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Heights Cafe & Grill

903 Hanshaw Rd, Ste 19, Ithaca, NY 14850-1530
607-257-4144
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Ranked #8 of 239 Restaurants in Ithaca
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Our first time here-- the main attraction was that they take reservations. The ambience was imperfect given the dim lighting in the rather crowded back room but after a while we didn't notice. As others have mentioned, the dishes are complicated but good. Service was crisp and overall we had a very good experience. Expensive.

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Chicago
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Fantastic restaurant. Isn’t the Internet great. We wanted a nice restaurant for lunch close to the Cornell North Campus and this one showed up. (Thank you TripAdvisor and other reviewers.) The food was creative, well prepared and well presented. We also had dinner on another night and dinner is also recommended for fine dining. Although the food and menu is... More

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Ithaca, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

You just can't go wrong with the HUGE Caesar salad on pesto flatbread with calamari. So yummy! It's practically three meals. Coffee is very good, tea selections are very nice, especially around the cold weather holidays. I've never been disappointed with the lunch-time service.

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White Plains, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Had a lovely dinner there on 9/20 when I was visiting Ithaca. The maitre d' was wonderful and made a special effort to find us a table despite our call at the last minute on a busy weekend. The food was creative, with local ingredients. My husband had the best dish with a wonderful smoky pasta to accompany his cod.... More

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New York City, New York
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

First time at The Heights Grille and loved it! Beautiful decor, great food and wonderful server. Highly recommended and will return

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Baltimore, Maryland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Delicious menu and friendly, high-quality service. I highly recommend this restaurant. It's a hidden gem! It is the type of place you may save for a special,occasion but it shouldn't be. The menu changes nightly, which warrants frequently trips.

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HORSEHEADS
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We went here for our anniversary last night. I come from a family of wonderful cooks. We are so tired of eating out and thinking, we could do better at home. Looking for some beautiful and creative food? Look no further! The bar is gorgeous with a wonderful tapas menu. Try the BLD (breakfast lunch dinner) The dinner menu is... More

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St.paul
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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This is a notable dining experience. Staff are welcoming, friendly and helpful (one member of the party was vegan and the chef created an exceptional dinner). The food was simply superb. Halibut fresh light and flavorful. Cauliflower appetizer was a total treat! Do Not miss this food!

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New York City, New York
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130 reviews 130 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Although you'd think from the name that the Heights Cafe and Grill is informal, it's a bit less relaxed than the name might suggest. Service was attentive, although I must say that it was far slower than we wanted, and the meal was paced such that there were long breaks between courses. The food was tasty, and everyone ate well.... More

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LEXINGTON
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The Heights catered a wedding we attended and the food was amazing. The evening started off with lovely hor d'oeuvres and a great waitstaff. Once everyone was seated we enjoyed a sit down dinner that was served family style. Everything was delicious. The sides were so good, some tables asked for seconds and they were provided immediately. A truly wonderful... More

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Additional Information about Heights Cafe & Grill

Address: 903 Hanshaw Rd, Ste 19, Ithaca, NY 14850-1530
Phone Number: 607-257-4144
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
Open Hours:
Monday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean

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