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Kilpatrick's Publick House

) #67 of 205 Restaurants in Ithaca $$ - $$$ Irish, ,
130 E Seneca St, Ithaca, NY 14850
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good36%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible7%
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“boxty” (4 reviews)
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Irish, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
$$ - $$$
130 E Seneca St, Ithaca, NY 14850
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved the food , service and atmosphere of the place. We were so glad that we came. Good pub fare and not expensive though not cheap either.

Thank prasan68
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Our January mid-week lunch was a treat. The Irish coffee warmed us and the staff was accommodating. The menu offered simpler pub fare and more extensive meal options.

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We were staying at the Hilton for two nights on New Year's, so we tried this on New Year's Day. I first ordered the corned beef and cabbage, but it was so bad and salty I exchanged it for the fish and chips, which was...More

Thank tromba61
Reviewed 7 December 2016

New menu is shocking- so limited and to offer Lucky Charms as an option is ridiculous. We waited ages to be seated and then ended up leaving after over 20mins when no one came by to take our orders or offer us drinks etc. And...More

Thank AmandaClaireBrown
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Really cozy place with awesome food and great service. We had a great meal and a great time. We will be going back again for sure.

Thank Denise T
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stopped here when we arrived in Ithaca after a few days of wine tasting. We thought it would be a good quick lunch, but we were wrong. First, the service was horrible and incredibly slow. Second, the food was awful. My...More

1  Thank Meagan B
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ate here while staying at the Hilton during Ithaca College's Family Weekend. Busy at 6pm, but we didn't wait long for a table. The staff was very friendly. I had the Shepherd's Pie. My husband had the Whiskey Chicken. Both were...More

Thank Lydia Z
Management response:Responded 8 November 2016

Thank You Lydia. I'm always glad to hear that even on one of our busiest nights you received our excellent service! We look forward to having you back soon. CHEERS!

Reviewed 24 October 2016

We went to this bar on the Friday and Saturday night while staying in the HIlton and the bartenders were really nice. Drink is moderately priced. It was extremely busy on the fri we were there and the bar tenor mentioned there was a wedding...More

1  Thank nuffsaid
Management response:Responded 30 October 2016

Thank You so much for letting us know how are staff took care of you. We hope you also enjoyed your stay in the hotel and we look forward to having you back soon.

Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Wife and I took a ride to Ithaca to do a little sight seeing and enjoy the fall foliage on a beautiful Wednesday in October. After strolling around some of the sights in and around Cornell we decided to go "downtown ". In this case...More

Thank Pop817
Management response:Responded 14 October 2016

Thank you so much for letting us know about your experience with us. It's reviews like this that we love to hear espically when you get more than you bargained for, look forward to seeing you soon! Cheers!

Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely excellent, I had the corned beef & cabbage, it was the best I've ever had and we're Irish! Service was excellent, wine was local and great all around excellent

Thank Tracy M
Management response:Responded 14 October 2016

Thank you Tracy, we are glad you enjoyed are improved corned beef and cabbage. Stop back soon to see our ever changing wine and beers lists. Cheers!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Irish, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 E Seneca St, Ithaca, NY 14850
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Ithaca
  • Phone Number: 8065437342
  • E-mail
Kilpatrick's Publick House is Ithaca's premier Irish Pub. Serving Top-Notch Irish/English Cuisine. We proudly use as many local ingredients as possible. Our beautiful coppertop bar is second to none. Serving up carefully crafted cocktails. Not to mention we are the first bar in Ithaca to serve Farm-To-Glass. Stop in and see what's the fuss is about at Ithaca's ONLY Irish Pub!
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