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Gimme Coffee

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506 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5222
+1 607-272-8564
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New Windsor, New York
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60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2014

This place knows how to make coffee. It is rich with deep flavor, but not at all bitter. The pastries are also very good. We went here a couple of times. I had an almond and lemon curd cake one day and a rhubarb buckle another and both were as good or better than homemade and I am veeery picky... More 

Thank jml41952
Ithaca, New York
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Gimme definitely makes the best coffee in Ithaca. They sell coffee that is fair traded, rainforest seal, sustainable and some is even what they call "relationship coffee" (close relationship with small growers). I like trying all the different coffees from all over the world. The staff can be hit or miss, but most are nice if you smile and say... More 

Thank Alexis A
St. Petersburg, Florida
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101 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2014

My friend used to work at Gimme Coffee and the first time I had it was at her house made via french press. Ever since then, I've been hooked! Best coffee in Ithaca.

Thank Jacqueline D
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2013

This is probably my favorite "go to place" for coffee in downtown Ithaca. The staff is really friendly and I just like the vibe in there.. plus the coffee is also really good.

Thank Maureen B
Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2013

Excellent coffee quality, love African coffees and they have a good selection. I do think it's better than Starbucks by far. However, I feel they're a bit understaffed though and sometimes it can take a while to get your beverage. It's a good place to go and study or work, tends to be quiet. I also wish they had more... More 

Thank Cristina F
Ithaca, New York
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78 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2013

Been getting my coffee here since they opened years ago. Coffee is mostly OK, sometimes the lines are a little long, bathrooms are kinda clean, better than mast...

Thank Michael C
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2013

Considering prices are about the same as Starbucks and the Coffee Roaster a block down the street, I don't know why anyone would buy coffee here. Coffee was mediocre and the place was not very clean.

Thank OneHappyFamily
Ithaca, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 November 2012

Perhaps there are too many coffee houses, and Gimmie! no longer makes the grade, at least here in the home town of Ithaca. I used to be a regular, drinking everything from drip coffee and espresso to (attempts at) cappuccino. I had become so loyal a customer that it took me some months to realize that I had been paying... More 

1 Thank Benjamin T
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2012

I only got a quick basic take out on an early Saturday morning. There was no line, no wait. The coffee had a good strong taste, but nothing acid tasting to go along with it. It was very smooth and delicious.

Thank fireflyRome
New York
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2012

I'm a small batch coffee/espresso snob. I find that I enjoy their drinks but only in there locations. I've tried making coffee at home with their beans but it just doesn't taste nearly as good. I'm vegan and have a soy intolerance so I have to bring an alternative plant mylk with me. They are always great about accommodating my... More 

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Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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  • Address: 506 W State St, Ithaca, NY 14850-5222
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: +1 607-272-8564

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?