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Phoenician Restaurant

Lebanese
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623 French Rd, New Hartford, NY 13413-1013
315-733-2709
Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 22
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Highly recommended.

One more time, George, the owner and our wonderful waitress, Victoria, presented us with dishes perfectly executed and served. For starters, my wife and I ordered a Hummus salad and a Babaganoush salad. The taste reminded us of our time touring the Middle East, many years ago. The main dishes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2015
Edward A
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New Hartford, New York
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35 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
New Hartford, New York
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

One more time, George, the owner and our wonderful waitress, Victoria, presented us with dishes perfectly executed and served. For starters, my wife and I ordered a Hummus salad and a Babaganoush salad. The taste reminded us of our time touring the Middle East, many years ago. The main dishes were Shawarma lamb on a skewer, medium rear for my... More 

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Upstate New York
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

The atmosphere, service and of course the food is excellent! The daily buffet is well worth the trip! Delicious, generous!!!

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Utica, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I have been here many times and it is always a great experience. Try the platter for 2, you won't leave hungry and there will be enough for lunch tomorrow. I love the hummus, the baba ganoush, the salads and the kabobs. Everything is so good. My only minor complaint is that they tend to serve warm-ish bottled beer, so... More 

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Utica, NY
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329 reviews 329 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I have to go to the Phoenician every couple of months to get my Lebanese fix at their Wednesday dinner buffet. The buffet is excellent, with one slight exception, the last two times the food has been warm-ish, but not hot. I am hoping this will be fixed by the next time I go, as that makes a huge difference.

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Utica, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We came as a party of three on a week night at about 5pm. There were a total of four s tables including ours. The one young waitress was courteous and gave us menus immediately but seemed not interested. We ordered the olive and cheese appetizer. About a dozen olives with two slices of feta and some dry lettuce with... More 

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Barneveld, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Read the reviews and although most were favorable, one referred to the wallpaper on the wall and totally ripped it apart. If you have been to the Phoenician, you will note that there is no wallpaper and there never has been. That reviewer must of had the wrong name of the restaurant where they ate. I have been going there... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Lebanese cooking like they make for themselves at home. The Karam family, with cousins that own Karam's bakery have a wonderful luncheon buffet and do the same on Wednesday nights so you can pick your favorites and try new things. Clean, neat and personable. Can't ask for anything more. You will love it

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Beverly Hills, Michigan
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

You can never go wrong. This is a real family restaurant, great service. Terrific food. Not fancy but ALWAYS a good meal. Very reasonably priced.

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Kansas City, Missouri
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166 reviews 166 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great service. The lunch buffet has plenty of variety. The menu offerings are extensive. The flavors are wonderful especially the humms! The lamb kebobs were also quite tasty. Made for a great meal to end our business trip.

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New Hartford, New York
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Best Middle East Restaurant in Central New Yok. George, the owner always comes to greet us upon arrival (I'm crippled) and check on us after each dish is consumed. The waitresses, Yelena and Nadia are the epitome of excellent service and courtesy. The food is superb and the wines from Lebanese vineyards, especially "Ksarah" is excellent. Best place to celebrate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 623 French Rd, New Hartford, NY 13413-1013
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Hartford
  • Phone Number: 315-733-2709

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Lebanese
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 10:00 pm

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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?