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John Thomas Steakhouse

1152 Danby Rd, Ste A, Ithaca, NY 14850-8927
+1 607-273-3464
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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1152 Danby Rd, Ste A, Ithaca, NY 14850-8927
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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

Thank justyouraveragejo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great. Nathan did. Great Jon looking after our table. Our waiter has had 12 years of experience did a great job Looking forward to coming coming back !

Thank GoDigIt
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Went to John Thomas Steakhouse for a nice evening out with friends. Hadn't been there is several years. The building was much shabbier than I had remembered . The service was also very poor, and slow. Waitress was non attentive and not engaged at all....More

Thank djmny
Reviewed 26 August 2017

We did takeout because we had our dog and the staff prepared it nicely so it still felt special. It is a bit expensive but worth the treat!

Thank mdonnelly86
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

John Thomas is located in a very unassuming building that hides a delightful steakhouse. All of the food we ordered was phenomenal. It tasted great, cooked properly, and served hot or cool as appropriate. Nothing was served in that in between range of tepid /...More

Thank mike60521
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Unfortunately there are no decent restaurants within 75 mile radius of here. It's vastly overpriced for what it is but they have you as a captive. There literally are no passable restaurants in Ithaca or Tompkins County, period, other than this place. Order the filet...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 30 May 2017

John Thomas is a high quality steakhouse on par with the best in NYC, but in a charming country home near La Tourelle Inn and Ithaca College. The parking lot is dirt and gravel, surrounded by wildflowers and the interior is filled with historical photos....More

Thank CTManny
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, 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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