Winter weather offers the best excuse to warm up with cozy meals and celebrate the season with unforgettable meals from breakfast to dessert. Our vibrant foodie community provides diverse dining experiences to anyone that chooses to dine in Syracuse. Explore our complete list of restaurants and eateries nestled in every neighborhood.
Around the World
Take your taste buds on a trip by indulging in different cuisines right from ‘Cuse. Explore menus spanning from cajun & creole dishes from right in the U.S. to authentic Ethiopian food and other dishes from different continents.
Award-winning Ethiopian food with options for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Eva’s European Sweets
Authentic polish cuisine including pierogi and placki alongside a wide selection of European-style desserts.
Cajun and Creole soul-food bringing Louisiana flavor to Syracuse.
Mediterranean and Halal dishes from falafel to chicken shawarma.
Looking to indulge in holiday sweets? Satisfy your sweet tooth at these local hotspots.
Cakes, cookies, donuts, breads and more from one of Syracuse’s longest standing bakeries.
A modern bake lab with seasonal and regular menu items featuring macarons, pastries and more.
Sweet on Chocolate
A chocolate lover’s paradise from decadent truffles, barks, clusters and more.
Biscotti Café & Pastry Shop
Serving up some of the best cannoli, gelato and Italian cookies in Syracuse’s Little Italy neighborhood.
Dinner with Local Flare
Many restaurants throughout the region have rotating menus focused on locally sourced ingredients. Reserve your table for a night of delicious sustainable and seasonable dining.
Modern variations of classic cuisine with an entirely new menu every week and a highly curated wine list.
Defi Cuisine Corp.
Fine dining focused on taking you on a gastronomic journey with hyper-local ingredients every step of the way.
Anything But Beer
A grain-free brewery, taproom and restaurant that draws regional inspiration for their seasonal craft beverages and menu items.
A wood-fired cuisine experience brought to you by a team of chefs and neuroscientists in partnership with local farmers.
Winter is the perfect time to start your day with an indulgent breakfast (or brunch!). Cozy up and enjoy a hot morning meal in Syracuse from stacks of pancakes to veggie scrambles.
Rise N Shine on Westcott
This sister location of the original Rise N Shine offers the same brunch favorites along with a fun drink menu that is just as photogenic as it is delicious.
Water Street Bagel
Woodfired bagels cooked to perfection paired with a variety of cream cheese flavors made in-house daily.
Offerings from artisan breakfast sandwiches to fresh baked pastries.
Strong Hearts Café
A vegan hotspot open daily for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a weekend brunch menu.
Please Note: Restaurants located in the Yellow or Orange Zones within the region may have specific restrictions including but not limited to: take-out/pick-up orders only, outdoor dining only, limited seating indoor and outdoor and table size restrictions. We advise to call any restaurant ahead of time to check their current restrictions, guidelines and protocols.