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All 99 Cortland Restaurants

Central City Bar & Grill

17 Central Avenue, Cortland, NY
607-758-3300
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Ranked #4 of 99 Restaurants in Cortland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: great atmosphere, varied menu, great selection of beers
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English first
Oxnard, California
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The wings are fantastic. The place was very busy but the service was good. Very homey feel to the place.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Great nachos and sweet potato fries. Love the signature banana dip for the fries! Our server was friendly as well. The crab cake sandwich? Worst crab cake I've ever had unfortunately!

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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I really like this working class place, doing their best to put out quality food. Service was a little slow, but that maybe because if staffing. Food quality was quite good from presentation through flavor. Great drink selection, friendly staff. Most important,,, reasonable prices,,

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Syracuse, New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

When we visit Cortland (often) we love to go the Central City Bar and Grill. The food is excellent, the atmosphere warm and inviting, service is great and value is excellent. My favorite is the white chicken chili but the other choices are super and all are unique, well prepared and presented. Just the perfect place to eat and chat.... More

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Canastota, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This place had something for everyone. A hot pastrami sandwich, a Rachel with turkey instead of corned beef in a Reuben-style sandwich and a marinated portobello mushroom provided a delicious lunch. Freshly made potato chips and several beers on tap made this a good find.

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Simcoe, Canada
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We found CCBG on Trip Advisor and were drawn by the reviews. Well, we were not disappointed. We were there at about 7:30 on a Wednesday. It was very busy but we didn't have to wait for a table. The menu has great variety; it was hard to choose. We had the Rachel sandwich (well loaded with turkey, sauerkraut, cheese... More

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Had the hot wings, Bobby B's Burger and a cheeseburger both with restaurant made chips. All excellent. Great beer list. Friendly wait staff. All around solid place.

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Cortland, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Gotta have the sweet potato fries!! Never had a thing here I didn't love!! Kids are welcome and treated very nicely!

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Came back for Jets training camp and stopped in for a drink. Sat at the bar for 20 minutes and were ignored...no hello...be with you in a sec....nothing. We walked out

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This restaurant was delicious, and we found it by accident! We were just visiting Cortland, and we stumbled upon this place. Thank goodness we did. Our waitress was very helpful and kind. I came here with my parents, my husband, and my brother, and ALL of us loved our food! I got the open-faced Rachel (a turkey reuben) and it... More

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