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Carriage House Cafe

305 Stewart Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850-4517
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Ranked #28 of 240 Restaurants in Ithaca
Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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- Sep 16, 2014
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
New York City, New York
13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

My boyfriend and I are in our late twenties and recently did a trip through The Finger Lakes. We ate here for lunch and really enjoyed it. The building is beautiful and the interior is really cozy with old graphic design posters on the walls. They had interesting sandwiches and great quality. I would highly recommend it!

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Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

I wanted to have a very special Brunch for my 75th birthday. Everything was delicious. I shared my Brie-stuffed French toast covered with real New York maple syrup and blackberry syrup. The next time I will Not share anything!! Other family members had breakfast sandwich, duck pate, egg and bacon, fresh fruit. The coffee was hot and tasted like it... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I went to the carriage house for the 'best brunch in Ithaca' and wasn't disappointed. The atmosphere is warm and cozy and service was outstanding. I ordered a Brie stuffed French toast with berry coulis and was pleasantly surprised by how huuuge it was!! Great place to go with family or friends - I would recommend ordering to share, as... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I'll get to the Bloody in a minute. Let me begin by saying the atmosphere, food and service are outstanding! Brunch is served from 9-3, 6 days a week and the menu encompasses a bit of everything. My son ordered the burger, medium rare which is served on ciabatta. I had the grilled chicken Banh mi, also served on ciabatta... More

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Worthington, Massachusetts
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We were in Ithaca NY and were invited to The Carriage House Cafe for breakfast. The old stone building is interesting and this is a very popular area adjacent to the Cornell University campus. I had the daily special, an omlet with veggies and french cheese with sourdough toast. Great lattes as well. I believe that dinner time often has... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

I was very disappointed with my dining experience here. I came for breakfast, and was treated rudely by my waitress. I think her name is Carla. She seemed rushed even though there were very few people in the restaurant. When she served the food, she put it down without a word and rushed away before asking if I needed anything... More

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Rochester, New York
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95 reviews 95 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

From scones to a breakfast sandwich to French toast, to fried eggs, everything was superb. Service was exceptionally good. Might be hard to find and park, but well worth it. If you're in Ithaca, don't miss it!

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Ithaca, New York
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167 reviews 167 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Always crowded!! I recommend to go during weekday because this place is packed during weekend. I must say it is very nice place to go for breakfast/lunch/brunch. Good for both taking your date or hanging out with a group of friends. Service was very good, very attentive. My Ruben sandwich was super delicious, omelette of the day was also very... More

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carriagehousecafe, Manager at Carriage House Cafe, responded to this review

On behalf of the Carriage House Cafe I would like to thank you for your gracious review. I am happy to hear that our cafe has been an enjoyable experience for you and your friends. We pride ourselves on our quality food and service and appreciate you posting a review which promotes new business. If your friends have the time,... More

Ithaca, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

Owners of this eatery enhanced the neighborhood with a handsome restoration and re-purposing of an old stone and hardwood carriage house. A short walk from Cornell University's main campus, the breakfast, brunch, lunch menu is an interesting international mix. Salad greens are crisp and tasty, seasonings of soups, salads, sandwiches and main dishes a light-touch exotic and the coffee is... More

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carriagehousecafe, Owner at Carriage House Cafe, responded to this review

First I'd like to say how much I appreciate the review. We worked hard to restore the building appropriately and within the guidelines set forth by Historic Ithaca and the City of Ithaca. We feel privileged to have this space and want to continue to add value to the community in whatever way we can. There are many people working... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We attended a private reception at the carriage house cafe and were very impressed by the service. The food was all very good and the wait staff was on top of everything. They were very willing to work with the hosts and get everything done just as they wanted it. Great place to hold a private event!

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carriagehousecafe, Owner at Carriage House Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post up your review. We love working with our guests and strive to exceed their expectations. I will pass on your comments to our staff and we look forward to seeing you again! Kristian Woodall More

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