Restaurants & Dining

By the gentle glow of candlelight or from the stool at a classic diner, Central New York’s eateries are simply superb. After your day of outdoor adventure or touring Brew Central, settle down with some killer cuisine in a region known for its agriculture and top chefs.

Dining Listings (42)
Brae Loch Inn

5 Albany St.
Cazenovia, NY 13035

An authentic Scottish Country Inn serving creative American cuisine with a Scottish and French flair. The restaurant is open Monday through Thursday 5pm-9pm, Friday and Saturday 5pm-10pm and Sunday Brunch (September-June) 10:30-1:30. Open for Sunday dinner 4-9pm.

Casatina's Italian Cafe

115 N. Main St.
Canastota, NY 13032

Sit down to the table at a taste of Old World Italian cooking. We are open for Lunch Tuesday through Friday and dinner Wednesday through Saturday. Enjoy authentic Italian Cuisine in our family environment. Feel free to bring a bottle of your favorite wine to enjoy with your dinner. We are located across from the Greystone Castle on the corner of N. Main Street and New Boston Road. Reservations are recommended but not required.

Chesterfield's Tuscan Oven

2184 Glenwood Shopping Plaza
Oneida, NY 13421

In 1988 we opened the Chesterfield Restaurant on Bleecker Street in Utica, taking old world favorites and adding our own creative touch. Today we have taken those same ideas to Oneida. WeÕre at it again with one of the oldest methods of pizza making, coal fired pizza. We provide our guests wonderful food and service in a casual friendly atmosphere. We also have a wide variety of wines to choose from and great desserts!

Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner & Dessert/AAA Approved family owned for over 30 years. Saturday nightÕs All-You-Can-Eat Strip Steak & Jumbo Crab Legs, w/free endless soup and salad bar. Eggs Benedict on Sunday mornings! Endless soup and salad bar, daily 11-4, featuring over 30 items. Happy hour everyday 2-5pm in our full service bare w/complementary popcorn, flat screen TVs! Ice Cream stand w/over 40 flavors! Open Mid-February thru early November.

Colgate Inn

1 Payne St.
Hamilton, NY 13346

The Colgate Inn offers fine American cuisine in a relaxing atmosphere. No matter what you are in the mood for, the Colgate Inn has the atmosphere and fare to suite. Breakfast, Lunch and dinner are served in the Tavern seven days a week, or enjoy lunch or dinner in the Madison Room with daily special offerings taking advantage of the freshest local ingredients.Ê

Copper Turret

17 West Main St.
Morrisville, NY 13408

The Copper Turret, located in the heart of Morrisvile, serves not only as a popular eatery but also as a learning laboratory for Morrisville State College students in the hospitality program. We pride ourselves with our delicious and innovative menu featuring fresh, local ingredients, an extensive beer selection, and our team approach to service- no tipping necessary! We are open Tuesday-Saturday for lunch and dinner; reservations are accepted.

Visit the beautiful tasting room at Critz Farms to sample our farm brewed beers and handcrafted hard ciders made in small batches with ingredients grown on the farm. See our historic 1890Õs four screw cider press and enjoy the farm scenery. We serve tastings, or glasses, and offer bottle sales, growler fills, light fare and snacks. Call to schedule group tours or private events. Open March to December with days and hours changing seasonally.Ê

Delphia's Restaurant

236 Genesee Street
Chittenango, NY 13037

Casual family dining. Friendly service. Open for lunch and dinner. Closed Monday's. Banquet room available

Empire Farmstead Brewery

33 Rippleton Road
Cazenovia, NY 13035

Empire Farmstead Brewery is open! The 35,000 sq. ft. building allows Empire to keg and bottle their craft beer for regional, national and international distribution. The farm is being cultivated for barley, lavender, vegetables, herbs, honey, fruits and of course hops. These crops are being used in EmpireÕs award-winning ales and lagers, as well as the food preparation at both the Cazenovia and Syracuse locations. Madison CountyÕs newest Agritourism destination is open Thursday through Sunday from 11:30am to 9:00pm.

Erie Canal Brewing Company promotes the use of 100% local ingredients and the history of hops on the Erie Canal. The breweryÕs signature beer, Muleskinner Pale Ale, brewed along the Erie Canal in Canastota reflects the light citrus aroma and flavor of Madison CountyÕs cascade hop. Our beer recipes use only the finest hops, barley, and other ingredients. Experience our quality for yourself. Come in and grab a growler. Tours and tasting parties by appointment.

Flo's Diner

3223 Route 31
Canastota, NY 13032

Home of the 10 cent coffee, and we're open 5am-10pm!

