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The Antlers Restaurant

1159 Dryden Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-8808
+1 607-273-9725
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster bisque” (31 reviews)
“london broil” (9 reviews)
“prime rib” (12 reviews)
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American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1159 Dryden Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-8808
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Reviewed March 14, 2018

We were a party of three. We had drinks and dinner for $80. The food was delicious, quickly and unobtrusively served, and good size portions. I would certainly visit again.

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed March 5, 2018

We three shared a variety of dishes and were pleased with all. The wine service was prompt and the dishes arrived in good order. A very pleasant evening and dining experience.

Thank Etienne M
Reviewed March 4, 2018

We've eaten here many times. In fact we've eaten here on Valentine's Day before, and had excellent meals and excellent service. However this past Valentine's Day (2018) while our food was, as usual, very good, the service really did leave a lot to be desired....More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed January 28, 2018

We went on a Friday at 6:30 without reservations. While they were quite busy we were seated rightaway. Service was fast and attentive. Prices were moderate. I had very good smoked trout, a salad, and very good lobster bisque. My wife had a crab cake-...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed January 3, 2018

I went with two acquaintenances for dinner tonight. Our server Jakkie was very good even as busy as she was. The scallops appetizer was tasty, bread warm, iced tea perfect, meals were just the right size, tasty, fresh and we were able to have pleasant...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed November 24, 2017

This restaurant has always been great. They even accommodated us with a last minute change when an unexpected family member joined us. Fantastic service personnel. Made for a GREAT Thanksgiving dinner and evening. Could not rate them any higher.

Thank Roger F
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Plenty of parking, bar, fireplace, seating, etc. As usual a pleasant atmosphere and friendly service by hostess, bar tender and waitress. It is always a favorite with us four to venture there to enjoy a meal. The only negative comment I have to make is...More

Thank arnold t
Reviewed October 12, 2017

Whenever we are in the Ithaca area we make sure we have dinner at the Antlers. It has a relaxing, friendly atmosphere, always excellent service, and great food. Their scallops and salmon are outstanding. And I ALWAYS save room for the Indian Pudding. It is...More

1  Thank Rachel A
Reviewed October 4, 2017

The activity is enough to keep one amused while enjoying hearty, well prepared dishes and competent drinks. the service is pleasant and prompt.

Thank anavidpalate
Reviewed September 15, 2017

Good food, especially roast beef on wednesdays. Ice cream sunday is great. Reasonably priced. Good fireplace on cold winter days. We go there regularly.

Thank hardtofindagoodhotel
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Response from Amy M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have either a card or a certificate -- I don't recall which. ENJOY!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$12 - $30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1159 Dryden Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-8808
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-273-9725
Like our décor, food, prices, and service, our intention is to give you a comfortable, honest homestyle dining experience. We value consistency, getting it right the first time and every time. Discover delightful dining, serving classic American cuisine in a comfortable casual atmosphere.
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