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Old World Cafe and Ice Cream

1 W Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2680
+1 607-936-1953
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (37 reviews)
“panini” (11 reviews)
“ice cream” (43 reviews)
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1 W Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2680
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Old World Cafe and Ice Cream shop is great place to relax and have a casual lunch or snack break. Prices are reasonable, the space is charming and the food is quite good. Be sure to take out some of their excellent baked goods.

Thank cimabue_NY
Reviewed 6 days ago

I love visiting local cafes when out and about. This cute cafe is centralized in the town of Corning. Its adorable outside look does not disappoint when entering leads to oldtime charm. Entering leads to a oldtime soda fountain counter that serves ice cream and...More

Thank rachelwats
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly, looked like anything you might have for lunch or a snack would be just right. We only stopped for a snack, but we would have had lunch if the time was right.

Thank PennsylvaniaDoglover
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This is the place to go for GREAT fresh food, soup/salad combos, large salads, sandwiches, desserts, fresh coffee...you name it. Friends and I eat here often, oh and they have an ice cream bar with beautiful hand carved wood working. Plan on a wonderful lunch...More

1  Thank Yorkxan
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Go here !!! Great place, great Ice Cream and soda fountain. Brings you back to the good old days. Great service, limited seating

1  Thank kwf47
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We stopped into the Old World Cafe on Market Street in Corning, NY, for a coffee and ice cream and it was wonderful. The atmosphere in the cafe is so pleasant and the decor and original woodwork is beautiful. Go enjoy the soup of the...More

1  Thank Irmi E
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Love this place. You can't go wrong with the soup and mini sandwich. Everything is fresh and delicious. They also feature Purity ice cream! Highly recommend if you are on market street!

1  Thank Memmett
Reviewed 16 October 2016

My friend and I enjoyed a fabulous lunch of homemade soup and sandwiches. Everything is made fresh every day! Located downtown Corning, it is rich in history and food. They also have a great selection of coffee and ice cream. We will be back!

Thank heath22016
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stopped in for lunch. The layout of the place is a little strange but the food is very good. We both had the tuna melt panini, wow these things could feed three people! Of course we had to try the pies, pumpkin and apple....More

Thank duke7911
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We stopped here for a quick lunch and they didn't bat an eye when we asked to split a sandwich. They were very accommodating and you paid after you were done eating. The atmosphere in the shop was cute and had the old fashioned look.

Thank Carlie
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 W Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2680
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Corning
  • Phone Number: +1 607-936-1953
We stopped here in Corning. Really great sandwiches and soup. Terrific ice cream. The bakery items looked great although we did not try them.