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Big Al's Hilltop Quikstop

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1103 Danby Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-9404
+1 607-272-3448
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Ithaca, New York
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132 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

A short distance out of town with access to gas, some groceries, coffee, beverages, pizza etc... with a few tables to sit down at. There is a bathroom available with parking also available should one wish to sit down there. Ithaca College is near by and maybe a 5 minute drive away, the Cornell University campus. A state park, Upper... More 

Thank arnold t
Ithaca, New York
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29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

This is a very convenient gas station / restaurant thing. I think they make pretty descent Pizza and sandwiches to order. They also have some great features for those of us in a rush, in that they usually have ready-to-go slices and whole pizzas at a very affordable price. Aside from the restaurant aspect, they have a good sized mini-mart... More 

Thank Josh M
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

This establishment is convenient to my place of residence. Offers a variety of items including quick meals like pizza, burgers, subs, gasoline etc. Food is usually pretty good, prices are above average for gas and in-store service could be better.

Thank ptkgreek
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

its an all night gas station. But doesn't get interesting till 3am. Derated from 5 to 3 stars because they got rid of wifi. The only reason I was a regular there.

Thank Bcolgan
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

I come here often for gas. The location is convenient to ithaca college. It is always clean inside out and out. Grab a fresh made pizza on the way. For the price it is excellent and consistent!

Thank gmibobroff
Greenville, South Carolina
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546 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 424 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2014

Very briefly, I stopped in for some bottled water and maybe a snack or two - the store was VERY under-stocked and the only bottled water I could find was in gallon plastic bottles - there's another place down the hill towards the center of town, Rogan's, which is not much better, but at least I grabbed the few simple... More 

Thank DottoreGianni
Ithaca, New York
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

They have a convenient location for anyone living in Danby. And they know it too... all of their beer is two dollars more per sixer than anywhere else in town. They are betting that you won't drive elsewhere. And they're right! Clean and tidy and has all the things you'd want at a quikstop.

Thank SingingOwl
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2012

Sure it's a song, but also a must have for any hot sub fan out there. I went to IC but unfortunately live in Maryland, however when I am in the area I take the long way to ensure I pass to the South Hill for this.

Thank LittleRussie
Cornell University
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2007

I live a considerable distance away from Big Al's and Ithaca, but my husband happened to be working in Ithaca and had one of Big Al's hamburger subs. Can you believe that he had to drive me 40 minutes to go to a little "convenience store" just for me to try a hamburger! Well, it was fantastic! I'm glad I... More 

Thank CornellMomma

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Restaurant Details

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    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1103 Danby Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-9404
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-272-3448

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