Sunday is a day of rest and relaxation for many, and what better way to usher in a new week than with a good meal? Many of the most popular restaurants in Syracuse, New York, offer Sunday hours to accommodate patrons who wish to dine out for brunch or dinner.
Empire Brewing Company
The Empire Brewing Company pairs tradition with originality. The restaurant's menu has a variety of contemporary American dishes, and the food is complemented by a full bar and signature beers from an on-site brewery. Sunday brunch runs from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and the standard dinner menu is offered from 2:30 to 9 p.m.
Empire Brewing Company 120 Walton St. Syracuse, NY 13202 315-475-BEER empirebrew.com
PJ's Pub and Grill
PJ’s Pub and Grill lives up to its name by offering traditional bar fare at reasonable prices, but its spacious dining area and the array of options on its dinner menu provide a true restaurant experience. When visiting for lunch or dinner on Sunday, dress casually and relax at one of the linen-covered tables. Sunday hours are from 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
PJ’s Pub and Grill 116 Walton St. Syracuse, NY 13202 315-478-3023 pjspubandgrill.com
The colorful decor and funky ambiance of The Mission make it an enjoyable spot for anyone who enjoys Latin American cuisine and a lively dining experience. The restaurant is designed to host couples, friends and families, so parties large and small will feel comfortable and accommodated. It is open on Sundays from 5 to 9 p.m.
The Mission 304 E. Onondaga St. Syracuse, NY 13202 315-475-7344 themissionrestaurant.com
Though it is known for its homemade pastas and sauces, Pastabilities also serves steak, fish, chicken and pork. Its seasonal menus provide variety and reasonable prices. To take home some of the restaurant’s original pastas, sauces, breads and oils, visit the bakery, Pasta’s Daily Bread, located just across the street. Pastabilities offers Sunday dinner from 5 to 9 p.m. Pasta’s Daily Bread is open Sunday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Pastabilities 311 S. Franklin St. Syracuse, NY 13202 315-474-1153 pastabilities.com
L’Adour’s menu is pricier than those of other restaurants in Syracuse, but it is worth the expense as it is one of the few French restaurants in the area. Visit the restaurant on Sunday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a reasonably priced brunch or from 5 to 8 p.m. for an elegant dinner.
L’Adour Restaurant 110 Montgomery St. Syracuse, NY 13202 315-475-7653 ladour-com.wildtex.net
Started by three bikers in 1983, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que advertises itself as “a genuine honky-tonk rib joint” with signature sauces. The Syracuse restaurant is one of three locations, all of which are in New York. It is open on Sunday from noon to 10 p.m. for all carnivores who enjoy a lively meal. The only part of Dinosaur Bar-B-Que that visitors cannot experience on Sunday is the live music, which runs only Monday through Saturday.
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que 246 E. Willow St. Syracuse, NY 13203 315-476-4937 dinosaurbarbque.com