10 Church Street
Cortland, NY 13045
Phone: (607) 756-2856
Fax: (607) 758-7555
Bars & Cafes
The Rose is an American restaurant and bar that specializes in salads, steaks and grilled food. It has the ambiance of a vintage eatery and tap room.
Named after its Tuscany sponsor Castello Banfi Vineyard Estate, this family run restaurant truly offers a taste of Italy. Located on the Cornell University campus, guests get a breathtaking view of the grounds too. You'll find Tuscan inspired food accompanied by nightly specials and wine pairings. For those who have difficulty making a choice, try the Chef's tasting menu. What's more? It boasts of a wine collection that has received the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. The dessert menu, with its varied gelatos, offers just the end to an Italian meal.
This casual lounge, located within the bustling Collegetown area is a perfect place to unwind after work. The focus here is simply on entertaining patrons and ensure that there is an endless round of drinks. Pixel believes in innovation and its drinks menu is constantly evolving; beers, wine and other drinks are available here. Apart from fun atmosphere and drinks, this nightspot is popular for its funky events that includes quiz nights, theme parties, DJ sessions and similar other stuff. For event list and other details, call ahead.
The Chapter House, located on Stewert Avenue, is a lively brew pub with serves a variety of 50 beers ranging from IPAs to stout beers and fruit beers. The bar has a number of theme nights for trivia, music genres and more.
A downtown Ithaca favorite, The Shop Cafe is a quaint little coffeeshop on East Seneca Street. There's coffee, a lot of it, served here, made with love and served with, or without cream. Whether you prefer a strong espresso, a mild latte, or a sumptuous macchiato, The Shop Cafe can make it for you. If you are not a coffee lover, and prefer milder options like tea or hot cocoa, then this little cafe can provide that as well, and their teas, especially, supplied by Divinitea, are really invigorating. All of this is Fair Trade, so you can enjoy your drink with a clean and enlightened conscience. Also, if this were not good enough, The Shop Cafe also plays host to live music, poetry readings, and art shows. See the website to know more.
Just a Taste has a charming patio, reminiscent of European cafés. Gastronomes can pair Spanish tapas with wine and coffee. Try dishes like Spicy Green Gumbo with Basmati Rice and Smoked Bluefish Mousse with Crostini, along with sides like olives or nuts.
Bandwagon Brewpub, located on North Cayuga Street, is a lively space which serves 15 craft beers and 5 beers on tap which are made in-house. The bar also has a restaurant with a full course menu. Every Tuesday sees a beer tasting with professional brewers.
Situated across South Cayuga Street, the Lot 10 Kitchen And Lounge is an upscale lounge that brings forth the best of entertainment to town and is always abuzz with activities. At the entrance, walls painted by local artists along with some cool graffiti welcome you. The lively and cheerful vibe here catches up soon and you are at ease in an instant. And, as far as the shows are concerned, it does not restrict itself to a particular art form, Lot 10 always strives to showcase different gigs that includes live music concerts, literary events and much more. The chefs here ensure that the menu is creative enough to match up to its standards, patrons can choose from variety of dishes and drinks. For more updates and other information, call ahead.
The Dock is one of the best entertainment venues in Ithaca. It boasts an unrivaled sound and light system, as well as an eclectic schedule of events. Nightly live gigs and theme nights include happy hours, karaoke, jazz jam and reggae night where local bands and touring musicians take centerstage. Their bar offers cocktails and drink specials paired with delicious bar fare and an alfresco seating area for when the weather permits.
Corks & More is a wine and tapas bar for gastronomes. It offers dim and sophisticated interiors for enjoying wine and gourmet snacks from the tasting menu. Sample dishes like Fig Spread with Crumbly Blue Cheese along with premium Scotch.