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Turf Terrace

Saratoga Racetrack, 267 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
+1 518-587-5070
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good36%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible0%
12 Sep 2016
“Go for the experience”
18 Aug 2016
“Worth Making a Reservation”
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Saratoga Racetrack, 267 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The Turf Terrace is one of the best places to watch the races if you aren't an owner with special access. The third floor location gives you a good vantage point over the finish line. You also have a tv monitor at the table that...More

Reviewed 3 September 2016

The Turf Terrace is a nice, but expensive way to watch the races. The food is mediocre… at best. Service is fine. You do not go there for the food. You go there to watch the races and pay a premium for a table with...More

Thank abarasol
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This is one of the best views of the track. it also has an excellent cross breeze for those sticky August days. Food is mediocre but you are paying for the area. It is best for smaller groups but can take large parties as well....More

Thank iapacky
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The view can't be beat! The menu is very limited but fine. We've noticed a change in the size of the portions....much smaller than in the past.

Thank contessa1
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We went to the Turf Terrace to celebrate my husband's birthday. It was just the two of us so we were seated right at the aisle closest to the track. We were down past the finish line but still a good view. We could see...More

Thank Candace N
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

It's not the terrace itself, it's the whole experience. The food is ok but we weren't really there for the food. I just wanted a day out at one the the most famous tracks in the world. The waitstaff is phenomenal. They can't do enough...More

Thank philip c
Reviewed 29 August 2015

This is a tough place to rate. The food is mediocre, but you are there to see the race, and it meets that need quite well. They do label gluten-free items on their menu, but they don't have a lot of choice. I've been stopping...More

Thank Ooctavia
Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Saratoga racetrack is the oldest racetrack in the country with loads of history The grounds are huge and fun to walk around and people and horse watch The turf Terrence is on the third level of the clubhouse It's a steep staircase up or use...More

Thank Luckydog17
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This is a great place to watch the races. You are up high enough to have a nice view of the track. There is a minimum of $25 per person, but you get the table for the entire afternoon. You can get up and leave...More

2  Thank sleepless55
Reviewed 4 August 2015

First time at Saratoga. Turf Terrace is a great place. The location is perfect. Almost on the finish line. Had a table for two. Waitress very attentive to you. Now if they could do something with the menu. Granted the track is only open 6...More

1  Thank tyrone P
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saratoga Racetrack, 267 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Saratoga Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 518-587-5070
The Turf Terrace Dining Room is located on the third and fourth floor of the Clubhouse. The multi-level trackside dining area offers a great view of all the racing action with closed-circuit television monitors located throughout. An a la carte menu is served in a formal open-air setting.
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