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Purity Ice Cream Co

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700 Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850
+1 607-272-1545
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07:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 07:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 07:30 - 23:00
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was friendly and the ice cream is fantastic. Lots of variety in the flavors and it won't disappoint. Lots of room to sit inside and outside.

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Thank Brande G
Big Canoe, Georgia
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place as stood the test of time. Great ice cream selections, bakery items and more. Fine lunch spot, too.

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Thank Brian R
purityice, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting and for the nice words@ More 

Mountain View, Hawaii
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Purity ice cream has been a great hangout for me and my husband. The staff there have always been super helpful and willing to accommodate quirky orders. We love their ice cream, and other treats.

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Thank spacebee
purityice, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this review

I love the "hangout" part! We like to think we make as many happy memories as we do sweet treats! More 

Locke
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Purity has great food and ice cream! Recently they have started serving lunch. Delicious! I highly recommend Purity.

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Thank Betsy L
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The quality of their product 👎🏽 overpriced and not the same product or level of service we grew up with. The treatment by staff members toward those who serve others, primarily law enforcement is less than desired. I will never give a cent to this place as long as it is owned by cop haters.

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Thank Flashbang139
purityice, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this review

Hi Tony, There is a lot going on in your message and I would like the opportunity to speak with you about it. Please call either Heather or Bruce at 607-272-1545 or email us directly at purityice@aol.com. If we are not immediately available, please leave your name and phone number and we will call you back. We work hard to... More 

Jasper, New York
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have thoroughly enjoyed ice cream at Purity on numerous occasions. It is outstanding with a tremendous amount of choices and serving types.(Sundaes, Shakes, Toppings) This visit we had lunch. WOW! Everything was SUPERB! Three different meals were all outstanding in both quality, amount, and price. I also discovered they have wonderful pies and truffles. They offer Saranac soda which... More 

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Thank Todd M
purityice, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this review

Thanks for trying our lunch! We are still pretty new at that, so all suggestions and comments are appreciated! More 

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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you live in Ithaca you know that purity ice cream is a local tradition to enjoy all summer long. With their recent expansion and addition of weekend breakfast, the tradition is now something to continue year round. Love, love, love this place:)

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Thank Christopher K
Ithaca NY
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Purity Ice Cream is a local institution. Under new ownership, the ice cream shop has cleaned up its act, added some delicious stuff besides their yummy locally-made ice cream (like weekend breakfasts , muffins, pies and cup cakes). Don't be put off by long lines in hot weather...the lines move quickly and there's plenty of seating inside the newly renovated... More 

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Thank GWMX5
purityice, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this review

Great Review! Couldn't have done better myself. Only thing you missed is "And the boss is really nice!!" Signed, Her Husband! More 

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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Our favorite spot for lunch during the week, try the Happy Bowl, we call it The Crack Bowl! You will be dreaming of this delicious meal and wanting it again and again! Weekend brunch is fabulous! Pancakes with Nutella and bananas are a fave! An excellent choice for amazing ice cream and wonderful ice cream concoctions. A great date spot,... More 

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Thank Beth H
Ithaca, New York
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55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Wonderful local place serving some delicious ice cream. They are a wonderful business. Who doesn't love good ice cream?

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Delivery, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 22:00
Monday
07:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 22:00
Thursday
07:30 - 22:00
Friday
07:30 - 23:00
Saturday
07:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-272-1545
Description
Premium ice cream from upstate NY milk! Fresh baked pies, muffins, cupcakes and other goodies. Saturday and Sunday Breakfast 7:30am-1:00pm Monday-Friday Lunch 11:00am-2:30pm Fresh food, local ingredients. Fun setting. Happy times.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?