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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
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Hours:
Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Description: great atmosphere, varied menu, great selection of beers

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  • 71
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 5
    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
A good starting point if visiting usa

Myself and partner who are traveling the area from the uk found this bar to have excellent and genuine good service . Due to their informative and friendly service . We came in to bar knowing nothing in area and left with enjoyable eating experience and helpful information to help with our trip... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Michael C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Myself and partner who are traveling the area from the uk found this bar to have excellent and genuine good service . Due to their informative and friendly service . We came in to bar knowing nothing in area and left with enjoyable eating experience and helpful information to help with our trip . In addition mike the bar man... More 

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Cortland, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

We have been here several times and always had good food and great service. It's kind of small for the amount of customers they have but the atmosphere is always pleasant.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

In town for the night. Tried them out and very pleased. Numerous craft beers on tap and quite a lengthy menu. Tried the boneless wings. Very good, nice environment. Will return next time in town.

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Cortland, New York
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12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I've been to Central City several times (10+), and I purposely waited to review until I felt like I had a really good feel for the place. To me, this place is really hit or miss. Sometimes I've gone and sat at the bar and the service has been terrible even when there's hardly anyone in the bar/restaurant. Other times,... More 

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Whitesboro, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Delicious burgers and sandwiches....nice casual atmosphere. Have a drink and enjoy a great burger. This place has something for everyone.

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Love the food and the people. Took the husband for a Sunday lunch and we were happy to enter at a quiet time. Plus eating outdoors was great

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Cortland, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We eat here regularly and always enjoy the food. However, the wings on wing night have been overcooked lately. There have also been some changes in staff that have resulted in less consistent and familiar service--nothing major but noticeable to us as regular customers.

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New York, NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Called for a reservation for a party of 13. When we arrived, table was set up and waiting for us to be seated. For appetizers, we ordered the City Grill Bread, Chicken Wings, Central Nachos, Steamed Clams, and City Calamari. The bread had too much cheese on top so it wasn't as crispy as we would've liked. The chicken wings... More 

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Cortland, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

The public in Cortland just voted Central City Bar & Grill as having the best chili in Cortland! I've always been a huge fan of the White Chicken Chili and like it in a wrap too. They served it at the Business Showcase and it was a big hit with 500 business people in attendance. I've liked everything I've had... More 

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Cortland, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Thr sweet potato fries are terrific,so is everything else on the menus. Love the salads and specials are always terrific.

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Additional Information about Central City Bar & Grill

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

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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, Pub

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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?