Local Attractions

COFFEE

Ithaca Coffee Company
131 E. Green St. (Across the Street)
607-273-7800
Mon – Sat: 8 am-9 pm
Sun: 8am-6pm

The Shop
312 E. Seneca St.
5 min Walk
607-273-5028
Mon-Fri 8am-9pm
Sat 9am -8pm
Sun 9am -7pm

Gimme Coffee
2 locations

430 N. Cayuga St.
15 min. walk

506 West State St.
20 min. walk

607-277-8393
trendy/world class coffee/free wifi
open daily 7am -8pm

BRUNCH

Café Dewitt
215 N Cayuga St
10 min walk
607-273-3473
Contemporary Bistro in the lower level main hallway of the Dewitt Mall
M-S 8:30-2:30pm
Sunday 10am – 2pm

Agava
(Vegan Friendly)
381 Pine Tree Rd
5 min drive
607-319-4366
Brunch on Sunday @ 11:00am

Northstar House
(Vegan Friendly)
202 E Falls St
5 min drive, 20 min walk
607-216-8580
Cozy Neighborhood Vibe Seasonal Menu
Sunday Brunch
Gluten Free & Vegan friendly
607-216-8580
call for hours

Bandwagon Brewpub
114 N. Cayuga St.
10 min walk
607-319-0699
Craft & housebrewed draft beers, cozy lounge
Tuesday – Thursday: 5pm – 1am (food til 10pm)
Friday – Saturday: 4pm – 1am (food til 11pm)
Sunday: 11am – 1am | Brunch 11am – 4pm, Dinner 4pm – 10pm
Closed Monday.

LUNCH & DINNER

CASUAL

Viva Taqueria & Cantina 
101 N Aurora St.
5 min walk
607-277-1752
Fresh Healthy Mexican Food / Margaritas
Open Daily
11 am-10 pm

Agava
381 Pine Tree Rd
5 min drive
607-319-4366
Southwestern inspired, wood-fired oven, farm to table, Vegan friendly.
Lunch & Dinner
Brunch on Sunday
Open every day @ 11:00am
Call for hours

The Rook
404 W. State St.
15 min walk
5 min drive
(607) 319-0180
New American comfort food
Casual Atmosphere
Call 30 minutes ahead for seating
Tues – Sat: 5pm-Midnight
Late Night Menu: 10pm – Midnight

Ithaca Ale House
111 N Aurora St
5 min. walk
607-256-7977
American fare w/a modern flare
20 tap craft beers, burgers and more
Mon-Sat 11am-1:00am
Lunch  & Dinner
Sun 10 AM-1AM

FINE DINING

Just a Taste
116 North Aurora St.
5 min walk
607-277-9463
Wine and Tapas
Farm to table/ local favorite
No reservations
Sun-Thurs 5:30-10:00pm
Fri & Sat 5:30 -11pm

Mercato 
108 North Aurora
5 min walk
607-319 5171
Italian Fusion, craft cocktails, excellent wine selection
No reservations
Mon-Sat 5:30pm-10pm
Closed Sundays

Le Café Cent-Dix
101 N. Aurora St.
5 min walk
607-319-0750
Classic French Bistro
French Wine List
No reservations
Tues – Sun 5:30 pm to 10 pm
Closed Mondays

LATE NIGHT DINING

The Rook
404 W. State St.
15 min walk
5 min drive
(607) 319-0180
New American comfort food
Casual Atmosphere
Call 30 minutes ahead for seating
Tues – Sat: 5pm-Midnight
Late Night Menu: 10pm – Midnight

Northstar House
202 E Falls St
5 min drive, 15 min walk
607-216-8580
Cozy neighborhood vibe
Seasonal Menu
12 rotating drafts/extensive beer list
Sunday Brunch
Gluten Free & Vegan friendly
607-216-8580
Call for hours

Maxie’s Supper Club
635 West State St.
5 min drive/20 min walk
607-272-4136
Call 30 minutes ahead for seating
New Orleans Style
Raw bar with half price oysters 4-6 pm
Open daily 4-11 pm

WINE & SPIRITS SHOPS

The Cellar D’or 
136 E. State St.
(the commons)
5 min. walk
607-319-0500
Wine & Cider Boutique
Specializing in small production/estate-bottled
Call for hours

Northside Wine & Spirits
222 Elmira Rd.
5 min. drive
Ithaca Shopping Plaza
1-800-281-1291
Great customer service
Large Finger Lakes Wine Selection
Mon – Sat: 9am – 9pm
Closed Sunday

Red Feet Wine Market & Spirit Provisions
435 Franklin St.
5 min. drive
607-330-1056
Hand picked artisanal wines/ helpful staff
Tastings Thurs.  5pm – 7pm
Mon – Thurs: 11am – 8pm 
Fri – Sat: 10am – 8pm
Sun: 12pm – 6pm

BEER BARS

Bandwagon Brewpub
114 North Cayuga St.
10 min walk
607-319-0699
Craft & House made taps
Mon – Thurs: 5pm – 1am
Fri – Sun: 4pm-1am

Northstar House
202 E Falls St.
5 min drive, 15 min walk
607-216-8580
12 rotating drafts/extensive bottled beer list
607-216-8580
Call for hours

Ithaca Beer Co.
122 Ithaca Beer Dr.
10 min drive
Award winning Craft Ales
Farm to Table Taproom Brew Pub
Beer Garden
Wed – Sun: Noon – 9pm

WINE BARS

Just a Taste
116 North Aurora St.
Wine & Tapas
5 min walk
607-277-9463
Extensive Wine list
Sun-Thurs: 5:30pm – 10pm
Fri & Sat: 5:30pm – 11pm

Mercato Bar & Kitchen
108 North Aurora St.
5 min walk
607-319 5171
Great Wine selection
Mon – Sat: 5:30pm – 10pm
Closed Sundays

Le Café Cent-Dix
101 N. Aurora St.
5 min walk
607-319-0750
French Wine List
Tue – Sun: 5:30pm – 10pm

GORGES & WATERFALLS

Cascadilla Gorge Trail
A beautiful trail connecting downtown to Cornell
Please ask Argos staff for directions 
The head of the trail is 10 min. from here.
It is “Gorgeous!”

