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261 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13501-3402
+1 315-724-4815
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Oriskany Falls, New York
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69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here for my wife's birthday. The place is cozy, which means seating is tight! The service was okay. Our server was also working a large party, which seemed to be a priority. I got the chicken francaise. The chicken was moist and tender but the dish was very bland. My wife had the N.Y. strip steak and she too... More 

Thank Bruce H
Rochester, MN
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here with clients on a business trip. Food and service were great. The flatbread pizza appetizers was excellent as were the greens. Good tap beers and wine selection.

Thank bdeboom
Level Contributor
79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We stopped in on a cold night and felt the warm hospitality of the staff right away. We ordered the charcuterie platter to start; it was very good. We had an order of beef tips and paella (for two) both of which were delicious. We had the full attention of the staff and were very thankful for their service.

Thank WhyEatOut
utica ny, United States
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

the food is consistently good, the atmosphere is a new york city bistro, the service makes you smile

Thank W Anthony M
Utica, New York
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Ancora is next to the Stanley theater. Many come from out of town to see shows at the Stanley and want"handy' place to eat. You will never be disappointed here. they also accommodate Gluten free outstandingly.

Thank rainbowlake6
Utica, New York
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have been here many times in the last couple of years and the food and service are always great. I especially love their ravioli. Lunch or dinner, it is worth a trip.

Thank 677PatriciaK677
Level Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Great food here...service and drink are superb as well. Place offers some unique dishes you don't find elsewhere... Look forward to coming back soon!

1 Thank Pilsner Porter V
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant with good menu. Very good service.Good beer menu. Beet salad excellent. Would recommend if you are in Utica area.

Thank David N
Utica, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice waiters who are very efficient with great food. I especially like the gorgonzola potatoes. Would go back anytime.

Thank erin a
Upstate New York
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We had a great dinner here at Ancora. Prices were fair and service was great. Small inside, so make reservations or go early. Located next door to the Stanley Theatre. Show night the place is impossible to get in unless you have made reservations.

Thank herovb

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 261 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13501-3402
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 315-724-4815

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