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The Crystal Restaurant

87 Public Sq, Watertown, NY 13601-2626
+1 315-782-9938
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
87 Public Sq, Watertown, NY 13601-2626
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food and service was great. We just stumbled upon this when we were at Sackets Harbor for a wedding. When going through water town a few months later we made sure we ate there.

Thank Gail G
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Having grown up in the Watertown area, I have always heard about Tom and Jerry’s but I never had the opportunity to experience one myself. All I can say is “Christmas in a cup”! Yummy adult beverage that helped to warm us up on a...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Was disappointed. I had eaten their before. My grandson oredered fried chicken. They didn't have any. I ordered hot roastbeef open faced sandwich, it was deli meat.

Thank jocfohr
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

My friend and I decided to take the plunge and try the Crystals famous Tom and Jerry. We were both glad we did and will make it a holiday tradition. The food is very reasonably priced.

Thank Jo Ann S
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Stopped by on a Saturday after what I would have expected to be the lunch crowd but still found the restaurant to be pretty full. I was somewhat disappointed to see the service on one side of the restaurant did not match that of the...More

Thank cje123
Reviewed 30 November 2017

The 92-year-old Crystal may be the only place in Northern New York that has an everyday menu that includes leg of lamb with boiled potatoes and roast turkey carved off the bird with freshly mashed potatoes. It gives off great vibes with the original wall-to-wall...More

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a tasty dinner here with my husband as we were leaving Watertown. Our food came out quickly, the waitress checked on us promptly and everything was hot and fresh. What we had: Broiled haddock dinner with green beans and mashed potatoes, reuben sandwich special,...More

Thank overk
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Great place to eat on a budget..the food is old style..large delicious portions always full of local people getting a bite to eat..a must stop if in Watertown

Thank Nicki K
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The Crystal is the polar opposite of the chic, contemporary, urban restaurant that tries too hard to be retro. The Crystal is actually the real deal. It's no nonsense, the interior is charming in a slightly worn and weather beaten sort of way and what...More

Thank mackenzie1981
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a good dinner here on a late October evening. The atmosphere is the main attraction for this restaurant. It is reminiscent of days long ago. The food was good, with a menu that would be considered more like a diner than a restaurant,...More

Thank Mark M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Public Sq, Watertown, NY 13601-2626
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: +1 315-782-9938
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