Where to Find the Best Brunch in Ithaca


Where to Find the Best Brunch in Ithaca

After starting your day with a fresh cup of joe from one of our local coffee shops, set yourself up for success with a hearty brunch in Ithaca. Enjoy all your brunch favorites at La Tourelle without leaving the comfort of the hotel. Our Bistro at La Tourelle offers a delicious weekend brunch featuring farm-to-table cuisine. Whether you are craving breakfast classics like eggs and bacon or are looking for an innovative vegan brunch, there is a dish for everyone’s taste buds!

The Bistro at La Tourelle

The Bistro is located directly in front of La Tourelle, open every day from 7:30 am-3 pm. We pride ourselves on using locally grown and raised meats, dairy, and produce to create dishes that encapsulate the flavors of the Finger Lakes region. Keep in mind that brunch is only offered on the weekends with menu items like:


  • Oatmeal crusted french toast

  • Build your own omelet, burrito, or breakfast pizza

  • Vegan breakfast with tofu scramble and potatoes

  • Pancakes and Belgian waffles

MIX Kitchen

MIX Kitchen intertwines culture and cuisine to create a unique and diverse dining experience. You can expect your favorite classics like omelets, eggs benedict, breakfast sandwiches, and pancakes with a twist. We highly recommend ordering one of their brunch drinks with your meal, like mimosas, cocktails, and bloody marys. 

Simeon’s American Bistro

Simeon’s offers an excellent Ithaca brunch in the heart of the Commons area in a historic 1870s building. They are known for their fresh seafood dishes using Maine lobster, jumbo black tiger shrimp, and Atlantic oysters. You can even have seafood in your drink with their signature bloody shrimp cocktail. 

Cafe DeWitt

Cafe Dewitt has been awarded one of the best weekend brunch spots in Ithaca, offering new and innovative brunch options every Sunday. Try the homemade cinnamon swirl french toast if you are craving something sweet. And for savory options, they provide egg sandwiches, omelets, biscuits, and gravy.

The Perfect Brunch in Ithaca at La Tourelle

Start the day with brunch in Ithaca at The Bistro at La Tourelle on the weekends. And if you want to get brunch during the week, check out one of the other brunch options mentioned above. Browse our collection of Finger Lakes hotel rooms framed by french chateau-style architecture and 70 acres of quiet lawns and gardens. Whether you want to stay in one of our traditional rooms or are looking for a bit of luxury, we have accommodations for everyone!