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261 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13501-3402
+1 315-724-4815
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (18 reviews)
“tapas” (7 reviews)
“beet salad” (7 reviews)
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Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
261 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13501-3402
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

When entered restaurant greeted immediately requested us to take a seat found table waiter came over quickly to take drink orders. We requested lemonade and Diet Coke.Surprised to find Lemonade not real fresh kind but generic powdered , diet Coke ok varied from usual taste...More

Thank FourBizFamily
Reviewed 8 March 2018

The food is very good and prices are reasonable. What my wife and I do is have their tapas for dinner. Their delicious and you have a nice selection.

Thank William H
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

Ancora is one of the few places you can get a great meal later in the evening. We went after the UC hockey game on Saturday started at the bar with a drink and sat in the dining area for a late night dinner. There...More

Thank suzan1964
Reviewed 22 February 2018

We discovered this neat cafe when attending a performance at the Stanley Theater next door earlier in the day. Tight seating, friendly service and tasty food. We recommended that they lighten up on the spices in the paella.

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We came here for New Year’s Eve dinner and it was excellent!!! I highly recommend the paella it was fantastic! We will definitely be back soon!

Thank Shannon K
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went out for supper on Tuesday. I've been here before with girlfriends and it was my husband's first time. We both loved it. My husband had a special and I had paella. Both were great, so was the bottle of wine....More

Thank Rylee14
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

There were 9 of us for dinner on a Friday night. Nice space, friendly, efficient staff. Our food was excellent and the drinks and wine very reasonably priced. ($7 martinis, fairly low mark up on the wine) Appetizers were excellent- calamari, crab rolls, crustinis. Many...More

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

We could not be happier with our dinner. Service was perfect, everything we ordered was delicious. Prices are low and portions are large. What more can I say? Only regret is we did not have room for one of their crepe deserts. Maybe next time?

Thank MalvernDad
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Love eating here the food is always awesome never have gotten a bad meal I highly recommend this restaurant

Thank Jack chwazik
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Nice little boutique restaurant on Genesee St. Good wine and beer selection. Was told by a competitor to try their Ancora Greens. Great presentation, served in a hot steel pan. Serena recommended a fine Italian red to go with it. Starting impression: good level of...More

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Katheen F
11 January 2016|
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Response from Shannon K | Reviewed this property |
Yes of course they do!
Vera T
19 October 2015|
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Response from Susan D | Reviewed this property |
You should contact restaurant directly to make reservations. Thank you. Enjoy your dinner, great food
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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