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261 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13501-3402
315-724-4815
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Ranked #16 of 148 Restaurants in Utica
Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Melbourne, Australia
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We stopped in twice for quick meals while touring colleges this week. On a cold drizzly day the PEI mussels were just what the doctor ordered. Although a bit on the salty side, they make for a very hearty lunch. But the next night we ordered the Utica greens and were blown away. This local specialty is a deep casserole... More 

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Keene Valley, New York, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Have eaten here few times for business. Location is easy to get to and parking is very easy unless you go on a night the theater next door is busy. Appetizers were good but calamari over cooked. Menu is diverse and they are very willing to substitute any of the sides. Filet was over cooked. Slightly tough. Overall not a... More 

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Utica, NY
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109 reviews 109 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Have had great meals here, prices are decent, and drinks are great as well. I will absolutely return.

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Houston, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Was there for a night. Was told to eat here...best in town...Horrible service....mediocre food. Not worth going into the bowels of that city to be pushed and shoved. Bad experience altogether.

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New Hartford, NY
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63 reviews 63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Classy and intimate. And wonderful food. Wait staff is very pleasant and accomodating. Make a reservation on the weekend.

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Farmington, Michigan, United States
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170 reviews 170 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

I ordered shrimp and calamari over risotto. It was a very generous portion but I needed to shave twice while waiting for it on a weekday where it was not a full house. It was to be spicy but wasn't. I had to ask twice for Tanasco sauce to fix it. Not sure I would go back. If so, pack... More 

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Avon, Ohio
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95 reviews 95 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We were here on a Tuesday night in late August. We were traveling to Saratoga Springs and stopped in Utica due to a late start from home and construction delays enroute. The hotel recommended this place and we are so glad they did. The owner seated us and went over the menu and took drink orders. My wife had chicken... More 

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na
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Went in for a casual Saturday lunch and had a delicious experience. Sophisticated sandwiches and perfect service.

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Dover, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

One word sums up this Italian restaurant - Fantastic! I've eaten at many Italian restaurants throughout the country and this one truly ranks among the top five. The food was incredible, the service was spot on, and the drinks were hefty. I enjoyed a calamari and shrimp dish (with risotto) that was literally to die for (my taste buds are... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Decent food and service People are friendly Place seemed clean and bathrooms too. I would come back and try it again

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Additional Information about Ancora

Address: 261 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13501-3402
Phone Number: 315-724-4815
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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