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DeMatteo's Restaurant

Bar, Pub
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705 E Dominick St, Rome, NY 13440-6067
+1 315-336-9892
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New Hartford, New York
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415 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

I have only tried the burgers here but I was told I had to go and get one and it really was very good.

Thank kristen033
Pearl City, Hawaii
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

DeMatteos' has a good selection of draft beers. Many brand names and a few micro beers. The clientele was mixed, older and younger generations. The menu was sad. The place describes their burgers as the best in town. They are frozen patties thrown on a charbroil grill. The bartender was our waitress, bartender, and cook all in one. No French... More 

Thank Bx2
New Hartford, New York
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68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

The food was very good and your portions very big. The service was also very good on a very busy day. The price is right. Just don't order fries.

Thank BSolli
Utica, New York
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Yeah, it's a bar. Yeah, it can ge loud, but that is just because people are having a great time. Whether or not you drink, the burgers are to die for!

Thank Beth E
Warner Robins, Georgia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

My expectations were set going in and I think that's critical to a review. If your looking for a nice local pub with great burgers, this a place to visit. They have quite a few craft beers on tap and the burger I got was great. It's not an upscale Italian resturaunt like the name may imply so that may... More 

Thank rah31
Rome NY
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

If you go to DeMatteo's for lunch you will never be disappointed, The place will be very busy, Help yourself to the Hot Peppers, Provolone Cheese, and fresh bread in the back room. These are put out at 11:30 and they are usually gone by 12:45. There are about 20 different beers on tap. The menu is primarily sandwiches, which... More 

1 Thank 13440
Pekin NY, United States
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

Went for lunch, the food was as good as the last time I was in there (about 15 years ago). They have added a dining room, which is somewhat noisy due to a wood ceiling, and the old dining room is now a barroom. It's really a neiborhood joint, but don't miss it.

Thank E A F
Utica, New York, USA
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

With a name like DeMatteo's, I was expecting at least a few Italian menu items, and as it was Friday, not even a Fish Fry. Nope. Sandwiches and barfood, that's it. We sat outside as it was a pleasant evening. It was not very busy. Still, it took over 45 minutes to get out food -- sandwich and a salad... More 

1 Thank Michael B
Rome, New York
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2013 via mobile

DeMatteo's is classic locals bar but welcoming to all. If you are looking for deep fried anything, keep on going. There is no fryer. But, the meats for sandwiches are sliced to order,the burgers are great, greens are yummy , and they graciously accommodate my vegan sandwich request. Their beverage pours are generous. You can't beat the value! You should... More 

Thank Sue W
New Hartford, New York
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68 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2012

Not satisfied with the service or the taste of the food. This is the second time I had the same experience. I should probably just order beer and forget about the food.

Thank BSolli

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 705 E Dominick St, Rome, NY 13440-6067
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Rome
  • Phone Number: +1 315-336-9892

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?