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Top of the morning cafe

) #7 of 152 Restaurants in Utica $$ - $$$ American, , Cafe
414 Trenton Ave, Utica, NY 13502-1660
+1 315-507-3141
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“home fries” (7 reviews)
“french toast” (7 reviews)
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American, Diner, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
414 Trenton Ave, Utica, NY 13502-1660
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After reading the reviews expected more. Breakfast was sub-par and nothing special. Dining room was also pretty dingy and a bit dirty.

Thank Mara R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Picking up a car at a nearby mechanic with a work partner and needed a quick lunch. The service was quick, friendly and above average. We ordered the Greek salads with chicken. Large quantity of food on the plate. The chicken was grilled perfectly and...More

Thank Harry S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been here for breakfast 3 times now and each time it's been great. I've gotten the eggs & home fries (bit spicy for me); the cheese omelette (yummy) and the French toast. Everything was delicious. It's a quaint place that gets packed quick. Wait...More

Thank shannalee29_NY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our waitress was friendly and helpful. You get allot of food with your order. The restaurant has easy access to the thruway. If you are on I-90 and want a decent breakfast this would be a great location to stop at. It's very close to...More

Thank wbw123
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Service was fast, friendly and food was delicious! We were referred here by a nearby hotel. When we come back to this city we will be sure to come again to try different plates.

Thank Christina A
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Was a good place and the Eggs Benedict where tasting very good, right up until I discovered half an egg shell under the pouched egg! Now they did apologize and didn't make me pay for it but how does egg shell make it onto the...More

Thank Rich A
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

If you a looking a great place for Breakfast in Utica. Top of the Morning cafe is the place to go after a recommendation at our hotel we were stayed at. There is a lot of food for the money. Great variety of options on...More

Thank Lindsay S
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We were traveling along the NY Thruway and wanted to stop for breakfast. The Top of the Morning Cafe came up on the GPS, so we thought we would stop. We were happy that we did! The outside doesn't look like much but the inside...More

Thank Willie3181
Reviewed 8 January 2017

I've been coming here for years. The frattatas are huge and full of the best ingredients. Service is reasonable during the rush hours. Lotsa food !

Thank Brian G
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Wandered in coming off Thruway. Chicken Riggies on the menu said "buy me." Small cozy spot with an Irish - style name, so I wasn't expecting a great Italian dish like Riggies.....but they were OUTSTANDING!! I ordered them "hot," & the heaping bowl was TASTY...More

Thank Pedro C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 Trenton Ave, Utica, NY 13502-1660
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 315-507-3141
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