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Central City Bar & Grill

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17 Central Avenue, Cortland, NY
607-758-3300
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Today
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: great atmosphere, varied menu, great selection of beers

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Visitor rating
  • 62
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
GOOD REASTAURANT

good fresh fish! The soup is homemade -_great soup!! worth the meal!!! very clean!! big amount of fries

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
sally m
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Cortland, New York
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Saratoga Springs, New York
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We have family that lives in the Cortland area and have been to the Central City two times in the past year with our latest visit having been yesterday 3/21/15. The first time that we went there, we had a fairly large group of about 8 people. It was a busy Saturday night and we were told that there was... More 

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Cortland, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

good fresh fish! The soup is homemade -_great soup!! worth the meal!!! very clean!! big amount of fries

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Cortland, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Love this place. Great atmosphere, food, and drinks. I love the fact that you can have a conversation while enjoying dinner and drinks without having to shout over music. The bathrooms are always clean. We usually eat at the bar because we love the bartenders, Mike Reynolds and Joe Hamilton. Always entertaining and quick to make sure our drinks are... More 

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Buffalo
Top Contributor
146 reviews 146 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

I had been here once before and went strictly on recommendations. Tonight I was sure to return. Friendly staff, great selection of Draft Beers and a great Menu. This place is always busy and I can see why, more impressive is the mix of Students and Adults. Appeals to everyone. I had the Cubano Sandwich with the City Chips -... More 

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DeWitt, New York
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

What a great place!!! Our friends had done here a few times and raved about it. So we went for dinner with them. To start with 30 beers on tap and outstandingly friendly bar staff. I was able to try three different Porters. The wait for a table was going to be about 20 minutes but the bar had plenty... More 

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Boston
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123 reviews 123 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Although it can be noisy when crowded this is one of my favorite spots for a meal in Cortland. Went here my my family this week. All of the food was great: chicken pot pie, white chili with chicken (a full meal by itself), crab and corn chowder (although a bit too thick), great crinkle cut and crispy sweet potato... More 

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Cortland, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I have been to central city many times, but am finally just getting around to writing a review. EVERY time I have gone to this restaurant the food and service has been above average. There is also a wonderful selection of beer on tap. I would recommend this place to anyone.

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Suffern, New York
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Went here for lunch. Was given a friendly greeting and seated immediately. Waitress immediately gave us our menus and took our drink orders. Our waitress was friendly and efficient. Checked on us appropriately. Meals were large portions and delicious. The only negative would be that it looked a bit like a bar scene. They even held the door for us... More 

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Cortland, New York, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This place is a treasure! Great food! Great Service! Awesome atmosphere! If you're a resident of Cortland, CCB&G makes you feel as if you're out of your own town. Its interior decor is so different from the surroundings outside the door. very comfortable. One of the BEST burgers I've ever had in my life ( 48yrs) as well as other... More 

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Wayside, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

great prices on all menu items and food was great. Comfortable and very firendly staff! as well! I would recoomend this and I will be back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 17 Central Avenue, Cortland, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Cortland
  • Phone Number: 607-758-3300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

great atmosphere, varied menu, great selection of beers
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?