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Riley's

312 Park St, Syracuse, NY 13203-1521
315-471-7111
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Ranked #17 of 593 restaurants in Syracuse
Price range: $0 - $12
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loudon tn
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We,ve been to rileys several times and always had good food. Fish and burgers are excellant. It,sa great neighborhood restaurant. Can be crowded as it,s not that big.

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New York City, New York
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496 reviews 496 reviews
261 restaurant reviews
227 helpful votes 227 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

The same host on our trip who ordered from Darwins for lunch (yum), sent us out to Riley's for dinner. Could not have found better on our own. We walked in the back into the bar and our jaws dropped just from the beauty of the place. We did not realize there was another room- that was amazing also. Was... More

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BALDWINSVILLE
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I have no idea where they came up with the chefs for this small, elegant, out of the way bar and restaurant--much more than bar food! The chefs sure know what they are doing. We go on Thursday nights after our community band rehearsal and the staff is always friendly and glad to see us. Sometimes there are 5 of... More

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Syracuse, New York
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Riley' has an ever-changing menu featuring the freshest local specialties, and unique flavor combinations. We have been going there for 20 years, and heave never been disappointed. Great food, wonderful wines, and friendly, attentive staff. The best restaurant in Syracuse for a mid-week dinner, or special evening.

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Newtown, Connecticut
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

I don't usually like desserts, but their raspberry pie is made with 3 lbs of fresh raspberries. It is amazing. The crust is flaky yet substantial enough to soak up all that raspberry goodness without being soggy! The dinner paled in comparison to dessert! I told the waiter the chef overcooked the fish. The sauce on the fish was pretty... More

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Patterson
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

I was looking for a nice place to eat before heading to an Orangemen game. I had a very finicky eater and a vegetarian with me so I had quite a task catering to both needs. Well Riley's delivered. We went on a Friday night which features a fish based menu, but also had plenty of choices for meat eaters.... More

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Upstate New York
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63 reviews 63 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2013

Our first experience at Riley's was a few weeks ago and we recently went the other day. This place is truly out of ordinary for Syracuse, but in a positive way. The environment is cozy and intimate with a homey yet sophisticated feel. I was a little put off by our waitress the first time. She rushed us through the... More

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Toronto, Canada
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13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

Found this charming place on TA for a late dinner. Good thing we had a GPS to find it buried in a quiet neighborhood. Very warm and inviting and not busy when we were there on a Monday evening. The other patrons were obviously regulars sitting at the bar and were a lively friendly group. Limited menu and stuck to... More

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boston,ma
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57 reviews 57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

We went here while visiting our son who is a Syracuse student. It's a little off the beaten track, truly in the middle of a neighborhood. We were disappointed that a few interesting menu items were sold out but otherwise really enjoyed our food including pork tenderloin in blueberry sauce and pumpkin ravioli. Complimentary cheese and crackers whole waiting for... More

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Brampton, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

After a long road trip, I like a salad and cold glass of water. Riley's delivered, although the waitress asked me if "that was it" when I order the salad. I don't know why, because it was a huge portion! Riley's is lively and busy, with a close pub atmosphere. It was noisy, but for good value & food, I'd... More

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