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John Thomas Steakhouse

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1152 Danby Rd, Ste A, Ithaca, NY 14850-8927
+1 607-273-3464
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16:30 - 22:00
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 21:00
Fri 11:30 - 22:00
Sat 16:30 - 22:00
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Ithaca, New York
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92 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were a rather large group of people. Most ordered steaks and all seemed to think they were superb. I had the balsamic chicken which I would not recommend. Very basic and dry. You select/pay for all side dishes here and have the option to have a rather large version or a half version to include the salads offered. We... More 

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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to leave our car parked at LaTourelle, where we were staying to walk across the parking lot to John Thomas Steakhouse, which was perfect! We briefly looked at the menu online and thought it was a bit pricey - when we arrived it was very casual and the prices were high - but my husband and I shared... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Have to say one of the best steaks that I have had on the East coast. Their onion rings are almost as good as The Ringside, in Portland, Oregon! Excellent salads, incredible steaks! None of the "boys" wanted dessert until they came with the dessert trolley...SOLD! Delicious! Took my son and 4 of his fraternity brothers from all over the... More 

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Thank 6kids2015
Austin, Texas
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Really not exaggerating here. This was the best steak we've ever had. And we've had a lot of steak. Perfection.

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Thank catcramer
Rochester, New York
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

From my title you can get the drift. I love steak and the piece of meat we excellent. Note the mushrooms were OUTSTANDING. Loved a couple of the other sides as well. Now the negative, my wife is Vegan. They had one vegetarian dish that my wife was not crazy about, but we called ahead and asked if they could... More 

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Thank Randler
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The atmosphere and food and service at this resturant is amazing. The building is set among 70'acres of beautiful rolling hills just south of Ithaca However they prepare their steaks - they are amazing!!

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Thank Eileen W
Bedford, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Nice place kind of upscale was worried about bringing my 2.5 year old granddaughter to diner here we were staying at the hotel on same grounds , but the staff was very accommodating, Filet mignon was out of this world with their house sauce , And my wife had this 3.5 lb lobster they even had a huge bob for... More 

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Thank Rockysgolf
Bolton, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

We ate here on our first night staying at the neighbouring La Tourelle hotel (very good), after driving up from NYC and not wanting to make the three mile trip into downtown Ithaca. Attracted by the reviews, we were disappointed to walk in and be told we should have booked, despite the hotel saying we didn't need to as it... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We were staying at Firelight camps and went to John Thomas to celebrate a 40th birthday and our engagement earlier that day. It was a classic steakhouse experience. Our caprese salad with smoked mozzarella and amazing beefsteak tomato was great. The lobster Bisque was also great. But it was the 30oz. Porterhouse for two that was amazing. Great portion and... More 

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Thank smg1116
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59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

I went here for Valentine's day in February 2016, expecting really good steak. The steak was frankly, flavorless, it was a great cut of steak and it was cooked to a perfect medium rare, but it just didn't have any flavor to it at all. The crab cakes we had were really good, as were the German potatoes, but we... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$35
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?