If there’s one thing Utica, New York is known for... it’s our FOOD.


Utica Restaurant Week celebrates our city’s locally owned restaurants, chocolate shops and coffee shops and their signature offerings. We’re kicking off the summer season - each restaurant below has created a special Restaurant Week menu ONLY available between June 7-15, 2019. 3-course dinners with special pricing, lunch specials and more await you around the city. It’s a great opportunity to rediscover a long lost favorite or to try some place new.


How Does it Work?

Peruse the Restaurant Week menus below or choose a category, pick a great Utica restaurant to visit, grab some friends and get ready for a great meal! All restaurants will have their special menus available... don’t forget to tell them you’re there for Restaurant Week!

Browse by one of the following categories or view all the restaurants below

Full service sports bar featuring some very unique menu items and a 160-inch LED video wall

Mediterranean-inspired with a signature tapas menu

Hearty Italian cuisine in a familiar East Utica location

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Under new ownership and completely renovated, a classic place for your favorites

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Utica's original bagel shop serving made-daily bagels and in-house cream cheeses

Traditional Italian-American specialties in an animated atmosphere with great décor

A modern café where the menu is made from scratch

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An urban bakery and café

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The corner bar with a big city feel

A small, local, hidden-away gem in South Utica know for their mouthwatering BBQ

8 varieties of hummus and Turkish/Mediteranean fare

Traditional Italian pastries since 1958

Irish pub with 16 Beers on Tap

A community-drive coffee house

Family-owned & operated for 34 years - specials made fresh in-house daily

A newly opened spot on Bleecker Street specializing in fried chicken

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Family-owned diner, home of the wafflewich

Dominican, specializing in cafeteria-style lunch

A neighborhood tavern with a menu from simpler times

An intimate 16-seat downtown diner serving home made items

A Bank Place pizzeria with New York style flavor

A new New York City-style tavern with great musical roots in a beloved downtown

Family-run pizzeria that gives you a taste of NYC pizza without having to leave Utica

Brick oven pizzeria with full bar and live music

A Dominican sit-down restaurant with signature dishes

Serving craft beer for and excellent gastropub fare for over 10 years

New American gastropub featuring locally-sourced food & drink made daily in house, from scratch

Traditional Lebanese fare made by three sisters

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Newly remodeled trendy pizzeria offering great gluten-free and keto-friendly options

Offering an array of food from chicken wings to fine Italian cuisine

Pizza, subs and more and open extra late

Home of the large, 20 inch pizza along with wings, entrees, subs and more.

Fast, casual pizzeria serving downtown for almost 30 years

Deli and bakery featuring made to order, traditional Italian food

Menu made fresh to order right in the Adirondack Bank Building

Your gathering place for comfort fare in a contemporary atmosphere from early morning to late night

An old fashioned candy store serving coffee, tea & desserts

Brand new spot serving soul food and Caribbean cuisine

A new urban market with grab-and-go food specials along with convenience & specialty items

Lunches, specialty beverages, chocolates & confections served in historic Fountain Elms

Great food, great drinks and a fun atmosphere

Utica's oldest ice cream parlor serving hard and soft serve ice cream

Urban drinks, Italian eats

Gourmet burgers, soups, salads, hand-crafted sandwiches, tunnels and more

Industrial-style pub with signature drinks in the heart of the Brewery District

A farm to table restaurant voted one of the "Top Restaurants in America" by Open Table

A neighborhood bar and grill established in 1931

Great food served in historic Union Station

The world's highest quality coffee roasted right in Utica

Vivid Café

Utica's first and only board game cafe

Breakfast and lunch: omelettes, wraps, salads, and more!

Authentic, Lebanese-style Mediterranean cuisine, family owned