Where to Eat
A.T. Walley & Co.
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.
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.
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.
19 Dill Street
Domino's menu includes specialty pizzas, chicken wings, build your own pastas, steak, chicken & veggie sandwiches and fresh breads for delivery & carry-out. Visit website.
2 East Genesee Street
From early morning until night, serving hot, iced & frozen beverages and coffee, plus donuts, pastries, muffins, croissants, breakfast & bakery sandwiches and free Wifi. Visit website.
Good Shepherd's Brewing Co.
132 Genesee Street
Family owned & operated, Shep’s nano-brewery rotating craft beer selection includes American & English-style IPAs, pale ales & stouts, and German-inspired ales, lagers & pilsners, plus NY wines and house-created & guest hard cider. T-shirts, beer flights, pints and growlers available for purchase & refilling. First Fridays, view local artwork & enjoy live music. Bring food in, downtown eatery deliveries welcome. Visit website.
Gusto Italiano Bistro & Bakery
105 Genesee Street
Restaurant & bakery serving home-made traditional and Sicilian cuisine such as pasta, lasagna, pizza & fish dishes, plus desserts like tiramisu, cookies & cakes. Italian lunch buffet offered & catering, and private back room available for events & parties. Visit Facebook page.
Historic Grounds Coffee
83 Genesee Street
We serve Coffee Mania coffee, teas, specialty drinks, New Hope Mills Belgian waffles, soups, deli sandwiches & wraps with Martin's sandwich meat, baked goods by "Just Desserts," and breakfast sandwiches. Visit Facebook page.
18 Genesee Street
Serving three squares a day, 7 days a week, Friday & Saturday open late. Home-style cooking, very large menu with daily specials, offered in an authentic 1950s diner overlooking Owasco River. Visit Facebook page.
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.
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 gourmet pizzas, nachos, homemade soups, snack board & desserts, plus full bar and live music in an artful & relaxing environment. Wednesday is open mic night, plus music performances are scheduled Thursday - Saturday nights. Visit website.
1 East Genesee Street
For dinner, come experience why Moro’s was voted one of the best US Wine Country Restaurants by Travel & Leisure. Farm fresh menu offers soups, 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.
Next Chapter Brewpub
100 Genesee Center
Locally owned brewpub serving on site brewed beer other local beer, wine, cider & spirits, small plates, salads, soup, paninis & wood fired pizza. Live music Friday & Saturday night and Sunday afternoon jazz. Enjoy a cozy atmosphere with family & friends. Visit website.
Octane Social House
53 Genesee Street
Coming soon, Octane provides an espresso bar, 26 self-serve craft beer tap wall, piano & retro vinyl lounge, a library & quiet meeting spaces. Come enjoy Wednesday poetry nights, Thursday ‘date nights’ with children’s activities, live entertainment on Friday & Saturdays, Sunday brunch & weekly community-interest events. 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 entertainment & outdoor seating, plus roof top lounge. Bakery & crepiere next door serving baked goods, sweet & savory crepes & pizza slices. Visit website.
Parker’s Grille & Tap House
129 Genesee Street
Kitchen serves lunch, dinner & snacks until midnight; menu includes gourmet burgers, seafood, hot & deli sandwiches, wraps, burritos, nachos, wings, homemade soups, finger foods & salads. Free live music every Thursday, full bar & outdoor seating. Visit website.
Prison City Pub & Brewery
28 State Street
National award-winning brewery & eatery open for Sunday BEERrunch, lunch & supper serves sandwiches, burgers, brew house plates, soup, salads & interesting sides. The brew master creates small-batch craft beer on premise, plus a large selection of local beer & cider on tap. Monthly Beer Club & special events. Visit website.
Pure Market & Eatery
10 East Genesee Street
Part eatery, part market & retail space offering prepared entrees, pasta, sides, soups & salads, all made with fresh & local raw ingredients.
Pure Catering & Events and Provisions
Weekly seasonal menu offered for Provisions by Pure home meal delivery. Additional services include event planning, private events, hospitality consulting; including design, operations and food & beverage, staff training & culinary gardens. Visit website.
68 North Street
Menu includes baked goods & breakfast sandwiches, pizza, hot & cold sandwiches, burgers, roller grilled favorites, coffee, slushies & desserts, plus beer sales, ATM, gas, kerosene & propane supplies. Open daily, 24 hours. Visit website.
76 North Street
For a breakfast, lunch or dinner stop enjoy free parking, quick service and made-to-order submarine & breakfast sandwiches, signature wraps, chopped salads, plus chips, coffee, cold beverages & cookies. Visit website.
6 South Street
Come in for lunch, dinner & cocktails and be greeted by 500 lb. gorilla and floor to ceiling relics & antiques, plus a display honoring Auburn’s infamous electric chair. Menu offers seafood, steak, pasta, wraps, burgers, wings, soups, salads, hot & deli sandwiches & pizza, serving until midnight. Visit website.
Tailgater's Sports Bar & Grill
Off Track Betting, One Arterial East, Route 5
Menu features burgers, flat bread pizza, sandwiches, wings & sides, daily happy hour specials, dart board, Touch-tunes, indoor smoking area, outdoor deck & betting. Visit website.
Thirsty Pug Tap Room & Bottle Shop
100 Genesee Street
Come shop this independently-owned tap room & craft beer market that serves pints, flights, growlers and bottles to go, plus select wines by the glass. We carry only the best, and our knowledgeable staff is happy to assist with beer selection, food pairings & special tasting events. Visit website.
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.
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
Enjoy our pizzeria menu specializing in homemade pan pizza; enjoy Wild's comedy nights and live music events with beer & wine options available. Or, cool off with a smoothie, frozen coffee & various ice-cream options.