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Boilermaker specials for all runners, foodies looking to carbo-load ahead of race day

Boilermaker Burger, photo provided by Baggs Square Cafe Twitter account.

The greater Utica area offers tasty dishes that only get better on a celebratory-weekend like the Boilermaker.

Posted: Jul 10, 2019 12:07 PM
Updated: Jul 11, 2019 11:27 AM

Are you a runner looking to carbo-load ahead of the big Boilermaker Road Race on Sunday? Or perhaps, you’re just a foodie, who loves a good meal – and know the greater Utica area offers tasty dishes that only get better on a celebratory-weekend.

Either way, we here at WKTV put together a list of the local eateries for everyone from near and far in the Mohawk Valley Boilermaker weekend.

A fresh burger and fries for $10 or a waffle with fresh berries for $8 Boilermaker weekend. 

171 Genesee St
Utica, NY 13501
(646) 833-6152

Bella Regina:
Friday and Saturday -- All you can Eat Pasta Marinara $9.99, or All you can Eat Chicken Riggies $15.00

239 Genesee St (4.11 mi)
Utica, New York 13501
(315) 732-2426

Carmella’s Café:
Saturday -- A free pasta dinner for Boilermaker runners who come into the restaurant with their bib numbers.

(Don’t forget about the pasta challenge Saturday at noon – make sure you register online!)

8530 Seneca Tpke (8.36 mi)
New Hartford, New York 13413
(315) 797-3350

Babe’s at Harbor Point:
A FREE pasta dinner to all 15K runners from 11am-11pm on Saturday, July 13, and a FREE kid’s pasta dish to all kid’s run participants from 11am-4pm on Saturday. Runner must bring bibs, kids must bring kid run t-shirt.

80 N Genesee St,
Utica, NY 13502
(315) 735-0777

Wanna Play Café:
The Spaghetti & Meeples special will help you carb up before the big race or the Boilermaker Burger.

15 Auert Ave
Utica, New York 13502
(315) 790-5966

Bagg’s Square Café:
A special Bacon Bleu Chicken sandwich with a great Bleu/Cream Cheese spread.

421 Broad Street.
Utica, NY 13502
(315) 790-5724

Boilermaker Pasta Dinner: 
Each year, runners have the opportunity to give to the United Way by dining at the Pasta Buffet sponsored by Sodexo. Runners, their family and friends can carb-up at the popular 'all-you-can-eat' pasta buffet, which features assorted pastas and sauces, salad, bread, dessert, and beverages. On Saturday, July 13 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. the dinner will be held at $7 a ticket at Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica. 

Alumni Center
Mohawk Valley Community College (Utica Campus)
1101 Sherman Dr.
Utica, NY

*If we missed any great Boilermaker specials ahead of the big race, please let us know!*

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