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John Thomas Steakhouse

1152 Danby Rd, Ste A, Ithaca, NY 14850-8927
+1 607-273-3464
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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American, Steakhouse, Gluten Free Options
1152 Danby Rd, Ste A, Ithaca, NY 14850-8927
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

The Tenderloin was excellent--very sizable, the 20 oz. cut was plenty for two persons. The a la carte sides were likewise good--potatoes fluffy and hot, green beans tender and tasty. With an excellent bottle of Pinot Noir, we were out of there for under $200....More

Thank William S
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Ate dinner here with husband. I had lobster tail (was the daily special) and he had lobster bisque with filet mignon. Sides of mushroom caps, mashed potatoes and green beans. Everything was done to perfection! Service was fantastic! Pricey since a la carte, but worth...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Have dined here twice and both experiences, nary a complaint. The first time they were mostly empty on a weekday, yet were fully staffed. Second time was Homecoming weekend, and the place was mobbed. Still, staff kept up and remained attentive and professional. Food all...More

Thank IT-Expert
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

John Thomas Steakhouse is a hidden gem in Ithaca. Perhaps one of the best steakhouses that I've been to, and a "must do" every time I'm in Ithaca. The service is great and the quality of food is top notch. The sides are as unbelievable...More

Thank mike60521
Reviewed 30 October 2017

this is a classic steak house where everything is ala carte, the steak was spot on, this is a nice place for a special occasion. bring your checkbook

Thank PaulieWalnuts12
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Nothing comes close to this restaurant within a few hundred miles. Authentic steakhouse. Porterhouse as good or better than any steakhouse in the US. Diners who are expecting an Outback or texas roadhouse steak will not be happy. The steaks here are dry aged upper...More

Thank steakman19
Reviewed 18 October 2017

You can't go wrong here, the steak melted in your mouth. We ordered the lobster bisque, crab cake special, porterhouse steak for 2, ceasar salads (should of only ordered one salad is good size portion) and was by far one of the best Ceasars salads...More

Thank nanaxs6
Reviewed 16 October 2017

John Thomas is a good quality traditional steakhouse. The setting in an 1860 historic home is excellent. The lamb chops are lovely. Portions are very large so take it easy on side dishes!

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 3 October 2017

If you like steak, this is a good place to try. The portions are generous and of excellent quality. This isn’t the cheapest place around, but the food quality, the ambience and the knowledge of the staff make for a memorable evening.

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Visited the area last week, and staying at La Tourelle, my friends and I thought it was a good idea to try this highly rated restaurant located right on the premises. What a sad meal it was. Claiming to be a steakhouse, the cooks couldn't...More

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 35
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1152 Danby Rd, Ste A, Ithaca, NY 14850-8927
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-273-3464
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