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Moretti's Restaurant

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800 Hatch St, Elmira, NY 14901-2229
+1 607-734-1535
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2013

Got in and nodody talked to us until 10 min later!they walked passed us noumerous times!finaly we sit down and we get our food,it was like children portions my girlfriends veal parm looked like a small pancake my chicken parm one whole piece and the other was cut in half!it reminded me the army days!the spag sides both cold dry... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2013

We're lifelong Elmira residents and have eaten here sporadically over the past 50 years. It used to be one of our very favorites. Lately, not so much. Positives: The two options we chose for dessert were tasty Negatives: There's being frugal, and then there's downright cheap. - The tables are so crowded that you can barely squeeze in between yours... More 

1 Thank elbojbb
Corning, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2013

I've dined here many times over more than three decades of working in Elmira and, while the filet (for which they're known) is pretty darned good (if you like your steak swimming in melted butter), the service is downright terrible, surly even. Don't bother making a reservation, if one of the restaurant owner's cronies walks in, you'll get shoved to... More 

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Lexington, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2013

Nice family owned Elmira eatery! Great choices on the Italian / American menu. Great staff! Others rave about the filet here but I have to RAVE about the pork chops - they are the most delicious pieces of meat I have EVER had! Plan to either share with someone or take half home for lunch the next day - they... More 

Thank Pam S
Painted Post, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2012 via mobile

Food is alright, service is slow and not over friendly. Prices are high for average food and below average service. Used to come here often but now I think I've made my last trip there.

Thank scott g
Batavia, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2012

When we travel to Elmira to visit family we normally go to Moretti's for their fantastic Filet Mignon. It is by far the best EVER! The restaurant definitely needs updating but the food is just awesome.

Thank Sharon S
Horseheath, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2012

Although under an Italian name, the food only barely resembles read Italian cuisine. Their spaghetti sauce is very strange.

Thank Frank F
Mt Pleasant, MI
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2012

I dined at Moretti's (a long time favorite of many Elmira locals) last night for the first time. The ambiance was pleasant, if not somewhat old fashioned. I found the prices quite expensive and expected really good food, but I was disappointed. My stuffed sole was not good....doughy, pasty stuffing. The fish was bland and uninteresting. A New York strip... More 

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Corning, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2012

The first time I went to Moretti's was about ten years ago. On my first visit I enjoyed the food quality and Italian family ambiance. I have gone on occasion once or maybe twice a year since. It appears to me that every time I go the staff seems more unfriendly, the food has less taste, the wait time is... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2012

Morettis used to be the best for service,ambiance, & quality. NO MORE. We we "welcomed" by a face that would stop a clock. That should have been our 1st clue. They do have a good filet but everything else is mediocre at best. Service is slow and not impressive for the $$$$$. It needs new management- someone who has enthusiasm... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Italian, American, Steakhouse
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Hatch St, Elmira, NY 14901-2229
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Elmira
  • Phone Number: +1 607-734-1535

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