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Cortese Restaurant INC

117 Robinson St, Binghamton, NY 13904-1526
+1 607-723-6440
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
117 Robinson St, Binghamton, NY 13904-1526
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We’ve been going to Cortese since our son started school at Binghamton. It never fails us. Nice, friendly atmosphere. Extensive menu with solid food offerings. Decent wine choices. Very attentive, if a bit rushed, wait staff. Awesome garlic bread with cheese! If you’re looking for...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

BIAS ALERT !!! My family has been going to Cortese for 5 decades. When my wife and I were 14 years old, we used to get half pizza for $1.00 after football games from the little window in the back out the restaurant. My wife...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

This is a purpose built restaurant. It has several sections, each served by it's own staff. The menu is extensive. Food itself is OK, even a little boring. Presentation is strictly conventional. Most around our table seem to be enjoying,to them, perfectly familiar food.

Thank Lankylee
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Very friendly. Delicious food, well prepared. Our server, Jana, was among the best we have ever had. When in the area, I would gladly eat here again.

Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

We frequently get take out when family and grandkids come over. The full menu is available for take out. Kids love the pizza(light sauce!). And adults split dinner entrees since the portions are very generous! Eggplant Parmigiana is one of the best in the area....More

Thank buddy13905
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped at Cortese after a recommendation by a "local" on our last trip through Binghamton. The lasagna and the veal marsala were excellent, but the volume of voices in the back room was almost unbearable. It sounded like a high school cafeteria! Because we...More

Thank Jeanne D
Reviewed 20 September 2018

We've been going to Cortese for years and love the place. The pizza is a family favorite and I love the meatballs. In 50 years of going there we've never had a bad meal. Eating in or dining out Cortese is a wonderful restaurant

Thank 7oceandrive
Reviewed 18 September 2018

After golf dinner with 24 guys. All had drinks, appetizers, and entrees. Our waitress, Carrol, was fantastic, she was on top of everything. Seen less attention to customers at a table of four. I had the chicken marcel, Italian wedding soup and calamari. Excellent. I...More

Thank Don D
Reviewed 1 September 2018

After hearing family rave about this place, we made plans for a family dinner. From the start, it was all we could do to keep from walking out due to the unpleasant attitude from our server. This unfriendly older man was as bad as it...More

2  Thank Mld0217
Reviewed 31 August 2018

I went their with my nephew after hearing the food was great from a friend. When I walked in the restaurant it was filthy. Trusting my friend, I decided to stay anyway. BIG Mistake! I was sick for a day and when I complained to...More

1  Thank davidalanpc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Robinson St, Binghamton, NY 13904-1526
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Binghamton
  • Phone Number: +1 607-723-6440
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