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Cafe Dewitt

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215 N Cayuga St, Ste 76, Ithaca, NY 14850-4329
+1 607-273-3473
08:30 - 14:30
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Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 08:30 - 14:30
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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Weekends get incredibly crowded here but come before 10am on a weekday and expect friendly service and a leisurely paced breakfast. The coffee is excellent and the menu has the usual fare plus some interesting twists. Mostly local products too - the ham is especially good. Only real issue is the price. I got an omelette today which was fine... More 

Thank emmab8616
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

I've eaten at Cafe Dewitt for 30 years and I never get tired of it. Breakfast/lunch/brunch and occasionally dinner. Food is excellent. Preparation is excellent. Service is good. Friendly atmosphere.

Thank bwes
Boston, United States
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We must have arrived at the right time. No wait, fast service, and the waiter was very efficient and courteous. The food was wonderful, yummy, unique, very fresh and presented well. The only knock (not that big of a deal considering the area) was the price of our breakfast was a bit over the top (about $15/per person).

Thank Edward Y
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

The usual omelet choices. Crowded and so less service. The food was good but nothing to write home about.

Thank emizco
Mendon, New York
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72 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Cafe Dewitt is located in the basement of a very crafty, small mall. You will be surrounded by huge fish tanks and you enjoy your farm fresh sandwiches. I looked around and everyone seemed to be enjoying their food and experience in this quirky eatery...so did I!

Thank greekbecky2016
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 8! Plus my brother sat at the next table with his wife and son. They accommodated us with swiftly taking our orders. Everyone enjoyed the food even my nephew with egg and nut allergies that restrict his diet. It took the orders awhile to appear but we were not rushed. They were good to keep... More 

Thank Cate S
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

We went this Saturday, and we probably will never go back. We waited 10 min just to be brought water and then another 15 min just to have our order taken. After waiting a whopping 1hr and 15 minutes, our food finally arrived which was just some eggs, toast, salad, and a sandwich. The sandwich was cold, the food was... More 

Thank Brianna C
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81 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Don't judge this book by it's cover ! The food was excellent. Beautiful presentation. Everything was fresh and appealing to the eye. The service was were good. Don't go expecting to use a credit card, they only take cash or check. When you are finished eating take a minute to check out the shops.

Thank gwen h
Rehoboth, Massachusetts
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

It's a little different...imagine a restaurant in a hallway. They don't take reservations, so plan on waiting in line for a while. We were there on a Saturday for brunch. They had an interesting set of specials. All of our dishes were tasty. Service was a little slow as they were full with people waiting. I recommend it for something... More 

Thank cyclist7
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast, had the French toast, omelet, and fried egg sandwich. Everything was delicious! The service was fantastic and the space is charming. Definitely stop in for breakfast or lunch!

Thank Kpren004

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 14:00
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
08:30 - 14:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?