Where to Eat

A.T. Walley & Co. 

(315) 282-7314
119 - 121 Genesee Street

Walley’s offers quality cocktails, premium wines, whiskey & scotch in a comfortable atmosphere. This fine establishment is the leading account in George Dickel 9 year old Tennessee Whiskey. Come enjoy professional friendly service, delicious food & fine cigars. Special events hosted monthly. Visit website.

Angelo’s Pizza 

(315) 252-7911
25 East Genesee Street

In addition to their famous 17” pizza with a variety of fresh toppings & calzones, try the jumbo Buffalo & chargrilled wings in 12 flavors; also serving domestic & imported beer. Free delivery, take-out or dine-in until 3AM. 

Burger Theory

(315) 253-4531
Holiday Inn, 75 North Street

This hotel restaurant has been completely redesigned &
re-branded, serving dinner. Menu offers build-a-burgers with countless cheeses, sauces & toppings, on top of a blend of Angus ground chuck, short rib and brisket, plus appetizers, salads & desserts and a full bar with 12 beer taps. 

The Copper Pig BBQ & Tap Room

(315) 370-5003
10 East Genesee Street

Family friendly, down-home style southern food & BBQ joint.
From baby back ribs, corn on the cob & mashed potatoes, to brisket cooked low & slow, grits and cornbread, honey BBQ wings, collard greens & mac n' cheese, we have something to satisfy any craving. Bar offers 12 rotating taps, catering & take-out available. Visit website.

Domino’s Pizza

 (315) 252-4440
19 Dill Street 

Domino's menu includes Artisan Pizzas, American Legends & Feast Pizzas, plus boneless chicken, wings, build your own pastas, sub sandwiches & fresh breads for delivery & carry-out. Visit website. 

Dunkin Donuts 

(315) 258-0051
2 East Genesee Street

From early morning until night, serving up hot & iced beverages and coffee, plus donuts, pastries, muffins, croissants, breakfast & bakery sandwiches, merchandise & gifts. Visit website.

Good Shepherd's Brewing Co.

(315) 406-6498
132 Genesee Street

Tasting room rotating beer selection includes English-style ales- IPAs, pale ales & stouts, and German-inspired ales & lagers and pilsners, plus NY wines and house-created & guest hard cider.
T-shirts, beer pints and growlers available for purchase & refilling. Local artwork on display and scheduled live music. Bring your own food in, downtown eatery deliveries welcome! Visit website.

Gusto Italiano Bistro & Bakery

(315) 252-8710
105 Genesee Street

Restaurant & bakery serving home-made traditional and Sicilian cuisine such as pasta, lasagna, seafood pizza & slices and deep-fried rice balls, plus desserts like tiramisu, cookies, cannolis and birthday cakes. Italian lunch buffet offered, catering, and private back room available for events & special parties.

Hunter’s Dinerant 

(315) 255-2282
18 Genesee Street

Serving three squares a day, 7 days a week, Friday & Saturday open 24 hours! Home-style cooking, very large menu offered in an authentic 1950s diner overlooking Owasco River.
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Little Caesar's Pizza

(315) 252-6300
61 North Street

For carry-out lunch or late night dinner enjoy our gourmet, custom and deep-dish pizzas, flavored wings, crazy bread sticks, cheese bread, Caesar dips & ice-cold Pepsi products. Visit website. 

Maggie's at Riverbend

(315) 255-1570
83 Genesee Street

Gourmet coffee shop offering hot & iced coffee, tea and other specialty beverages, plus chocolates, candy, baked goods, gifts, merchandise & WiFi.

Mesa Grande Taqueria

(315) 252-6252
100 Genesee Street

Authentic fresh California-Mexican cuisine serving lunch & dinner, plus specialty drinks. Choose from burritos, tacos, quesadillas, nachos & salads. Take-out or dine in/out, plus catering & online orders.  Visit website. 

Moondog's Lounge

(315) 253-3339
24 State Street

NYS beverage bar & entertainment venue featuring paninis, salads, appetizers & desserts, plus full bar and live music in an artful and relaxing environment. Wednesday is open mic night, plus live music performances are scheduled Thursday - Saturday nights. Visit website. 

Moro’s Table

(315) 282-7772
1 East Genesee Street

Come experience why Moro’s was voted one of the best US Wine Country Restaurants by Travel & Leisure. Menu offers sushi, salads, mussels & fresh seafood, large & small plate entrees & full bar. Visit website.

New China Royal

(315) 258-9888
103 Genesee Street

Order online, for dine-in, take-out or delivery, lunch & dinner menu includes appetizers, soups, rice, chow & lo mien, beef, pork, poultry, seafood & vegetable dishes & children & family meals. Visit website.

