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Gimme Coffee

506 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5222
607-272-8564
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Ranked #60 of 237 restaurants in Ithaca
Most recent review
- Jun 26, 2014
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81% Recommend
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English first
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I guess I just don't get it. While the atmosphere here is great (super minimal design), my girlfriend and I have tried their coffee multiple times, and it just tastes bad. It tastes weirdly burnt and very different, in a bad way, than any other coffee I've had. I don't know...

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Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Fantastic local coffee house with amazing drip coffee. The coffee house can get load but they also have a sidewalk seating area.

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Worcester, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This place knows how to make coffee. It is rich with deep flavor, but not at all bitter. The pastries are also very good. We went here a couple of times. I had an almond and lemon curd cake one day and a rhubarb buckle another and both were as good or better than homemade and I am veeery picky... More

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Ithaca, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Gimme definitely makes the best coffee in Ithaca. They sell coffee that is fair traded, rainforest seal, sustainable and some is even what they call "relationship coffee" (close relationship with small growers). I like trying all the different coffees from all over the world. The staff can be hit or miss, but most are nice if you smile and say... More

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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
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50 reviews 50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

My friend used to work at Gimme Coffee and the first time I had it was at her house made via french press. Ever since then, I've been hooked! Best coffee in Ithaca.

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Bergen, The Netherlands
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Just another coffeeshop ? Yes, but this one has the best coffee by far in Ithaca ! Plenty of possibilities to plug in and work quietly .

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

This is probably my favorite "go to place" for coffee in downtown Ithaca. The staff is really friendly and I just like the vibe in there.. plus the coffee is also really good.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Excellent coffee quality, love African coffees and they have a good selection. I do think it's better than Starbucks by far. However, I feel they're a bit understaffed though and sometimes it can take a while to get your beverage. It's a good place to go and study or work, tends to be quiet. I also wish they had more... More

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Ithaca, New York
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67 reviews 67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Been getting my coffee here since they opened years ago. Coffee is mostly OK, sometimes the lines are a little long, bathrooms are kinda clean, better than mast...

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Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Considering prices are about the same as Starbucks and the Coffee Roaster a block down the street, I don't know why anyone would buy coffee here. Coffee was mediocre and the place was not very clean.

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