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John Thomas Steakhouse

1152 Danby Rd, Ste A, Ithaca, NY 14850-8927
+1 607-273-3464
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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1152 Danby Rd, Ste A, Ithaca, NY 14850-8927
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

John Thomas is located in a very unassuming building that hides a delightful steakhouse. All of the food we ordered was phenomenal. It tasted great, cooked properly, and served hot or cool as appropriate. Nothing was served in that in between range of tepid /...More

Thank mike60521
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Unfortunately there are no decent restaurants within 75 mile radius of here. It's vastly overpriced for what it is but they have you as a captive. There literally are no passable restaurants in Ithaca or Tompkins County, period, other than this place. Order the filet...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 30 May 2017

John Thomas is a high quality steakhouse on par with the best in NYC, but in a charming country home near La Tourelle Inn and Ithaca College. The parking lot is dirt and gravel, surrounded by wildflowers and the interior is filled with historical photos....More

Thank CTManny
Reviewed 25 May 2017

This restaurant has been in business, in the same location, for years. After a recent visit I'm convinced they're skating on their reputation - hype, not on real merit. A steak can cost you upwards of $80 - even $100. Are you kidding? I could...More

Thank chris k
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I took my daughter on her last night at Ithaca College for the semester. Menu items were all delicious. Appetizers of smoked trout and tomatoes and sweet onion with their own sauce. A large fillet mignon (14oz) and an aged strip steak, we shared asparagus...More

Thank Mister B
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Stayed at the hotel and had spa services, walked here for dinner. My spouse had a 14 oz filet which he really enjoyed, we shared a few sides that were good and had creme brullee and bitter sweet chocolate ice cream that were really yummy!...More

Thank Maureen C
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I have been to the John Thomas room a few times before as I live out of state, and have always had a favorable experience. I recently went there for a wedding and was extremely dissatisfied. The table I sat at did not get served...More

1  Thank June R
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We had a delicious meal here. The aged steaks just can't be found anywhere else in the area. It is a very intimate setting and the staff is very knowledgeable. The wine we had was excellent, but at $18 a glass we only had one....More

Thank corymfowler
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We had an excellent meal at John Thomas Steakhouse. I had the 14-ounce filet mignon, and my wife had a special that included two five-ounce filet medallions. Both dishes were excellent, and we both took home leftovers. We also had the German fried potatoes, french...More

Thank Andy W
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Who would have ever expected a quality steakhouse near Cornell University in Ithaca. We were pleasantly surprised how good it is. They have aged steaks the same as they have in big cities. We all shared a porterhouse steak, which was cooked to perfection, with...More

Thank MissS85
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
16:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1152 Danby Rd, Ste A, Ithaca, NY 14850-8927
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-273-3464
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