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Kelly's Dock-Side Cafe

$$ - $$$American, ,
319 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850-3230
+1 607-277-8709
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  • Average28%
  • Poor17%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
319 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850-3230
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don’t let the tired facade of this place scare you away! When we pulled up and looked at the place, at first we weren’t going to go in, but we were so glad we did. There is a quaint little back patio that overlooks the...More

1  Thank JukeboxMama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

nice back porch overlooking the water. friendly service. Food not bad, reasonably priced. Front bar looks like a good place to hang out and grab a beer while watching TV

Thank George H
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

We wanted to go to the Boatyard but they were closed so we tried Kelly’s instead. They were not busy, we seated ourselves outside on the water. We thought the Buffalo Chicken Salad sounded good so we both tried it. We were not disappointed, the...More

Thank Carol T
Reviewed July 11, 2018

It ain't fancy, but a great value and a great spot to watch the world go by. Breakfasts are always good. They make a great sandwich, especially the Rueben

Thank Dennis P
Reviewed December 12, 2017

The food is usually good tasting but overly greasy, came by boat several times and by car others. While the food tasted good most of the time the service was marginal most of the time, as someone else said no one greets you except to...More

1  Thank Lewis863
Reviewed October 23, 2017

Besides helping ourselves to menu's & seating, (not busy at all), we were not at all impressed with the atmosphere from the start. If I were a health inspector, I would shut it down & have them scrub the place & update the equipment &...More

1  Thank lpayne109
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Went for breakfast in the whole place seemed a little disorganized. I don't drink coffee so I wanted to Diet Coke and it was completely flat and they seemed a little baffled about carbonation. Had an egg white omelet with spinach and mushrooms and it...More

Thank brantjames
Reviewed August 18, 2017

I liked the back deck and view on a nice summer day. The other guests all seemed relaxed. The ducks in the canal were so cute. I did not enjoy my meal, the taco salad. The shell was delicious, but the greens and the meat...More

Thank SenoraSofia
Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Water and menue..20 minutes. Coffee...15 more minutes. Table was sticky. Crab Bennedict had a small piece of wire in it. Told waitress, but she just took the wire away. Used to be so good, but no more. Never did get check, and,yes, had to wait...More

1  Thank Culture2957
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Ithaca is an extraordinary place for tourists to visit and experience a variety of very interesting attractions and food choices. Kelly's is a great part of the Ithaca scene. It's located alongside a small canal and while eating you can see people in canoes and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
7:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850-3230
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-277-8709
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