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Laci's Tapas Bar

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304 Hawley Ave, Syracuse, NY 13203-2318
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Thu 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

They make the best side cars in town (alcoholic beverage). Think 1920s vintage cocktail. The tapas are delicious. Some of our favorites are the scallops, roasted Brussel sprouts and strawberry flatbread. They also do a very nice red or white sangria.

Thank Amy T B
Vienna, Virginia
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50 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely charming, quirky place that we only would have gone to because of tripadvisor ratings. Fantastic food (for real foodies), small plates which can add up but doesn't have to. The mac and cheese eggrolls and zucchini cakes were among my favorites, but we had many plates (five people) and enjoyed every one.

Thank GailDez
Syracuse, New York
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second visit and was not disappointed. The food, service and atmosphere was perfect. We ordered Cherry Mojitos that were amazing. The Beef Wellington is served with a layer of mashed potatoes instead of a pâté, so delicious. Other favorites were the chicken flatbread, brussel sprouts and Brie. I love the Laci Luscious sauce and was able to... More 

Thank Kathywe24
Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Went by Trip Advisor reviews and Laci's lived up to the review. Nice variety of small plates and everything we had was delicious. Staff was friendly and prices were reasonable.

Thank Robnal123
Orwell, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

This was my first experience at a Tapas restaurant. The food ordered came out on small plates with 3 portions so it was intended for people to share among diners. We had 5 in our group. I shared the Beef Wellington, Scallops, Lamb meatballs and stuffed sole. The scallops were my favorite, done to perfection. The beef Wellington was very... More 

Thank Glenn T
Syracuse, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

What a lovely night! Every dish we ordered was fantastic, attentive service in a busy fun atmosphere. Hard to recommend a favorite when everything was delicious.

Thank Dee H
Laura S, Owner at Laci's Tapas Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing us to celebrate another fun year of life!! More 

Westport, Connecticut
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75 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We just had dinner here and it was very good. We shared delicious appetizers at bar before being seated and then shared tapas at table. Everything served was wonderful except vegan meatballs which were dry and tasteless...they removed from our final bill. Service is terrific and all staff is very friendly.

Thank smsmsm
Laura S, Owner at Laci's Tapas Bar, responded to this review

Interesting enough our customers either love those meatballs or dislike them, there really isn't an in between! This is Laura one of the owners, I am sorry that you didn't care for them, please send me your snail mail address so we can make this up to you! Enjoy the week and thank you for your honesty and of course... More 

Central New York
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128 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

My husband and I decided to stop by here and celebrate some very good health news. For so many reason's, Laci's is one of my favorite places to eat! The menu and the food is amazing with TONS of gluten free choices! The wait staff are the hardest working wait staff I have ever seen, yet, they are professional, charming... More 

1 Thank geejam
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

My sister and I were in town for a show and read great reviews so decided to give Laci's a try...all of which we found to be true! The tapas menu was diverse and everything we tried equally delicious! In addition, the atmosphere was great, as was the service!

Thank Allison G
Laura S, Owner at Laci's Tapas Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! Hope to see you again. More 

Wellesley Island, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

My wife and I have been to Laci's many times. The owners and staff are super friendly and welcoming. The food is excellent and interesting -- maybe not as excellent and interesting as top places in New York or Chicago, but probably the best in Syracuse. The prices are very reasonable; many good wines for under $30. This is the... More 

Thank RobN14607
Laura S, Owner at Laci's Tapas Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. We are going on year 6 and we are still passionate about making sure each guest we serve has an amazing experience. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $16
Contemporary, Mediterranean, Spanish, Healthy, Gluten Free
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 Hawley Ave, Syracuse, NY 13203-2318
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: 13152185903
Laci's Tapas Bar is located in the heart of the Hawley Green District in the City of Syracuse. Having their own large parking lot with an extremely hospitable atmosphere creates the need to make reservations ahead of time to ensure your seat to eat! Our motto is "Eat Small, Live Large" plus every day the owners Laura Serway and Cindy Seymour are very thankful to own and operate the only Tapas restaurant in Syracuse, New York! Come see us for some Tapas and experience the best hospitality in Central New York.

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