Next Chapter Brewpub

(315) 271-2739
100 Genesee Center

We serve on premise crafted beer, including gluten-free, plus other local craft beer, wines, spirits and custom cocktails as well as small bites like cheese & meat plates, olives, paninis & desserts. Visit website.

Osteria Salina

(315) 258-9070
16 - 18 State Street

Full bar offers local wines, craft beers & specialty cocktails; fine dining restaurant offers tapas, brick oven pizzas, raw bar, rotisserie meats, soups, salads & homemade pastas. Weekly live entertainment scheduled and outdoor seating, plus roof top lounge & special events. Visit website.

Parker’s Grille & Tap House

(315) 252-6884
129 Genesee Street

Kitchen open for lunch, dinner & snacks until midnight, selection includes gourmet burgers, sandwiches, wraps, burritos, nachos, soup & salads. Free live music every Thursday, full bar and outdoor seating. Visit website.

Patty Shack

(315) 282-7307
Plaza of the Arts, 161 Genesee Street

We serve burgers, fries, milkshakes & more, plus our signature Roc (Garbage) Plate is great for late night dining. Come enjoy our ample outdoor seating area.  Visit Facebook page.

Prison City Pub & Brewery                      

(315) 604-1277
28 State Street                            

Come toast to downtown Auburn's national award-winning brewery serving Sunday BEERrunch, lunch & supper- this family-friendly eatery's farm-to-table pub-style menu offers burgers, fish & chips, pork belly tacos, salads, appetizers, gourmet desserts & interesting sides. The brew master creates small-batch craft beer on premise, plus a large selection of draft beers and ciders are available on tap. Live music & special events scheduled monthly. Visit website. 

Speedy Cafe  

(315) 253-9116
68 North Street

Menu offers breakfast items, sandwiches to go, pizza, fountain drinks, slushies & snacks. Earn reward's card points for free in-store products. Open daily, 24 hours. Visit website.


(315) 253-4507
76 North Street

Enjoy free parking, quick service, made-to-order submarine & breakfast sandwiches, salads, flatizzas & enchiladas, plus other snacks, beverages & baked goods for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Visit website.

Swaby’s Tavern 

(315) 252-5400
6 South Street

Come in for lunch, dinner & cocktails and be greeted by 500 lb. gorilla, and walls & ceiling covered with interesting relics & antique objects, plus a display honoring Auburn’s infamous electric chair! Full bar, dart boards & pool table. Visit website. 

Tailgater's Sports Bar & Grill

(315) 406-0566
Off Track Betting, One Arterial East, Route 5

Grab a bite while you bet, daily happy hour specials and everything on the menu is under $8, plus $2 pints & cans. Live music scheduled weekly on the outdoor deck. Visit website.

Thirsty Pug Tap Room & Bottle Shop

(315) 406-8772
100 Genesee Street

Stop into this centrally-located independently owned, tap room & craft beer market now serving flights & pints, and Underground Bottle Shop wines by the glass. Also hosting special tasting events, and serving small rotating menu of beer-infused appetizers. Visit website.

3Leaf Tea 

(315) 255-1022
25 East Genesee Street

Specializing in house-blended teas, drink offerings include various flavors of matcha, CBD infused lattes, chai, hot chocolate, lemonade and smoothies. For light fare, choose from house-made Belgian waffles, hummus & veggie platter, parfaits & salads. Visit website. 

Underground Cafe

(315) 370-5144 or (315) 406-0000
Metcalf Plaza lower level, 144 Genesee Street

Underground is a cafe by day, and non-alcoholic night club by weekend night. Rosalie's Cafe is open Monday - Friday, for breakfast, lunch, events & meetings. They serve bagels, muffins and baked goods plus Starbucks coffee. For night club entertainment, Thursday is game night, offering pool table, dart boards and trivia. Friday is high school night, and Saturday is adult night, offering DJ dance music & a dance floor. Visit Facebook page.


(315) 255-2231
1 Loop Road

Offering the best in groceries, produce, prepared & bulk foods, “beer world,” a pharmacy, pizza & sandwich deli, bakery & beverage café, salad & sushi bar. Open 24 hours, public restrooms available. Visit website.

Wild's Eats & Sweets                          

(315) 252-8035  
100 Genesee Street & South Street

Restaurant menu offers delicious pan pizza, chicken wings, calzones and a soup & salad bar. Plus frozen yogurt, hard ice cream, milkshakes, flurries & smoothies. Open late nights on weekends, booking private parties and special events.
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