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101 S Main St, North Syracuse, NY 13212-3168
+1 315-214-8911
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
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101 S Main St, North Syracuse, NY 13212-3168
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I brought a large family group to the Grotto because we were able to get a reservation for 10 on short notice. Myself and several family members were in Syracuse for a wedding and had to fend for ourselves Friday night. Our group ranged in...More

Thank Robert J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here with friends to celebrate our joint wedding anniversary and had a fabulous meal. We had great service, fabulous food, and a wonderful time. the pork tenderloin was the best I have ever had! You will like this cozy, unassuming eatery!

Thank steve f
Reviewed 27 August 2018

First time visit to the Grotto. Greeted by a extremely pleasant host and taken to the dinning room. It is an old house remade into a restaurant with a lot of character. A warm and inviting room with several tables. The waiter quoted several specials...More

Thank jbor
Reviewed 21 January 2018

This little italian restaurant on main drag in north syracuse is little known but big in taste.We went recently and didn't have a bad meal.Although the portofino was very spicy as we were warned about.The wait staff was expeienced and attentive.Oddly we didn't order our...More

Thank irishwillcny
Reviewed 19 January 2018

We had a great dinner at Grotto tonight. The salmon was prepared perfectly and the accompanying cauliflower & sweet potato mash, cherry tomato & shaved fennel salad were delicious. We also had the duck with tart cherry sauce which was excellent. The restaurant got a...More

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

First time last minute visit on a snowy winter night. Historic building and warm dinning area. Hostess/owner very genuine and friendly. Quick and attentive service. Started with a delicious amarone della valpolicella. Crab cake appetizers were fantastic. Shared a uniquely flavorful New England clam chowder...More

Thank silasabby
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Tried out Grotto yesterday for lunch. Was in the mood for some good Italian food like spaghetti or chicken parm, or something like that. Turned out they didn't have either. I've never been to a restaurant that didn't have the normal Italian foods (ravioli, spaghetti,...More

1  Thank Jane D
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

This is a nice North Syracuse restaurant. The food was excellent. The parking is the back. I didn’t care for the Calamari. Otherwise everything was good.

1  Thank wbw123
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Tried this place on a whim for a date night and it surpassed all expectations! Atmosphere was very intimate yet lively, and the service was great!! We sat in the dining room but the bar area looked cozy as well. Wine selection was decent and...More

Thank John N
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I cannot say enough good things about this place. Small, quaint, excellent ambiance. First of all, I am Italian. I do NOT eat Italian food out. I do here though. I have been going since they first opened. Very friendly staff. Fantastic Chef. he even...More

Thank Mike C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
15:00 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:30
16:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 S Main St, North Syracuse, NY 13212-3168
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  North Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-214-8911
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