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261 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13501-3402
+1 315-724-4815
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Valley Cottage, NY
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65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food was outstanding, service superb, portions just right and seasoning is to die for. I had paela and wish I could have taken an order home. You had a choice of just a portion for one or two. Wish I lived closer as would be there very often. No being rushed you could sit and linger as long as... More 

Thank cbmfse_123
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ate there last night for a family birthday. It was a great choice, the server was friendly and the food was great. Never. Bad meal. Great salads and flat breads for something light and fantastic stakes and chicken. We will be back soon.

Thank Lmgwc60
Yorkville, New York
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great bar prices great Long Island iced teas!! Martinis were top notch and reasonable. Will be back soon !

Thank ManyFirstsTogether97
Chatham, Massachusetts
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253 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While the ambiance was minimal, the food and service were great. We had paella which was delicious and nicely served. The service was warm and efficient. Would happily return when in the area.

Thank HarryR37
Utica, New York
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Our favorite place for tapas. They have an amazing selection with each plate enough for two people. We love the arugula, pear, walnut salad and the papas bravas. Save room for dessert or at least share a wonderful crepe. It not far from NYS THRUWAY exit 31 Utica, convenient parking in city owned lot next door. Love to dine outdoors... More 

Thank catheb20
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Good food. Try their risotto with mushrooms! Nice staff. Not fancy but great place for after work quick gathering or girls get togheter.

Thank Kaha1
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Limited lunch menu was still top quality. But the dinner specials sound amazing. The broccoli, bacon soup was excellent. My arugula salad with steak had great flavor. The bartender was very helpful. I gave it a 4 instead of 5 just because I thought it was a little expensive for the quality/portion sizes. But I only had lunch there. The... More 

Thank calmdude
Deerfield, New York
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Good food, small portions. Pricey not for children by any means. If a show is going on at Stanley you will need to make reservations ahead. As on those nights packed.

Thank jomint
Oriskany Falls, New York
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71 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Ate here for my wife's birthday. The place is cozy, which means seating is tight! The service was okay. Our server was also working a large party, which seemed to be a priority. I got the chicken francaise. The chicken was moist and tender but the dish was very bland. My wife had the N.Y. strip steak and she too... More 

Thank Bruce H
Rochester, MN
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Ate here with clients on a business trip. Food and service were great. The flatbread pizza appetizers was excellent as were the greens. Good tap beers and wine selection.

Thank bdeboom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 261 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13501-3402
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 315-724-4815

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?