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Old World Cafe and Ice Cream

1 W Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2680
+1 607-936-1953
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (40 reviews)
“panini” (13 reviews)
“ice cream” (50 reviews)
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Cafe, Soups, American, Vegetarian Friendly
1 W Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2680
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I regularly get take out and eat in here, usually for lunch or an early dinner. The food is great- my favorite is their homemade Stracciatella soup (which is like a much yummier version of classic chicken noodle, with egg and cheese in it), and...More

Thank seascapeslove
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great desserts and icecream with outside tables. Wonderful place to set and relax. Great shops up and down main street.

Thank Fantastic387
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice lunch spot in the center of Corning's Gaffer District. Food, service always seems to be consistently good. When we were there the young male server was particularly polite to us "old" folks. Great soda fountain for ice cream, sodas, etc. Nicely decorated like an...More

Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place!!! The decor is so pretty and the sandwiches are amazing. Their ice cream is out of this world. Sometimes a long wait for a table on weekends, but terrific for a week day lunch / dessert. Great location right beside the Centerway...More

Thank nllatplay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Six of our party had a great lunch at Old World Cafe, known primarily for ice cream. The sandwiches we got were generously sized and tasty. Service was outstanding. No beer.

Thank RayMargeson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located with the information bureau. The restaurant features and ice cream parlor and sandwich area. You order your sandwich and grab your drinks and anything else and find a seat they bring the order to you. Everything was fresh and tasty!!!!!!!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We asked a local person for a recommendation for a lunch spot. She told us about the Old World Café and told us to split a sandwich. Well, the two of us thought we can each eat an entire sandwich - no way. They are...More

1  Thank bubbleblower
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This cafe is great service is quick and servicing are big. They have a great choice of sandwiches, panini, salads and soups. As well as icecream cakes for dessert

1  Thank 843Sammy70
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Small place that looks like an old time ice cream parlor. The sandwiches were excellent. The coffee was much better than average. The ice cream was very good. Staff very nice.

1  Thank Ricmar60
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Charged me a large coffee's price for a cup of milk for my toddler son. I think it's over priced and when I asked why the girl didn't seem to be sure if the store's "rule".

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 W Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2680
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Corning
  • Phone Number: +1 607-936-1953
We stopped here in Corning. Really great sandwiches and soup. Terrific ice cream. The bakery items looked great although we did not try them.
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