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Cafe Dewitt

215 N Cayuga St, Ste 76, Ithaca, NY 14850-4329
+1 607-273-3473
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (26 reviews)
“french toast” (5 reviews)
Open Now
08:30 - 14:30All hours
American, Cafe
$$ - $$$
215 N Cayuga St, Ste 76, Ithaca, NY 14850-4329
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21 - 30 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 8 July 2016

This gem of a place has tons of personality in the Dewitt mall. Good, fair-priced food and fun waiters. Just be warned, you need cash!

Thank Meghan M
Reviewed 19 May 2016

On a recent trip to Ithaca, I wandered into the DeWitt building to see what shops I might find. This cafe is located on the ground floor, and it's kind of just out in the open -- but the smell of the food was irresistible!!...More

Thank Jen C
Reviewed 2 May 2016

.. feel sorry that I hadn't been here for years and on the other hand delighted that I was able to bring my friends out of town for brunch before their road trip. The coffee was great and we loved our respective orders -- the...More

Thank rh24
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I enjoy lunch or brunch at Cafe DeWitt at least once a month, usually more frequently. The Daily Special are heaven sent. And just in case I'm not in the mood, the regular menu is always a good standby.

Thank ShellaJeanne
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Plan on spending a lot of time, even on a not-so-busy morning. The waffle special was deliciously described, but I never saw it after a good 40 minutes. Nor did I see the waiter for the last ten minutes.

Thank cbr79
Reviewed 10 March 2016

This is a great place for Sunday brunch (and probably breakfast any day). Located in an old High School with a lot of eclectic shops just down the corridor from the better known Moosewood restaurant but still hard to find if you're an out- of-towner....More

Thank podge747
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Somewhat hard to find if you are new to Ithaca. It's in the lower level of an old High School in downtown Ithaca. The search will always be worth it. Food is outstanding. They serve breakfast & lunch daily and brunch on the weekend. They...More

Thank bwes
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Cafe Dewitt is a "must" Ithaca experience. The cafe is situated in Dewitt Mall, so you're sure to see people you know, and to want to visit some of the great shops also located there. The food, and coffee, are just excellent, and always have...More

Thank ithacan2015
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Cafe Dewitt is a good find in Ithaca for breakfast. The food was good and menu imaginative. Would be nice if they opened at 7am. For some of us 8:30 is already on the tale end of breakfast time. Regardless, it seems to have many...More

Thank Sh R
Reviewed 21 November 2015 via mobile

We were so happy to discover this place thanks to Trip Advisor! It is hidden in the "mall" next to Moosewood. The omlettes were perfect, with fresh ingredients and non-greasy homefries. We got there early, which was perfect. There was a long line when we...More

Thank Laurie G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 N Cayuga St, Ste 76, Ithaca, NY 14850-4329
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-273-3473
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