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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 good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (46 reviews)
“panini” (27 reviews)
“ice cream” (53 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
1 W Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2680
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Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Very tasty paninis. Service was friendly and quick. Nice environment. If in Corning we will return............

Thank Rick v
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We stopped in after dinner for ice cream / coffee and to avoid the rainstorm that was coming through Corning. We loved looking around at the bits and bobs for sale and enjoyed the old-fashioned vibe of the cafe. They had some unique milkshakes and...More

Thank Laura B
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We came for lunch. I had the turkey with cranberry and my friend had the shrimp salad sandwich. Both were very good. We also had the Manhattan clam chowder, which I felt was a little short on clams, but still good. Their ice cream is...More

Thank 725sde
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Friendly server lots of hand dipped ice cream flavours. Several unique offerings. Old fashioned soda fountain with shakes sundaes and a plethora of confections. Plenty of historic memorabilia. Old fashioned booths.

Thank Terry B
Reviewed 22 August 2017

With over 45 restaurants on the famed Market Street of Corning NY, Old World Cafe stands out for desserts in our book. We patronized this establishment on a late, weekday evening. Empty and quickly received our Cookies and Cream milkshakes. The place has history. The...More

Thank Chris_L_USA
Reviewed 17 August 2017

I regularly get take out and eat in here, usually for lunch or an early dinner. The food is great- my favorite is their homemade Stracciatella soup (which is like a much yummier version of classic chicken noodle, with egg and cheese in it), and...More

Thank seascapeslove
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Great desserts and icecream with outside tables. Wonderful place to set and relax. Great shops up and down main street.

Thank Fantastic387
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Nice lunch spot in the center of Corning's Gaffer District. Food, service always seems to be consistently good. When we were there the young male server was particularly polite to us "old" folks. Great soda fountain for ice cream, sodas, etc. Nicely decorated like an...More

Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Love this place!!! The decor is so pretty and the sandwiches are amazing. Their ice cream is out of this world. Sometimes a long wait for a table on weekends, but terrific for a week day lunch / dessert. Great location right beside the Centerway...More

Thank nllatplay
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Six of our party had a great lunch at Old World Cafe, known primarily for ice cream. The sandwiches we got were generously sized and tasty. Service was outstanding. No beer.

Thank RayMargeson
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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.
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