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Purity Ice Cream Co

700 Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850
+1 607-272-1545
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (295 reviews)
“sundae” (34 reviews)
“cupcakes” (28 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 23:00All hours
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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700 Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850
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Reviewed yesterday

The ice cream is excellent. We shared one scoop in a cup. The scoops are huge, so one scoop was fine. This is a very popular ice cream shop so be prepared to wait. Expensive, but I think that has to be expected for excellent...More

Thank bobfox98
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came for dessert - huge selection of ice cream. This was a delicious treat. Well priced , friendly staff - will come again.

Thank Tracey R
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Tracey R, We appreciate your visit and your kind words. We do hope you will come again and work your way through our long list of flavors. It is a worthy quest! Happy Fall! Bruce

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice selection of savoury food on the menu it is not just an ice cream bar. Reasonably priced and reasonable portions of food, you won't need a doggy bag here. Goo selection of ice cream and even those vegan people won't need to moan here.More

Thank Skytourist
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Skytourist, Thanks for the visit and for trying our food offerings! I don't have a dog, so I make a point of never having anything left on my plate to feel bad about not taking home! And I hope that next time you will...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After lunch, we stopped in for some ice cream, shakes and pie. Everyone was very impressed and loved what they had. The staff was friendly. helpful and made great recommendations to us. If you are visiting, or a local, stop in for some ice cream...More

Thank David D
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi David D. Thanks for the nice review. My only suggest for an improved Purity experience is to eat your lunch at Purity too! M-F (Weekends we serve breakfast!). Also, glad you tried the pie. It is really hard for Heather to keep pies in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Huge assortment of flavors. Very creamy and flavorful. Absolutely worth the price. Love the atmosphere

Thank Dick S
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Dick S, Thanks for the visit and the kind words. While I love the ice cream, I agree that the atmosphere is fun and it is my favorite part. So many great memories are made at Purity. I love that. Cheers, Bruce

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is a unique experience. They have a large variety of flavors. The hang up for me is the price. It seems awful expencive :(More

Thank moviemama3
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi moviemama3! Thanks for visiting. Sounds like you had a good time and for that I am really happy! We try to tread that narrow balance of keeping our prices in line with other dessert places, while still providing high quality ingredients, a modern and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had Mocha Chip. It was very good. Large quantity for 1 scoop. Good Mocha flavor. The chocolate chips were many but too fine, small. I would have liked larger chips. They have a great location. They are currently recoating the parking lot with only...More

Thank Roger S
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Roger S, The parking lot is done (only took two days....never a good time to do that sort of thing!). The story about Mocha Chip (and the Mint Chip and Bittersweet flavors): This is a Purity traditional method...we don't use "chips" or "chunks" in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to relieve your ice cream cravings! SO many flavors all made fresh and local. Great service - although there are often lines in the summer time - the mood is always upbeat as everyone is there for the joy of dessert!More

Thank rndtompkins
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello rndtompkins! Glad you like Purity and I hope you will visit often (to try each and every flavor!!). It is indeed a wonderful gathering place in the summer (and now, with our added seating, it has become a great place to meet up at...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great flavors, good service, awesome brunch on the weekends! This is like a typical ice cream shop... but on steroids. It's huge compared to the typical ice cream stand and costs a big more than smaller places. They serve crazy good brunches on the weekends...More

Thank Kelley C
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi KelleyC, Thanks for the thorough review! I am very happy that you have tried, and enjoy our weekend breakfast. It is indeed a happy, family-friendly time. My favorite part about Purity is that you can see all sorts of people there...it is about as...More

Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

An absolute must for after dinner ice-cream. What a marvelous choice of flavours and choices. Friendly staff and good prices.

Thank 59happy
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi 59happy! Now I understand why you have the name you have! You are one happy person...probably even before you had some Purity Ice Cream! Thanks for being a fan. Bruce

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lyndabogel
11 November 2016|
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Response from PurityIC | Property representative |
We do have french fries as part of our weekday lunch menu! You can see our lunch menu at our website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Delivery, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 23:00
Saturday
07:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-272-1545
  • E-mail
Description
Premium ice cream from upstate NY milk! Fresh baked pies, muffins, cupcakes and other goodies. Saturday and Sunday Breakfast 7:30am-1:00pm Monday-Friday Lunch 11:00am-2:30pm Fresh food, local ingredients. Fun setting. Happy times.
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