July 24, 2024


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Top restaurants and bars in Corning, NY according to Yelp

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Finding the best restaurants is ultimately subjective, pending the likes and dislikes of each person.

But Yelp, an online review site in which customers share their experiences, can help you make informed decisions on which restaurants are worth your time.

Here are the best restaurants in Corning and the surrounding areas according to Yelp.

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1. Hand + Food

Hand + Foot, at 69 W. Market St., reopened to a large crowd April 9, after temporarily closing in the last week of September 2020.

Hand + Foot comes in at the No. 1 spot in Corning according to Yelp and has 285 reviews.

Hand + Foot is a creative bar with an environment focused on craft and community. Open for lunch, dinner, and late-night food.

Menu items include sandwiches, pork chops and fried rice.

The most mentioned menu items according to Yelp are the brisket sandwich, tostones, Korean rice cakes and the tuna poke bowl.

One Yelper said: “The atmosphere is different than any other local restaurant. You share a big table with others and the menu items are unique! I love taking friends from out of town here to experience it! Staff is also knowledgeable and friendly.”

Go: 69 W. Market St., Corning; 607-973-2547; handandfoot.com

2. The Quincy Exchange

The Quincy Exchange in Corning, one of several restaurants Christopher Bates and Isabel Bogadtke own throughout the Finger Lakes region. April 1, 2021.

The Quincy Exchange is an upscale American bistro located on the heart of Market Street.

The Quincy Exchange offers craft cocktails, wines, and beers alongside brunch and dinner services and a seasonal menu.

The most mentioned menu items according to Yelp are the scrambled duck eggs, crabs Benedict, stuffed French toast and citrus pavlova.

One Yelper said: “Five stars on Yelp is not enough to hail and praise The Quincy Exchange. We stumbled upon this absolute gem thanks to other Yelpers. I spent several years in France and England and can honestly say that the food, dessert, juice, and tea are among the best I’ve ever had. The service is also extraordinary as is the exquisite decor. Enjoy!”

Go: 2 E. Market St. Corning; 607-463-8801; quincyexchange.com

3. The Cellar

The Cellar opened as a wine and tapas bar. They have since expanded to a full service dining destination that offers modern fusion cuisine made in-house.

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