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Tiny's Grill

1014 State St, Utica, NY 13502-4614
+1 315-732-9497
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“corned beef” (4 reviews)
“french fries” (3 reviews)
“burger” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Bar, International, Pub
$$ - $$$
1014 State St, Utica, NY 13502-4614
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Reviewed December 21, 2017

I had lunch with 2 other people recently at Tiny's Grill. We sat in the back room next to the fireplace surrounded by hundreds of nutcrackers. It is worth going there before the holidays are over just to see the decorations. The waitress was friendly...More

Thank Pat C
jjbt4, Owner at Tiny's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2017

Thank you for the very nice review...we appreciate your business and the Nutcrackers are our annual Christmas tradition for all to enjoy ...we are glad that you had such a nice expierience !

Reviewed August 25, 2017

My husband and I enjoy this place usually on a Friday evening for the coconut fish fry. It is so different and the coconut batter is perfect on a large piece of fish. The beer is ice cold and our server is great. They sometimes...More

Thank Furneygirl
jjbt4, Owner at Tiny's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017

Thank you for the great review! And thank you for being such a good customer, it is greatly appreciated by all of us here!

Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

Decent local bar atmosphere. Friendly bartender / waitress. Friendly enough locals. Good selection of beer between draft, bottle, and can. Pretty good bourbon selection ( especially for a local bar ). The food however was horrible. Typical bar food menu. Everyone at the table ordered...More

Thank rrelativepilot
jjbt4, Owner at Tiny's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded July 21, 2017

i am sincerely sorry that you had a bad experience ,,,,,,i have had to step away from my business early this year due to very difficult family and personal situations but i am back and hard at work fixing things that went wrong while i...More

Reviewed October 21, 2016

It was our first visit as a couple, although I was there some 25 years ago. We loved our large fish fry dinner and very good cold draft beer. Although it isn't in the greatest neighborhood, the atmosphere and service put us both at ease,...More

Thank Marilyn H
jjbt4, Owner at Tiny's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2016

Thank you for your very nice response....we appreciate that we do sit in a neighborhood that may not seem the greatest but we are surrounded by some great places such as the player's theater and munson williams and the tram right down the street.....and the...More

Reviewed October 10, 2016

A friend and I were headed to a movie at the arts center across the street, so we were in a bit of a hurry. It took awhile for our server to get our order. Once we did, we were fine. We both ordered Reuben...More

Thank UpstateNYUtica_NY
jjbt4, Owner at Tiny's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2016

Thank you from our entire staff we appreciate your very nice response....hope to see you again!

Reviewed September 25, 2016

Tiny's has been serving KIELBASA and beer just about forever. They just do it! Price, quality, neighborly.

Thank vjsantino
jjbt4, Owner at Tiny's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2016

THANKS! You are a true Tiny's person....we all thank you for the great review

Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

If you are in Utica stop in! Well worth it, nice local spot. There is some places to sit outdoors on Mondays and Thursday's they have cans and clams... We missed it being it was a Tuesday but would come back for sure. I don't...More

Thank treandtaj
jjbt4, Owner at Tiny's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2016

I would like to thank you for your wonderful review...we aim to please and are glad you enjoyed yourself....hope to see you again..... it was a pleasure to serve you!

Reviewed July 4, 2016

We luckily got into Tiny's after trying a few times when they were closed. We ordered a couple plates of steamed clams and everyone at the table loved them. It was hard deciding what to order, but I got the fish fry. It was one...More

1  Thank Je S
jjbt4, Owner at Tiny's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2016

Thank you so much for your review! We are so happy that you stopped and had such a good time....that is what we want you to have when you come to Tiny's....hope to see you again!

Reviewed June 11, 2016

I hadn't been in a long time, the dining room was much cleaner than the last time i was there. I had a salad, some of the lettuce was old / mushy, but they did make the effort to offer a mixed greens variety (not...More

Thank hilwoman
Reviewed May 21, 2016

I had heard that Tiny's Grill had served very good food, so my wife and I went there last night.The waitress was very attentive and friendly and didn't have to be badgered refilling our drinks. I ordered the Fisherman's Platter which was plentiful in it's...More

Thank Edward S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
Bar, International, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
3:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1014 State St, Utica, NY 13502-4614
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 315-732-9497
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of Downtown Utica, next to the Player's Theater and Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute/Pratt , the Stanley Theater, Utica Public Libbrary and the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Tiny's is one of Utica's oldest running establishments circa 1931-Tiny's Grill is still an original-family style, full service menu and bar-meeting rooms, business and party rooms , fundraisers, reunions and just about any event can be accommodated here.Plenty of parking -in the heart of Downtown Utica.

PLEASE NOTE: Our 24th Annual Christmas NUTCRACKER Collection is now on display to the public-almost 500 Nutcrackers are in the display-stop in and see them.
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