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Charlie's Cafe

205 Hoffman St, Elmira, NY 14905-2423
+1 607-734-1173
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
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205 Hoffman St, Elmira, NY 14905-2423
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

Our daughter graduated from high school yesterday and we once again celebrated the occasion at Charlie's Cafe. Michael and Mary Jo were attentive to all of our needs and made this gathering an afternoon to remember. The food was delicious, the drinks even better. I...More

Thank Mommacat41
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We have enjoyed Mother's Day Brunch for last two years. The dishes were tasty and nicely presented. Desserts were cut on the smaller size so that you could sample several. Normally do not like to go out on a holiday, but the service was great....More

Thank AmherstTraveler2011
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We've been to Charlie's Cafe two or three times for dinner. It's the perfect place for a romantic dinner, a special event, or just dinner with friends. The food is exceptional for the area of ELMIRA and the well stocked bar offers separate seating or...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

My wife and I dined here the Friday before Valentine's Day so the menu was different unfortunately and the couple things we wanted on their online menus weren't available. The atmosphere and ambiance was very nice! However the food was a bit average and the...More

Thank Alexander A
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Our first time but we were accompanied by a local of 45 years and her recommendation was right on! Stopped for lunch on a Saturday afternoon and had excellent service, partly because it was not too busy. There are a variety of rooms to serve...More

Thank S J G
Reviewed 29 September 2015

My friend and I went there for appetizers and drinks. They were all excellent. Nice atmosphere, food great, the bartender(can't remember his name) made one of the best martini's I have ever had. I am going back.

Thank Vacation712
Reviewed 4 September 2015

A nice place to meet friends for a light dinner and cocktails. A pleasant staff and interesting menu.

Thank Robin W
Reviewed 2 September 2015 via mobile

This was the best pasta bar we've ever been to. The wait staff was amazing and the food was fresh.Can't wait to visit next week!

Thank joey l
Reviewed 16 May 2015

Attention to creating a great place to enjoy a meal is evident by the decor at Charlie's Cafe. It's fun, elegant, roomy. Each room has a different feel, yet somehow it's all a cohesive melange. Our server, Cassie, was attentive yet not intrusive. It was...More

Thank QueenRavena
Reviewed 8 May 2015

We enjoyed this place because of the atmosphere and the food. Servers were a little standoffish but it didn't ruin our meal if you know what I mean. We would still go back. It's a little pricey but well worth it if you what a...More

Thank Bunny V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 Hoffman St, Elmira, NY 14905-2423
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Elmira
  • Phone Number: +1 607-734-1173
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