IRONMAN 70.3 SYRACUSE - FOOD & FUN

If you are headed to Ironman 70.3 Syracuse, we have some suggestions for things to do and places to eat.  Syracuse is in the heart of New York State.  It’s a  friendly university town that offers a variety of activities during the beautiful summer months.  For all you spectators, please review the Ironman Spectator’s Guide and check their website for any updates.

THINGS TO DO

  • Erie Canal Museum (318 Erie Blvd E) – Explore the story of the historic Erie Canal and it’s role in American history.
  • Museum of Science and Technology (500 S. Franklin St.) – Located right in downtown Syracuse, you can see homemade science, a weather station, an IMAX theater, interactive exhibits, and much more.
  • Webster Pond (2000 Block of Valley Dr.) – This is a scenic pond and park; perfect to unwind and enjoy a glimpse of nature’s beauty.
  • Fairmount Glen Miniature Golf (210 Onondaga Rd.) – Who doesn’t love miniature golf?? Line up the perfect shot and putt to your heart’s content.
  • Pole Position Raceway (Destiny USA Dr.) – Start your engines!  Race a go-cart down a massive indoor track.

PLACES TO EAT

Photo Courtesy of ALFA bar & dining room.

Photo Courtesy of ALFA bar & dining room.

  • Dinosaur BBQ (246 W. Willow St.) – A full-bodied barbeque joint with a unique atmosphere, with ruggedly flavored meats and savory seasoning.
  • ALFA bar & dining room (200 Waring Rd.) – A neighborhood gem that bases their menu on seasonal, fresh, local ingredients.  The food is totally made from scratch and they off vegetarian options.
  • Spaghetti Warehouse (689 N. Clinton St.) – Need a little carb loading???
  • Alto Cinco (526 Westcott St.) – If you are in the mood for Mexican, you can’t go wrong.  Who wants homemade salsa, guacamole, and beans!  They create fresh food in a homey atmosphere.  To make it enough better, they support several animal welfare groups!
  • Gentile’s (313 N. Geddes St.) – They get consistently great reviews for their innovative Italian dishes.
  • bc Restaurant (247 W. Fayette St.) – They’re known for their customer-centric modern dining and offer a $30 three course menu.
  • 317 at Montgomery Street – If you want a nice dinner out or looking for a romantic dinner, you’ve found the place. It’s a modern fusion restaurant that specializes in using fresh, local ingredients.
  • Mario & Salvo’s Pizzeria (4326 E Genesee St.) – A fantastic New York style pizza with all the pizzaz, plus a great selection of other entrees.
  • Strong Hearts Cafe (719 E. Genesee St.) – A heart healthy, vivacious vegan restaurant, dedicated to great taste that’s also good for you.
  • Empire Brewing Company (120 Walton St.) – A hearty pub & restaurant featuring a varied selection of foods and alcoholic beverages
  • IRONMAN 70.3 SYRACUSE - FOOD & FUNJoelle’s French Bistro (4423 Skate Street Rd.) – Truly fine French dining, with a signature menu of independent gourmet creations.

Hope these ideas help.  Have a great race and enjoy Syracuse!!!

 – THE TRIWIVES

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