Across the Row Bistro

4.6
76 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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Casual Fine dinning in a quaint historic home in the center of the village of Clinton. An eclectic American Bistro serving Thursday thru Monday evenings from 5pm. Accommodating vegetarian and Vegan diners, as well as Gluten free.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American
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Hours of operation
Thursday - Monday: 5:00pm - 9:30pm
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Phone number
(315) 381-3076
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
Small private rooms available. up to 10 & up to 15, upstairs. Handicap accessibility is limited ( 3 steps up at front door and narrow restroom doors) Phone inquiries welcome.
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Private party contact
Brian: (888) 506-1467
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
"Across the Row" from the shopping area
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Parking details
Street parking at the curb ( no time Limit at night) or public lot diagnol across the street
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Banquet
What 76 People Are Saying
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4.7
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4.5
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4.4
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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Beautiful atmosphere outside on the porch. Food was delicious. Service perfect.

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5.0Dined on August 3, 2018

This was a birthday dinner. Excellent service and menu options. We had eggplant and tomato bruschetta appetizer and lamb chops and chicken entrees. Food was delicious. A plus to dine outside on a covered porch on a rainy summer evening.

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5.0Dined on July 29, 2018

I'm told that I am fussy and hard to please, but Across the Row is 5 star all the way. A "can't-miss" eatery.

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4.0Dined on July 26, 2018

We had dinner on the porch. Food was,company, and staff made it a great birthday celebration.

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5.0Dined on July 23, 2018

Another outstanding meal at Across the Row!! Service great!! Meal absolutely delicious!!

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5.0Dined on July 14, 2018

We've eaten at Across the Row Bistro several times and the food is excellent! Chef Brian is very conscientious and friendly. The service was also outstanding. This is one of the best restaurants in the Mohawk Valley region. While ours was a special occasion for eating there, you don't need a reason to have a terrific meal. Also, we sat outside and it was wonderful.

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5.0Dined on July 7, 2018

As my ratings show I was completely impressed with this restaurant. Food, Service, and appearance excellent. I will be returning again. I suggest others do the same.

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4.0Dined on July 6, 2018

Great Food and ambiance in old house with nice outdoor space when weather permits. Homey kind of place and well intentioned service but hardly overly attentive.

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2.0Dined on June 22, 2018

Was very disappointed. Had heard good things and we had guests in from out of town, and decided to try it. We were the ONLY diners in the dining room--- on a Friday night- and the service was beyond slow. We waited way too long to place drink orders, had to get up to get a second round, and dinners took a LONG time to come out. The food was a mix... two loved their dinners, two of us did not. It is lovely inside, and I wish we had had a better experience.

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5.0Dined on May 21, 2018

Nice hidden gem in Clinton. Food was delicious and service was attentive. Definitely would recommend. Mary was awesome.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

The ambiance was lovely and not too loud, though since it was only about half full I cannot say if it is true all the time. In the summer they have some outdoor seating which is nice, unfortunately it is still much too cold for that. All in all, not a cheap meal but seeing as I have not run into anything on the menu that hasn't been fantastic the value is still quite good.

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5.0Dined on April 2, 2018

Excellent food quality and prompt service. The owner/chef visited our table which was a nice compliment to an exceptional evening.

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

We were very pleased with our meal from start to finish. The atmosphere was quaint and charming and featured local artwork available for purchase. We started with the Artichokes Grill which was the perfect light start. Between the Pork Osso Bucco, the Lobster Mac and Cheese, the Roasted Half Duck and the Tuscan stuffed Chicken we had a nice array of entrees. We were all so pleased we shared tastes and decided we must come back and sample others! It was all quite delightful!

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4.0Dined on February 19, 2018

Interesting ambience. Enjoyable lunch and good service.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Lovely dining experience, wonderful evening, will definitely return.

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5.0Dined on February 1, 2018

Outstanding food in a comfortable home like setting. It’s on the expensive side, but worth every penny. Small menu, but anything you order will be exquisite with varying flavors. Very different taste combinations that will not disappoint! Highly recommended!

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4.0Dined on January 27, 2018

Delicious food with a menu to meet broad interest.

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

Great food, great service, wonderful atmosphere!

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4.0Dined on January 15, 2018

Always a favorite when I come to CNY. This is one of the best restaurants in the Utica-Rome area

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5.0Dined on December 30, 2017

Food and service we're outstanding!

