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215 North Cayuga Street, Ste 70, Ithaca, NY 14850-4323
+1 607-273-9610
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5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have had a couple of Moosewood Collective cookbooks over the years, and couldn't resist the opportunity to eat at the restaurant. I easily got a table for lunch on a Saturday. I ate one of their daily specials, and highly recommend the feta garlic salad dressing and the marinated chickpeas. I topped it off with a glass of local... More 

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Thank Carey H
Interlaken, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

So enjoyed the Christmas decor, welcoming wait staff and of course the food. I had deliciously hot vegetable pea soup to start. My main dish - a Moosewood favorite - Shrimp with Grits. Visually appealing and very happy taste buds. I had enough to bring home half. I finished with a hot cup of their special Ginger Tea. Just perfect!... More 

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Thank Ggirl11
Ithaca, New York
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My fiancé and I tried this restaurant as it is highly recommended and we were very pleased definitely will be returning

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Alplaus, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Writing about the Moosewood - The Moosewood - is pretty challenging. Fact is, we've been here several times, and while it's good to very good, I just haven't found it to be special. This last time, the service got in the way of my appreciating the experience (dirty side dishes that needed to be replaced, wrong utensils, general inattention to... More 

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Thank drmjd
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Moosewood is an iconic vegetarian restaurant with excellent cooking. Second time there (last time was a few years ago), this time had a caulifower, cheese, & tomato soup, followed by a main course of tuscan beans, polenta cakes, and kale. Both were delicious. I love this restaurant!

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Thank Urban-cyclist
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The delicious and healthy selection of food here for a reasonable price is good, but the ambiance is plain, odd, and on the arty side.

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Thank maura22LJ
New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This legendary restaurant, of the famed Moosewood cookbook series, has for four decades been an ambassador for healthful local fare with a vegetarian bent. Located in Dewitt Mall the heart of downtown, the place at first glance underwhelmed, looking in need of a makeover. But then, that '70s "woody" decor is part of its identity. I ordered a salad, an... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I put that as my title because that is the day I chose to go. However they were open just that one because it was election day. They offered only soup and bread for an inexpensive price. I was just so happy they would be open I was up for the the simple meal. It was delicious, I will return... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been cooking from Moosewood cookbooks for many years, so I was excited to get there. The food was fresh and inventive. Not really a vegetarian, I was pleased to see shrimp on the menu. The salad dressings were house made and really special.

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Landisville, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have and use the original Moosewood cookbooks and was so looking forward to visiting this storied establishment. What a disappointment. Perhaps I had it built up too much? Unfortunately the food was mediocre and the menu limited. I ordered the dinner special, a three bean tostada, what I got was some refried beans, an ice cream scoop sized mound... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 North Cayuga Street, Ste 70, Ithaca, NY 14850-4323
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-273-9610

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?