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The Willows

900 Culver Avenue, Utica, NY 13501
315.765.0271
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English first
Forest, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Joined family for a pleasant dinner with everyone enjoying their meal. Pork Osso Bucco and Veal Francaise were well done and had good presentation. The bread with honey butter was excellent as were the house salads. My nephew raves about the fillet and says that The Willows is the best restaurant in Utica.

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Adirondack Mountains
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

My husband and I have dined here on many occasions and can't think of one thing to complain about. Great service and the menu items and dinner specials will keep you coming back for more. If you are cold, ask for the 2 top near the fireplace this winter!

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Utica, NY
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

One of the best restaurants in Utica, by far. Have never been disappointed by anything that has been ordered. Have actually been impressed by every single meal.

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Utica, New York
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Awesome place for couples won't break your wallet and it's amazingly clean. Great atmosphere and time well spent. Thrue gem.

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Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Our friendly waitress set the tone for a great evening, good wine, and exceptional food. Celebrating a job promotion in this restaurant was delightful!

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Top Contributor
442 reviews 442 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

The restaurant is small but beautiful. I would love to dine in front of the fireplace on a snowy day. My duck confit with turnip risotto was divine. The scallops were delicious and the pasta was great. The prices were high but this was a nice treat and I hope we can take our Moms there again!

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Utica, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This is my third trip to The Willows for a special occasion, in particular my father's 83rd birthday. I have never been disappointed with the food and it's quality. Quantity is a plenty also. I suggest you check it out. It's well worth the stop.

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Overall very good experience, although the service was surprisingly slow on what appeared to be an average to light night. We were seated immediately (without a reservation), but then it took too long to put our order in, get bread, get our salads, etc. The entrees were worth the wait, however. I highly recommend the veal lukatelli.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

excellent. great service. decibel level was very loud when we first came in but mellowed out ... it was a Friday night. had the French onion soup to start and it did not disappoint. was not the best ever has another reviewer had written but very good. my dinner companions had the mushroom soup ... special at night ... and... More 

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Utica, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

From a 2 person date to a group of 10, the staff can (and has) handled it all professionally. The food is outstanding. The service is well informed and attentive. Highly recommended!

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Address: 900 Culver Avenue, Utica, NY 13501
Phone Number: 315.765.0271
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
Open Hours:
Tuesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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