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“The Place Is Run Down.........”

Kelly's Dock-Side Cafe
Ranked #178 of 270 Restaurants in Ithaca
Price range: US$0 - US$20
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed 5 July 2013

On the way back from Taughannock Falls Ithaca, NY, we deiced to have a late lunch. We decided to have lunch on the rear deck overlooking a small inlet of water from the Cayuga Lake. My wife & I both had burgers with waffle fries. Our lunch was ok, not great. The whole place in general needs a sprucing up which would improve the atmosphere tremendously. The adjacent properties are run down also. I’m not sure if we would return in the future.

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1  Thank RRanella
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Reviewed 3 June 2013

The experience was terrible. Right from when we walked in and was greeted by pick up you own menus and sit yourself. My lunch was rancid. Waitstaff left a lot to be desired.

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1  Thank WineauxDE
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Reviewed 10 May 2013

Kind of rundown rather than quaint. A dog was walking around in/out of the kitchen while we were eating. The omlet was good, everything else not so good. Service was ok.

1  Thank Outdoorguy2
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Reviewed 17 March 2013

Kelly's is a come as you are Restaurant+ Bar that sits on the Ithaca Inlet. The Owner and Staff are Friendly and Attentive. Our Work Crew came in on a two chilly days. The Breakfast Omelets served all day are large and filling. The Prime Rib Sandwich on Toasted Roll with Fries was filling a tasty. The Roast Beef Club Sandwich was plentiful and got Thumbs up. On Saturday Two of the Crew had the Corn Beef Special. The Corn Beef was a Generous Cut served with cabbage , carrots, potato's and roll. This was a straight up delicious meal. One of the crew (rarely eats meat) had a craving for a Bacon Cheese Burger. She Consumed the Large Waffle Fries and Dressed Bacon Cheese Burger with Descriptions of how Delicious it was between bites. The Beers Cold...... The Water Glass are kept full...... The Staff checks on one's needs. Kelly's is a great place to have a Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, or Drink. Kelly's has a Relaxed Environment. Kelly's is Laid Back. It's within Walking Distance of Cass Park, Cornell and Ithaca College Crew Race Course, and Finger Lakes Boating Center!

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Thank shorethinglo
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Reviewed 7 March 2013

Great food and ate out on the back deck by the water - very romantic for Valentines Day or Birthdays.

Thank A. H
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