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Simply Red Bistro

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1150 Danby Rd, La Tourelle Resort, Ithaca, NY 14850-9406
+1 607-273-2734
07:30 - 14:00
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Ithaca, New York
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

In addition to the attentive and personal service the food is particularly well prepared and presented.

Thank Etienne M
Ithaca, New York
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

charming and attentive (not over solicitous) service and menu with good assortment of selections well prepared.

Thank anavidpalate
Kennett Square, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Nice lunch spot. Variety of fresh delicious flatbreads. Nice service. Fair prices. Definitely a good choice in downtown Ithaca.

Thank rick19348
Lynbrook, New York
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126 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015

Let me start by saying that I spent two nights at the LaTourelle Hotel and even after eating at the restaurant, I did not know its name was "Simply Red Bistro"..every sign I saw just said "Bistro"....I mention this because I think the place gets overlooked, its off in the corner of the lobby, not calling much attention to itself,,,,even... More 

1 Thank ROR29
San Francisco, California
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162 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2014 via mobile

really enjoyed dinner here. We had a large party. The wait was reasonable given the size. Very interesting and varied menu. Wait staff was very professional. Prices were reasonable. one of the best Lamb burgers I ever had. Delicious.

Thank Desigal7
Wapwallopen, Pennsylvania
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014 via mobile

We were disappointed that the chef lunch trio was not available, but complimentary bloody Marys soothed our angst. Then we had two delicious salads,with fresh mozzarella cheese and albacore tuna.

Thank dianar04
Rochester, New York
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

This little bistro blew us away. The menu is short and simple, which is usually a good sign that the food will be fresh and seasonal. We ordered the "Pot of Gold" to start, which was a how bowl of ricotta cheese and a sweet/spicy sauce that comes with some hot and buttery toast for dipping. We never had anything... More 

Thank Tom C
New York
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130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2013

We were staying at La Tourelle so had a late breakfast here....my omelet was chock full of cheese, mushrooms and sausage and cooked perfectly, as was the fried potatoes side. The breads offered for toast are from the Ithaca Bakery and very tasty. My husband's bacon was crispy and delicious. Lots of coffee and a nice fruit-cup rounded out our... More 

Thank FingerLakesTraveler1
New Jersey
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64 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2013

We really enjoyed our breakfast and brunch hear. French toast is amazing and there is a real farm to table effort. Great option to be away from the crowds at the Commons or in College town.

Thank travelingmom526
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2013

I had breakfast delivered to my room from the Bistro. I travel often and almost always order breakfast from room service. Room service breakfasts are usually delivered on well-appointed trays or tables. I was very disappointed with what was delivered to my room from this place. At the prices, I feel this place is falsely advertised and doesn't live up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 16
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1150 Danby Rd, La Tourelle Resort, Ithaca, NY 14850-9406
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-273-2734
  • This restaurant is at La Tourelle Hotel, Bistro, Spa
Whether you are dining with family or friends, business colleagues or as a single traveler, we strive to provide a warm and relaxing crossroad where life and good food meet. Thank you for sharing part of your day with our family, at The Bistro at La Tourelle. Bon Appetite!

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