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Cortese Restaurant INC

117 Robinson St, Binghamton, NY 13904-1526
607-723-6440
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Ranked #7 of 184 Restaurants in Binghamton
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Italian, Pizza
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
York, Pennsylvania, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 NEW

Have been going to this restaurant for....45 years? It has never disappointed me. Remember going there with my parents and grandma when I was a kid. I think I have always ordered the same thing..spaghetti and meatballs!! Very reasonably priced. Also great warm Italian bread. Most of the wait staff have been there a long time and are very friendly.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have so many favorites; spaghetti w/ meatballs, gnocchi, chicken parmigiana, and the best pizza! My husband has also had steak which is done to perfection. With your meal be sure to get tossed salad with their signature Itallian dressing(if you love garlic you wlll love it)

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Binghamton, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Although I have rarely eat in the restaurant Cortese used to be one of the best pizza/ wing spots in town, however for the last couple of years their product quality has declined significantly. They used to have a melt-in-your-mouth buttery crust but sadley this is no longer true, the kitchen and its staff look as though they need a... More

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5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Cortese has been on the East side of Binghamton for 4 generations. The food is tasty, ambience pleasant, and service is good. Value is fair. There is a separate bar area. It is not a trendy place, more for an older crowd, not college students/singles.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is a fine, family-owned restaurant that has been in business for many years. Meals are a little on the pricey side, but everything is always prepared to perfection. The service staff is knowledgeable and friendly. Some have been working there for 20+years, so they must be treating their staff well, in addition to pleasing their customers. We go there... More

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Vestal, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Went on Monday night. Had 6 p.m. reservations. 6:45, went up to counter for 2nd time... people there are clueless to say the least. Asked what our name was twice when they saw us still waiting after 40 minutes. Crossed our name off reservation list and didn't even seat us. Then took us to a table that was already occupied,... More

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Montrose PA
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

This is the place you go back to when you want great food, great service, a relaxing atmosphere, and, yes, did I write....great Italian food.

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Endicott, New York
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Sorry for stealing my title from the Talking Heads but in this case it fits. Went to Cortese for the 200+ time or more. And it was the same as always. Very good. I love this place and have do many great memories there. It is perfect every time? No. Some nights the food is inconsistent. But even the worst... More

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Birmingham
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Once you are raised in an area with many excellent restaurant choices and move away, you really realize how good the food was when you lived in that area. We had not been back to Binghamton in 3 years and could not leave without a meal at one of my all time favorite restaurants, Corteses on Robinson St. in Binghamton.... More

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Pearland, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Went to this restaurant on a Monday night with a party of seven and a half. Accommodated us with a short wait even though the place was very busy. Service was very good. Menu is almost too big. Several of our group picked items which are not typical Italian items and didn't like them. Those of us who picked Italian... More

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Additional Information about Cortese Restaurant INC

Address: 117 Robinson St, Binghamton, NY 13904-1526
Phone Number: 607-723-6440
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Binghamton
Average Prices: USD 0 - 20
Cuisine: American, Italian, Pizza

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