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Gaffer Grille and Taproom

58 W Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2527
+1 607-962-4649
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good43%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (52 reviews)
“sashimi” (4 reviews)
“crab cakes” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar
$$ - $$$
58 W Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2527
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked over the X-mas market of Corning and decided to eat at the Gaffer. After 30 minutes we got seated and made the order. Cacciucco, Pork Medaillons and Chicken Parm. If you need a nice dinner for a fair price, the Gaffer's the week...More

Thank daved510
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been here in a couple years. I had had decent food in the past. Walked in with my family of five at 6:30 pm on a Thursday and waited at the front door for 5 minutes. Not a single host to be seen. Bartender...More

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Went after a business meeting. Nice mahi mahi entree. Also had the sashimi app which was tasty as well. Waitress was awesome.

Thank MBW64
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Things have changed, menu is about a half of what it used to be as well as the portions being much smaller. The food is still good as is the service. Probably won't go back.

Thank JMCUpstateNY
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We wondered why there was no wait on a Friday night when every other place had a half hour. Place is very attractive, but the food and service don't quite match the ambience. Food was okay, nothing exceptional, prices were steep for the quality, we...More

Thank elbojbb
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We, 26 of us, went to Gaffer's. Has a good Beer selection on tap. Wait staff was very friendly. Service was good. Food was good. I recommend this restaurant. Main St in Corning has a lot of little shops and restaurants.

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

I was here for a business dinner and the atmosphere was perfect for conversation and socializing. The menu had mid priced choices and a large drink menu. This was perfect casual or formal dining!

Thank Jake M
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We wee looking for a byte to eat for lunch and could not have picked a better place. I had a bowl of the home made potato, celery soup which was delicious, I could have eaten more!

Thank loriheidenengle
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Ate on a Saturday and made a reservation ahead of time. Food was great, very clean and friendly staff. Stayed at the inn also upstairs and had a great nights sleep!! Took some cheesecake to go and it was great!! Would definitely recommend to eat...More

Thank Belles61659
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Not great service in the bar area. Food was good once we got it. Slow service and over priced.I would not visit there again.

Thank Roger F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 W Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2527
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Corning
  • Phone Number: +1 607-962-4649
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