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Glenwood Pines Restaurant

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1213 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850-9555
607-273-3709
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Dining on a budget

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  • 45
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
An Ithaca staple

The Pinesburger is iconic as is the find and seek on the menu and Bloody Mary. The burger was just as good as I remember with the thousand island dressing and large fresh french bread roll- the french fries are not hand-cut or anything special so they are the only downside. Great chili! The decor... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 5, 2014
Goyaz22
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Boston, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Late Night
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117 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Trumansburg, New York
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Okay, some dishes stand out -- fish, burger, some soups -- but this place is kinda riding on historical goodness.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Nothing fancy about the Pines, but decent food, consistently prepared at a decent price. Good burgers and apps, decent drinks. Not going to make the Michelin Guide, but decent food in a decent place.

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Ithaca, New York
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Glenwood Pines is a basic, Ithaca staple. The food is diner-like and the service is fast. The décor is basic and you can expect a meal where you won't complain. There is upstairs and down-the-stairs dining. Nothing fancy, but nothing to complain about either. This is an easy, relaxed setting for a good meal and perhaps some laughter and good... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I have been eating at the Glenwood Pines for over 25 years! It has been good every single time. I can always depend on good food at a reasonable price.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

The Pinesburger is iconic as is the find and seek on the menu and Bloody Mary. The burger was just as good as I remember with the thousand island dressing and large fresh french bread roll- the french fries are not hand-cut or anything special so they are the only downside. Great chili! The decor is simple and hasn't changed;... More 

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Endicott, New York, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I drive to Ithaca just to eat at the Pines. The Pinesburgur is simply amazing. Always cooked perfectly. The staff is friendly and fun. The view overlooking Cayuga lake is stunning. Nothing fancy, but definitely a place to stop.

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Islesboro, Maine
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

For a burger and a beer, the Pines can't be beat. The bacon cheese-burger on french bread, cooked to order, was the best I've ever had. The view over Cayuga Lake is remarkable. Always busy but the service is efficient and tables open up quickly.

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Denver
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9 reviews 9 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Cozy place, nice folks, full bar. My son had the burger and fries. I had a salad and a bowl of chili. Nice lunch.

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Westbury, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Let me add to the kudos for this local place…the burger was delicious…beautifully charred and served on French bread from Ithaca Bakery, another standout Ithaca spot. They have a challenge…eat 4 of their special pines burgers in an hour and win a t-shirt…burgers are 6 ounces , doesn't seem like ti would be too hard to do. After you've eaten... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed this experience of an authentic American burger joint. Food was all we hoped it would be, and service friendly (albeit a little chaotic!).

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1213 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850-9555
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: 607-273-3709

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 10
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?