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Elbow Room

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American, Bar, Grill, Pub
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1057 Walnut St, Elmira, NY 14905
+1 607-734-9166
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Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: A great place for food for you and the family, or just a few drinks. Great...
A great place for food for you and the family, or just a few drinks. Great selection of beer, Craft, Micro Brews etc... Many people have described us as the Cheers of Elmira, and I agree. Come in alone and leave having made a few new friends. We are cash or check only but there is an ATM if needed. Stop by and give us a try. We are most famous for our wings, 15-16 per order, but there are other great selections on the menu. Special orders are no problem. If we've got the ingredients we'll accommodate you any way we can!!!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best wings ever!

I am pretty partial to this establishment as I went to college nearby. I would travel across the country to order hot wings with blue cheese dip. The owner is amazing and so great to the local athletes. He even made me my own drink a '57 Chevy with California plates'. If you are in the area GO... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Michelle r
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I am pretty partial to this establishment as I went to college nearby. I would travel across the country to order hot wings with blue cheese dip. The owner is amazing and so great to the local athletes. He even made me my own drink a '57 Chevy with California plates'. If you are in the area GO... You will... More 

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Thank Michelle r
Matt R, Public Relations Manager at Elbow Room, responded to this review

Thank you very much Michelle for the wonderful review!!! More 

Leesburg, Virginia
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111 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here to try the wings and they did not disappoint. I have tried wings from famous Buffalo restaurants and they were comparable if not equal in flavor. You got quite a few wings for your money so come hungry. This restaurant is a bar so may want to consider whether to bring children. They do have tables for... More 

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Thank HBH2336
Matt R, Manager at Elbow Room, responded to this review

Thank you HBH2336 for the wonderful review!!! We try our best to make all our customers happy. The fact that you compared us to other famous wing places makes it even better. Hope to see you again!!!! Thank you again for taking the time to qrite a review of us. Means alot.. More 

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79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Our friends raved about this place and the wings. All the food was good. The wings were a good size, larger than at many places. The decor was clean and it was decently lit, not dark and seedy. We sat at the bar a while and the barman was attentive and polite. The beer selection was amazing. Later we moved... More 

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Thank Brian D
Matt R, Manager at Elbow Room, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review Brian. Hopefully we will see you again!! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015 via mobile

This neighborhood favorite serves up consistent food options with excellent and deferential service. Hamburgers & onion rings are great, but have yet to avail myself of the reputed beef dinner offering. A fun place to gather, it also offers a sweet little outdoor patio during the warm months

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Thank dakjg
Matt R, Manager at Elbow Room, responded to this review

Thank you dakjd for the review. Hope you will visit us again. Sorry for the delay in my response. More 

Alliance, Ohio
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I had a huge burger and fried mushrooms and a friend had the wings. All of it was amazing and I would definitely return.

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Thank Jared E
Matt R, Manager at Elbow Room, responded to this review

Thank you Jared for the kind words. See you again hopefully. Sorry for my delay in responding to your review.. More 

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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Never had a bad meal from The Elbow Room. Totally awesome wings. L.O.V.E. T.H.I.S. P.L.A.C.E. The only problem that we have found is that the weekend hours are not very good, closing the kitchen from 2-4:30.

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Thank Robert R
Matt R, Manager at Elbow Room, responded to this review

Thank you Robert for the wonderful review. The weekend hours might be changing in the near future, you will be happy. Apologies for the delay in my response.. More 

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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

The elbow room has some of the best wings around. The rest of the food is like any other pub food. The wings are what make this place amazing. It's not a bar you walk into and people talk with you. Everyone seems to have there own little groups already. A lot of the customer's are people who work at... More 

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Thank Nicole G
Matt R, Manager at Elbow Room, responded to this review

Thank you Nicole. I'm sorry if you felt isolated, for lack of a better word, that is certainly not what wew like to hear. Hope you will visit us again. My apologies for the delay in my response.. More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

The Elbow Room is a part of Elmira's eating, drinking, & sports culture. They have some of the best "bar food" like amazing chicken wings, fried favorites like cauliflower & mushrooms, and their huge and juicy Billy Burger! However, they also have delicious and large dinner salads and a mouth-watering steak dinner. In addition, The Elbow Room carries a wide... More 

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2 Thank Jesekella
Matt R, Public Relations Manager at Elbow Room, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review!!! It means so much to us that our customers/friends leave feeling satisfied and wanting to come back. See you again hopefully!! More 

Horseheads, New York
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

BEST WINGS IN THE TWIN TIERS ! My wife had a hankering for wings and we only know of one place who has wings just like any good pub in the Buffalo area. Accessible parking is sparse and not clearly marked but the back entrance is easy to get to and no steps. The place was busy with a family... More 

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1 Thank Jim E
Matt R, Manager at Elbow Room, responded to this review

Thank you Jim for the Amazing review. Hope to see you again. Apologies for the delay for my response.. More 

Pine City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

i love going there..They have great food and staff!! Great friends are always there!! it is one of Elmira's most popular places to go.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1057 Walnut St, Elmira, NY 14905
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Elmira
  • Phone Number: +1 607-734-9166

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Bar, Grill, Pub

Description

A great place for food for you and the family, or just a few drinks. Great selection of beer, Craft, Micro Brews etc... Many people have described us as the Cheers of Elmira, and I agree. Come in alone and leave having made a few new friends. We are cash or check only but there is an ATM if needed. Stop by and give us a try. We are most famous for our wings, 15-16 per order, but there are other great selections on the menu. Special orders are no problem. If we've got the ingredients we'll accommodate you any way we can!!!

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