This is a tapas style restaurant and everything on the menu somehow involve local produce, meat and dairy. One of the things you are going to be shocked about are the prices, they are so reasonable you are going to have to do a double check. The atmosphere is perfect for many different kinds of events whether it involves going alone or with a large group. We warn you, your taste buds are in for a real treat with some of the amazing items available like duck, shrimp, lamp, cheese platters and even some excellent wine. We highly recommend the outdoor seating if weather permits.
The Boatyard Grill
525 Taughannock Blvd, Ithaca, NY 14850 (607) 256-2628
This is where you will find some of the most calming dining that has ever existed. You can sit outside by the water and if you do we guarantee that you will feel your cares melt away. We highly recommend that you sample the scallops with mushroom risotto, you are not going to believe how amazing it is. The wines available here are amazing as well and if you talk to your server, you will be able to pair your wine to the entree that you order. And speaking of the service staff, you are going to love the attention to detail and how well they take care of your every need all without being overbearing or intrusive.
114 N Aurora St, Ithaca, NY 14850 (607) 272-1438
Conveniently located in downtown Ithaca, the entire staff at this wonderful venue is committed to being a local and sustainable restaurant for those who love to partake in the freshest of fresh. You will find the food menu to be varied and very heavy on locally sourced ingredients. The wine and cocktail list is going to blow you away and there is nothing that this place can't come up with for you. Let's face it, when you have something great to offer, the more of it you can get the better and the portion sizes that this place serves up will not disappoint.
500 S Meadow St, Ithaca, NY 14850 (607) 697-0211
The chefs here start everything with only the best ingredients when preparing some of the tastiest and freshest meals you have ever experienced in your life. This is one of those establishments where they believe in cooking exactly what you are craving. And don't worry, you will have plenty to pick from including sushi, a hot slice of pizza or even a hearty sandwich. But we have to mention the amazing Italian tradition that is part of everything they do here. Let's put it this way, you have to be there to really understand and know how phenomenal this venue is in every way.
526 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850 (607) 257-8881
Family owned and operated, this is the place to be for fresh and delicious Vietnamese food. The setting is clean and modern and the atmosphere will definitely put you at ease. The place is always full and there is a very good reason. The staff is very attentive and they actually seem to enjoy being at work. But truly, it is all about the food and we guarantee you that everything you might order is so mouth watering. And don't worry about the cost because the prices are super reasonable. So, if you are looking for a very unique experience, this is the place that you need to be.
Ithaca Ale House
111 N Aurora St, Ithaca, NY 14850 (607) 256-7977
Conveniently located in the heart of all of the great action in Ithaca, this is your opportunity to visit a unique and exciting dining venue. The craft beer selection is amazing with over 20 tap craft beers for you to consider. The atmosphere is casual and there is some very relaxing outdoor seating as well. They have some excellent entree salads including a crab cake salad and a ancho chicken salad. Son't worry, they will fill you up. But truly, if you are looking for a good old fashioned bar burger, they have that as well. You are not going to be disappointed in anything this place has to offer.