Acorn Grill at Hope Lake Lodge

The Acorn Grill provides an exceptional dining experience, perfect for indulging in homemade classics as well as chef inspired creations. The diverse American menu provides options for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Lunch offers traditional landmark sandwiches as well as local game and produce for the more adventurous. The friendly and efficient Acorn Grill staff is eager to provide you with the best dining experience.

2000 Rt. 392, Virgil, NY 13045

Open Sunday to Thursday 7am – 9pm, Friday & Saturday 7am – 10pm

607 835 6111


Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar

The casual atmosphere and attentive staff will make sure you’re eatin’ good whenever you step into an Applebee’s. Their extensive menu of delicious comfort food is sure to have something for everyone to love.

856 NY-13, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Sunday to Thursday 11am – 12am, Friday and Saturday 11am-1am

607 753 6031


Asian Delicious

1 Main Street, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Monday to Thursday 11am – 9pm, Friday & Saturday 11am – 10pm, Sunday Noon – 9pm

607 662 0066

BRIX Pubaria

Beer, brick-oven pizza, wings & more are served in a casual eatery with industrial-chic decor.

60 Main Street, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Monday to Sunday 11am – 2am

607 662 0005

Bob’s BBQ

A hometown staple, Bob’s BBQ serves up some spectacular smokin’ ribs, tasty brisket, barbeque chicken-and more!

5290 NY-281, Homer, NY 13077

607 753 7098

Central City Bar & Grill

This bar & grill serves up large portions of fare that ranges from burgers, to entree salads, to steaks and seafood – and everything in between. Homemade soups, sauces, and their famous white chicken chili help make it a favorite by locals.

17 Central Avenue, Cortland 13045

Open Monday to Thursday 11am – 10pm, Friday & Saturday 11am – 11pm, Sunday 11am – 10pm

607 758 3300

Commando’s Restaurant

Chicken Parmesan or Lasagna? Whether you’re a red or white sauce lover, Comando’s serves up delicious homemade cuisine that will keep you coming back for more.

2 Comando Avenue, Cortland NY 13045

Open Wednesday & Thursday 5 – 9pm, Friday & Saturday 5 – 10pm

607 753 9777

Community Restaurant

The Community Restaurant, located in downtown Cortland at 10 Main Street, is a landmark of good food and friendly get-togethers, and has been serving the area for 80 years. Originally called El Dorado, the restaurant eventually became known as the Community Coffee Shop, but had a name change to the Community Grill in 1930 when Cy Costes and Anthony Nicholson took ownership. Tony Souzas became the owner in 1963 and changed the name to the Community Restaurant. Tony and his brother, Bill continued the tradition of the restaurant by serving fine food in a friendly atmosphere to area residents. Evan Souzas has been the current owner since 2000 after his uncle Tony and his dad, Bill retired and moved back to the Old Country – Greece.

10 Main Street, Cortland NY 13045

Open Tuesday to Thursday 11am – 9pm, Friday & Saturday 8am – 9pm, Sunday 8am – 3pm

607 756 5441

Cortland Buffet

No need to choose which is your favorite dish-choose from a wide variety of Chinese and Sushi selections-and create the perfect meal.

3656 Rt. 281, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Monday to Sunday 11am – 10pm

607 756 2799

Cortland Diner

117 Main Street, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Tuesday to Saturday 6am-9pm, Sunday 6am-3pm

607 753 8304

County Kitchen II

160 Clinton Avenue, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Tuesday to Saturday 7am-9pm, Sunday and Monday 7am-8pm

607 756 2356


Dasher’s Corner Pub is a full-service retro-style restaurant located on Main Street in historic downtown Homer, NY. Dasher’s is known for its many accolades including our award winning New England Clam Chowder and the “Best of the Best” people’s choice award for steak in Cortland County 2015. Dasher’s Corner Pub features a diverse menu of steaks with design your own custom toppings, whole fresh live lobsters, an array of seafood, a daily “Chef’s Fresh Fish” special, properly prepared Prime Rib of Beef, a variety of oysters and shellfish, burgers, salads, sandwiches and kid’s meals. The bar boasts a well-rounded supply of bourbons and other spirits including some hard to find brands and vintages. We have 20 local craft and global beers on tap. Our wine list is second to none in the area. From NYS wines to huge California Cabs we offer wines for every occasion and every budget.

2 N. Main Street, Homer NY 13077

Open Monday to Thursday 11am – 9pm, Friday & Saturday 11am – 10pm, Sunday Noon – 8pm

607 299 4386


1 River Street, Cortland NY 13045

Open 24 hours

607 299 4228

Doug’s Fish Fry

Family cozy atmosphere, fair prices and friendly employees welcome you to the original Cortland Fish Fry. They have a compact menu – seafood, chicken, grilled items, steamed clams and lobsters, beer, wine and ice cream. Don’t be afraid if you see a line, it moves fast and its worth the wait.

