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Purity Ice Cream Co

700 Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850
+1 607-272-1545
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“ice cream” (290 reviews)
“sundae” (33 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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700 Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OMG! This place is the bomb!! If you want the most amazing ice cream cone you may ever have, then head to Purity. I've never had such an incredible dipped waffle cone stuffed with two amazing and flavoricious scoops of ice cream in my life....More

Thank Chris L
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Chris L. And that has to be one of the most enthusiastic reviews we have ever received! Thanks for the kind words and we will be dipping a new waffle cone for you soon! Bruce

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Try the sundaes and pies! A great selection of different pies, which they will top with one of their ice creams with perfect consistency. Yum! Lots of seating and a must do rain or shine!More

Thank rroebig
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello rroebig, Thanks for the note. It is very true that since our renovation we have become a very fun place to go on rainy days. Used to be that we didn't have much seating, so it wasn't much fun on a cold or rainy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a great place with great ice cream. You can sit outside or inside their new place. The lines move quickly, although I have stood in line for a half hour before during peak season.

Thank Atrevidachika
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Atrevidachika! Thanks for the visit and for the kind words! Hope to see you again soon (during busy and not-so-busy times:) Bruce

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

But if it is a hot summer day, the lines can be long. Full of kids, fun atmosphere. We love going there.

Thank BethPren
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi BethPren, Yes, in the Summer, "busy" is our middle name. My amazing wife Heather, though, has optimized our serving process repeatedly to serve people as quickly as possible. Glad you enjoyed the happy atmosphere at Purity. It IS invigorating! Bruce

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We waited on line for 20 minutes and then another 20 for our forgotten order. 3 out of 4 of the ice creams we ordered had freezer burn. Three them out. Disappointing and not worth 40 minutes of our lives.More

Thank Lisa R
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Lisa R. Thanks for taking the time to write. We work very hard to never have ice cream served that isn't top notch. Please always bring issues to the attention of our manager on duty so that we can correct it. Freezer burn tends...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ice cream is super overpriced for very basic products, also most products contain chocolate making choices very slim for people with food allergies.More

Thank rombacht
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi rombacht! Thanks for writing and for your visit. Sorry we seem to have disappointed you. We like happy customers... We do love our chocolate at Purity, but almost half of our over 30 flavors do not contain chocolate so I am sorry you could...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at Purity Ice Cream to give it a try. It was a very long wait to order and then wait again for your order number to show up in the screen for pick up. After waiting for our order for some time we...More

Thank katherine f
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Greetings, katherine f! Thanks for visiting and for your comments. A busy night at Purity can be...really busy! We try very hard to keep the line moving and serve people as rapidly as we can while not making them feel rushed while ordering. It is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on the way back home from Ithaca. Always liked the flavor mixtures they have here. Still trying to decide my favorite. Right up there with Cornell ice cream.

Thank AKGN
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello AKGN, Thanks for your visits! The best thing is that we have lots of flavors, so keep on trying new ones. Cheers, Bruce

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on the way back from Watkins Glen. The line was long but moved fast. We had the chocolate cookie dough, bittersweet chocolate, gimme mocha fudge and the affogato with the amazing coffee ice cream! They were all really good. It was worth the...More

Thank Hannah J
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Hannah J, Great flavor selection you made there. That was all on one waffle cone, right?! Hope to have you visit again this summer. Bruce

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lyndabogel
12 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
USD 5 - USD 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
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
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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