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Old World Cafe and Ice Cream

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1 W Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2680
+1 607-936-1953
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Corning, New York
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place to go for GREAT fresh food, soup/salad combos, large salads, sandwiches, desserts, fresh coffee...you name it. Friends and I eat here often, oh and they have an ice cream bar with beautiful hand carved wood working. Plan on a wonderful lunch with family and friends.

Thank Yorkxan
Moon Township, Pennsylvania
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268 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Go here !!! Great place, great Ice Cream and soda fountain. Brings you back to the good old days. Great service, limited seating

1 Thank kwf47
Nashville, TN
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163 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed October 28, 2016

We stopped into the Old World Cafe on Market Street in Corning, NY, for a coffee and ice cream and it was wonderful. The atmosphere in the cafe is so pleasant and the decor and original woodwork is beautiful. Go enjoy the soup of the day and other food items, including ice cream sundaes, coffees and teas.

1 Thank Irmi E
Horseheads, New York
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254 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Love this place. You can't go wrong with the soup and mini sandwich. Everything is fresh and delicious. They also feature Purity ice cream! Highly recommend if you are on market street!

1 Thank Memmett
Deposit, New York
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2016

My friend and I enjoyed a fabulous lunch of homemade soup and sandwiches. Everything is made fresh every day! Located downtown Corning, it is rich in history and food. They also have a great selection of coffee and ice cream. We will be back!

Thank heath22016
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed October 16, 2016

We stopped in for lunch. The layout of the place is a little strange but the food is very good. We both had the tuna melt panini, wow these things could feed three people! Of course we had to try the pies, pumpkin and apple. Both were very good. You order at the counter, pick a table, then they bring... More 

Thank duke7911
Chicago, Illinois
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113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed October 15, 2016

We stopped here for a quick lunch and they didn't bat an eye when we asked to split a sandwich. They were very accommodating and you paid after you were done eating. The atmosphere in the shop was cute and had the old fashioned look.

Thank Carlie
McKeesport, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed September 28, 2016

The food was outstanding. If you leave hungry, that's on you. Expensive, soup and sandwich for my wife and I came to $40. Service was good but a little rude.

Thank Kevin U
New York
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133 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Old World Cafe is a great spot for lunch on Market Street. They offer an excellent selection soups, sandwiches and desserts. I recently tried the gumbo and thought it was excellent. It consisted of chicken, shrimp and sausage and was very flavorful. I've never had a bad sandwich there. They also have an "old fashioned" ice cream counter that serves... More 

Thank Skeeter013
Bedford, New York
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016

A very quaint place to stop a while and have a bite to eat. Sandwiches, salads, ice cream etc. Very good food and relaxing place to be

Thank Carole M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, American, Soups
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 W Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2680
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Corning
  • Phone Number: +1 607-936-1953
We stopped here in Corning. Really great sandwiches and soup. Terrific ice cream. The bakery items looked great although we did not try them.

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