The Foggy Goggle Restaurant & Sports Bar opens Friday and Saturday nights for dining and fun. Bar opens at 4PM, kitchen 5-9. Join us as we gear up for another great season. Enjoy delicious food and be one of the first to sample more of Jim's newest menu additions. Mouth watering!
Foothill Hops Farms and Brewery

5024 Bear Path Rd. (Route 46)
Munnsville, NY 13409

The first commercial hop yard in Madison County in over 50 years, Foothill Hops is preserving the past and shaping the future. Tour the hop yard and experience planting, harvest and processing. Visit the home brewshop for your home brewing and wine making needs. Purchase unique Òhops cuisineÓ including our hops mustard, beer glazed nuts and hop seasoning.

A small, independently owned microbrewery & Tap Room, the county's first brewery in 200 years, handcrafting all-natural ales brewed with local ingredients. We collaborate with local farmers, artists, & small businesses to celebrate our region and community. Offering growler fills, kegs, beer and cider by the glass, local food items and more in our Tap Room. We host special events and live music shows on a weekly basis out of our Tap Room.

Natural and Specialty food store & vegetarian deli featuring a creative assortment of delicious soups, salads and sandwiches.

Our one man farm brewery is located in Cazenovia, NY. We are proud to source many local farms and are happily growing hops, barley, lavender, mint, pumpkins and many other beer ingredients. Our seasonal Tasting Room features a rotating selection of great beer including a few guest taps.

Horned Dorset Inn

2000 Route 8
Leonardsville, NY 13364

The Horned Dorset Inn is the quintessential destination for memorable fine dining and lodging in Central NY. It has lovingly been managed by the same owners for 35 years. Gracious Victorian accommodations and sensitive service are the hallmarks of this countryside hostelry. The owners recently inaugurated the Horned Dorset Colony, an artists' residency program offering writers, composers and visual artists a one-month stay during which they can work free of worldly distractions.

Hotel Solsville

7243 Valley Rd.
Madison, NY 13402

A country restaurant serving dinners Friday and Saturday Tavern and tavern menu available 7 days a week from 11am. Catering available ÒYour house or oursÓ. Live music Sunday afternoons. Òwhere friends meet Friends!Ó

Johnnie's Pier 31

3653 State Route 31
Canastota, NY 13032

Pier 31 Restaurant & Marina is located on the south east corner of Oneida Lake in South Bay on Rt. 31. Family owned casual dining since 1954. Come enjoy our friendly atmosphere for seafood, steaks, pasta & great hospitality. Daily lunch & dinner specials. Open year round. "Like Having Boston in Your Back Yard."

Homemade soups, salads, sandwiches, daily specials and incredible on-site bakehouse. Pies, cakes, cookies, cupcakes-all found in a charming cafŽ, serving the best coffee in town! 1 block from Cazenovia College.

As Madison County's first distillery since prohibition, Life of Reilley is proud to present hand-crafted spirits. We are excited to open our tasting room later this year (2016) and our Disco Lemonade is the 1st pre-mixed canned cocktail by a NYS Farm Distillery. Reilley/ , Twitter/Instagram/Snapchat=@wedrinklife
Lincklaen House

79 Albany St.
Cazenovia, NY 13035

Select from the Main Dining Room or East Room to enjoy our casual fine dining menu which is served daily. Ask about our Extensive Award-Winning Wine List. If you are looking for a casual lunch or dinner, take it Seven Steps further. Join us in our tavern for an extensive menu sure to please no matter what your taste. Seasonally, dine in our atrium or outside in our beautiful courtyard.

Micieli's Comfort Dining

3177 Seneca Turnpike
Canastota, NY 13032

Casual comfort dinning for all to enjoy! Lunch 11-4, Diner 4-9. Live music on weekends. Kids eat free (rules) apply. Private banquet room and outdoor patio available. We specialize in sandwiches, hand cut steaks, fresh seafood, clams & beer served in a fun atmosphere!

Located on picturisque Oneida Lake with panaramic views. Full service restaurant and banquet facility specializing in wedding, graduations, clambakes and more! Seating up to 400. Trained chef's and professional service staff. Serving seafood, steaks and pasta. Children friendly and casual.

N 13 "Noodles 13"

7 Lebanon Street
Hamilton, NY 13346

For our current menu's... Our history... and our story please visit our website!

No. 10 Tavern

10 Utica Street
Hamilton, NY 13346

No. 10 Tavern is conveniently located at the 5 corners in downtown Hamilton. Serving a delicious menu featuring a variety of hand crafted burgers and sandwiches, comfort food entrees including chicken and waffles and fish tacos, fresh salads, house made soups and appetizers too good to share! Also serving beer, wine and spirits including local craft beers and wines. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Check out our website for our live music schedule.

A family-owned and operated New York Farm Distillery located in the rural township of Lebanon, Old Home Distillers produces whiskey, schnapps, liqueurs and other spirits in an historic 150-year-old barn. The distillery offers tours of its facility every weekend, as well as product samples and retail opportunities in the adjoining tasting room.

