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Uncle Louie's Backyard


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American, Steakhouse, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol

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Cup $2.75
Bowl $3.75
Soup Du Jour
Homemade daily
French Onion Soup
Topped w/ bubbly mozzarella & swiss cheese
Uncle Louie's Chili
If you dare seasonal
Shrimp Cocktail
Jumbo shrimp w/ tangy cocktail sauce
Twlve little neck clams steamed & served w/ drawn butter
Spinach Artichoke Dip
Uncle Louie's own dip, baked & served w/ crispy seasoned pita bread
Chicken $+3.00
This Louie's favorits is packed w/ peppers, tomatoes, & cheese, served w/ salsa & sour cream
Sausage Stuffed Cherry Peppers
Hope you like em hot
Jumbo Chicken Wings
Ten hot, medium, mild, barbecue, or garlic; served w/ celery, carrots & blue cheese
Boneless Wings
Elight hot, medium, mild, barbecue or garlic; served w/ celery, carrots & blue cheese
All entrees served w/ warm bread, tossed salad, house vegetable & potato or rice unless specified
Price $+1.00
Balsamic & Cajun Seasoning
If you this ill never want anything els
New York Strip
12 oz
Green cut $16.95
King cut $20.95
Slow Roasted Prime Rib Au Jus
Top Sirloin
8 oz
The eye of the rib -1 lb
Open Faced Steak Sandwich
8 Oz. new York strip steak served w/ French fries
Open Faced Rib Sandwich
8 Oz. prime rib on garlic toast served w/ French fries
Uncle Louie's style w/ our in house BBQ sauce
Half rack $12.95
Full rack $19.95
Saint Louis Ribs
Fallin off the bone & melts in your mouth served w/ fries & slaw
Medium 12'
Served w/ chips & a pickle
Meat Ball Parm
Chicken Parm
Hot Sausage Parm
Build Your Own
Choose either 8 boneless wings or 10 jumbo wings served w/ carrots, celery & blue cheese
All entrees w/ warm bread, house vegetable, & potato or rice unless specified
Broiled Scallops
Sea scallops broiled in white wine butter & lemon
Texas Brownie Sunwine Sundae
Hot brownie, vanilla ice cream
Sizzling Apple Crisp
With vanilla ice cream
Ice Cream Sundae
Vanilla ice cream w/ chocolate topping
Grilled Cheese
Chicken Tenders
Grilled Chicken
Hot Dog
Spaghetti & Meatball
Personal Cheese Pizza
All meal served w/ French fries & a free ice cream sundae or sherbet
Bottled beer
Amstel Light
Bud Lite
Bud Lite Lime
Coors Light
Corona Extra
Genny Lite
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Uncle Louie's is now closed permanently. It was once a nice place to meet and greet, but went out of business this past December. Perhaps someone else will pick up where Kent (the owner) left off. It has been a restaurant for years.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank margoyager
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the food is pricey but it is well made and the staff are friendly. they have a bar and pool table which are both a plus. food delivery is a little on the slow side, however still a good place to eat

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank thereviewer10
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

Ok, so we arrived to this restaurant, only to find out that the menu was limited and our great server, told us they were closing next month. That's too bad because this was my first and now, only visit. As I stated, the menu was...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank schees1
Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

We had the pulled pork and buffalo chicken wrap. Both came with fries and cole slaw. Reasonably priced, large portions, good flavor. It's a good value for a casual night out.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank erichW9577AJ
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

Again, the owner of Uncle Louie’s offered Christmas dinner to all who needed a place to be. This tear our kids weren’t here so we joined the crowds. Dinner was a choice of turkey or ham. The turkey dinner included mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, and...More

Date of visit: December 2017
1  Thank JudyFromUpstateNY
Reviewed September 1, 2017

Cortland is not much for good eats with Uncle Louie's being the single exception. Owned and managed by the same family for over a decade the ambiance, food, & service make this place the only destination worth aiming for in Cortland. It's not fancy or...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank Lewis S
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

If you are not a fan of the typical franchise dining-- then look no further!! The chef, Gaylord, makes his own soup!! What a welcomed change from too much salt and no imagination!! Dinner was wonderful. Crisp salad greens. My friend enjoyed his ribs while...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Fli-bi-Night
Reviewed June 16, 2017

We overnight in Cortland on our regular trips between Ottawa & N.Y.C. Uncle provides no fine dining but does provide a charming, non-fast food restaurant with good quality, great service, and a wonderful, welcoming, & warm experience. We supper here each trip and have never...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Lewis S
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

I had the special, chicken pesto over linguine. It was some of the best pesto sauce I ever had! Everything was fresh and delicious! Portion was big, and cost was low, only $13.00! I would Highly recommend to anyone to try!!!

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Bigmike21x
Reviewed March 3, 2017

We ate there last night - a birthday celebration, group of 7. Everything was nice! My only complaint is that the waiter seemed stressed. I wanted to tell him to slow down and smile. He was very nice but seemed to be rushing too much....More

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank lindasV6057KU
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Response from brlula | Reviewed this property |
We ate on a holiday and it was buffet only so I did not see menu prices. I probably won't go back either!
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