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“Surprisingly good barbecue” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Holmes' Plate

Holmes' Plate
Ranked #21 of 67 Restaurants in Corning
Price range: US$10 - US$20
Cuisines: American, Gastropub, Bar, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Upscale Family-Friendly Pub awarded The Best Burger in Upstate NY by Life in the Finger Lakes Magazine, voted a destination restaurant by AAA of Western NY and The Best BBQ in the Southern Tier of NY State by Gannet/USA Today. 18 Craft/Micro Brewed Beer Draft System. 中国的菜单。
Lakewood, Ohio
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121 reviews
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“Surprisingly good barbecue”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2014

Wasn't sure what to expect - despite their claims about great barbecue and unique sauce - but I was very pleasantly surprised by my meal at Holmes Plate. The pulled pork was absolutely fantastic, and the brisket was good as well. Add in a good, fresh salad, slaw and cornbread, and I was a happy camper. The sauce was as advertised - complex, nice mix of sweet and spice and didn't overwhelm. Very good...

Visited March 2014
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English first
Corning, New York, United States
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Feel bad for the waitresses...”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2014

I have never been big on going to this place, because for the food offered the prices seem truly ridiculous.

Burgers START at $11-12, and if you want fries? $15. If you want those fries loaded? $18. Those are NYC prices for damn good food. NOT appropriate pricing for a place that has disposable paper tablecloths and offers slow service and only alright food quality. The rest of the menu offerings are run of the mill bbq/american, but remain overpriced and nothing you can't get better at other places in town.

Overall, just bleah. Could be great, but the service is pretty bad, the prices are ridiculous, the food is only mediocre at best (often cold), and I just don't plan on going back unless there is really no other option. I do like the waitstaff and the beer selection but it's just not enough to get me to give it yet another shot.

Visited January 2014
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4 Thank karmaliet
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Corning, New York
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339 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 576 helpful votes
“Fun Place”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2014

Interesting restaurant decor with good food, a great location, and extraordinary people as owners. A nice place to stop when visiting a tremendously unique small city, Corning, New York.

Visited January 2014
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Elmira, Canada
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Not Good At All”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2014

The food was burnt black but cold to the touch. Service was slow. The manager, Brendan, was rude and unprofessional. When I showed him my
Go to the Brewery, it'd just down the street.

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5 Thank Hugo M
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Corning, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Wouldn't reccomend”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2013

Found a used paper towel in our food, the food was cold and tasteless very disappointed with what we received for the price we paid! Will not go again

  • Visited December 2013
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