Is there no more classic match than spaghetti and meatballs? Where in the Utica and Rome area of New York can you order the best spaghetti dishes? Here's 21 spots.

With the influx of settling Italian immigrants in the early 1900s came a lot of really great food. For the first time in Upstate New York, old-world recipes were refreshed with ingredients that either weren’t available before, or were substitutes for things that weren’t available here. That's why Utica is truly a great Italian food hot spot.

Utica is of course famous for Chicken Riggies and Utica Greens, but lets not forget the classic dish of Spaghetti and meatballs. Spaghetti and meatballs was popular among Italian immigrants in New York City, who had access to a more meat.

When we asked this question on social media, we got tons of responses. Why did we choose spaghetti? Most restaurants make incredible sauces. If you're nervous trying new menu items, maybe you go with the classic first.

A plate of spaghetti can be a great way to experiment on a restaurant. Why? It's a simple dish. It can either be incredible, or it could taste bad. Either way, spaghetti is generally cheaper on a menu too, so if you do have a bad experience, you won't be out of too much money on the order.

Taking a look at the amazing restaurants all across the Mohawk Valley and Central New York,  here's just a handful of amazing places that serve the classic dish. If you have others that we should add to our list, feel free to text us on our station app.

21 Incredible Spots To Order Spaghetti Across The Utica And Rome Area Of New York

Is there no more classic match than spaghetti and meatballs? Where in the Utica and Rome area of New York can you order the best spaghetti dishes? Here's 21 spots.

25 Underrated Places To Order Upside Down Utica Pizza At

When you go to order this pizza, where do you generally order from? To expand your horizons from the two amazing spots listed above, we dove deep into social media. On all sorts of local food group pages, we asked the simple question: Other than O'Scugnizzos or Joes, what are some top underrated places to get Upside down pizza at?

Here's a list of 25 underrated upside down pizza places to check out:

13 of the Best Breakfast Spots in the Mohawk Valley You Need to Visit at Least Once

Thanks to everyone in the 315 Menus Facebook page, for suggesting these top locations for getting breakfast in the Mohawk Valley. Have you tried any of them? What should we order? Let us know inside our station app.

15 Of The Best Soups In The Utica And Rome Area

Let's be honest, there are few better ways to warm-up after coming in from a chilly walk on the 840 trail than with a bowl of steaming hot soup and we're sure that you've got your favorite recipes. But, who has all the time in the world to make soup? 

Who can you turn to to satisfy that soup craving? We asked all around social media and these are the places you said you turn to first. Not only did you name a restaurant, you named the soup. When we gathered responses, we only posted ones that had specific soups to try, and the restaurant. If we should add anyone else, text us on our station app and we will be happy to add them to the list. Be sure to tell us what soup they serve to include.

Orchard Hall

Orchard Hall is located in Sauquoit. Angela Denslow sent us this tip.


The Hub Eatery

The Hub Eatery is located in Utica. When you order dish of spaghetti, it comes with meatballs, garlic bread and a side salad.


Carmella's Cafe

Carmella's Cafe is located in New Hartford. Lauren Margret sent us this tip.


Joey's 307

Joey's 307 is located in Utica. Matt Grabski sent us this tip.


69 Steakhouse

69 Steakhouse is located in Oriskany. Barb Dziegiel sent us this tip.


The Savoy

The Savoy is located in Rome. Kathy Stachelski sent us this tip.


Maria's Pasta Shop

Maria's Pasta Shop is located in Utica. Briana Mary sent us this tip.



Cavallos is located in the village of New Hartford. Mary Loftus McCraith reminds us that they have all you can eat spaghetti on Mondays.


Desalvos Catering

Desalvos Catering is located on James Street in Rome. Lauri Totaro Getbehead sent us this tip.


Spaghetti Kettle

Spaghetti Kettle is located in Kirkland. Susan Sheerin Muller sent us this tip.


Fratello's Pizzeria

Fratello's Pizzeria is located in Frankfort. Billy Ganey sent us this tip.


Crossways Tavern

Crossways Tavern is located in Ilion. Sheri Sunshine sent us this tip.


Pellettieri Joes

Pellettieri Joes is located in Utica. Just don't ask for butter with your bread. Tina Zysk Thur sent us this tip.



Ventura's is located in Utica. Nancy Cox Marafioti sent us this tip.



Vigneto is located in Rome. Bernard Mortise sent us this tip.


Bella Cucina

Bella Cucina is located in New Hartford. Amanda Thompson says that Bella Cucina is delicious for spaghetti.


Big Jays Pizzeria

Big Jays Pizzeria is located in Marcy. Jason Jaegers sent us this tip.


Boyz from Italy

Boyz from Italy is located in Rome. Douglas Singleton sent us this tip.


The Hideaway

The Hideaway is located in West Leyden. Fred Hall sent us this tip.


The Franklin Hotel

The Franklin Hotel is located in Rome. Tammy Grassmann Decker sent us this tip.


23 Highest Paying Impressive Jobs In Utica And Rome New York

With all these job openings in the Utica and Rome area of Central New York, you may be considering a new career. What are the highest paying jobs you can apply for?

That website USA Wage used data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and took a look at the Top 100 highest paying jobs in our region. Results found that the highest paying profession in America right now is family medicine physician with an average annual salary of $207,380. The second highest paying job is family and general practitioners with an average salary $201,100.

What about our region of Central New York? What jobs popped to the top of the list? Here's a look:


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