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Carriage House Cafe

305 Stewart Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850-4517
607-645-0152
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Ranked #30 of 239 Restaurants in Ithaca
Hours:
Tue - Sun 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Ithaca, New York
Top Contributor
183 reviews 183 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Didn't get to taste the food because the wait was beyond reasonable. Must be popular. I would suggest getting there as early as possible unless you like to wait a long time for breakfast/Brunch

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Commack New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

I wanted to try this restaurant for quite some time, but due to lack of reservations and long wait times I finally made it in for breakfast here. The food was good.We sampled their fresh baked goods which were tasty and the french toast was good but nothing above average. I also never experienced being charged for coffee refills, which... More

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Albany, New York, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

They have parking for three cars all of which did not move the whole time we were there. Street parking awful. We walked about a mile down a big hill. So loud you can't hear other talk. Service was very good and food was so so. Would not go back

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

Hi Janet, I am so disappointed to hear about your experience but appreciate you posting a review. We have tried many times to find a solution for parking with the city or Cornell. The best I can offer you besides rotating street parking out front are the two lots located on Williams street to the left of the building. These... More

State College, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

If you're looking for a place for breakfast/brunch in the Ithaca area, you should definitely consider going here. The food is absolutely delicious- one of the best meals I've ever had. The brie-stuffed French toast is just incredible. Really good coffee. The ambiance is great- an old carriage house with lots of antiques for decorations, glass-top cafe tables and a... More

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

Hi, I am so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to our cafe! Thank you for taking the time out of your day to post a review about your experience, it is much appreciated. Just FYI- we recently switched our coffee to a new local roaster who we are supporting through the Carriage House. You can buy bags of... More

Las Vegas, Nevada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The title of my review says it all. I ate the finest breakfast of my life here last weekend. No, I'm not exaggerating. It was that good. I got the strata, a baked dish of layered bread, cheese, several meats, and greens. It was FANTASTIC. Warm, savory, delicious. Better than any breakfast dish I've had anywhere. It came with a... More

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

Wow! What a wonderful review, thank you for taking the time to write such detail, it is greatly appreciated. I am happy to hear you had such an amazing experience, we strive to exceed our customer's expectations. I hope you are able to visit again soon! Best, Kristian Woodall General Manager & Head Chef More

New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

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

Hi, Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review of our cafe. We greatly appreciate input from our customers. I am so happy to hear you enjoyed everything and hope you and your boyfriend are able to visit again soon! Best, Kristian Woodall General Manager & Head Chef More

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

Hello, We appreciate you taking the time to respond. Yes, the business is family owned and we are excited to be celebrating our 10th year! We are so happy to hear you had a great experience celebrating such a special birthday. Thank you for visiting and we hope you come back again soon! Best, Kristian Woodall General Manager & Head... More

Bangkok, Thailand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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carriagehousecafe, Owner at Carriage House Cafe, responded to this review

Hi, Thanks so much for posting your review of our business. We greatly appreciate customer comments and love to hear feedback about the specifics of your visit. We agree, it is very nice to share some dishes so you can try different items! Thank you again and we hope you are able to visit soon! Best, Kristian Woodall General Manager... More

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

Hello, Thank you so much for the review on Trip Advisor. We do not take our customer's comments lightly and actually heard quite a bit of feedback regarding the blood mary. Rest assured- we have changed the recipe and think it is much, much better! Next time you visit please let us know so we can give you a sample... More

Worthington, Massachusetts
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 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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carriagehousecafe, Owner at Carriage House Cafe, responded to this review

Hi! Thanks so much for taking the time to post a review on our page. I am very pleased to hear you were invited to brunch at our cafe and enjoyed the food and ambience. FYI, we no longer serve dinner and only host private events in our 'hayloft' area during the evenings. If you have a chance, check out... More

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