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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%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (96 reviews)
“jambalaya” (17 reviews)
“rooster fish” (50 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00 Hours
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 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Crooked Rooster was an excellent find. Great food and good service. The February day was exceptionally warm and the windows were open. I ordered a special: a BBQ Burger. When available, I will order a BBQQ burger; I am normally disappointed. This time I...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You helped entertain some good friends from France the night before a snowstorm. Being off season, The Crooked Rooster burgers were done to each of our liking. The Blonde and IPA Dark were great. Not many can keep the pace for product during the off...More

Thank K4Pacific
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really tasty burgers and fries here. The restaurant was pretty busy but our food came out very quickly!

Thank Mimi O
Reviewed 21 January 2018 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 11 January 2018

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 18 December 2017 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 11 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

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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, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
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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