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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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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Oysters that are fit for a queen

These fresh raised oysters are absolutely fantastic. You have to eat them on the premises but it is worth the time and absolutely wonderful. It is so worth the trip. Plus the pizza is terrific too- thin crust!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

These fresh raised oysters are absolutely fantastic. You have to eat them on the premises but it is worth the time and absolutely wonderful. It is so worth the trip. Plus the pizza is terrific too- thin crust!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Joey's is a neighborhood restaurant. Locals know where to eat. Owner/server Tess's menu has the usual choices, but the twist they put on their specials are really unique. Portobello mushrooms and Italian sausage in a cream-tomato sauce over agnolotti was to die for. We've gone to a dozen restaurants every time drive from the Adirondacks to Utica for jazz or... More 

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Pittsford, New York
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 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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Address: 815 Mohawk Street, Utica, NY
Phone Number: 315 724-9769
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
Cuisine: Italian

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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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