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₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, Irish,
257 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13501-3402
+1 315-733-6611
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Irish, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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257 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13501-3402
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Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Average pub in downtown. The decor felt dirty and run-down for some reason. The service was good but not outstanding. I had the deep fried turkey burger. It was innovative and tasty. There was nothing wrong with the place. It was just average.

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Always great food located on Genesee Street right next to Stanley theater people are really friendly and the food is at a reasonable price open most of the time

Thank Jack chwazik
Reviewed 5 August 2017

Had dinner here on a recent overnight to Utica. Referred by locals as a good option for pub food. I had their specialty burger, which was quite good. My daughter had chicken fingers which she enjoyed. We had mozzarella sticks as a starter and they...More

Thank Adam H
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped in to enjoy some food and drinks. The window had a Shiner beer neon sign in the window but when ordered Shiner was told we don't carry it. We ordered food, the portions were huge. It was okay for bar food but a...More

Thank jacktn13
david w, Owner at Swifty's, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Glad to hear you had a good time, and enjoyed the portion sizes. We do have a number of draught lines that rotate for seasonal beers. I'm sure we will be carrying shiner again soon. Thank you for your post. Cheers Dave Wood

Reviewed 24 July 2017

Traveling through from Chicago and found this place by accident. The food was outstanding. I got the prime rib melt and my wife got the bourbon burger. Both were excellent. Dillon was our server and was quick. Highly recommend any time stopping in Utica.

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We came here a couple of times and Alessandra, our waiter, was always very pleasant and on top of everything, I really enjoyed the food and it looks like a nice bar scene to hang out.

Thank Frankinny
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Very fast service. Ordered our drinks and had them in under a minute. Ordered our appetizers and had them in a few minutes. Definitely fastest service I've ever had. The mac salad was very dry but all around very good food. Highly recommend the buffalo...More

Thank Tails1469
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I really love this place! I have been here before concerts for the buffet and for lunch. Food is great and so is the staff!! If you're stopping in Utica, give Switfy's a try. You won't be disappointed!

Thank Raiderfan315
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Wanted a place to eat but didn't want to eat on the Thruway. This was easy on and easy off. A decent bar and the food was very good.

Thank tripmaria00
Reviewed 3 May 2017

A very "townie" bar right next to the major theater in Downtown. The burger with the bourbon sauce was excellent. Staff is very friendly.

Thank wolfp10
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 257 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13501-3402
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 315-733-6611
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