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815 Mohawk Street, Utica, NY
315 724-9769
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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We walked in the door & knew by the smell that the food would be good! There is a front room & back room. The front was full & very crowded. We chose the back room to eat in, much quieter! Our waitress was very attentive & accomadating. My party reported the garlic bread brought prior to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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Pittsford, New York
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Pittsford, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

We walked in the door & knew by the smell that the food would be good! There is a front room & back room. The front was full & very crowded. We chose the back room to eat in, much quieter! Our waitress was very attentive & accomadating. My party reported the garlic bread brought prior to dinner tasted like... More 

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California
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53 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I went with my local family for a family dinner. Everything was delicious from the bread to the appetizers to the main course. The portions are large, so you have to be very hungry, take a doggy bag or split a meal. I highly recommend this place.

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Syracuse, New York
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37 reviews 37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Not fancy...kind of vintage/old school Italian. Not fancy but food is AWESOME!! Best greens and beans I've ever had. Five star chicken parm and the chicken riggies- WOW delicious. Service was very good and prices were cheap!!! Great for foodies who appreciate REAL Italian food

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Fly Creek, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

JOEY'S RESTAURANT is, as many tripadvisor reviewers have already pointed out, an East Utica Italian walk down Memory Lane, complete with tin ceiling, old photos of people like Frank Sinatra, and a big dark bar. The regular menu is marvelous and the daily specials board only adds to the embarrassment of old-school riches on offer. There is even tripe, if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The food was absolutely wonderful. First time trying chicken riggies and they did not disappoint. Glad I stopped here and I will be back.

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Utica, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Joey's is not fancy by any means but has great home made. beans and greens, mushroom stew... great great antipaste.!!! It is just a small time place but service is good, they are very helpful when your there. the menu is posted on the wall! and changes daily. I have been there for dinner.. again.. nothing fancy but good size... More 

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Utica, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

We have dinner here quite often. Food is great, portions are generous and the price is right. Nice little neighborhood restaurant.

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potsdam NY
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215 reviews 215 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This place has been here for over 30 years. Its Italian food is fantastic. A small hole in the wall you will be glad you stopped in. Has the local hats and greens- so ask what that is it is a local favorite. The ravioli is great as well as the calamari. The prices are very inexpensive and the food... More 

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Utica, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

First, thank you to my cousin Dawn. She has told me over and over about this place and I drove by today and thought, "Why not give it a try?". So glad I did. The place is small but inviting with checkered table clothes and a large bar. My mom and I went in for lunch and when we saw... More 

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Verona, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I was a little concerned when we first pulled up because it looks like a place where people leaving restaurants get gunned down in gangster movies. But we went in and though it is fairly small, it immediately feels like a friendly neighborhood restaurant. Obviously we all had Italian including appetizers and everything that I tried was perfect. The server... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 815 Mohawk Street, Utica, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: 315 724-9769

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

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