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Purity Ice Cream Co

700 Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850
+1 607-272-1545
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (9 reviews)
“ice cream” (306 reviews)
“sundae” (36 reviews)
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700 Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

My family and I stopped in here for some ice cream after lunch on a Saturday afternoon and everything was delicious. The staff was friendly and our ice cream/shakes came out very quickly!

Thank David D
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Thanks, David! Bruce

Reviewed 8 May 2017

This place is a modern twist on the "old-fashioned" ice cream parlor. The ice cream is super yummy. Lunch was very good and very reasonably priced. The dining room was very clean and the service was great. It's set up cafeteria style but the wait...More

Thank lindavanap
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Hi Lindavanap! Thanks for your kind words. Glad you enjoyed yourself and hope you will stop by again sometime soon! Bruce

Reviewed 28 April 2017

Every time except once I've had delicious ice cream desserts here. The chocolate chip sundae is the only disappointing dish I've had. The cookie was burnt on the bottom and I couldn't even eat it. This was the first time I had it here, so...More

Thank pegsmith59
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Hi pegsmith59. Thanks for stopping often at Purity! Sorry about the overdone cookie. We scratch bake all of them and it is, unfortunately, possible for one to escape our notice with a burned bottom... Always feel free to bring it back to the counter for...More

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Listen, I am from Texas where Blue Bell Ice Cream is king. This place gives them a run for their money. It was that good. They also have some unique offerings, like a mint chocolate chip ice cream shake with coffee.

Thank irbflyfish
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Thanks for your Texas-sized praise! Come again soon! Bruce

Reviewed 17 April 2017 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...More

Thank Kris G
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Hi Kris! Only (about) 195 and a half days until the first Purity Eggnog of 2017!! Thanks for liking us. Bruce

Reviewed 15 April 2017 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.

Thank Caorcpa
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2017

Hey Caorcpa! Thanks for the visit. Come again soon and try Chocolate Debris! Bruce

Reviewed 11 April 2017

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.

Thank Janine14850
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

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

Reviewed 11 April 2017

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!

Thank lucychloe
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

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

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

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

Thank jjahnols
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

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

Reviewed 11 April 2017

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

Thank sdurnfordnewyork
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

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

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lyndabogel
12 November 2016|
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Response from PurityIC | Property representative |
We do have french fries as part of our weekday lunch menu! You can see our lunch menu at our website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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
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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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