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Old World Cafe and Ice Cream

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1 W Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2680
+1 607-936-1953
10:00 - 18:00
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Troy, NY
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Old World Cafe and Ice Cream shop is great place to relax and have a casual lunch or snack break. Prices are reasonable, the space is charming and the food is quite good. Be sure to take out some of their excellent baked goods.

Thank cimabue_NY
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I love visiting local cafes when out and about. This cute cafe is centralized in the town of Corning. Its adorable outside look does not disappoint when entering leads to oldtime charm. Entering leads to a oldtime soda fountain counter that serves ice cream and off to the left another counter for meals. Just love that oldtime feel. Nice selection... More 

Thank rachelwats
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108 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly, looked like anything you might have for lunch or a snack would be just right. We only stopped for a snack, but we would have had lunch if the time was right.

Thank PennsylvaniaDoglover
Corning, New York
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This is the place to go for GREAT fresh food, soup/salad combos, large salads, sandwiches, desserts, fresh coffee...you name it. Friends and I eat here often, oh and they have an ice cream bar with beautiful hand carved wood working. Plan on a wonderful lunch with family and friends.

1 Thank Yorkxan
Moon Township, Pennsylvania
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268 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Go here !!! Great place, great Ice Cream and soda fountain. Brings you back to the good old days. Great service, limited seating

1 Thank kwf47
Nashville, TN
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168 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

We stopped into the Old World Cafe on Market Street in Corning, NY, for a coffee and ice cream and it was wonderful. The atmosphere in the cafe is so pleasant and the decor and original woodwork is beautiful. Go enjoy the soup of the day and other food items, including ice cream sundaes, coffees and teas.

1 Thank Irmi E
Horseheads, New York
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256 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Love this place. You can't go wrong with the soup and mini sandwich. Everything is fresh and delicious. They also feature Purity ice cream! Highly recommend if you are on market street!

1 Thank Memmett
Deposit, New York
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

My friend and I enjoyed a fabulous lunch of homemade soup and sandwiches. Everything is made fresh every day! Located downtown Corning, it is rich in history and food. They also have a great selection of coffee and ice cream. We will be back!

Thank heath22016
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stopped in for lunch. The layout of the place is a little strange but the food is very good. We both had the tuna melt panini, wow these things could feed three people! Of course we had to try the pies, pumpkin and apple. Both were very good. You order at the counter, pick a table, then they bring... More 

Thank duke7911
Chicago, Illinois
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113 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stopped here for a quick lunch and they didn't bat an eye when we asked to split a sandwich. They were very accommodating and you paid after you were done eating. The atmosphere in the shop was cute and had the old fashioned look.

Thank Carlie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, American, Soups
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 W Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2680
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Corning
  • Phone Number: +1 607-936-1953
We stopped here in Corning. Really great sandwiches and soup. Terrific ice cream. The bakery items looked great although we did not try them.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?