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261 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13501-3402
+1 315-724-4815
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (13 reviews)
“tapas” (6 reviews)
“beet salad” (6 reviews)
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Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
261 Genesee St, Utica, NY 13501-3402
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Ate here with clients on a business trip. Food and service were great. The flatbread pizza appetizers was excellent as were the greens. Good tap beers and wine selection.

Thank bdeboom
Reviewed 24 January 2017

We stopped in on a cold night and felt the warm hospitality of the staff right away. We ordered the charcuterie platter to start; it was very good. We had an order of beef tips and paella (for two) both of which were delicious. We...More

Thank WhyEatOut
Reviewed 19 January 2017

the food is consistently good, the atmosphere is a new york city bistro, the service makes you smile

Thank W Anthony M
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Ancora is next to the Stanley theater. Many come from out of town to see shows at the Stanley and want"handy' place to eat. You will never be disappointed here. they also accommodate Gluten free outstandingly.

Thank rainbowlake6
Reviewed 4 January 2017

I have been here many times in the last couple of years and the food and service are always great. I especially love their ravioli. Lunch or dinner, it is worth a trip.

Thank 677PatriciaK677
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Great food here...service and drink are superb as well. Place offers some unique dishes you don't find elsewhere... Look forward to coming back soon!

1  Thank Pilsner Porter V
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant with good menu. Very good service.Good beer menu. Beet salad excellent. Would recommend if you are in Utica area.

Thank David N
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice waiters who are very efficient with great food. I especially like the gorgonzola potatoes. Would go back anytime.

Thank erin a
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We had a great dinner here at Ancora. Prices were fair and service was great. Small inside, so make reservations or go early. Located next door to the Stanley Theatre. Show night the place is impossible to get in unless you have made reservations.

Thank herovb
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Recently visited and had heard good things about the restaurant. Service was inattentive an slow. Food was below average for the price point. Nobody in my party was pleased with their meal. Don't waste your time or money. The Utica area has many good restaurants....More

Thank Detta P
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Katheen F
do you accept charge cards
10 January 2016|
Response from Wheaton G |
Vera T
I would like to make a reservation for 4 people at 6:00 on November 5th. Please confirm this reservation 607 547 2106
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, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail