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815 Mohawk St, Utica, NY 13501-3117
315 724-9769
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Stephentown, New York
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234 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There aren't many places where you can get a big bowl of home made pasta for so little money! Pasta, sauce, meatballs... all really good, as were the greens we had as an appetizer. All meals come with a basic salad and garlic bread. Nothing fancy, but nothing to complain about either. Service was friendly, quick and accurate.

Thank KimMcMann
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

I have to agree with Maureen M who had posted a review before me. We ordered appetizers, one of them being calamari: they were rubbery, tasteless rings. Our meals all lacked flavor, albeit huge in size. We have heard such great reviews but left pretty disappointed.

Thank Food4Food4Food
Baltimore, Maryland
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114 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Tucked in a run down neighborhood that I assume used to be Utica's Little Italy, we had some second thoughts parking on the street outside. Once inside though, this was probably the top meal of our entire NY/VT/Canada 10 day trip! The homemade pasta dishes were delicious and huge. My pork chop pizziola dish was amazing, with two huge chops... More 

Thank MrSpiceMan
Buffalo, NY
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40 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

We were in town for a baseball tournament and although we don't normally get Italian food out of town, there were so many in the top spots of Trip Adviser, we thought we'd give one a try. We were quite disappointed. The restaurant is not in a great neighborhood. We were seated quickly and food brought quickly but our server... More 

2 Thank Maureen M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

This is our go to spot for Italian food in Utica. Prices are reasonable, the service is quick. The menu has enough for everyone in the family.Highly recommended

Thank jeffrey s
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

I ordered a take out sandwich and said ready in 15 minutes and was. Wrap with care to go. Waitress very friendly and offer me a menu to take home as I often order take out.

Thank Sally P
Holland Patent, New York
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Used to go here often but had not been back for years, what a mistake! Their food has only gotten better. The waitress was just great and fun to be with, the food just the best. The long hots were really hot and spicy. The ravioli made my wife's meal great but also the next day's lunch. Even the bread... More 

Thank Jeff M
Brantingham Lake
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

Genuine old-time atmosphere with genuine Italian food (esp sauces). Nothing fancy, just dependable good food.

Thank AdirondackTraveler10
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34 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

The white pasta fagioli was outstanding. There was enough for a second meal. The order of chicken parm was large and delicious. Our waitress was very friendly and attentive.

Thank mildredmurph
Syracuse, New York
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2016 via mobile

This is an old neighborhood Italian restaurant. The decor has probably been the same since the 60's. It almost has an old world charm. The food was ok but well priced. Cool thing was they had Utica Club on tap!

Thank Johnny-Vineyard

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 8:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 815 Mohawk St, Utica, NY 13501-3117
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: 315 724-9769

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