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Limestone Grille

184 reviews
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$30 and under
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The Limestone Grille is a Contemporary American grille. We feature high quality top choice Certified Stock Yard Meats, as part of an innovative menu with entrée salads and creative appetizers, small plates and shareable choices, and a full selection of entrees featuring the Angus beef, wild Atlantic seafood, and other exceptional dishes. We also showcase a dessert menu of house created specialty desserts.

We offer a wide selection of craft beers, both New York State and across the country. Our expert mixologists serve up cocktails that accentuate flavors of the season. And our newly released wine list showcases both recognizable names as well as those hard to find. We rotate our feature board wines weekly, giving our guests an opportunity to try something new each visit.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Hours of operation
Daily 7:00 am–11:30 am
Sat, Sun 11:30 am–2:00 pm
Mon–Fri 11:30 am–2:00 pm
Afternoon Menu
Daily 2:00 pm–5:00 pm
Mon–Sat 2:00 pm–12:00 am
Sun 2:00 pm–11:00 pm
Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm
Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
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Phone number
(315) 637-9999
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Payment options
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Business Casual
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Executive chef
Steve Batur
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Private party facilities
The Limestone Grille offers one of the area's most unique venues for exceptional private events, banquets, and social occasions. We feature our outstanding regional American cuisine for events large or small, graciously served in one of our distinctive private dining rooms, accommodating up to 200 people. We accommodate wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, conferences, business meals, pharmaceutical presentations, bar mitzvahs, and more all with the same attention to detail in service and food that we offer in our Limestone dining room. See for menus, room diagrams, capacities, and much more!
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Private party contact
Kayla Holbrook: (315) 637-9999
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The Limestone Grille has a tradition of offering some of the most distinctive and unique off-premise events in Central New York. We design each event individually, working with our clients to create functions that reflect their tastes and vision, while working within their budgets, specializing in hors d'oeuvres receptions and cocktail parties.
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Cross street
Burdick Street
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Parking details
There is plenty of free off-street parking in our own lot and at our sister property. The Craftsman Inn, right next door.
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Public transit
Centro bus
Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 184 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.3  based on recent ratings
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2018

Food and drinks were excellent, but the waitress disappeared for too long a few times.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on February 5, 2018

It was our first time there I took my girlfriend there for her birthday it was very quiet and the food was excellent! We will be going back AAA+++

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on December 31, 2017

Excellent meal, the Paella special was great.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on December 24, 2017

The service we experienced from the moment of being seated was completely unsatisfactory. Too many issues to list. The food and beverage manager offset our Christmas Eve dining experience by adjusting the bill, rightfully so, and we did appreciate that, however, after three different occasions of similar issues, we will not return to the limestone Grill.

vipYogagirl0801 (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on November 23, 2017

This is the second year my family has celebrated Thanksgiving at The Limestone Grille. We were not disappointed. The management and staff keep things running smoothly. The servers were attentive, efficient and cheerful. In fact, everyone was pleasant from the hostess to the men at the carving stations. There was a wide assortment of hot and cold items. Many were traditional Thanksgiving dishes, but there was also fish and prime rib. The dessert table was extensive and varied. Coffee or tea was included in the price of the buffet. Overall, it was well worth the cost. We will likely return next year.

HotDolla (Las Vegas)
4.0  Dined on October 14, 2017

Excellent meal overall on a busy night with a surprise 10-top that snuck in just before us. Flank steak was well seasoned and cooked perfectly, salads were fresh, calamari was exceptional and highly recommended as a starter. The Old Fashioned on the cocktail menu delivered wonderfully to start the evening and moderately priced wines by the glass rounded out the meal. The short rib pasta was a highlight as well.

vipRoNo1215 (New York Area)
3.0  Dined on October 14, 2017

The place is nice and everything on the menu looked very good. I thought apps were better than the main courses and I heard the desserts were awesome. Our server was short with us and she seemed stressed out although we were there as the only table at 5:15 pm. She would put a plate down on the table and half the meal would slide off. I was not pleased with the service otherwise I'd have given it a better review.

KCreview (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on September 30, 2017

Great food; service was a bit slow.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on September 15, 2017

Worst food I've been served at a restaurant above the fast food level. Date had the Brie risotto, which consisted of flavorless rice above clumps of cheese which would have required a blowtorch to access.

Should have known when we walked in at 7pm on a Friday, and only 4 tables were occupied, us and 3 parties of senior citizens. Locals have obviously figured out this place is worse than the chains across the street.

Avoid at all costs.

Pugmom (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on August 30, 2017

We were greeted with a reminder that it was wine Wednesday. We were able to purchase a nice bottle of wine for half off. The salmon was excellent but huge-enough for two. One of us chose the Limestone salad with grilled tenderloin. It was prepared well done as requested and still very tender. The bread is excellent! We did miss the opportunity to choose some smaller portions. Food taken home is just not as good. We did make another reservation upon leaving. Very nice choice instead of a chain restaurant. Also the service was excellent.

Likestodineout (New England)
5.0  Dined on August 12, 2017

Service was impeccable . Good trendy and tasty. Portions huge.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on August 5, 2017

Not impressed with food and service was extremely poor...!

aothony (San Francisco)
5.0  Dined on August 1, 2017

we were the only 2 people in the entire place from 5:00-6:45 pm..
food was very very good.

Rutland (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on May 25, 2017

Good service, good food - a bit noisy. Service was very good.

CathyA (New York Area)
1.0  Dined on May 15, 2017

We had a party of 12 for a business lunch. We were shown to our table and possibly forgotten for a bit, as we were upstairs and they were very busy. We ordered our appetizers and food at the same time, just in case they forgot us again. After 40 minutes, the server came out to tell us that they were out of 2 or the 3 appetizers we had ordered and offered to replace one, in addition we were informed they were out of a few menu items. We received our appetizers slowly one by one and actually did end up with another one of the appetizers we were told they were out of. Entrees finally started to arrive approximately an hour and 45 minutes after we arrived and we ordered out dessert then so we could eat before heading back to work. Our lunch took 2 1/2 hours when we had really put aside 1 1/2 hours. The server was very apologetic and actually communicated very well through out the process. But in actuality the Manager should have stepped in to talk with us. Most of our food was delicious except for the Waldorf Salad with steak that was rare and smelled bad. Desserts were excellent.

vipOpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on May 14, 2017

Food and atmosphere great. Service was fair.
It was Mothers Day and college graduation. Waitress could not care any less.

In middle of meal, we realized there were bread plates but we never got bread. She forgot?

I would return but would make sure different waitress.

vipOpenTable Diner (Kansas City)
2.0  Dined on May 14, 2017

Restaurant was mediocre fare...was expecting something totally different ...felt like I was having brunch in a retirement home

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
2.0  Dined on May 13, 2017

Unfortunately we dined here the night before mother's day and was disappointed to be given a limited menu. I ordered the filet mignon and was served an end piece the size of a medium meatball. We also had to send back the tuna appetizer that was bad smelled like ammonia. After looking forward to.dinning here, I was very disappointed.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on May 10, 2017

Waited close to 40 minutes for food and there were only 4 groups in the restaurant. They said my lamb dish took a long time to cook. It was worth the wait -delicious ad were my dad's scallops

Rutland (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on April 30, 2017

Limestone Grill provides a quiet environment to enjoy a leisurely meal. Table are spaced for comfort and privacy. It provided a varied menu with basic items and specialties of house and has attentive service