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Laci's Tapas Bar

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Contemporary, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
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304 Hawley Ave, Syracuse, NY 13203-2318
+1 315-218-5903
Tue - Thu 16:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I chose this place after a friend of mine mentioned going there and said the servings were small. My boyfriend is on a diet and I thought this would be a neat experience.My boyfriend is a red neck and was a bit apprehensive but he was willing to give it a try. We made reservations for 630 but got there... More 

1 Thank Heather W
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I love this place. The atmosphere, the service, and the staff are top notch. The best thing I ate was the lamb chops with the chutney. They were so good, I could have ordered another plate. The stuffed sole though tasted really fishy and was not seasoned well at all. We also had the caprese ravioli as well as the... More 

Thank Tracey H
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77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

I always love coming to Laci's. The atmosphere and food are incredible. We went to dinner for a work gathering and it was such a great time. We had the best server and service. Jen was on top of her game, warm, funny, and really entertaining. The food was so great. I love how things don't all come out and... More 

Thank suplexandstilettos
DC Metro Area
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Laci's is a wonderful place to get high-quality tapas (little plates) and feel as if you are welcomed into someone's home. We made a reservation via online (their website) for a 6:15 seating for four. Our confirmation came soon after. Service is excellent; from the moment you are seated until the moment you leave, every whim is catered to. Laura,... More 

Thank DragaMoreta
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Laci's was a lovely experience. When my daughter & I arrived, we were warmly welcomed. The hostess had been talking to others who had arrived a bit earlier like they were old friends. As she was seating us, another couple came in and it was the same friendly greeting - like she was talking to old friends. The atmosphere is... More 

Thank AbFabAdventures
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017

You can get a friendly waiter and good food anywhere but Laci's is a whole different experience. From the moment you walk through the door you feel like your invited in by family. The hostess actually takes the time to chat with you and make you comfortable. We went for my birthday and we had the best experience. Our waiter... More 

Thank Adriana M
Queensbury, NY
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016

I gave it four stars for the place...the food was 3 stars. We had fun here but the food was a little disappointing. The quinoa tabbouleh on the Mediterranean plate was tasteless..no lemon or mint flavor at all, it was like plain quinoa. The sweet potato cakes needed some seasoning to contrast with the maple aioli, they were really bland.... More 

1 Thank Upstate_Peeps
Ryan P, Owner at Laci's Tapas Bar, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking time to share with us your thoughts! I promise you I will review this with the other owner and look into each of your valuable comments to look for improvement. Just caring enough to share your thoughts with us is amazing... More 

Clay, New York
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3 reviews
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been going here for years, way before we were married. We love coming for Valentine's Day with their specialty menu. We also had our rehearsal dinner at Laci's. All the staff makes you feel welcome and like family. I recommend Laci's to all my friends and family. Laura and Cindy are amazing and we feel... More 

Thank lhb725
Ryan P, Owner at Laci's Tapas Bar, responded to this review

You know you are 2 of our favorites as well!! Thanks for waiting for me Saturday night it was great to see you both as always. Email me your contact info please at lcserway@gmail.com. Happy of happiest holidays to you and hubby!! More 

Syracuse, New York
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

This was our first time at Laci's...it will not be our last. Eclectic menu with some outstanding selections. My favorite was the Lamb chop lollipops and roasted veggies. Very nice wine list that compliments the choices. Would like to try more offerings, we will be back!

Thank MizP66
Ann Arbor, Mi
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Were just passing through looking for a dinner stop. Located in a converted home. Wide array of 'Tapas' plates. Every thing we had was quite good. Service was outstanding as well

Thank Axel S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 16
Contemporary, Healthy, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 22:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 304 Hawley Ave, Syracuse, NY 13203-2318
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-218-5903
Laci's Tapas Bar is located in the heart of the Hawley Green District in the City of Syracuse. Having a 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" which is evident in this Tapas restaurant. Most days the owners Laura Serway and Cindy Seymour are on the floor talking with our guests as they enjoy 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?