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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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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family stops here whenever we pass through Ithaca. We stop even when we are not hungry. It's too good to pass up. One thing we look forward to each Christmas season is the Egg Nog. It has the right amount of nutmeg. It's creamy & delicious.

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Thank Kris G
Westminster, Maryland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family of 5 stopped here twice while visiting the area. The ice cream was delicious. Our favorite flavors were chocolate raspberry truffle, chocolate covered strawberry, and blueberry cheesecake muffin.

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Thank Caorcpa
Ithaca, New York
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I often eat lunch here with my girlfriend and have never been disappointed. Now they offer breakfast sandwiches as well! Their sundaes are the best.

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Thank Janine14850
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this review

Janine14850! Glad you guys like our lunch. Tell your friends! Breakfast sandwiches are a new, undiscovered gem in Ithaca. Fast service, scratch made sandwich. Thanks for taking the time to write. Bruce More 

Ithaca, New York
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure to put Purity on your list for a yummy brunch! It is casual and homey inside and the food is sooooo good! Try the potato pancakes or lemon pancakes!

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Thank lucychloe
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this review

Hi lucychloe! The lemon ricotta pancakes are a Lane family favorite! Glad you like them. Hope you can visit us again soon! Bruce More 

Los Altos, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious ice-cream and desserts! The apple crisp was delicious and the strawberry rhubarb pie had the perfect tartness.

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Thank jjahnols
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this review

Hi jjahnols, Glad you are digging the baked goods. True story: I went to visit my son at school last weekend and all he wanted me to bring was a (pan of) apple crisp. No ice cream...just the apple crisp! Cheers, Bruce More 

Ithaca, New York
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Consistently good food. Has a wonderful brunch on the weekends now. Clever, yummy menu. Food is fresh and decor is fun!

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Thank sdurnfordnewyork
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this review

Thanks, sdurnfordnewyork, for your nice review. Hope you can try our weekday lunch some time! Bruce More 

Ithaca, New York
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have always loved Purity'so ice cream and the fact you get it throughout the year, but in the past two years they have added lunch during the week and breakfast on the weekends. I rarely get to enjoy lunch at Purity, but I love the breakfasts. My favorite is the lemon ricotta pancakes with local bacon. A great way... More 

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Thank pamelalou
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this review

Hi pamelalou, Glad you are a long-time fan! Breakfast on the weekends is pretty fine, but serious, you need to address whatever is keeping you from getting to lunch more often ;) Thanks for the nice review! Bruce More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing Ice Cream bittersweet is the best. Awesome staff and owners. Lunch has so many different options you won't find anywhere else.

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Thank jennie8614
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this review

Hi jennie8614! Thanks for the kind words. Ah....Bittersweet. A true Purity original. Those impossibly thin slivers of bittersweet chocolate happen when the stream of melted chocolate hits the cold stream of ice cream as it heads into the freezing process. The chocolate then "shatters" and becomes those thin slivers! Cheers, Bruce More 

Ithaca, New York
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Purity has been famous for their ice cream for generations but now their offering of breakfast/brunch on the weekends is great. My wife is vegan but I'm not, fabulous choices for us both.

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Thank G0BigRed22
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting. Providing fun and tasty breakfast choices for many diets was important for us, being omnivores! Please come again. Bruce More 

Rochester, New York
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went by and saw the long lines so thought we would give it a try. YUM! I had the Bulldog crunch and it was excellent! Would definitely go back.

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Thank Amy Z
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this review

Thanks for the visit, Amy. We work really hard to keep the line moving quickly. Hope you stop in again sometime. Bruce More 

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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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
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?