If there's one thing that Utica does REALLY well - it's food. We're not talking about chain restaurants, we're talking about those one of a kind spots that you just can't miss.

Personally, I'd find it hard to rank which is the best restaurant in Utica. Sometimes, the best food can be found at a spot no one really knows about...yet. Plus, what I like, you might not enjoy.

If I want to know what the crowd thinks, I can always turn to Yelp. Yelp compiles the reviews of its users, and then calculates which is the 'best' restaurant - based on used reviews. Now look, I know sometimes a restaurant can get bad reviews because someone doesn't like their policy or even politics...but Yelp's ranking here seems to jive with what I've heard from a lot of diners. So according to Yelp users, these are...

The 10 Best Restaurants in Utica

So, how many of these have you been to? I've gotten to 8 of them (okay, I admit it, I'm not a great cook!)

Is there another restaurant that HAS to be on this list? Email me at beth@lite987.com