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Kelly's Dock-Side Cafe

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319 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850-3230
607-277-8709
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7:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 1:00 am
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New York City, New York
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a 5 star venue, keep going, we probably don't want you here either. If you want a friendly place to stop and pet a pooch or two while you are having lunch and a cold beer, this is the place to be. Unpretentious casual atmosphere, good food and it won't break your budget. Yes it's... More 

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Montour Falls, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Visited on a Friday night and it was very quiet. Very good food. Had steak, scallops and fried haddock. It was all delicious. Steak was cooked perfect and the portions were generous. Also had Bloody Marys. Excellent! Dined outside on the canal. It was very pleasant. The service was good and no wait. Overall a very pleasant experience.

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Thank KateF1177
Ithaca, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

A few of my friends and I met here for breakfast yesterday and the weather was perfect for sitting on the patio on the water. The service was adequate and everyone's food was alright but nothing to brag about. People come here to sit on the deck. The place is really shabby and needs some TLC very badly but if... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

We stopped here for lunch on a day in Ithaca and were able to sit outside by the water. The weather was perfect and it was fun to sit and watch the ducks, canoes and kayaks go by. The food was tasty- I had the breaded scallops and they were tender and tasty. We enjoyed our meal and were set... More 

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Thank Emily M
Ithaca
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

The only reason to go here is to eat on the outdoor patio overlooking the inlet. Greasy lunch, dingy place, one toilet.

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Thank southerntier
Finger Lakes, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Dh and I have driven by this restaurant multiple times over the years, but never stopped. We finally did on Feb. 24th for a quick dinner. The atmosphere is a dive or maybe I need to see it during the day? I don't know, but I wasn't impressed with the cleanliness, especially after seeing the co-ed restroom located between 2... More 

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Ithaca, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

The setting on the inlet is kind of fun and the food is more than competent, particularly the breakfast menu.

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Thank Etienne M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

Omelets were great. There's generous portions of fillings. Potatoes were to our taste. Service execellent.

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Thank catshephearder
Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

nice interior atmosphere and a enjoyable deck in good weather. Food is very good. Great breakfast and super fish fry.

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Ithaca, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

I take my uncle to Kelly's once a week, and have been for quite some time. I have never been disappointed by the food what so ever. My omelets are always done correctly, and my Uncle's scrabbled eggs are always just right.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
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: 607-277-8709

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?