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3 Commando Ave, Cortland, NY 13045-3105
+1 607-753-9777
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (5 reviews)
“pizza” (2 reviews)
“mom and dad” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
3 Commando Ave, Cortland, NY 13045-3105
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last night (10/25) was the reopening of Comando's Restaurant. I had my usual, Rigatoni and Meatballs. It was amazing as always. Can not wait to go back again!!! Thank you to Vince and your entire staff,. I missed you. Last night felt just like coming...More

Thank katydid34
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

I love the ambience of an old Italian restaurant that had existed for years and years. It was quiet, a nice time with girlfriends, a nice waitress. Bread was excellent, salad was good, meatballs were good. The sauce? It tasted burned. It did.

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Picture this: An 80th birthday where seven family members including grandchildren and great grandchildren have traveled from Southern California to join the celebration. The "birthday boy" wants to go to one of his old favorites for dinner. And then, the dinner and service is.....awful. We...More

Thank Outgunned3-1
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My wife and I took our 2 year old for a nice dinner on New Year's Eve. We went early to not disturb the late night crowd and it was perfect. Other families were doing the same. They have a nice selection from the child's...More

Thank Bob_Haight
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I remember when I was younger Comando Pizza was the BEST!!! When the restaurant reopened Pizza was not on the menu but the promise that it would be coming soon gave customers hope. Tonight a friend and I went to Comando and Pizza was on...More

1  Thank katydid34
Reviewed 9 August 2016

I usually love Comandos. However, on this visit, there was just ONE waitress. Our food took an hour to come out and it was burned. It was a total disappointment as our group had folks from out of town who had to drive home, and...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Italian /American Menu. Great service, Great food , Large portions, Family Atmosphere, Great selection of Italian food. Friday Fish has been excellent.

Thank Bob19422015
Reviewed 8 February 2016

Good spaghetti and gnocchi. Decent wine selection. Delicious balsamic vinaigrette dressing. Very good service. I agree with some other reviewers that it might be a little pricier than other Italian restaurants in food, so not an every week visit, but worth it when you're craving...More

Thank n02578845
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Oddly, as a Cortland is my home town I don't ever recall eating at Commandos, but often heard references to it. So, on a recent visit with my adult son, I decided to give it a try as I was craving for a plate of...More

Thank rpccc43
Reviewed 10 December 2015 via mobile

It has been a year but I was back and now disappointed. The chicken Parmesan was fantastic. Really good red sauce. The service was efficient and friendly. It is truly a family atmosphere feeling. Not an attractive building outside but, go in for an authentic...More

Thank Jeff R
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7 October 2017|
Response from Linda S | Reviewed this property |
No but it is supposed to be soon
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Commando Ave, Cortland, NY 13045-3105 (Formerly Tailgaters Sports Bar & Grill)
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Cortland
  • Phone Number: +1 607-753-9777
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