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247 Elizabeth St, Utica, NY 13501-2217
+1 315-797-2181
16:30 - 21:00
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Thu 16:30 - 19:30
Fri - Sat 16:30 - 21:00
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Utica, Illinois
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Alee's offers a variety of dinner entrees from classic pasta dishes through beef, lamb, chicken and seafood delights in an open-room seating plan. The rack of lamb, filet mignon, and salmon are exceptionally good and all are very reasonably priced! The desserts are scrumptious and the wait staff delightful. Chef Gerry is kind enough to work with special food requests... More 

Thank LynnBladek
Little Falls
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Alee's resturant is a small down to earth but the food was fantastic. The waitresses were just great. They were all attentive from the glass of water to making sure our meals were cooked to our liking. The atmosphere was so good everyone in our party mentioned it more than once. Great job and "We will be back!"

Thank Lcongdon
Utica, New York
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88 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

The service here is so-so by young and inexperienced waiters, but the Saturday night prime rib special is exceptional. The minimalist decor is a bit retro and you will need to get there early as their clientele seems to eat at retirement home hours.

Thank Rand C
New Hartford, New York
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235 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a Saturday night with no reservations and expected a wait. But hostess was too busy taking on the phone and checking out patrons and never looked up or acknowledged us for about 15 minutes and when she did talk to us she was very rude. Will never go back again!!!

Thank Ann K
Utica, New York
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1,688 reviews
515 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 612 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016

Nice white table cloth restaurant with Italian and American entrees, good wine list. We enjoyed the excellent service. Nice place to enjoy a great meal.

Thank RonL40
Utica, New York
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

We did not have a reservation, didn't know they recommended them but they seated us anyways as they had an opening. It's a nice atmosphere, prompt service, and the food was good.

Thank benaisyk
New York
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

We live not along ways from there but if you are in for a wonderful dinner that is a great place. If you would like a prime rib on Saturday it is recommended to call ahead of time and reserve it. But we have been there and never had a anything to be upset about. Very nice service.

Thank Gumby5939
New York City, New York
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

First of all, there is no bar here. But they do offer to get you a drink after you come in, which you can have in the waiting area, or take it directly to your table. Spacious eating area, nice décor. Food was excellent. Very big portions of prime rib, enough to take home for the next day if you... More 

Thank Michelle B
Central NY
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

Visited with friends and what a pleasant evening. Beautiful, calm, relaxed and the surroundings are low key. The service was very friendly, but be prepared for multiple servers to take care of you. Be sure to make a reservation in advance. There is a small waiting area but I wouldn't describe it as a bar or a cocktail lounge area.... More 

Thank robbiejencarter
Barneveld, New York
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

If you were to experience just one restaurant in Utica this is it. Alee's consistently delivers quality fine dining in a pleasant atmosphere. If given a choice for fine dining this is always my first pick. The staff is top notch, the atmosphere inviting and the food is the best you will find in the city. Through many meals served... More 

Thank bryan377

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Italian
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Private Dining, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
16:30 - 19:30
16:30 - 21:00
16:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Elizabeth St, Utica, NY 13501-2217
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 315-797-2181

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