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Thirsty Owl Wine Bar and Bistro

184 S Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-4504
+1 518-587-9694
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (35 reviews)
“black paella” (5 reviews)
“crab cakes” (14 reviews)
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American, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
184 S Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-4504
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here for a business meeting. Overall we were all impressed with the food. The food menu is a bit on the limited side of the scale but still decent sized. More important though is the quality of the food which was quite impressive....More

Thank ADKtraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch and we were happy we did. The staff were friendly and attentive and the food was delicious. The view here is one of the best as far as restaurants go if you sit on the patio. The dessert was a...More

Thank Mellayella
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took advantage of a Groupon and had the wine tasting andcheese platter deal. It was a delightful evening. The bartender was exceptionally knowledgeable about wine. He explained about each of five different wines of our choice (many choices on the menu)....each tasted exactly as...More

Thank evekenyon
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Had I known before going in that this Bistro only served NY wines, I would not have gone in. Neither of us liked our wine choices. We both had a cheese and meet board with our wine. The acoustics in the place need to be...More

Thank plasmid
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Very intimate venue with choice of seating. Awesome staff, no pressure and very friendly. you have to do a quick wine tasting. great wine and cool wine glasses. you have to drop in. Susan was very helpful.

Thank Manuel C
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Lovely old house converted into a restaurant. Service was good. Wines are from their own vineyard. Upscale menu with many choices. A wide variety of different foods all well prepared and presented.

Thank denali13
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Had the occasion to be in Saratoga Springs and found this Hidden Gem. My wife and I have been to their Winery on Cayuga Lake, Rt. 89 in Ovid, NY many times and have been to their Bistro for a light lunches, 5 Star there...More

Thank Ken F
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We love this place, I regularly bring colleagues for business lunch at noon. And it’s our favorite Monday Night place to go — because it’s open Monday night (!) Has great food ; an accommodating staff: great wine ; and parking.

Thank Uncas5150
Reviewed 2 October 2017

They have small plates for $5 each. Wife and I got all 4 and split them. Home made mac and cheese (Excellent), Mussels (Excellent), Heirloom tomatoes in oil / vinegar (Excellent) and Duck Confit (Can't be beat). Wife had a lemonade and I had a...More

Thank Boogieboard59
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in on a hot Sunday afternoon and sat at the bar. The service was great and the sangria was just right! We had the meat and cheese board for two. Everything was delicious and just the right amount.

Thank Anne O
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184 S Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 United States
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 184 S Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-4504
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saratoga Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 518-587-9694
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