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Moosewood Restaurant

215 N Cayuga St, Ste 70, Ithaca, NY 14850-4329
+1 607-273-9610
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
215 N Cayuga St, Ste 70, Ithaca, NY 14850-4329
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

We had a lovely lunch at Moosewood! The Butternut squash soup and a salad were delicious. There is a wonderful array of tasty homemade salad dressings. The fresh baked grain bread was a comfort food and very hearty. The hot ginger tea was amazing, and...More

Thank ctm85
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Having owned the Mooswood cookbook for decades, I wanted to try the restaurant. The menu is limited, but everyone in our group found something they enjoyed. Glad we went, but would hope for a more expanded menu

Thank alisondu
Reviewed 15 January 2018

The service and food are consistently mediocre and overpriced. I always feel like I wasted my money and could have made a better meal at home. The service is slow and subpar. Today I waited 20 minutes for a coffee, which had grinds in it,...More

Thank Bianka T
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Visited Ithaca and looked for a vegetarian restaurant Moosewood was recommended I had butternut squash with pasta. Was wonderful. Live Irish style music in the next room which allowed us to talk and enjoy the music at the same time. Was hard to find as...More

Thank Sabra2308
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Moosewood is always a great bet for food. You get an excellent meal at a reasonable price. The only problem with Moosewood is they are so popular it can take a while to get your food. The staff are always wonderful about it, but make...More

1  Thank dpbreiten
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

This is probably the most famous restaurants in Ithaca. Vegetarian but does serve fish. Atmosphere is good. Setting is dated. Food excellent. I had salmon with a polenta cake for my main. Was good. Everyone enjoyed their meals

1  Thank Munster21
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

We ordered the wasabi stir fry. The flavor was very good but it was lukewarm coming to us. Also, we sat at the bar and therefore, could easily see the bartender making carrot juice. Sadly, he took the carrots right out of the plastic bag...More

2  Thank ZebulonPike1
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Like other reviewers, I'm a longtime vegetarian with Moosewood cookbooks going back decades. I was so excited to go to this pillar of excellence and creativity! It was mid afternoon and we were informed by Waitress #1 that only soup and salad were available durning...More

3  Thank FreeAtLast57
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We visit Moosewood every time we are Ithaca. It has been about five years since we ate there. We met friends for lunch. I was the only one of the four of us who really enjoyed my meal. My wife was very disappointed in her...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 9 November 2017

While I am not a vegetarian I love the adventure of eating new and interesting foods. The place came recommended by a shop keeper. I am glad I was able to experience this place because apparently it has set some standards in vegetarian cooking. The...More

Thank marian m
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19 July 2016|
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Response from Carol S | Reviewed this property |
Yep! Check out their menu online but also ask when you're there. Very accommodating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 N Cayuga St, Ste 70, Ithaca, NY 14850-4329
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-273-9610
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