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Carriage House Cafe

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305 Stewart Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850-4517
+1 607-645-0152
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09:00 - 15:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 15:00
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Ithaca, New York
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Coming back to visit Ithaca with college friends we were completely underwhelmed. We used to frequent this brunch location often. The food was not the same. It seemed very generic and bored. The service was fine enough. They just seem to have stopped trying.

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Thank susybee89
Ithaca, New York
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45 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

THIS. IS. MY. FAVORITE. PLACE. IN. ITHACA. I don't give a lot of 5 star reviews. Even the reviews I give typically have at least one negative. I have no complaints about the Carriage House. After hearing about it, driving past, it and googling the menu countless times...I finally made the trip for brunch one day and have come back... More 

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Thank ShayShayTheGr8
cincinnati
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75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time here. The food was amazing !!!!!!!! There were 7 of us so we ordered and shared the food family style. The Brie Stuffed French Toast was awesome. We also ordered the Brioche French Toast and Sconewich and additional sides. The restaurant was the best. The service was excellent. Rustic atmosphere. Cozy. I can't say enough about this café.... More 

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fresh ingredients prepared perfectly and a wonderful staff in a charming setting. Doesn't get better

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Thank Mike S
Raleigh, NC
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Beautiful restaurant with fresh, local ingredients and a pleasant staff. The Bahn Mi sandwich was terrific. The meat strata was good, but not great. The salads were fresh and delicious.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Dropped by on a Tuesday morning for breakfast right at opening time - 9 am which seems a tad late. Chose the brioche French toast with berry coulis while my son had the Brie-stuffed French toast. Both were excellent but the plating could have been a little more elegant/appetizing. Not even a sprig of green or anything - a little... More 

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Thank Carol S
Baltimore, Maryland
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Carriage house is a little overpriced cute restaurant. I'll definitely be back for Sconewich. If you want a little spicy dish, go for Pulled Pork.Food quality is very good. Ambiance is very good, Service is very fast but always crowded. waiting time 25-30 minutes if you are there on weekends.Getting parking space is bit difficult.

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Thank anuradha d
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Carriage House is a charming, rustic cafe with field stone walls, hardwood beam floors and wrought iron tables. We visited around 2:30 pm so we missed having to wait in line with the typical lunch crowd. The cafe was only about 2/3 full of people and it was a bit noisy due to all the hard surfaces, so I can... More 

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Lakewood, Ohio
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127 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

This is a really cute restaurant, and we had a nice breakfast here. We both got breakfast sandwiches - the vegetarian one came with a tasty sundried tomato spread. They also have lots of good choices for coffee drinks. It's a very nice little spot. I thought it was a tad overpriced for what you get, but enjoyed it overall.... More 

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Thank Lilly S
Gaithersburg, Maryland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

The food is good; the wait is not worth it. I think the reason it is always so busy is that it sits at the bottom of the hill from Cornell.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 15:00
Thursday
09:00 - 15:00
Friday
09:00 - 15:00
Saturday
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 305 Stewart Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850-4517
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-645-0152

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