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EliseL Jun 5, 2012 01:04 PM

My husband and I will be in Ithaca July 12 & 13th. Neither of us drink, so wouldn't wineries be wasted on us? Might someone suggest some singular sensations in the dining world in that area? Thanks so much.

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    jhopp217 Jun 5, 2012 11:21 PM

    My father lives in Ithaca and brother went to Ithaca College. I've been to a few places, but their faves are Zaza's for Italian (I've never been).
    Thai Cuisine - excellent and wonderful service two times I've been there. Don't confuse with Taste of Thai. I've heard the food is decent, but the service is touch and go.
    Moosewood - Vegetarian and soups -
    Antler's or John Thomas - steakhouse/American. Antler's has specials some nights.
    Glenwood Pines - Burgers are very good
    Collegetown Bagels - bagels and coffee

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      Fred19 Jun 8, 2012 05:10 AM

      We really like Antlers. good food at a good price. We had a great dinner their last summer. Collegetown Bagels is also very nice.
      ~Fred19

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      DGresh Jun 6, 2012 10:52 AM

      Just a Taste is a Tapas type place. My husband and I were there last month and really enjoyed it. It is also a wine-tasting bar which of course is not for you, but the food is really good, and it's fun to be able to try a number of different plates.

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        EliseL Jul 13, 2012 06:12 PM

        Thanks to all for suggestions. Just a Taste was brilliant. We also tried a new place (also tapas) called Lot 10 on S. Cayuga near the Commons. The food was excellent, the servers (and service) couldn't have been better. What a great addition to some of the mall places which seem to be interchangeable. Again, thanks to all respondents.

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