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Cafe Dewitt

215 N Cayuga St, Ste 76, Ithaca, NY 14850-4329
+1 607-273-3473
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (37 reviews)
“french toast” (5 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (3 reviews)
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215 N Cayuga St, Ste 76, Ithaca, NY 14850-4329
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Cafe Dewitt has been the best "sophisticated" brunch/breakfast place in Ithaca for many years. It's a great downtown location, cool building, and an "indoor sidewalk feel". This time we ordered the special omelette with chorizo, the special French toast sandwich with ricotta and berry compote,...More

Thank thereseoco
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We found this place late on our time in Ithaca. Wish we had found it sooner. It looks like nothing special but food is super. Brunch particularly recommended. Really good. Can do most things as sides for kids. Serve Gimmie coffee too which is about...More

Thank Munster21
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Popular breakfast spot so expect that you'll have to wait to be seated. Interesting menu options and tasty. Helpful and attentive wait staff. However, be prepared with Adequate cash as they Do NOT accept card payments! Yes, really - no cards and only local checks!...More

Thank LMR1995
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Cafe Dewitt is a lovely spot with delicious food. Sunday brunch is always delightful, their omelettes are perfect (which is a rare feat), and their sweet and savory specials are always creative and tasty. They're super popular, so expect a wait if you arrive at...More

Thank Myles G
Reviewed 20 September 2017

As a local, I LOVE Cafe Dewitt. The food is excellent and over the years I've enjoyed much of their menu. Their omelettes are spot on and while the Acapulco is my favorite the others are close seconds. Their specials are always creative and supremely...More

Thank Sonjasunflower
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Came back for reunion and anniversary after a long time away, and this place is just as quaint, awesome, and delicious as I remember. In fact, we ate brunch here two days in a row. The roasted potatoes are to die for; creative omelets are...More

Thank virginiawriter
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Good place for a Sunday brunch, provided you have time to wait in line and patience for slow service. Service: Good attitude, very slow service. Location: Downtown, 8-minute drive or 15-minute walk from collegetown. Food: Very good! Ambiance: Not very inspiring. Prices: $25 per person...More

Thank jmmgt
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We came here for brunch on a Saturday. Free street parking right outside. There was about a 4 minute wait to get seated and about 30 to get our food. Highly recommend the omelette carol and the fresh squeezed orange juicy. Cozy little spot that...More

Thank bingo0513
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Menus make use of local, seasonal food, imaginatively prepared. Good service and good value.You can do brunch or lunch here and it is possible to have a conversation without competing with loud music.

Thank LeGrace B
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I had the best eggs of my life at the Cafe Dewitt. What a pleasant discovery! Hungry for a late brunch offering, we found the spot thanks to a query at our hotel. While tricky to find at first due to it being inside a...More

Thank Dancinggirl2014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 N Cayuga St, Ste 76, Ithaca, NY 14850-4329
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-273-3473
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