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Central City Bar & Grill

17 Central Ave, Cortland, NY 13045-2613
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (13 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
17 Central Ave, Cortland, NY 13045-2613
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to Central City Bar and Grill on Thursday evening with family. I ordered their pot roast over big baker potatoes. OMG!!! it was tremendous. I am a person that generally feels that when I go out to dinner it is...More

Thank wilomenia2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, well prepared and presented. Casual atmosphere which if often quite loud when full capacity. Prices are mid-range

Thank Susan Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been going to CCB&G since it opened. Great food, nice casual atmosphere, friendly staff and good service. Prices are very reasonable.Owners know how to run a business.

Thank ChicRetiree
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Moved away from Cortland several years ago and since this was one of our favorite restaurants.....especially on wing special night, we were anxious to visit during our recent visit. Party of 5. One ordered a chicken cordon bleu sammich special. One hamburger and 3 orders...More

Thank d p
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Best food in Cortland! They have delicious sandwiches and specials...atmosphere is also nice . Plus free popcorn!

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 12 July 2017

As we were trying to decide on a draft beer, the bartender graciously asked us if we would like to taste two of their newer seasonal drafts, both of which were delicious, and helped us with our decision. We remained at the bar to eat....More

1  Thank marig0ld66
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We were in Cortland on the first Saturday in July and our hotel recommended this place. Great beer selection...and really nice atmosphere. On the one hand it's a sports bar... but so much nicer. I ordered a burger and their home made chips. The chips...More

1  Thank Mark W
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

My Ceasars salad with calamari was so good and my husband's Georgia burger was amazing too. We left there full and happy. The staff was friendly and helpful. Calamari is not easy to fix. You can overcook it and it comes out rubbery. Mine was...More

Thank Catherine C
Reviewed 23 June 2017

It's a great "Cheers"-with-good-food kind of place. They're always welcoming and treat us like family. The food is good and there's something for everyone. They have a good beer selection and rotating taps, plus a wine list and a full bar. We almost always run...More

Thank Ted_and_Laura
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This was our first visit as we were here with local relatives. Few places open on a Sunday evening so we tried this and it was OK. TYPICAL Pub food, but a little pricey on some dishes. $90 for 4 without booze. Taco salad was...More

Thank JonRSW
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3 August 2017|
Response from Jubitz | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure that they can. The place gets very busy and has a busy atmosphere. Not too sure about the Imperial though.
17 August 2016|
Response from ericpattireed | Reviewed this property |
Do not know
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Central Ave, Cortland, NY 13045-2613
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Cortland
  • Phone Number: 607-758-3300
great atmosphere, varied menu, great selection of beers
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