Owera Vineyards

5276 East Lake Rd
Cazenovia, NY 13035

Owera Vineyards is a picturesque rural and groomed farm winery including vines, gardens, ponds and orchards. Enjoy our tasting room, which houses award-winning Rieslings and delicious blends that are complemented by our drier Chardonnay, Owahgena Red and a favorite

Old fashion general store with high quality deli and complete menu for your dine in or take out needs located in the center of New York state in the Madison County hamlet of Peterboro. Come join us for breakfast, lunch and dinner and our take out ice cream window 6 days a week, Tuesday-Sunday 6am-9pm.

The Poolville Country Store is now into its 10th year of ownership by two highly qualified chefs. Roger J. Foster a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America & Charles G. Willburn a graduate of Johnson & Wales University. Both Chefs strive for excellence and take great pride in their sustainable practices and ability to accommodate the needs of their customers.

Enjoy dining with a casual flair in a cozy, friendly atmosphere. Our customers tell us that our food is great! We are the areas breakfast specialists featuring breakfast all day with a popular Sunday brunch buffet. Lunch and dinner feature a variety of American comfort food favorites that are sure to please. Located in the heart of the Madison-Bouckville antiques community, we have been serving good food at reasonable prices since 1947.

We are an authentic, slow-cooked barbeque style restaurant that is family owned and operated. ÊNearly everything on the menu is smoked over local woods for periods of 5-14 hours. All sauces and sides are prepared daily with the freshest ingredients when seasonally available.Ê

The Barge serves a wide range of hot and cold drinks, including coffees, teas, and various iced beverages. Visitors can choose from a mouth-watering selection of goodies to eat, from cookies to pies to toasted bagels. In addition, the Barge hosts a wide array of performances including the Saturday Night Music Series on Saturday nights when Colgate is in session.

Seven Oaks Clubhouse

2 East Lake Rd.
Hamilton, NY 13346

The Seven Oaks Clubhouse is a locally owned and operated full-service restaurant and caterer. We are open to the public and open year round serving an elegant but casual lunch and dinner. We offer gorgeous views from our dining room and patio year round. Our motto is ÒReal Food Done Right.Ó We are open seven days a week serving lunch and dinner with daily specials.

Serving Breakfast, Lunch and Ice Cream at the walk up window.

The Fort

97 E. Main Street
Morrisville, NY 13408

The Fort Restaurant & Tavern "Home of the straight arrow" good food with good friends.

The Ridge Golf Club & Tavern

1281 Salt Springs Rd.
Chittenango, NY 13037

An off the beaten path, best kept local secret, The Ridge offers a unique experience for our guests-whether your passion is food, drink or golf. Our tucked away, secluded location can be challenging to find but once youÕre here youÕll feel like youÕre walking into your own living room-and are just part of the family. Our menu, like the landscape, changes seasonally so itÕs worth checking us out at all times of the year.

An old fashioned ice cream stand along scenic US 20, featuring both lunch and dinner, too.

Vernon Downs Casino & Hotel is 100% smoke-free with convenient inside access to the adjoining 760-game casino, complete with live entertainment. Hold your next meeting or event with us, with space that can accommodate up to 350 guests. Savor our signature Champions Buffet, Triple 777 CafŽ, Mr. GÕs Food & Spirits and Ring Eyed PeteÕs Bar. Enjoy live harness racing April through November. Family friendly with no fee for admission and several dining choices.

Colonial hospitality at its finest. Featuring fine food and overnight lodging, we offer a large selection on our catering menu, an outstanding wine list and impressive dessert menu to add to your dining experience. For over 150 years this grand old building has been serving the needs of both area residents and travelers alike, and it is the perfect backdrop for your rehearsal dinner or wedding reception. Come discover the rich heritage that is the Landmark.

Yellow Brick Road Casino is a $20 million, smoke-free, 60,000 square-foot gaming venue located in the village of Chittenango. Opened in 2015, the casino celebrates the communityÕs connection with the iconic story, ÒThe Wonderful Wizard of OzÓ. The casino features more than 400 Las Vegas style slot machines, 14 table games, dining at DorothyÕs Farmhouse Restaurant and Wicked Good Pizza, and lounge service at Winged Monkey Bar and Heart & Courage Saloon.

Zems Ice Cream

124 Hickory St.
Canastota, NY 13032

Serving soft serve custard, hard ice cream from Hersey, 19 hole mini golf, a game room and party room, and outdoor picnic area. Now offering a candy store with candy made since the 1900's to present! Look for the 10ft. giraffe and the red caboose to welcome you! Ice cream stand open from April 1st to labor Day. Candy shop open year round along with party and event space.