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The Willows

900 Culver Ave, Utica, NY 13501-2019
+1 315-765-0271
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salmon” (7 reviews)
“veal francese” (3 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
Open Now
4:30 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
900 Culver Ave, Utica, NY 13501-2019
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Willows is great. They have a proper chef and the food is consistent and delicious. The staff are friendly and the restaurant comfortable. The ambiance is a little basic, but it does the job. When I'm in the mood for typical Utica Italian food...More

Thank WorldEater1981
Reviewed 3 August 2017

The food was acceptable, although not as impressive as I had hoped, but I would never return due to the extremely loud and uncomfortable dining room. I have eaten in hundreds of restaurants and never had such an awful experience.

Thank maliksmom
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Can't believe I waited so long to go here. Went there on a Tuesday night and it was busy. The service was exceptional. Attended by the hostess, waitress, bus boy and even the bartender. The menu was extensive but the special was a hit. The...More

2  Thank dallasguyDallas
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Wonderful dining experience. We have been wanting to go to the Willows for a longtime. The experience was not disappointing. The surroundings very attractive. The service, one could not ask for any better. The meal absolutely wonderful.Will not wait to go back again. Something for...More

2  Thank campperk
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Every meal that we have had has been delicious! Food presentation is wonderful. Very welcoming, relaxing atmosphere with attentive wait-staff. You will not be disappointed!

1  Thank Mary S
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Went to the willows with a few friends last week. From start to finish it was a great experience. Our waitress Ruth was great in helping me decide between the duck and filet. I decided on duck and it was delicious, as were everyone's meals....More

2  Thank 3377David
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Easily my wife's family's favorite local spot. They are always more than welcoming to all of us. We haven't been as often as we have liked to since we had a baby but when we come into town it's usually a night out for my...More

1  Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

I have to correct an impression that was given by other reviewers about the service - we were a party of 5 and the service was excellent. It's a small dining area that fills up quickly, and I recommend reservations in advance. It was a...More

1  Thank FlyFishnFlyer
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Great Italian menu w/ several specials. Excellent servers; so nice & helpful with everything. Outstanding house-made desserts

1  Thank Harris S
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to The Willows for date night . We have never had anything but exceptional service and the food is hands down the best in central NY.

Thank justlyl
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
4:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 Culver Ave, Utica, NY 13501-2019
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 315-765-0271
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