3638 West Road, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Sunday to Thursday 11am-8pm, Friday and Saturday 11am-9pm

607 753 9184

Fat Jack’s BBQ

Local chain serving burgers, wings, ribs and other BBQ favorites in low-key surroundings.

234 Tompkins Street, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Monday to Thursday 10:30am-6pm, Friday and Saturday 10:30am-8pm, Sunday 11am-6pm

607 344 3777

Frank & Mary’s Diner

An American classic diner with homemade products at reasonable prices.

10 Port Watson Street, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Monday to Thursday 6am-9pm, Friday 6am-5pm, Saturday 5am-5pm, Sunday 5am-8pm

607  756 2014

Garcia’s Mexican Restaurant

Authentic Mexican food with large portions!

139 Main Street, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Sunday to Thursday 11am-8:45pm, Friday and Saturday 11am-9:45pm

607 535 4531

Green Arch Restaurant

One of Cortland’s treasured landmarks with fine Italian cuisine, world famous Old Fashions and memories galore.

107  Elm Street, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Thursday to Saturday 5pm-10pm

607 753 1481

Hairy Tony’s

Hairy Tony’s is Central New York’s only gastropub, serving high quality food at reasonable prices. Their menu changes seasonally to ensure they use only the freshest ingredients possible.  With a relaxed and comfortable atmosphere, Hairy Tony’s is the perfect place for a casual business meeting, a dinner date or a night out with friends for a few drinks.

102 Main Street, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Monday to Friday 11am-11pm, Saturday 10am-11pm, Sunday 10am-9pm

607 662 0239

Hobo’s 281 Grill

A family-friendly, hometown sports bar with great food, great drinks and great company.

10 S. West Street, Homer, NY 13077

Open Monday 7am-5pm, Tuesday to Thursday 11am-9pm, Friday 11am-2pm, Saturday 11am-9pm, Sunday 12pm-8pm

607 749 2334

Hollywood Restaurant

A Cortland tradition since the 1940’s, the Hollywood Restaurant offers casual dining for two or accommodations for large parties and special occasions. 

27 Groton Avenue, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Monday to Thursday 11:15am-9pm, Friday and Saturday 11:15am-10pm, Sunday 12pm-9pm

607 753 3242

New York Bagel Café  & Deli

Serving exceptional, high-quality eating experience, revolving around the famous Long Island bagel in a unique, collegiate and community specific environment.

33 Main Street, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Monday to Sunday 7am-4pm

607 591 7057

Moe’s Southwest Grill

Counter-serve chain dishing up Southwestern staples from burritos to nachos in lively environments.

872 NY-13, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Monday to Saturday 11am-10pm, Sunday 11am-9pm

607 344 3058

Melodyland Restaurant

208 Main Street, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Wednesday to Saturday 5pm-8pm

607 756 7381

Reilly’s Café

Reilly’s Cafe is a casual diner located in Marathon, NY, with a welcoming staff and a family friendly atmosphere. They offer sit-in dining, carry-out, and catering for events such as graduations, weddings, BBQ’s and more. Whether you’re a local coming in for your daily cuppa Joe, or just passing through and want to enjoy a comfortable meal with friends, they’d love to have you!

8 E. Main Street, Marathon, NY 13803

Open Monday to Friday 6am-9pm, Saturday 7am-8pm, Sunday 7am-12pm

607 849 6434

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

Kid-friendly chain known for baked goods, breakfasts & other American standards in diner-like digs.

2 Locust Avenue, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Monday to Sunday 6:30am-9:30pm

607 753 8084

Pita Gourmet

Pita Gourmet offers a wide variety of authentic Middle Eastern cuisine. Come and enjoy the ultimate Middle Eastern food experience! 

41 Main Street, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Tuesday to Saturday 11am-9pm (kitchen closes at 8:30pm)

607 756 4442

The Red Dragon

222 Tompkins Street, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Sunday to Thursday 3:45am-12am, Friday and Saturday 3:45pm-1pm

607 753 7746

Rex’s Pasta

The second you walk in the door, you realize that Rex’s Pasta is not just any ordinary restaurant. If you don’t have plans, come try this one of a kind Italian Restaurant where the food is made with love and you are treated like family.

1098 Rt. 222, Cortland, NY 13045

Open for lunch Tuesday to Saturday 11:30am-2pm. Open for dinner Tuesday to Saturday 5pm-9m, Monday 1pm-8pm.

607 428 0221

Wild Ginger Asian Fusion

Casual, storefront place with a sushi bar & hibachi tables providing Japanese, Thai and Chinese mains.

45 Main Street, Cortland, NY 13045

Open Monday to Thursday 11am-9:10pm, Friday to Sunday 11am-9:30pm

607 756 2888

Eat Local


37 Church St. Cortland, NY 13045

Phone: (607) 753-8463


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