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Purity Ice Cream Co

700 Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850
+1 607-272-1545
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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700 Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850
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Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

In college I probably went a little too frequently haha. Visiting as an alumni it's a MUST STOP! Every friend I've brought loves Purity. My former roommate is still obsessed with their mint ship because it's ground up chips not chunks. I have a special...More

1  Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Purity ice cream and corn meal pancakes for breakfast and a Mayor of Ithaca sighting as well. How much better can it get? I had blueberry muffin ice cream over corneal muffins worth a lemon curd-like topping. It was delicious. And when Mayor Myrick stopped...More

1  Thank newfish143
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

What's not to love. Great ice cream. Fun atmosphere. They are open late - so easy to make this as a dessert stop after dinner downtown.

1  Thank Abigail K
Reviewed 15 September 2016

There are just so many choices, the only disappointment is that I am not here long enough for multiple visits. The ice cream is rich and the servings are generous. I've never had a disappointing experience here....just make sure you leave room for ice cream...More

Thank Terri P
Reviewed 13 September 2016

not just the ice cream, which never disappoints, but the entire experience is totally satisfying.. the staff have always been great, and accommodating even to odd requests

Thank elruso809
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I have enjoyed Purity ice cream since I was a kid. My grandma, a lifetime resident of Fall Creek, would treat us to a cone on occasion. The flavors, old and new (Bittersweet is still my personal favorite), offer something for everyone...cones, shakes, sundaes, etc....More

Thank UpstateNewYorkParent
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great ice cream a little pricey but way better than store brand . Have not ever been let down. It is a busy spot but worth the wait!

Thank arobbs
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Always delish! Try the Happy Bowl with chicken! It is so good that we dream about it! We call it the Crack Bowl! Yummy! The sweet tater fries are magnificent and the banana pancakes with Nutella at breakfast are THE BOMB!

Thank Beth H
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Purity is simply the best place for ice cream in Ithaca. They have all the regular flavors and then some wonderful speciality flavors like Bulldog crunch. They also have specialty types of ice cream such as vegan and no sugar added. Often those types of...More

Thank sharpsewer
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Homemade, wonderful ice cream, and fresh baked products. Best part was they had soy ice cream, and choices for people who can not eat animal proteins, I recommend for anyone who has kidney disease it is so difficult to eat out, this is the perfect...More

Thank Julie C
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Do you have French fries
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
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 23:00
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
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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.