We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Get food delivered
OR
Get food delivered
About
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!
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $12
Special Diets
Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Cafe
FEATURES
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
Reviews (57)
Filter reviews
57 results
Traveler rating
32
15
6
3
1
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
32
15
6
3
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews panini beef breakfast burrito sandwiches mango at lunchtime grapes carrots turtles mayo
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?1  
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?
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
Helpful?
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Holiday Inn Elmira Riverview
252 reviews
.51 miles away
Coachman Motor Lodge
30 reviews
1.75 miles away
Mark Twain Motor Inn
37 reviews
2.34 miles away
Red Carpet Inn Horseheads
38 reviews
4.67 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Beijing Garden Restaurant
104 reviews
.27 miles away
M & M Red Hots
74 reviews
.12 miles away
Vincenzo's Pizzeria
89 reviews
.39 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Eldridge Park
131 reviews
1.99 miles away
Woodlawn Cemetery of Elmira
102 reviews
1.67 miles away
Chemung Valley History Museum
53 reviews
.07 miles away
Mark Twain's Grave
32 reviews
1.67 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Haleigh O
June 28, 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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! :)
1
Vote
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing