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Turtle Leaf Cafe supports efforts to maintain a green environment and preserve our world for the future. Organic and local produce are purchased whenever possible. We believe that food should not only taste good, but be good for you. Providing healthy choices to maintain optimal health for our cutsomers is our priority. Enjoy!
$6 - $12
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
American, Cafe
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Live Music
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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
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Stop in regularly whether meeting for a quick convenient business lunch, grabbing brunch with friends on the weekend, or just in need of a quick snack. Fantastic coffees, smoothies, an imaginative fresh menu perfect to satisfy any cravings. Staff is friendly, and helpful. Great to...see the owner working right alongside his staff! I’m a huge supporter of local independent business. Bonus that the kids menu is just as fantastic. My Littles LOVE when we stop! These people work hard, and put out amazing and TASTY products. Highly recommend the chicken salad as well as the banana fosters coffee! Fan of their version of grilled cheese as well.. too many great options to list all of our favorites. STOP BY AND GIVE THEM A TRY!❤️More

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

What a great find for lunch. I managed to eat half of my chicken salad pita with carrots and grapes on the side. My husband had beef panini with chips and salsa. Iced tea was strong brewed black tea. Soda was served in the can....There were so many deliscious-looking choices on the menu, it was difficult to choose. This restaurant is order at the counter, then food is brought to your table. (Fast casual).More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Haleigh O
June 28, 2016|
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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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