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235 S Cayuga St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5509
+1 607-882-2333
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
235 S Cayuga St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5509
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The service was spare, the food good, the atmosphere strained. As a teaching facility it is obvious that it must be under revision, or should be.

Thank anavidpalate
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I dined at Coltivare on a recommendation from our hotel concierge, and we were very glad that we did. The presentation, flavor, and overall quality of the food were outstanding. My wife's roasted beets were the best we ever tasted, and my...More

Thank Wayne L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for the INHS annual meeting. They did a nice job feeding us all and having a variety of options and desserts. Even the mayor commented on the chicken.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed April 15, 2018

We were visiting Ithaca and Coltivare was recommended by our hotel. Good location, great having the parking garage right above and the space is beautiful! The menu is interesting and the food was for the most part very good. Unfortunately the poor service spoiled the...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed April 8, 2018

We hit Coltivare on a good night. The bartender John from San Francisco was engaging and made the most delectable gimlets. We ate at the bar and enjoyed our quinoa salad and the pesto cream pasta. We split both dishes and were glad we did...More

Thank Lillian I
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

I came here with my family before heading to a comedy show. We are based in Elmira and I will definitely be back. The wine & drink options were superb as was the food and service. I highly recommend it!

Thank Nedfred55
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful brunch. The staff are wonderful the place is amazing. We will go often. They offer classes. Have special event dinners and will do private parties. The artwork is beautiful. The bar is breathtaking and The drinks were great.

Thank jeannette b
Reviewed February 14, 2018 via mobile

The beer and wine lists are nearly exclusively local. Each course was well prepared and presented appropriately. I checked previous reviews before coming and am glad I ignored the nay-sayers. A pleasant evening.

Thank Craig R
Reviewed February 12, 2018

Dined here 2/10/18; last minute decision as we had a Cayuga Market Place certificate which they honored on a Saturday night without hesitation. Called about 45 minutes ahead of time to see if we could secure a reservation and were accommodated This was not my...More

Thank pawpaw
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Good brunch in a beautiful restaurant. Bloody Mary Bar and omelettes to order were well executed. Must see!

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Response from MotorcycleMamaw | Reviewed this property |
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Response from presvy | Reviewed this property |
No kids' menu and it is more trendy and upscale than kid-friendly. There are lots of other eateries around that would easily satisfy children those ages. Also, it takes a while to get your food and there is nothing to... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $38
Dinner, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 S Cayuga St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5509
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-882-2333
  • E-mail
Our unique and seasonal menus use fresh food from the TC3 farm, along with other local ingredients. Our menus have been put together by our team of Chefs. Coltivare loves to present our farm-fresh ingredients by preparing them simply and letting their natural flavors shine. We offer a modern, rustic, & inviting atmosphere that celebrates the brilliant flavors of food and drink.
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