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Cafe Dewitt

) #44 of 205 Restaurants in Ithaca €€ - €€€ American, Cafe
215 N Cayuga St, Ste 76, Ithaca, NY 14850-4329
+1 607-273-3473
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (26 reviews)
“french toast” (5 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 14:30All hours
American, Cafe
€€ - €€€
215 N Cayuga St, Ste 76, Ithaca, NY 14850-4329
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Menus make use of local, seasonal food, imaginatively prepared. Good service and good value.You can do brunch or lunch here and it is possible to have a conversation without competing with loud music.

Thank LeGrace B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the best eggs of my life at the Cafe Dewitt. What a pleasant discovery! Hungry for a late brunch offering, we found the spot thanks to a query at our hotel. While tricky to find at first due to it being inside a...More

Thank Dancinggirl2014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food was a little overpriced, but was good. We had googled "waterfront dining" in Ithaca, hoping to eat on the lake, and this cafe popped up. Definitely not on the waterfront--it's in the Dewitt Mall. The small shops beside the cafe gave the cafe a...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pros: Awesome chill place to have brunch Really good food, been there a few times and been never disappointed with the food Well priced Very popular spot on Sundays Cons: Very popular and as such very busy Relatively small place and so could be a...More

Thank Yaw N
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful breakfast featuring a French toast special and waffle special, both from that morning board! Hard to say which was best as we shared and loved both! In a mall on bottom floor which seemed unusual to me but the food was worth...More

Thank Hope L
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Coffee was very weak - you know, the kind that turns grey when you put milk into it. Ugh. Nothing gluten-free for my wife, which was also surprising given this is Ithaca. Then the Eggs Florentine came with raw spinach leaves. OK, I thought maybe...More

Thank today9
Reviewed 23 May 2017

In an unusual setting with constant foot traffic going through, and interesting daily special menu and usual favorites is presented. Attentive service is pleasant especially with a 50 foot aquarium along one side. Desserts are particularly well attended to as well.

Thank Etienne M
Reviewed 30 April 2017

If you're in Ithaca and around Dewitt Mall, consider lunching at Cafe Dewitt rather than its more famous sister around the corner. We would have done so much sooner in our Ithaca sojourn had we known that Cafe Dewitt is very vegetarian friendly. We even...More

Thank ISyzigi
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Weekends get incredibly crowded here but come before 10am on a weekday and expect friendly service and a leisurely paced breakfast. The coffee is excellent and the menu has the usual fare plus some interesting twists. Mostly local products too - the ham is especially...More

Thank emmab8616
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I've eaten at Cafe Dewitt for 30 years and I never get tired of it. Breakfast/lunch/brunch and occasionally dinner. Food is excellent. Preparation is excellent. Service is good. Friendly atmosphere.

Thank bwes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 N Cayuga St, Ste 76, Ithaca, NY 14850-4329
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-273-3473
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