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Purity Ice Cream Co

700 Cascadilla St, Route 13 at the corner of Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850-3255
+1 607-272-1545
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (328 reviews)
“sundae” (37 reviews)
“cupcakes” (27 reviews)
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700 Cascadilla St, Route 13 at the corner of Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850-3255
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Reviewed 18 June 2018

Interesting flavors and a friendly efficient staff. Went there with the kids and it was a great experience. While crowded, they processed orders quickly.More

Thank Steven B
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hi Steven B! Thanks for your visit and comments. Definitely a kid-friendly place, this Purity Ice Cream! We do get lots of fans, but my wife has labored hard for years to constantly tune our serving process to make it quick, yet friendly. See you...More

Reviewed 18 June 2018

The ice cream is great. The place is noisy - hard floors amplify the noise with lots of families. Out front is right on a busy road with trucks, etc.More

Thank ithaca63
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hi Ithaca63! Thanks for the review. Can't do much about the location..., but glad you like our ice cream. We put in noise dampening ceiling tiles, but the industrial floor is original and I really wanted to keep that look when we renovated. I know...More

Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

As one of the few ice cream places in town, Purity gets a lot of local love. There’s a large selection of homemade ice cream and a selection of fancy sundaes, as well as the standard sundae toppings, shakes, floats, etc. vegan soy ice cream...More

Thank lunderdvm
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hi lumberdvm! Thanks for the thorough write-up! I hope you get to try everything on our menu at some point and that we see you again often. Bruce

Reviewed 31 May 2018

I first went to Purity in the last century and it has only gotten better. Lots of typical and creative ice cream choices. Long lines of course. Great to have a place to sit inside on a hot day and cool off with a cone...More

Thank DadMD
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hi DadMD, Thanks for your review. We like visitors from all centuries! Our banana ice cream is made from real banana pure (not banana flavoring...) and used to be a seasonal flavor until it got so popular. You should try our very newest flavor: A...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

The portions are huge, had a double scoop in a waffle cone, it was a lot of ice cream. Even a single scoop in a waffle cone looks like a lot. The flavor and consistency of the ice cream were very good. Want to try...More

Thank Sockrateez
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hi Sockrateez! Thanks for visiting. By your message, it looks like you plan to come again (and again). This is good. We still have two more kids to put through college!! Glad you like the inside seating. We worked really hard to make that space...More

Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

Amazing ice cream... worth the visit and the wait... and the calories. Come here every time I’m in town to visit my son.More

Thank StanF28
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hi StanF28! Thanks for the kind words. My nephew did a cartoon of a character we called "Purity Pete" lying in front of the building (which had a line of waiting people), with his hands on his belly and a couple of empty cones on...More

Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Love purity for their ice cream. The eggs we had for breakfast were good just nothing special to warrant a higher rating.More

Thank easytopleez
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Hi easytopleez, Thanks for visiting and writing. Sorry we did not knock your sox off with the eggs. I hope you will come to breakfast again and try some other stuff. Our pancakes (especially the lemon ricotta ones) get great reviews! Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Great services I would , nostalgic creamery and more flavors than cows to count!! Split the dip and double down!! Rich creamy true flavor and wow!!

Thank Dan B
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2018

Dan, you're a poet and you don't know it!.. Thanks for the visit from Las Vegas and the kind words. Come again soon! Bruce

Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

On a weekday night, there were 57 people in line. Wow. 57. How long is that...? They have great stuff and a special line for prepackaged stuff, but 57 people? Ouch. Parking lot was overfilled. If you are Northbound, watch for the unmarked lot on...More

Thank Brian D
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Brian.....Briand.....Brian..... We work hard for those five little dots. You are going to ding us because we are too good ;) Seriously, thanks for coming and for your kind words. Thanks even MORE for telling people about the extra parking! It is hard to get...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018

Tons of options to chose from! Was busy, but line moves quickly. Delicious and reasonable prices. Got a junior scoop in a dish, was just enough.

Thank Beth R
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2018

Hi Beth R! Thanks for the visit and the kind words. We work really hard to serve people quickly and pleasantly. So it is nice to be recognized! I will pass your kind words along to our team. 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Cascadilla St, Route 13 at the corner of Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850-3255
  • 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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