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John Barleycorn Tavern

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216 Front St, Owego, NY 13827-1630
+1 607-687-6501
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84 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Used to go here as a teenager. 30 years later I've tried it and it's been OK. But I went there during the Strawberry Festival, before it got busy, and waited 15 minutes for a bartender, so I asked the bar back to send me bartender and the bar back yelled at me!! I WON'T GO BACK!!

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Binghamton, New York
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2014

This is a friendly neighborhood bar that is a fun place to spend an evening. More often though, I call for the pizza business located on the second floor above the bar. There are many varieties of pizza and he offers calzones as well. Each time the food has been excellent and it is reasonably priced. I would recommend the... More 

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NY
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86 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2014

Although I've been in this Tavern dozens of times over the years this review is for something new. They recently teamed up with a guy to make Pizza on the 2nd floor above the bar. The Pizza business is actually separate from the bar business and is open 3 days a week, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 5:30 till midnight.... More 

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Barton
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78 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2014

This is a very nice bar that is usually busy with good natured and fun seeking people. Can get very busy on peak nights. I have been to this bar many times over the years and have always been happy with the experience. I would recommend you check it out. Out of town folks are welcomed. The Doctor

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Candor
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2013

This bar is very quaint and picturesque. Located right on the river and they have a deck which you can go out onto which is right over the river.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 216 Front St, Owego, NY 13827-1630
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Tioga County  >  Owego
  • Phone Number: +1 607-687-6501

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?