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Charlie's Cafe

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205 Hoffman St, Elmira, NY 14905-2423
+1 607-734-1173
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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205 Hoffman St, Elmira, NY 14905-2423
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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Be sure to give Charlie's a try. It's a great bistro environment and a wonderful bar. Great service and interesting specials. Lunch and dinner it's a real treat. Give them a try the chef is wonderful!

Thank Rayo575
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I had been to Charlie's for drinks a time or two but tonight was my first meal there. I was really impressed with the special Oktoberfest menu. I had a beet with horseradish salad and delicious stuffed cabbage with roasted vegetables and a Warsteiner beer....More

Thank Josh C
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were staying in Elmira for one night and found Charlie's Cafe on Yelp. It was a great find. Stir fry shrimp was the special of the day and very tasty. The goulash and the appetizer of the day were also very...More

Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

What a pleasant atmosphere when you walk in. You are greeted by wonderful smiles. You can also make a reservation if you like, but they will always try to accommodate. Always have a creative special of the day, which I seem to order. The menu...More

Thank Jojoorange
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Our daughter graduated from high school yesterday and we once again celebrated the occasion at Charlie's Cafe. Michael and Mary Jo were attentive to all of our needs and made this gathering an afternoon to remember. The food was delicious, the drinks even better. I...More

Thank Mommacat41
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We have enjoyed Mother's Day Brunch for last two years. The dishes were tasty and nicely presented. Desserts were cut on the smaller size so that you could sample several. Normally do not like to go out on a holiday, but the service was great....More

Thank AmherstTraveler2011
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We've been to Charlie's Cafe two or three times for dinner. It's the perfect place for a romantic dinner, a special event, or just dinner with friends. The food is exceptional for the area of ELMIRA and the well stocked bar offers separate seating or...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

My wife and I dined here the Friday before Valentine's Day so the menu was different unfortunately and the couple things we wanted on their online menus weren't available. The atmosphere and ambiance was very nice! However the food was a bit average and the...More

Thank Alexander A
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Our first time but we were accompanied by a local of 45 years and her recommendation was right on! Stopped for lunch on a Saturday afternoon and had excellent service, partly because it was not too busy. There are a variety of rooms to serve...More

Thank S J G
Reviewed 29 September 2015

My friend and I went there for appetizers and drinks. They were all excellent. Nice atmosphere, food great, the bartender(can't remember his name) made one of the best martini's I have ever had. I am going back.

Thank Vacation712
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Hoffman St, Elmira, NY 14905-2423
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Elmira
  • Phone Number: +1 607-734-1173
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