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North Star House

) #47 of 202 Restaurants in Ithaca $$ - $$$ American, ,
202 E Falls St, Ithaca, NY 14850-3704
+1 607-216-8580
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
202 E Falls St, Ithaca, NY 14850-3704
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Beautiful outdoor patio & good food. North Star plate is always a winner. 2 for 1 mimosas or cocktails at brunch = always good. Juice of the day mimosa (strawberry apple mimosa) was the perfect balance of sweet & tart. Cheddar biscuit and grits (each...More

1  Thank S J
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I was disappointed with my salad and the tofu wings were drizzled with butter even though I asked for no dairy. Go for the curry if you are vegan. There are good beers on tap. The service was also extremely slow which is good if...More

Thank w0nderlustqueen
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We try to visit every time we are in Ithaca. Our family members are regulars. They share their favorites and we try something new. Never disappointed. Service is friendly, helpful, knowledgeable and efficient. The atmosphere and decor are comfortable and attractive. There is seating in...More

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The hostess was hesitant to sit us in the front patio when we mentioned we were going to get drinks and possibly were going to get a bite. She referred us to the beer garden out back which was completely empty. She finally did sit...More

Thank nina20002016
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We visited here with friends who live in Auburn NY... since we stayed in Trumansburg and they were in Auburn, this was a good meeting place. Since it was graduation weekend for Ithaca College, any tables were reserved. The hostesss directed us to a high...More

Thank writearts2
Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was terrific. We were lucky to get in and sit outside due to a local festival drawing the customers. Great breakfast -French toast was superb. Great friendly local place. Recommend to all.

Thank jeanibean321
Reviewed 6 May 2016

We were a group of 2 kids and a mom, and two visiting vegetarians from Phoenix. North Star is our neighborhood restaurant and I wanted our guests to experience our local fare so we walked down the street and had a drink at Polaris while...More

Thank ncs1010
Reviewed 3 May 2016

North Star House is a bit out of the way for me, but I have been wanting to try it simply because I have heard great things about the vegan options which are available. This weekend, my husband and I finally made our way down...More

1  Thank Natalie V
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

The food was good. We had the Sunday specials of fried chicken and prime rib. The prime rib was good and a generous portion, the mashed potato very good, the fried chicken a delicious crisp dark mahogany. Dessert profiteroles were a disappointment, very little filling...More

1  Thank efd
Reviewed 1 April 2016

Loved the experience. Food was wonderful and the staff was both knowledgeable and attentive. The ingredients were also noticeably fresh, which makes sense since most is locally sourced. I will definitely come back.

Thank LosOlivospr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 E Falls St, Ithaca, NY 14850-3704
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-216-8580
  • E-mail
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