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The Acropolis

621 James St, Utica, NY 13501-5151
+1 315-793-1015
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good36%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Mediterranean, Greek
$$ - $$$
621 James St, Utica, NY 13501-5151
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Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Love coming here for all the dishes, but my favorite is the shrimp neighborhood! Haven't been able to find shrimp as delicious as Spiro makes anywhere in the world! Traditional Greek food and a welcoming atmosphere. Worth the trip no matter where you live.

Thank lgs586
Reviewed 13 January 2017

A nice family run restaurant with traditional Greek Menu as well as an excellent fish fry. I still enjoy fish on Friday nights, a hold over from growing up

Thank MB_Hawkins
Reviewed 5 August 2016

I took my elderly mom here last week on a scorching night when I came from an hour away to visit her. We were there right as they opened on a Wednesday night and so had the place to ourselves for a short while. It's...More

Thank northernNYM
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Great authentic Greek food. Small restaurant but charming and quaint. Family owned.... Husband cooks while wife and son wait on you. Love the appetizers.

Thank Ann K
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We have been going to the Acropolis for years, and have always loved the food and the Mom and Pop who run the place. It occurred to me last night when we were eating there that over the years we have never been disappointed by...More

Thank Curators2
Reviewed 17 December 2015

This is a great restaurant in the city that is a hidden gem. The food was fresh, hot, and delicious. There was only one server the night we were there as the other server was sick. And even then, we got the food served quickly...More

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 7 November 2015

In 3 words: GO! GO! GO! Absolutely fantastic! There's so much to rave about, from the warm and CRISP bread that was brought to our table, to the friendly and very attentive server Michael, to the delicious and gi-normous servings! You know how fresh and...More

1  Thank Edward S
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This is one of my favorite restaurants in the Utica area and I was glad to be able to dine there on a recent visit. Food is delicious - lamb is always perfect and their salad is served with the freshest greens, tomatoes, and cucumbers....More

Thank CatherineJupiter_FL
Reviewed 10 September 2015

This is an adorable little place located in one of Utica's old fashioned neighborhoods. Truly a hidden gem. Love the atmosphere and the food is great too. There is another extremely popular Greek place in the area, but I prefer the Acropolis for its intimate...More

Thank maliksmom
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Great authentic Greek food. Had delicious souvlaki and gyros. Nice small family restaurant where the cook is the husband and waitress the wife. Very friendly place.

Thank Ann K
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
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Open Hours
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 621 James St, Utica, NY 13501-5151
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 315-793-1015
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