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Moretti's Restaurant

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800 Hatch St, Elmira, NY 14901-2229
+1 607-734-1535
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Elmira, NY
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73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2013

When we want a filet, we always go to Moretti's - great steaks made to order, priced a little high but worth it!

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Thank booknurse
Cincinnati, Ohio
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101 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2013

It's been awhile since I've been there, but Moretti's used to be one of the best eateries in the Twin Tiers. While they still serve a top-notch filet, their landmark Italian food had gone downhill. I'm wondering if it's under new ownership? Back in the early to mid-1990s, this was flat out the best Italian restaurant in Elmira, N.Y. They... More 

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2 Thank GentlemanJim62
Pleasantville, New York
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608 reviews
438 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2013

Tonight I was invited to join friends at Moretti's. It was a thoroughly enjoyable evening with very traditional Italian cuisine from another era...nothing wrong with that! I ordered veal marsala. The portions here are generous - the way it used to be. My veal was bathed in a rich sauce along with mushrooms accompanied by spaghetti in a luscious, velvety... More 

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1 Thank Hugh B
corning
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2013

I hate to submit bad reviews...and I've put this one off because I feel bad especially since this is a local restaurant and has always been known as one of "the" restaurants to go to for an outstanding meal and/or special occasions. Weeeelllll....not so much...The restaurant itself is very dim and cold (out dated comes to mind). I ordered the... More 

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4 Thank m w
New York
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168 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2013

We ordered pizza for the kids ahead of time since it takes longer than an ordinary meal, or so we thought. The pizza was ready soon after our arrival. We ordered our meals, spaghetti with meat sauce, and some salads. The kids were done with their salads and pizza and still no spaghetti. The server was doing her best but... More 

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1 Thank MarkTwainElmira
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110 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2013

Got in and nodody talked to us until 10 min later!they walked passed us noumerous times!finaly we sit down and we get our food,it was like children portions my girlfriends veal parm looked like a small pancake my chicken parm one whole piece and the other was cut in half!it reminded me the army days!the spag sides both cold dry... More 

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1 Thank rd400r
NY
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233 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2013

We're lifelong Elmira residents and have eaten here sporadically over the past 50 years. It used to be one of our very favorites. Lately, not so much. Positives: The two options we chose for dessert were tasty Negatives: There's being frugal, and then there's downright cheap. - The tables are so crowded that you can barely squeeze in between yours... More 

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1 Thank elbojbb
Corning, New York, United States
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2013

I've dined here many times over more than three decades of working in Elmira and, while the filet (for which they're known) is pretty darned good (if you like your steak swimming in melted butter), the service is downright terrible, surly even. Don't bother making a reservation, if one of the restaurant owner's cronies walks in, you'll get shoved to... More 

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Thank Tom B
Lexington, South Carolina
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2013

Nice family owned Elmira eatery! Great choices on the Italian / American menu. Great staff! Others rave about the filet here but I have to RAVE about the pork chops - they are the most delicious pieces of meat I have EVER had! Plan to either share with someone or take half home for lunch the next day - they... More 

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Painted Post, New York
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171 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2012 via mobile

Food is alright, service is slow and not over friendly. Prices are high for average food and below average service. Used to come here often but now I think I've made my last trip there.

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Thank scott g

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Cuisine
Italian, American, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Takeout, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Hatch St, Elmira, NY 14901-2229
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Elmira
  • Phone Number: +1 607-734-1535

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?