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Cortese Restaurant INC

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117 Robinson St, Binghamton, NY 13904-1526
+1 607-723-6440
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 22:00
Thu - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Rochester, United States
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went there with a co-worker and we both had steaks. I had the ribeye and he had the filet mignon. They were both very tasty, mine was thinley cut so was cooked a little more than I would have liked but still tasted good. We both had soup and hat was fine as were the vegetables. Good place to... More 

Thank Bernard C
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120 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cortese has been around forever. My 2nd choice if little Venice is full. Good food and a friendly environment

Thank peter k
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this restaurant several times for a good dine-in experience. However, after a friend suggested the spinach pizza and wings and we been going more frequently! The take out is amazing!

Thank Fysty124
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area is know for it's Italians foods and restaurants. This is one of the places you have to eat at

Thank nmd1506
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Any meal at Cortese is a celebration! We were a party of 17 and were handled very efficiently. I was just a tad disappointed with my Delmonico Milanese-not enough to complain, but I am not sure I would order it again-

Thank jane0405
New York
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114 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

Ordered from the light fare menu. The fresh sesame italian bread is served warm with the salads.The eggplant parmigiana was served piping hot in a casserole dish and covered in melted mozzarella. The sauce is always delicious! I had the mixed vegetable instead of the pasta side. My husband had the broiled haddock and chose the side of rigatoni with... More 

Thank gjkNY
binghamton NY
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

It had been a few years since I last visited and I had high expectations as I have had a good experience in the past. Despite a reservation we were put at the threshold of dining room and bar where the dirty dish tray was kept. As the servers placed dirty dishes on the tray or moved from one room... More 

Thank beck430
Vestal, New York
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Have lived here for 15 years and this was the first time we ate here. Well we have not missed anything. I had ravioli that when it came out was cold. I had taken 2 bites then realized it was cold. Waitress said she would get a new order for me. Well she brought out the same plate and same... More 

Thank dyift
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

There are many excellent Italian restaurants in our area due to the migration of many people from Italy to work in the shoe factories last century so it is easy to not eat in all of them. Cortese is one of those that I go to rarely, but am never disappointed. At a recent lunch with friends I ate eggplant... More 

Thank Dkerr49
East Meadow, New York
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205 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

As a long time fan of a major competitor of Cortese, we decided to try Cortese again since our Binghamton family is very very fond of Cortese. We liked that Cortese has a lighter menu with smaller portions and the setting was quite lovely and relaxing, better than our other favorite. The service was excellent too. The food was very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Robinson St, Binghamton, NY 13904-1526
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Binghamton
  • Phone Number: +1 607-723-6440

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?