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Bandwagon Brewpub

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Certificate of Excellence2015 Winner

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Selection of 3 Local Cheeses w/ Raspberry
Jalapeno‎ jam & baguette Jones Family Farm Marguerite lively run cayuga blue Kenton’s farm bianco
Breaded & Fried Smoked Gouda Cheese w/ Spicy Marinara Sauce
Sauteed Brussels Sprouts w/ Garlic, Pine Nuts, White Wine, Butter & Sea Salt
Hand Cut Fries w/ Cat Sup, Malt Vinegar Aioli, & Curry Mayonnaise
Creamy Garlic, Spinach & Artichoke Dip w/ Crostini
Hand Breaded Chicken Tenders in Spicy Buffalo Sauce w/ Blue Cheese
Potato & Cheddar Wontons w/ Chive Sour Cream
Cup $3.00
Bowl $6.00
Pumpkin, Amaretto & Andouille Soup
Soup & Salad
Cup $4.00
Bowl $8.00
Beef, Beer & Bean Chili w/ Cheddar, Sour Cream & Scallions
Cup $6.00
Bowl $10.00
Romaine Lettuce, Parmesan, & Garlic Croutons w/ Housemade Caesar Dressing
Cup $6.00
Bowl $10.00
Spinach, Onion, Apples, Candied Pecans, & Blue Cheese w/ Raspberry Vinaigrette
Cup $6.00
Bowl $10.00
Beets, Candied Pecans, & Goat Cheese w/ Balsamic Vinaigrette Over Bistro Blend Lettuce
Cup $5.00
Bowl $9.00
Bistro Blend Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, & Currants w/ Balsamic Vinaigrette or Basil Buttermilk Ranch
Iced Tea
Ithaca Root Beer
Ginger Beer
Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
Housemade Sparkling Raspberry Lemonade
Shrimp, Andouille, Spinach, Onions & Tomatoes in Red Pepper
Chili cream sauce over cornmeal waffles
Spicy Vegan Coconut Thai Vegetable Curry w/ Jasmine Rice
Braised Autumn's Harvest Chicken w/ Indian Spices & Tomato
Onion‎ cream sauce over jasmine rice
With your choice of marinara, vodka or alfredo sauce
Fish & Chips - Beer Battered Catfish w/ Hand Cut Fries, Malt Vinegar Aioli & Cat Sup
Pulled Chicken BBQ, Coleslaw & Cheddar Cheese on a Toasted Kaiser Roll
Grilled Chicken or Pork Spiedies (or One of Each!) w/ Bwb Spiedie Sauce & Honey
Hot sauce on Italian bread
House cured bacon, lettuce, tomato & garlic mayo on toasted Italian
Grilled Cheese & Tomato Panini w/ Swiss, Cheddar, Mozzarella & Lively Run Chevre on Italian
The following are served on a kaiser roll w/ lettuce, tomato & onion
House salad
Cup of soup
Mac & cheese
Housemade thick sliced bacon $+1 per serving
1/2 Pound Local Burger w/ Swiss, Garlic Mayo & Bwb Stout Mustard
House salad
Cup of soup
Mac & cheese
Housemade thick sliced bacon $+1 per serving
Housemade Pecan, Bean & Barley Burger w/ Saffron Aioli & Green Chili Paste
House salad
Cup of soup
Mac & cheese
Housemade thick sliced bacon $+1 per serving
Blackened Chicken w/ Honey
Hot sauce & garlic mayo
House salad
Cup of soup
Mac & cheese
Housemade thick sliced bacon $+1 per serving
Chipotle Chicken Sandwich w/ Cheddar Cheese & Chipotle Mayo
All sandwiches served w/ your choice of side add housemade, thick sliced bacon for 1 / serving
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
American, Bar, Pub
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just like the title, this place has good beer (some brewed here) and always good food. The chicken tenders and veggie burgers are made on site and always delicious.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 90sjay
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

When there's a great show at the State Theater, this is my go to spot for pregame, food, & brews. Burgers are excellent! Delicious craft brews on tap. Check the board when you arrive for beer list. Friendly staff. Make a reservation, the place fills...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank indieroller
Reviewed August 11, 2017

The pub is in a basement but s actually quite a pleasant place to spend an evening. The staff were very friendly and we were kept well topped up with drinks throughout the evening. The boards show the current beer selection which on our visit...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Peter G
Reviewed June 6, 2017

You need to know that Bandwagon is in the basement! This might put it in the negative column but they have actually decorated it so that it's cozy and cool. The menu is varied and creative and features local producers. I highly recommend discussing options...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank smonagan
Reviewed April 12, 2017

The Bandwagon is our go-to spot for dinner before an event at Ithaca's State Theatre with its convenient location just around the corner. Even though we had to wait 20 minutes past our reservation for our table to be ready, we were done in time...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Cedar880
Reviewed March 24, 2017

My daughter and I stopped by for an early lunch on a Sunday. The place is very nice and has a main dining area and a separate bar/lounge area. We wanted to watch basketball, so they gladly accommodated us in the lounge. I had a...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Hoiya
Reviewed January 10, 2017

All four patrons agree we had fabulous food in a warm atmosphere on a chilly day, with great service to match. I shared my three crabcake sliders (more meat, minimal filler, which made me very happy) with my daughter (she ordered the house-smoked Gravlax eggs...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Eileen B
Reviewed December 13, 2016

I called ahead and was able to make a reservation for 9! A restaurant that understands that a large group actually do not like to show up at a restaurant and be told-sorry there is a 45 minute wait! Our table was ready when we...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank cayugasheila
Reviewed December 11, 2016

Awesome place for casual drinks and good, local food. Comfortable atmosphere, I personally love that they feature local artists and display their works throughout the year. They have a wide variety of local beers on tap, and make a killer plate of fries on $3...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank IthacaQueen
Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Lots of interesting food choices and a wide variety of local beer. Gets crowded in its basement space, so sometimes there's a wait.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank brantjames
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