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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%
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“kielbasa” (3 reviews)
“corned beef” (4 reviews)
“clams” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Pub, International
$$ - $$$
1014 State St, Utica, NY 13502-4614
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Reviewed 15 September 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner, served by Naomi who is charming and funny. Wife liked the large salad with fried chicken on top and I was intrigued by my deep fried cod in spicy Cajun sauce - definitely a new experience for me but the fish...More

2  Thank dbarms
jobug, Owner at Tiny's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2015

Thank you for your great review of Tiny's--it is greatly appreiated!

Reviewed 13 September 2015

I have never been to Tinys before my boyfriend said I was in for a real treat and he was so right! We called at 4pm and we were able to reserve a table right up front next to the band Carmen Carmonicia trio! We...More

Thank 20Ann4444
jobug, Owner at Tiny's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2015

We here at Tiny's thank you for youor review! We appreciate what you said and we enjoyed having you here and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 24 June 2015 via mobile

I grew up going to Tiny's in the 80's. I was recently visiting my hometown of Utica and Tiny's was a MUST on my list. It did not disappoint! We had the haddock fish fry- my favorite and one I cannot get in Florida where...More

Thank Jillbus
jobug, Owner at Tiny's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2015

thank you so very much for your wonderful review=if you should stop in again, please let us know who you are so we can meet you! Thank you

Reviewed 20 May 2015

This place has been Around many years the food is great. It is the old school local bar, good times can be had by all!

1  Thank Edward W
Reviewed 23 March 2015

This is a grill and bar. Not pretentious in any way. The folks at the bar are sheet rock hangers, lawyers, business owners and music lovers. The food, especially the daily specials is great. The owner (JoAnne) is a sports buff, a character, and the...More

Thank 90Miler
jobug, Owner at Tiny's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2015

Thank you for your very nice review-we try hard to make sure people are happy-thank you again

Reviewed 22 October 2014

Loved the Yankee pictures on the walls and the insignia TiNY's. Wattress was fun taking care of our group of 14. Food was good. I had a coconut crusted haddock. It was a bit overcooked but inside the haddock was good. Others enjoyed their food....More

Thank gambler1NJ
jobug, Owner at Tiny's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2014

Thank you very much for your review and we are glad that you enjoyed your time with us. We appreciate that you gave us such a good review and hope to see you again. jo and staff.

Reviewed 30 September 2014 via mobile

I love this grill.The food is great, the waitress was great, the drink and food prices are excellent. I definitely recommend Tinys to all!!!!

Thank Candace F
jobug, Owner at Tiny's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2014

Wow! Thanks for the great review! We hope to see you again----its really nice to see that you had a good time!! Thanks again.

Reviewed 17 September 2014

My husband and I were passing through on business when we stopped at Tiny's for a quick bite. We immediately loved the cozy decor of the place - you can feel the history. The bar is rustic and comfortable and the staff is super friendly....More

2  Thank Kristen S
jobug, Owner at Tiny's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2014

Thank you for your review...we remember you guys and i am so glad you liked our food! I hope you visit us again and when you do, i will give you my recipe for the Riggies!

Reviewed 26 August 2014 via mobile

$48.85 and not sure for what. Lunch menu with kids meals and four sodas. Hardly saw the waitress and never got an itemized bill. So not even sure the bill was correct. Sat outside as the inside smelled like bar rag. Food was subpar.More

Thank Poorotis
jobug, Owner at Tiny's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2014

hello- after rearding your review, i had a meeting with my staff . your server , who has been with us for over 20 years, saw her mistake.You handed her your credit card while you were eating and she ran your bill as you requested....More

Reviewed 23 August 2014

We all had the fish fry, it was very good. Hand cut French fries, friendly service and plenty of interesting conversation pieces at the restaurant.

Thank laurpat71
jobug, Owner at Tiny's Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2014

Thank you for the wonderful review-we are a local place -in utica since 1931 and try to kep up with the times and keep a n old time atmosphere, food and service-thanks for stopping in , myself and my staff appreciate your comments!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
Bar, Pub, International
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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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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