Buck’s Family Restaurant
Southwest turkey melt sandwich at Buck’s Family Restaurant, which comes with chips and a pickle spear ($9).

Buck’s Family Restaurant

Williamstown restaurant is in season, every season By Christopher Malone The jalepeño poppers ($6) definitely met expectations. When pulling into the lot of Buck’s Family Restaurant, 469 state Route 13 in Williamstown, a little eastern town in Oswego County equivalent to a flyover state, whether it was open or not was questionable. One web search told me 11 a.m. and social media told me noon; luckily, it was the former. During snowmobile season, the establishment opens a smidge earlier to accommodate sled traffic. I walked into the spacious place almost hesitantly, like a trespassing fawn weary of a trap, but was greeted by cordial host/bartender/server Whitney. It was A-OK to eat. While getting situated and making up my mind, I enjoyed a water and a coffee ($2), which I wasn’t charged for. The mug-o-java was a tall one to my surprise and was a good brew. It’s one of those moments when you look down at the cup as if you’re speaking to it and say, “Yeah, that’s a good cup of coffee.” It hits the spot. The average-sized menu was filled with a bunch of decisions: wings and other classic starters, soups and salads, handheld fare and entrees. Since

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