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Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed August 16, 2021

It isn't exactly gourmet dining but then again that wasn't what we were expecting. We were hungry after a wonderful half-day visit to the Corning Glass Museum (GO if you haven't been there!) and found this spot on-line. The food was fresh, the service was...prompt, and the menu was diverse. We both had generous salads. You can tell locals eat here which often means a place is good.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed March 27, 2021 via mobile

Great food and awesome lemonade. We’ve been here a couple of times now and it’s so good. It’s just a little bit different than standard fare, which is right up my alley. The Thanksgiving is fantastic and the kid loves the PB&J panini. We did...pickup and curbside, which make us feel more comfortable than eating inside of a restaurant.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed August 5, 2020 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on our way to our destination. It truly wasn’t worth the small detour. Typical menu. Nothing special. The food is average. Social distancing was practiced, although I didn’t like that they had a serve yourself beverage station. That does not...seem appropriate during these times of Covid. And the restroom wasn’t very clean. If you are in the area for work or you live there, it’s not bad for a quick bite, but nothing to go out of your way for.More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed January 2, 2020 via mobile

Stopped on the way to East Aurora, had a terrific lunch. Menu on the big board, lots of great choices. Breakfast burrito, chicken salad pita, and roast beef & mushroom panini were all outstanding. The flavored lemonade and iced teas are a must try, mango...was outrageous!More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed July 24, 2019

While headed to Vermont we were looking for a late lunch and both us dislike chain type restaurants so we came upon the Turtle Leaf. Great sandwiches and paninis. My wife had the chicken salad and I had the beef and mushroom. Both were delicious...and served on great breadMore

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 8, 2019

Wonderful atmosphere. Great selection of items. Food was really good. Disappointed they were out of some breads.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 4, 2019

It's a very narrow space, but at least 10 tables that seat 4. I didn't count. The menu is on a blackboard. Wraps, paninis, salads, and sandwiches with interesting combinations and healthy choices. I had a tuna and egg wrap with lettuce (not iceberg) and...onion. No mayo, but not dry at all, served with carrots and grapes. You line up to order and pay. Get a number and your meal will be brought. Very clean unisex restroom and very clean establishment all around. If you're in downtown Elmira at lunch time, I'd give it a try. You can order online and they do catering. Metered parking on the street. Closed on Sundays.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed March 16, 2019 via mobile

always a great spot for lunch. wide selection of sandwiches and sides; all excellently prepared. healthy choice!

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

The owner is a great guy who knows his customers and aims to deliver fresh and healthy food. Try this place, you'll be glad you did.

Date of visit: March 2019
Reviewed February 16, 2019 via mobile

My family and I enjoyed our lunch. The Apple Chicken Pecan Salad was truly meal size and very tasty. My husband ordered a Featured Sandwich, and it, on the other hand, was quite small, which they might want to mention to people, and it did...not come with any fruit or vegetable sides, so it seemed more of a side dish itself. But with a smoothie, his belly was pretty full. Pleasant and friendly staff.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Response from Adam B | Property representative |
There are all types of Vegan and Vegetarian options..the easiest way to see them is to look online at turtleleafcafe . com or come on in the Cafe and see first hand! :)
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Turtle Leaf Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4