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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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Corning, New York, United States
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 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 

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Painted Post, New York
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171 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
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.

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Batavia, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 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.

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Thank Sharon S
Horseheath, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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.

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Mt Pleasant, MI
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52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
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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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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ny
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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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Florida
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2012

This restaurant has seen it's better days; seat cushions held together with tape and they have been serving the same bland bread for 40 yrs. Service was slow because they were under-staffed. Food is pretty good but filet mignon way over-priced. Side of peas came from a generic can - no taste. Dinner for 1 - house salad, filet and... More 

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Bellmore, New York
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2012

Restaurant was clearly a local favorite. Food was good, but nothing special. Service was good. Decor is very 1970's

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Italian, American, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
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?