The service is great, cooking is great, food is scrumptious! The atmosphere is also very, very pleasant.
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This is a gem -an awesome restaurant - tucked away behind a tile shop in Freeville. Nice atmosphere, very good food and friendly service! The menu includes Frog's legs, Elk, and alligator in addition to the more usual dinner fare. The owner and later the...More
the food was great! They serve everyone a dipping sauce for the bread and it was delicious! We have since duplicated it at home.
Decided to try this place after driving by many times trying to locate the actual restaurant. It was worth the search! This is a true gem! Tile floors and live music make the atmosphere very inviting. Greeted at the table with a smiling waitress and...More
Trying to find a decent place in that area could be a challenge, and, unless it would be on Yelp, we would never found this place. I'm not sure why it's called a cafe, if its a full service restaurant. Amazing culinary find. A very...More
My wife and I went there for Sunday brunch. We had their excellent coffee along with very good French toast with real maple syrup. We were seated next to the widows which look out upon the adjacent stream which added charm to the restaurant. We...More
We visited my son, who is away at college in Ithaca, for Easter. We took him and a friend to Easter Brunch at the Waterwheel. Although we made a reservation for noon, we arrived at 11 hoping that we could get in earlier. The hosts...More
I thought it would be nice to try again. Maybe make it an Easter tradition. But to keep it short, the waitress was abrupt and rushing, her and the other waitress were snippy with each other, the table was dirty and it was hard to...More
We have been in twice on Saturday nights. It is a real hidden treasure. Loved the specials and the prime rib! Even a some music one night! Definitely worth the drive!
This cozy cafe, near Ithaca, NY, will give you one of the best dining experiences of your life. Everything is top notch. The food, service and ambience are all superb. All created by a lovely local couple with warm hearts, genuine concern, and unmatched talent.