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Central City Bar & Grill

) #4 of 81 Restaurants in Cortland ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ American, ,
17 Central Ave, Cortland, NY 13045-2613
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub
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17 Central Ave, Cortland, NY 13045-2613
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Best food in Cortland! They have delicious sandwiches and specials...atmosphere is also nice . Plus free popcorn!

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

As we were trying to decide on a draft beer, the bartender graciously asked us if we would like to taste two of their newer seasonal drafts, both of which were delicious, and helped us with our decision. We remained at the bar to eat....More

Thank marig0ld66
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We were in Cortland on the first Saturday in July and our hotel recommended this place. Great beer selection...and really nice atmosphere. On the one hand it's a sports bar... but so much nicer. I ordered a burger and their home made chips. The chips...More

Thank Mark W
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

My Ceasars salad with calamari was so good and my husband's Georgia burger was amazing too. We left there full and happy. The staff was friendly and helpful. Calamari is not easy to fix. You can overcook it and it comes out rubbery. Mine was...More

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 22 June 2017

It's a great "Cheers"-with-good-food kind of place. They're always welcoming and treat us like family. The food is good and there's something for everyone. They have a good beer selection and rotating taps, plus a wine list and a full bar. We almost always run...More

Thank Ted_and_Laura
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This was our first visit as we were here with local relatives. Few places open on a Sunday evening so we tried this and it was OK. TYPICAL Pub food, but a little pricey on some dishes. $90 for 4 without booze. Taco salad was...More

Thank JonRSW
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Many great entrees....I often have trouble deciding. Love the scallops and the beef dip sandwich as well as the Cebtral City Rachel. Great service, friendly staff.

Thank Janet G
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We come here often (usually when we can't decide what to do for food or want to meet friends). I usually get the same chicken sandwich, just simple and good. We have had different servers and they are all great. Good food, decent price. My...More

Thank Morgan H
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I've been to this establishment about 20 times in the last 3 years. Always have a great meal with great service. Great menu with different daily specials and expansive beer selection. Always very busy but staff is attentive and friendly and go above and beyond...More

Thank MikeyB1815
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Never had a bad meal, very busy, friendly staff. Highly recommend, parking can be iffy if you don't know the area.

Thank Jubitz
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3 August 2017|
Response from Jubitz | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure that they can. The place gets very busy and has a busy atmosphere. Not too sure about the Imperial though.
16 August 2016|
Response from ericpattireed | Reviewed this property |
Do not know

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 00:00
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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