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215 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5547
+1 607-277-2253
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Open Now
5:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
European, Asian, American, Fusion
$$ - $$$
215 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5547
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I always have date night on Thursday nights, and try to mix up the restaurants that we visit. Thursday the 16th we decided on Madeline's on the commons in Ithaca. We had visited before and as in the past this visit was...More

1  Thank Jim H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Glad we found Madeline. Yes it was higher end then intended...4 of us was 190...but we had top end filets delish and cooked to order).....steaks and potatoes were perfectly seasoned vegetables were wonderfully seasoned and just right. Large selection of beers, wines and specialty drinks...my...More

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 4 November 2017

I had dinner here with friends on a Saturday night two weeks ago. Loved it so much I returned for brunch the following day. Food is inventive and delicious and service is solicitous without being overbearing. Definitely a favorite place in Ithaca! Don't miss the...More

1  Thank Mary B
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

Steve made are our visit spectacular. Went with family for my birthday and could not be happier. He was attentive with our drinks, made our appetizer special, and suggested his favorite dessert (which is now mine). Our dinner was delicious and memorable and service was...More

Thank murphy010987
Reviewed 31 October 2017

The menu seemed reduced since the last time we were here, about 10 mains. But, the food was good and presented nicely. The wine list had on two Finger Lake wines, one red and one white. Wine is one of the great assets of the...More

Thank EltonWG
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Brought a date here, great spot for some one on one time. There was a great live jazz band playing some classics and we got some delicious dessert while sitting at the bar. Rusty knows how to make a great cocktail

Thank Brandon E
delante, Owner at Madeline's, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

Brandon thank you for taking the time to write a review! We hope to see you again! Teresa

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Located in the Marriott at Ithaca Commons this restaurant accommodated a party of 9, has a nice atmosphere, and excellent moderately expensive entrees (mostly $22-30) with ample portions. The salmon, braised beef, and filet Mignon all were well prepared. Desserts are chosen directly. On a...More

Thank travelerSFBayarea
delante, Owner at Madeline's, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

travelerSFBayarea We really appreciate the great feedback! Teresa

Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We had a great dinner tonight! Had a circular booth that is perfect for 5-6 people. Food was great and our server Rachel was fantastic! Very attentive and gave good recommendations.

Thank Cherie F
delante, Owner at Madeline's, responded to this reviewResponded 29 October 2017

Cherie We really appreciate you taking the time to review us. And thank you for mentioning your delightful server by name! Please come again! Teresa

Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Have been here a few times. For scotch flights (fantastic!) and for dessert. Those desserts are just ridiculous!

Thank Anesti Z
delante, Owner at Madeline's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Anesti! Thank you! We promise to keep making all of our desserts from scratch every day! See you soon! Teri

Reviewed 17 October 2017

The food was delicious but the amazing part was the fact that we got to choose our dessert from their enormous selection. And it was wonderful! However, the most amazing thing about Madeline's is their waitress Rachel. We were a group of 25 people and...More

Thank Barbara H
delante, Owner at Madeline's, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Barbara: Thank you! We pride ourselves are being a great place for large events like yours! Yes, Rachel is a keeper! Come see us again soon! Teri

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 50
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 E State St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5547
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-277-2253
  • E-mail
Madeline's is a Modern Asian fusion restaurant with a fun, contemporary vibe. Featuring award winning desserts and voted - Top NY State Romantic Eatery. At Madeline's, our unique approach to Euro-Asian Fusion cuisine results in a simplified elegance through distinctive and high quality ingredient combinations. In the bar, our specially trained mixologists have created an extensive list of eclectic and innovative hand-mixed cocktails, as well as an accessible wine and beer list that boasts the best of our regional wineries and breweries. Are you a Scotch lover? With over 50 to choose from, our well-educated bar and service staff can guide you to your traditional favorite, or a new experience. No trip to Madeline's would be complete without a visit to our DESSERT CASE. Continuously on the "Best of Ithaca" list for best desserts, Madeline's Owner and Executive Pastry Chef, Teresa Miller, will engage your senses with luxurious and mouthwatering indulgences made from the finest ingredients. Enjoy a casual cocktail on our seasonal outdoor patio, host your celebratory event with us, or join us for drink specials during our weekly Jazz Nights held every Thursday. We have live performances after dinner by 13 Degrees, featuring contemporary jazz. Come in and let our experienced chefs show you why Madeline's is one of the best restaurants in Ithaca. Our reputation precedes us, so reservations are recommended.
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