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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 - 2:00 am
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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
  • 60
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 0
    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
Most recent review
Quite Unique

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Jeff R
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Buffalo
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Buffalo
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130 reviews 130 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

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
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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114 reviews 114 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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
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
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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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 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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Valley Stream, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

If you are looking for a pub with good prices, friendly service, and good food... this is the place to be! There are several restaurants in downtown Cortland...but if you are looking for a casual place to watch a game, have a few beers, and eat some comfort food...this is the place for you. We were there with a friend... More 

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Cortland, New York
Top Contributor
109 reviews 109 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We're regulars at Central City for a good reason...consistently delicious food, great variety, good prices, and friendly service.

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Cortland, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is the local friendly pub with great food, great staff, 25 Taps with new brews monthly, and friendly people... yes at a great price. outdoor patio in the summer, a short walk to Main Street. It's the sure thing!

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