Where to Eat
A.T. Walley & Co.
119 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.
25 E. 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.
Bistro Gusto Italiano
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.
Holiday Inn, 75 North Street
This hotel restaurant has been completely redesigned & re-branded, serving lunch & dinner. Menu offers burgers, appetizers & salads and a full bar with 12 beer taps.
The Copper Pig BBQ & Tap Room
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.
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.
2 East Genesee Street
Good Shepherd's Brewing Co.
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tailgaters Sports Bar
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.
Thirsty Pug Tap Room & Bottle Shop
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.
25 East Genesee Street
Specializing in house-blended teas, drink offerings include various flavors of matcha, plus chai, hot chocolate, lemonade and smoothies. For light fare, choose from waffles, hummus & veggie platter, parfaits & salads. Visit website.
(315) 370-5144 or (315) 406-0000
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. The cafe's weekday lunch menu features one offering per day. 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.
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
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. Visit Facebook page.