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Purity Ice Cream Co

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700 Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850-3239
607-272-1545
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7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night

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    Very good
  • 26
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
In town for graduation

Had a great visit to Ithaca and it was topped off by some great ice cream. Lots of selection and neat place to visit. Based on how busy it was I'm assuming everyone else in town thought the same.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
Dan0o
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Portage, Michigan
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Portage, Michigan
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Had a great visit to Ithaca and it was topped off by some great ice cream. Lots of selection and neat place to visit. Based on how busy it was I'm assuming everyone else in town thought the same.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Great ice cream with huge scoops. Avoid peak times on the weekend when lines are long. Friendly, enthusiastic staff.

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Syracuse, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We waited a total of 40 minutes to get our order placed and ice cream in hand. It was Not worth that kind of wait. Dont get me wrong, it was very good. I got a chocolate malt, friend got blueberry muffin ice cream in a waffle cone. She said it was fantastic! You'd have to try it out yourselves.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We went to Purity at the recommendation of a local who told us this was the best ice cream she had ever had. I have to say that we were disappointed. They were doing a great business while we were there so we are probably in the minority of those who think this ice cream is just so-so and tastes... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

A delightful ice cream parlor atmosphere and delicious home-made ice cream. Would recommend at least one trip. Everything is freshly made including the sugar cones, besides the ice cream.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Delicious ice cream! Very popular place. You place your order with the cashier and then step aside. All the "scoopers" are working very hard filling all the orders. Similar to Starbucks. Lots of seating inside and some tables outside too. Can try 2 different flavors in a small size cup.

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Oakville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Outstanding ice cream with a great selection of flavours . Caters for vegan tastes as well . Servings are huge . Would definitely recommend a visit if you are an ice cream lover.

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Millerton, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Stopped during slower time on a Saturday afternoon. Girl taking our order had an a slight attitude and didn't listen. Ice cream was good though. Better than most. I would stop again.

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Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We tried them for breakfast. They serve weekends. The menu is cutesy and fun with a lot of interesting items. The hybrid approach to ordering is mildly off putting. The english muffins are excellent. 3 cornmeal flapjacks are very pricey @ $7.50. Sausage or bacon additional. Potatoes looked like they were cooked in a deep fat fryer. Jams excellent. Butter... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This place looks great and has a load of options but the place is busy and im sure that reflects on the quality, I had high expectations for this ice cream which is in my favourite style, I was a bit dissapointed with the flavours at the end. Looks like they had a awesome pancake menu though.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 700 Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850-3239
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: 607-272-1545

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?