An Assortment of Gelato, Photo Credit: Ian Ransley
Tyme-Out Café is a gluten-free cafe located inside Natur-Tyme grocery market. It is especially known for being vegan friendly. They offer a variety of beverages including smoothies, fruit juices, organic tea, milkshakes, and coffee. Their food menu essentially consists of 3 daily soup options, chili, and a few flavors of gelato. Some of their soup options include zucchini curry or lentil spinach and they offer turkey chili as well as vegetable chili. For vegans, the gelato options are raspberry and blood orange.
Just as the name states, Thai Flavor is a restaurant that specializes in Thai cuisine located on Erie Blvd.
Thai food is most well known for being spicy, however, on this large menu there is an equal balance of spicy and normal items to accommodate anyone. There are many vegetable options as well, all priced at $10.00. Curry dishes are priced at $12.00 and will be cooked to your preference of temperature (mild to very hot). The “Thai Flavor Recommended entrées” are a varied assortment of items from duck curry to salmon to papaya salad and sticky rice. They range in price from $13.00 to $25.00. The menu also includes appetizers, soup, salad, noodles, and fried rice.
Erawan is a Thai restaurant and buffet. It is located of Erie Blvd. which is approximately 10 minutes from main campus by car. Although this restaurant is not within walking distance to campus it is easily accessible by car or bus route. According to they have been voted “Best in Syracuse” for six consecutive years.
Erawan has a wide variety and range of Thai food on their menu . From spicy to sweet there is an entree that could meet anyone’s taste. From traditional Thai food such as Tod, Sod and Gai; there are over 20 different items to choose from. And if you are a vegetarian there are tofu options as well.
Secret Garden is a family owned restaurant serving traditional and contemporary Korean and Japanese cuisines. Complete with its own sushi bar, half price sushi on Wednesdays, a backyard patio with personal BBQ pits, and on site parking, SecretGarden is one of the more unique and accommodating places to eat on Erie Blvd.
Taj Indian Palace is a family run Indian restaurant located on Erie Blvd. East. They are open seven days a week for lunch and dinner. They also cater.
TajIndianPalace specializes in North Indian style cuisine. Their menu contains a wide variety of appetizers, breads, seafood dishes, chicken curries, tandoori specials, lamb & goat curries, biryani, and desserts. Their prices start as low as $2.95 for vegetarian appetizers up to $7.95 for chicken tikka appetizer. Their prices are affordable and the portions are very large.Vegetable platters are all $8.95. Seafood dishes are all $12.95. Lamb/goat curries are $10.95. The chicken curries are all $9.95. They now serve beer and wine to accompany your meal.
Scotch ‘N Sirloin is located at the end of Erie Blvd. East next to Shopping Town Mall. In business for 45 years, “The Scotch” is known for it’s prime USDA steaks, which are aged in house and hand-cut on the premises by full-time butchers.. They are also very well known for their award winning wine list. Not only is it a good place for dinner but they also offer their customers a fire-side lounge, known as the S2 Bistro, where they can enjoy lighter fare, single malt scotches and small batch bourbons. To celebrate 45 years in the community, customers can choose from a wine list consisting of 45 different wines to go along with dinner for 45% off on Mondays and Tuesdays!
Texas Roadhouse is a national chain of steakhouses with a location just off the Bridgestreet exit on Erie Blvd East. Consider checking this place out if you’re in the mood for fall off the bone ribs, a prime cut of steak, or even just margaritas after work. Texas Roadhouse offers their customers an inviting place to eat that’s suitable for a night out with friends, or a family dinner with the kids! They offer “Call Ahead” seating which you can use if you’d like to get in and get out, or else come in quick! Without a reservation, expect to wait anywhere from 15 to 45 minutes. But don’t worry they won’t leave you hanging; old fashioned roasted peanuts are on the house and all you can eat to tide you over!
Angotti’s Family Restaurant is a family owned authentic Italian restaurant. It may very well be one of Syracuse’s best kept secrets with oversized portions, delicious sauce, and amazingly low prices! They are a humble business that doesn’t up sell their food to make a buck…and boy does it work for them! Dinner lines are regularly out the door. They specialize in dine-in meals but don’t hesitate to call for a carryout order. Just like in old Italian style, bigger is better! Order a large pizza and get a surprisingly bigger pie than you would anywhere else, for less money and half the time! Reservations accepted for parties of seven or more.
Five Guys Burgers and Fries is a national burger chain with one of their locations in the Paradise Plaza (also known as Dewitt Commons) on Erie Blvd. They were voted “Best Burger” by Capitol Region Living, the Missoulian, and Time Out New York and The Washington post deemed them the “Willie Wonkas of Burger Craft.” They offer eat-in seating as well as the option to carry out with online ordering. Gift cards are available for purchase, and can also be ordered online.
Tully’s Good Times is a family oriented sports bar and grill. It’s a popular local chain with ten different locations throughout Upstate New York, the closest to Syracuse University being the location on Erie Blvd East. Decorated from ceilling to floor in vintage sports memorabilia, Tully’s is the place to be for local fans to watch the game and meet with friends. If you happen to be at Tully’s on the right night it is also notoriously known for being the “after-practice” restaurant for SU sports coaches.
Tully’s Erie Blvd location is about a 10 minute drive from the Syracuse University campus, and only a bus transfer away for non-drivers.