wanted to...More

Thank MissRed609
Lonnie S, Owner at The Bullhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

We're so happy you stopped by and tried us out. We put a lot of care and focus into making sure each dish is perfect, which can sometimes cause a wait. Still, you shouldn't have waited as long as you did, and your fries definitely...More

Reviewed 26 June 2017

The food was very good. We ate family style and there was plenty of it. Service was excellent and the waiters were very friendly. Good place to eat and enjoy good company.

Thank bob t
Lonnie S, Owner at The Bullhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Family style is always a good way to go, Bob -- we're thrilled to see you enjoyed everything. Hope you'll come back for another meal soon! All the best, The Bullhouse Restaurant & Bar Team

Reviewed 21 May 2017

Since we recently moved to Chestertown for the summer, we were eager to find some restaurants and began asking around. The Bullhouse came up a couple of times so we decided to give it a try last night. After checking out the menu and searching...More

Thank patsjag28
Lonnie S, Owner at The Bullhouse, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2017

We very much appreciate the detailed review -- it's always very helpful to hear from our guests. It sounds like most everything was enjoyed, from the friendly and attentive service down to the drinks. We do apologize, however, that your meals took a bit longer...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
16:00 - 20:00
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16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6369 Main Street, Chestertown, NY 12817
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Chestertown
  • Phone Number: +1 518-494-8027
The Bullhouse has the delicious Latin American comfort food that you crave in an upscale, yet casual environment in the heart of Chestertown. Our wide range of entree choices include steaks ranging from a 22 oz. prime strip steak, to a Black Angus prime sirloin. We have seafood, soups, and salads as well. Join us for tapas and starters such as the Beef Empanadas. Pumpkin Raviolis, or Smoked Mozzarella. While you're at it, our full bar has an impressive selection of craft beers and fine wine to go along with your unforgettable meal. Looking for a quick bite in the late afternoon? Join us for happy hour every day from 5 - 6PM where you can check out our buy one, get one free special on draft beer, domestic bottles, house wines and spirits! If you're interested in a friendly competition with your friends, stop by on Thursday nights for Trivia Night. At The Bullhouse, we have a passion for quality food that encompasses far-reaching varieties of flavor that we're confident will exceed your standards of what Latin American cuisine can be. We're located in the historical Remington Building which will create a classical charm to go along with your dining experience. Whether you're a Chestertown local or someone from out of town, we're looking forward to you joining us here at the Bullhouse.
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