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I'm going to be near the Turning Stone Casino, but prefer to eat elsewhere. Are there any half decent... not necessarily fancy eating establishments.
Thanks.

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  1. Half decent would be Joel's Front Yard, about 5 minutes from Turning Stone, in Verona. OK steakhouse, bar service, long predates the casino. Actually, I'd give it more than half decent, maybe five-eighths decent, or even three-quarters. It's our usual post-casino dinner joint. Several nice places in Rome, including the Savoy (9/10 decent). Coalyard Charlies in Rome is a blast from the past, maybe 3/8 decent. But Rome is at least a half hour from the casino.

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    Joel's Front Yard Steak House
    5548 State Route 31, Verona, NY 13478

    Savoy Restaurant
    255 E Dominick St, Rome, NY 13440

    Coalyard Charlie's
    100 Depeyster St, Rome, NY 13440

    1. Joel's is a good choice for steak....The Savoy in Rome for Italian.

      If you can travel, see my post at http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/629812

      If not, I'd stay at the Casino for your meal since the restaurants offer good cuisine/service.

      1. Thanks for the reply
        Any info on Colosseo in Oneida?.

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        1. re: jaylhorner

          It's been some years since I've eaten at Colosseo, but I remember it as being ok--not great, but not bad either.
          I like the Franklin Hotel in Rome (301 S. James St.)--not much on atmosphere, but the food is good.