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5.0Dined on December 15, 2017

My sister and I get together periodically over the year to catch up. We have eaten in
many different restaurants with mixed enjoyment but "Across Row Bistro" is a true
winner. The food was wonderful and the service was exceptional. We will be back. I will certainly be referring friends to this fantastic restaurant.

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5.0Dined on December 11, 2017

Delicious food, good service and warm atmosphere. Enjoy dining in this restaurant

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5.0Dined on December 1, 2017

Fantastic Ambiance.Special atmosphere and incredible food. Can't wait to go back.

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5.0Dined on November 30, 2017

Absolutely love Across the Row Bistro! Food is fabulous and the staff is wonderful.
Would highly recommend to everyone.

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5.0Dined on November 4, 2017

I finally got to this place when a couple of college friends came to town, and I was so glad I took them there! It surpassed all my expectations. The food was amazing, the atmosphere was eclectic and cozy, the staff was great! I would highly recommend it.

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5.0Dined on October 22, 2017

3rd time for dinner. Great place for an anniversary dinner. The menu is selective, but with that comes a dinner prepared to the T. Everything tasted astonishing. The chef is an amazing cook!

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2.0Dined on October 21, 2017

Food was terrible at best. Tuna was inedible. Tried to give us a table in the worst spot near servers station when there were plenty of other options. Don't go...

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4.0Dined on October 14, 2017

Stunning atmosphere, delicious food. A bit high priced. I expected something other than plain green beans and salt potatoes for a side to a $35 plate.... But overall nice experience. Always prefer to support local!

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5.0Dined on October 9, 2017

We had an absolutely amazing evening. Brian Mattison is a great host and a fantastic chef. One of the best restaurants in the Utica area!

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4.0Dined on September 30, 2017

Food was very good, servers were good, but stretched thin--no dedicated bartender, no dedicated hostess from what we could see--just 3+/- waitresses doing everything?

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4.0Dined on September 9, 2017

The food was great. The service was slow. We got the wine we ordered with dinner before we got the drinks we ordered before dinner. I do not mind taking our time when we are out to eat, but not having any drinks for a good half hour after we ordered some was a bit much for me.

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5.0Dined on September 8, 2017

Great Meal. Wonderful place to go for date nite dinner😀

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5.0Dined on September 1, 2017

We went here for our wedding anniversary and the staff did not disappoint. From the Prosecco split upon arrival to the romantic dessert to the chef coming out to congratulate us, they really went out of their way to make this a memorable experience. And the food itself was exceptional. Overall a truly wonderful event.

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3.0Dined on August 17, 2017

Way too expensive for the service/food. I enjoyed the food, but not a $33 entree, especially with below average service.

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5.0Dined on August 12, 2017

There was 3 of us who enjoyed 3 different menu options...ALL of them were FANTASTIC! The coconut curry scallops, Pork Osso Bucco and Pistachio encrusted Salmon were our choices and we were highly pleased. We enjoyed sitting outside on the porch. It was cozy. The service was top notch. I highly recommend this restaurant and will certainly be back.

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4.0Dined on July 15, 2017

Some old friends and I got together on a weeknight and decided to try the Bistro. We were NOT disappointed. The service was very good, the waitresses were helpful, patient and professional. The food was very good, especially the duck and haddock. We sat for hours eating and laughing on the beautiful porch overlooking our beautiful village green and we had a lovely time. Thanks to all of the staff for making our evening one to remember.

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3.0Dined on June 10, 2017

We were disappointed with the overall experience. The menu was quite limited and all items were exptremely expensive. There were no vegetarian or moderately priced items whatsoever. The location and outdoor seating on the porch are very nice. We wish the menu could be improvd so that this restaurant would be more attractive to people llike us who enjoy good but more inexpensive casual dining. The mussel appetizer was large and delicious and the waitress generously gave us more bread to soak up the juice. The entrees were OK, but not great, or memorable, and for the price they were a little hard to swallow. Also, we would not have ordered the selections we did if the menu was more varied. With improvements this could be a great option in the Clinton area.

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4.0Dined on May 14, 2017

Always great food and attentive service. I love the artichoke appetizer and duck entree

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4.0Dined on May 13, 2017

A good meal with friends. Menu options are limited so make sure to look at the online menu before you go just to be sure everyone can find something they will enjoy.

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4.0Dined on May 5, 2017

the price range regardless of quality keeps this restaurant from being a place I would frequent or recommend unless special occasion

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