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Purity Ice Cream Co

700 Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850-3255
+1 607-272-1545
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (310 reviews)
“sundae” (37 reviews)
“cupcakes” (27 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
700 Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850-3255
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing ice cream... worth the visit and the wait... and the calories. Come here every time I’m in town to visit my son.

Thank StanF28
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Love purity for their ice cream. The eggs we had for breakfast were good just nothing special to warrant a higher rating.

Thank easytopleez
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great services I would , nostalgic creamery and more flavors than cows to count!! Split the dip and double down!! Rich creamy true flavor and wow!!

Thank Dan B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

On a weekday night, there were 57 people in line. Wow. 57. How long is that...? They have great stuff and a special line for prepackaged stuff, but 57 people? Ouch. Parking lot was overfilled. If you are Northbound, watch for the unmarked lot on...More

Thank Brian D
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Brian.....Briand.....Brian..... We work hard for those five little dots. You are going to ding us because we are too good ;) Seriously, thanks for coming and for your kind words. Thanks even MORE for telling people about the extra parking! It is hard to get...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Tons of options to chose from! Was busy, but line moves quickly. Delicious and reasonable prices. Got a junior scoop in a dish, was just enough.

Thank Beth R
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Beth R! Thanks for the visit and the kind words. We work really hard to serve people quickly and pleasantly. So it is nice to be recognized! I will pass your kind words along to our team. Bruce

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best ice cream I've ever had. It's rich and creamy...a diet buster but so worth it. The flavors are real and the difference is obvious.

Thank aimer15
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi aimer15, Thanks for breaking your diet with us. I feel honored, sort of :) All things in moderation is what my mom used to tell me. I personally can't do that so well, but I do understand that it is a good philosophy! Bruce

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I heard Purity was known for their ice cream, but on the weekends they have breakfast available. My boyfriend and I went early on a Saturday (around 830ish) and didn't have to wait. You order at the counter and they bring your food to you...More

Thank KellieMc1244
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi KellieMc1244, Thanks for joining us for breakfast. You didn't tell us what your boyfriend had for breakfast, but I would take the opportunity to tell folks that we do fantastic pancakes and lots of other breakfast foods as well with options for meat eaters...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great original and classic ice cream flavors. We love this place. Sea salt caramel is my favorite with a waffle cone of course!

Thank Starlizzy
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Starlizzy, Thanks for writing. Sea Salt Caramel is the "fastest to the top ten" flavor we have ever made. It also makes a great hot fudge sundae base....just thinking ahead for you... Bruce

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious ice cream, milkshakes and more. Lots of original flavors. Was busy on a Friday night, but line moved quickly. A great place for dessert or just a treat.More

Thank K P
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear K P Thanks for the kind words. We pride ourselves on tasty treats. But the part I have always loved most about Purity is the tons of wonderful memories that get made at the tables around our little place. All sorts of moments are...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thete isn't a lot of options in Ithaca to get ice cream, but they have variety of flavors and the quality is good.

Thank ecklev
PurityIC, Owner at Purity Ice Cream Co, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi ecklev, Thanks for visiting! I hope you will come again and try more of our big variety of ice cream flavors and baked treats too! Bruce

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November 11, 2016|
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Response from PurityIC | Property representative |
We do have french fries as part of our weekday lunch menu! You can see our lunch menu at our website.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Delivery, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 700 Cascadilla St, Ithaca, NY 14850-3255
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-272-1545
  • E-mail
Premium ice cream from upstate NY milk! Fresh baked pies, muffins, cupcakes and other goodies. Saturday and Sunday Breakfast 7:30am-1:00pm Monday-Friday Lunch 11:00am-2:30pm Fresh food, local ingredients. Fun setting. Happy times.
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