Historic Downtown Cortland is the region's premier dining and entertainment destination. With unique fare that includes Asian, Greek and Lebanese cuisines, a wide variety of pubs, grills, diners and delis, bakeries and some of the best traditional and specialty pizzas in New York State no one leaves downtown hungry.
Pita Gourmet is a family owned restaurant serving award winning authentic Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine with a focus on Lebanese specialties since 1996. The restaurant was first opened by Cy and Nassima Karam who moved to Utica from war-torn Lebanon in 1992. In 2008 it changed hands and is now owned by Charbel and Hana Karam.
Pita Gourmet is famous for having the Best Falafel in Central New York and is known throughout the region for their daily specials which are available to view on their web site. Their menu even has some Western options like burgers and French fries for picky eaters. Meticulous to his craft just ask Charbel about the perfect French fry. Take-out is also available as well as catering and the restaurant does not serve alcohol but does allow you to BYOB.
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