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Central City Bar & Grill

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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17 Central Ave, Cortland, NY 13045-2613
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Closed now
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Thu - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Wed 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Baldwinsville, New York
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for drinks and lunch! Best baked potatoes and inexpensive. Parking out front or in the free lot across the street.

Thank 4pattyc
Whitesboro, New York
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by with a group of friends for a late night snack. Great wings and burgers. Staff was more than accommodating. I highly recommend it.

Thank Mary D
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here on a Saturday night in November. Quite crowded so we ended up eating at the bar which was fine. Portions were large and food good. Will return the next time we're in the area.

Thank Shelley R
Ontario, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

M&M, Mike and Megan are a great team behind the well stocked, "on tap"(over 11 beers) bar. The food, the staff, the atmosphere, the venue are outstanding! When in the Cortland area, don't miss the opportunity to eat and experience the Central!

Thank rjtj2016
Vestal, NY
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Great selection of food for lunch, wraps, sandwiches, burgers with a terrific beer selection. Our waitress was outstanding !!

Thank Viking3
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a great late meal after work. Bartender Mike is wonderfully personable. The food was delicious and the attitude of all the servers is pleasant and welcoming

Thank Kevin H
Virgil, New York
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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Went with friend and her 2 little ones. She had steak salad which was good,would have preferred meat sliced rather than chunky and I had Cobb salad which was wonderful,the quality of the julienned turkey and ham was top shelf and the greens were fresh. Our server could not have been more kind,patient,and accommodating to us when the baby was... More 

Thank Corides
Scotchtown, New York
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2016 via mobile

Arrived late in town and quickly ordered food to go. When getting back to hotel my son's dinner wasn't in the bag. Accidents happen but I called to ask to please refund the money because we never received the food. They said they can't do that !!! After talking on the phone they eventually said they would refund the money... More 

Thank Jenn K
Cortland, New York
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Friends and I go to pasta night every Tuesday night!! we love going there and we love our waitress Katie F.! she's the best. Always polite and makes sure we have what we want/need in a timely manner. Absolutely love the food here as well! I do not have a single complaint about this place :)

Thank 20heather10
Cortland, New York
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016

Nice place to go for a quick snack or full meal. Drinks are a real plus. The numerous tv's add a real plus on the atmosphere.

Thank bill f

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Central Ave, Cortland, NY 13045-2613
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Cortland
  • Phone Number: 607-758-3300
great atmosphere, varied menu, great selection of beers

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