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Cortese Restaurant INC

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117 Robinson St, Binghamton, NY 13904-1526
+1 607-723-6440
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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State College, Pennsylvania, United States
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106 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a 90th birthday celebration here on a Saturday afternoon. They saved a whole room for us even with 13 people. We all ordered off menu and no screw ups. The waitress was unbelievably helpful and made sure everyone was well served. Of course the food was really good. They let us bring our own cake and cut it... More 

Thank Janyce M
New York
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145 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped by after a busy weekend. We started with a 4 slice and a tossed salad. The pizza was a delicious as ever. Cooked perfectly with a slightly crisp crust and just the right amount of cheese. The salad is always delicious with their house dressing. To complete our meal we had the scallops which were broiled tender and... More 

Thank gjkNY
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cortese offers the best Italian and pizza in town. They often have weekly specials that are affordable and delicious. Whether you are looking for a delicious lunch or dinner, you won't be disappointed. The pork chop Milanese are to die for.

Thank Debbiebur
Lockport, NY
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81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first visit and I plan on being a regular. Both dining rooms and the bar was packed and the service was prompt and courteous. We came out for restaurant week and we were not disappointed. Great bang for our buck. The sea scallops appetizer was huge and the sauce was as good as my Italian grandmother's. The... More 

Thank LadyDiLockport_NY
Binghamton, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017 via mobile

Cortese is an East Side standard, well established and consistent. The food is good and the menu doesn't change much. People go there because they know what they're getting. Cortese is many local people's favorite restaurant. The atmosphere in the bar area is very welcoming. They have 2 dining areas, both can get crowded if you have a large crowd.... More 

Thank anniesg76
Binghamton, New York
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Wide variety menu, all excellent! My favorite is Festa Corada...a dish with prime rib and a seafood pasta. Definitely a special occasion meal as it is a bit pricey, but well worth it. Large enough to share. In restaurant charges a fee for shared plates; however, perfect for take out if you don't mind eating at home.

Thank Chrazyb
Binghamton, New York
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

I've gone to Cortese's since I was a kid. It's only gotten better with age. Always fantastic service and food. One of our favorite restaurants in Binghamton.

Thank RNS1983
Johnson City, New York
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Six for dinner, all had wonderful service & food was delicious. Never disappointed when we eat here. We are regulars here. I love the eggplant parmigiana 🤗

Thank Susemae
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed March 9, 2017

I have been here a few times; my favorite meal is the Italian sub. Last time I had the Alfredo and it was also delicious. The place is always busy, and it's a fun place to meet with people

Thank Marion I
Charlotte, North Carolina
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2017

I have eaten at this restaurant many times whenever I am in the Binghamton area on business and it was always very good. That was not the case this time! In fairness it was crowded which was surprising as it was Ash Wednesday around 6:30pm. When we were seated we waited approximately 15 minutes before someone came to see if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Robinson St, Binghamton, NY 13904-1526
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Binghamton
  • Phone Number: +1 607-723-6440

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?