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Rulloff's Restaurant

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
411 College Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850-4695
+1 607-277-1700
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average25%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
“tots” (2 reviews)
“lamb burger” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
411 College Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850-4695
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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Loved this great pub food restaurant next to Cornell. Tater tots melt in your mouth. Rib eye steak and “Silence of the Lamb” burger were fabulous! Will definitely be back!

Thank sarzees
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This place is pretty typical of a college town pub. The food was good. The macaroni and cheese was the best I’ve ever had. I have to give this place a 1 for cleanliness. It was pretty bad.

Thank Funtimes522
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Ok, ok. I haven't done THAT much research on serial killer themed restaurants but it is true that Rulloff's is named after a serial killer in Ithaca that has an interesting relationship with nearby Cornell. (If you want the rest of the story, go visit!!)...More

Thank NCR_Flyer
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Whoa!! This place has changed in the last 25 years! My friends and I used to party hard in there beer pitchers and crazy drinking games in the basement! Now I went in with husband and 3 kids. All new to CU and Collegetown. Place...More

Thank Isabel A
Reviewed 23 July 2017

Recently visited on a college tour for our son. Within walking distance of the Cornell campus. Started off with the loaded tots appetizer- awesome. Got the fish special-very good. Wife got the hummus plate - it was incredible. Friendly server, and management, very cool atmosphere....More

Thank B W
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

We had a great time here and would definitely come back! Bartender Matt make it very enjoyable experience for my 3 college students; one of which was graduating in the morning!

Thank Mom K
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

I spent my mother's day morning at Ruloffs eating brunch without my mother. The restaurant was packed full and there was only one waiter in the entire place. it took us 10 odd minutes to get seated even though there was an open table visible...More

Thank PeterJBasket
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The new menu (at least a year old now) is very simple Americn with a few upgrades. So it seems like it should be able o stay in business. The history there is great, as is the atmosphere.

Thank alison n
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Recently, we were in town to visit our alma mater and stopped by Rulloff's for a really great burger. We have been there many times in the past and so it was like coming home. I love the atmosphere and feel inside where the locals...More

Thank Kgplough
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Same inside as it has always been, but the new ownership (Collegetown Bagels next door) has tried to make the menu less pub fare which is a mistake in my opinion, or at the very least they should still offer the full burger menu, wings,...More

Thank Brad781
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
11:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 411 College Ave, Ithaca, NY 14850-4695
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-277-1700
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