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Central City Bar & Grill

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17 Central Avenue, Cortland, NY
607-758-3300
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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: Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Description: great atmosphere, varied menu, great selection of beers

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Visitor rating
  • 71
    Excellent
  • 46
    Very good
  • 6
    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
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My GF and I were spending the day in Cortland and looked at the Tripadvisor app on our iPhones for a good place to eat. Were particularly found of finding unique Bar and Grilles. Well we found one at the Central City Bar & Grille. From the street the place didn't look like much, but as soon as we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
A J L
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Rochester, NY
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English first
Rochester, NY
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193 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

My GF and I were spending the day in Cortland and looked at the Tripadvisor app on our iPhones for a good place to eat. Were particularly found of finding unique Bar and Grilles. Well we found one at the Central City Bar & Grille. From the street the place didn't look like much, but as soon as we stepped... More 

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Cortland, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Last week--wing night. Great wings, as usual. This week, lunch with Mom and Dad. Delicious, as usual. USUAL is a great thing when "usual" means delicious, good quality, super-reasonable price, and great service!

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Cincinnatus, New York
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Nightly specials are very appealing. I like Tuesday night all you can eat pasta for $7.99. Good food and good service.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

The service was great. I loved our waiter, but all three of us who ordered the same thing didnt like the taste. We all ordered the pastrami and I would not recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

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

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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4 reviews
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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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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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?