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The Antlers Restaurant

1159 Dryden Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-8808
+1 607-273-9725
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“lobster” (20 reviews)
“london broil” (9 reviews)
“crab cakes” (17 reviews)
Closes in 19 min
17:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1159 Dryden Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-8808
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanting to avoid traffic congestion in downtown Ithaca, we instead headed away from town to The Antlers on the Dryden Rd. We arrived at 5PM when the restaurant opened for dinner. From the outside, the building appeared a bit worn & we wondered what sort...More

Reviewed 24 September 2018

We recently enjoyed a very good dinner at The Antlers. Thanks goodness the meal and inside of the restaurant was better than the parking lot :) It took a while for our food to arrive but it was worth the wait. Very busy for a...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 23 September 2018

I must admit, I was skeptical when some of my old fraternity brothers scheduled a dinner here. From the outside, it looked like a typical rural bar/tavern. We arrived a few minutes late for the "pre-dinner" cocktail hour. The parking lot was full! Fortunately, there...More

Thank ulysses4
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Great place, amazing food, and very friendly staff. The filet Mignon was perfect and so was the Duck.

Thank MashaDDD
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

We met friends here for dinner and had a nice experience. Some food was better than others and the service was good. What I didn't like was my margherita in a Brandy snifter!! I kid you not!! The smallest margherita I've ever seen and definitely...More

1  Thank Jolynn F
Reviewed 26 July 2018

The Restaurant is not in Town and that is Good. We had a Delightful Meal, in Great Atmosphere with Great Service. Our Waitress was Helpful in Reommending the Daily Special of Roast Duckling with Cherry Glaze. The meals were served Hot and Seazling. The Skin...More

Thank Jim F
Reviewed 25 July 2018

Five of us stopped for dinner. Place was mostly empty because we came early. We were prepped quickly, then, as the evening moved on service got slower and slower. Food and atmosphere was very good, service slowed down because they were short-handed. Our table alone...More

1  Thank 53DaveG
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

Went to the Antlers with ten people recently. The food and service was wonderful. We had a great time. Had some nice drinks and wine. Left filled and well pleased. Definitely a must if you are visiting Ithaca or Cornell Univ. It is only five...More

Thank HerbS169
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Enjoyed our entire visit. Thursday night, no wait. Excellent Golden Margarita made from scratch. Great service and food was excellent. Made with love. Lobster Bisque we shared it was great. Salmon BLT with fresh tomato on my sandwich was ruby red and bib lettuce looked...More

Thank wjershky
Reviewed 22 July 2018

Five of us stopped for dinner. The special was filet mignon for about $21 and it did not disappoint though it appeared to be only about 5 ounces of meat. The waitress was great but overworked due to apparently a short-handed staff. Four of us...More

Thank Stacy T
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Roger H
27 August 2018|
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Response from anavidpalate | Reviewed this property |
Personally do not know, but have never seen it advertised, however there are often discount coupons in newspaper ads - (Ithaca Journal).
Patty S
22 January 2015|
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Response from Amy M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have either a card or a certificate -- I don't recall which. ENJOY!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1159 Dryden Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850-8808
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-273-9725
Like our décor, food, prices, and service, our intention is to give you a comfortable, honest homestyle dining experience. We value consistency, getting it right the first time and every time. Discover delightful dining, serving classic American cuisine in a comfortable casual atmosphere.
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