Robert Treman State Park
(Upper Park)
105 Enfield Falls Rd,
15 min. drive
607-273-3440
Worth the drive!
Winding trails follow the gorge past 12 waterfalls.
It is a local favorite!

Taughannock Falls
State Park
1740 Taughannock Blvd. (Route 89)
Trumansburg, NY
20 min drive
Hiking, swimming on lake side. Local picnic fave. Tallest waterfall in the North East.

Buttermilk Falls State Park
Lower Buttermilk
112 East Buttermilk Falls Rd (Off of Route 13, South of Ithaca)
10 min. drive
607-273-5761
Falls visible from road.
Hike up the south side of the falls is stunning

Ithaca Falls
(In Town)
150 foot waterfall
5 min drive
20 min walk
Please ask Argos Staff for directions

GROCERIES

Greenstar Oasis Natural Grocery
215 N. Cayuga St
10 min. walk
607-273-8210
Natural foods Market in the Historic Dewitt Mall

Wegmans
500 South Meadow St
25 min. walk
10 min. drive
(607) 277-5800
Groceries/Bakery/Pharmacy/take out

East Hill Plaza
327 Pine Tree Rd.
5 min drive
Grocery, pharmacy, liquor store, cafe, restaurant

NEWS STAND & SMOKE SHOP

Commons Market
122 Aurora St.
5 min walk
ATM/smokes/amenities
607-273-3236
open late/call for hrs

TAXI/LIMOSINES/GAS STATIONS

The Argos Inn Front Desk Staff will be happy to arrange a taxi for you.

Ithaca Airline Limousine
Ithaca to Syracuse airport
(855) 349-0084

Ithaca Dispatch Inc.
(607) 277-2227 

University Taxi
(607) 277-7777

GAS STATIONS

Sunoco
210 S Cayuga St.
5 min. drive

East Hill Citgo 
301 Pine Tree Rd.
5 min drive

SPAS

Rasa Spa
310 Taugannock Blvd.
5 min drive
607-273-1740
Massage, Bodywork, Facials, Waxing, Sauna, Showers, Tranquility room
We have 10% discount coupons @ Argos – Please inquire at front desk.
Mon–Sat: 9am – 9pm
Sun: 12pm – 8pm

Satori Spa & Salon
840 Hanshaw Rd.
Village Green Plaza
10 min drive
607-266-0103
Hair, nails, facials, makeup, waxing, spa packages
Aveda Products

Norabloom Botanicals & Beauty Lounge
130-132 E. State St. Suite 201
5 min walk (The Commons)
607 592-8222
Facials, Massage Therapy, Make up, Waxing , Natural Nail Care, Spa Parties

FITNESS CENTERS

Island Health & Fitness Center
310 Taughannock Blvd
(607) 277-3861
5 min drive/20 min walk
Cardio, Strength Training, Aquatics center,
Sauna/Steam rooms/Hot tub
Mon – Fri: 5:30am – 9:30pm
Sat & Sun: 7am – 7pm

Island Fitness – Community Corners Location
Community Corners
903 Hanshaw Road
(607) 319-0149
Strength Training & Cardio
Mon – Fri: 5:30am – 9:30pm
Sat & Sun: 7am – 7pm

Finger Lakes Fitness Center
171 E. State St.
607-256-3532
Center Ithaca on the Commons in the lower level
5 min walk
Cardio/strength/yoga

RUNNING TRAILS

South Hill Recreation Way
A gravel trail, once a railroad, meanders across the Six Mile Creek valley.
10 min walk to trail head
Take a right onto State Street, go left on south Aurora Street, take a left on Hudson Street, and trailhead is a 5 min walk on the left.

Cayuga Waterfront Trail
A 20 min walk from the Argos Inn.  Take State St to Taughannock Blvd (route 89) The Hangar Theatre is near the northern end of the trail. The trail is less than two miles from most locations in the City of Ithaca. Parking is plentiful at Cass Park.

Cornell Botanic Gardens
6 min drive
Botanical gardens located adjacent to Cornell.  
Head east on E.State St. for .2 miles. Turn left on to Stewart Ave and in .7 miles turn right on University Ave. Go .5 miles, continue on Forest Home Drive for .5 miles

FARMER’S MARKETS

Ithaca Farmer’s Market @ Steam Boat Landing
545 3rd St.
10 min drive
Farm stands, hot food, live music, wine, cheese, bakeries, and crafted artisanal gifts.
Summer Boat tours
Saturdays April – Dec

Ithaca Farmer’s Market @ Dewitt Park
Corner of Cayuga St & Buffalo St.
10 min walk
Hot food /local farm vendors
Tuesdays April- October
9am – 2pm
Sundays May-Nov

MUSEUMS

The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art
114 Central Ave.
607-255-6464
Open to all – free of charge
Tues – Sun: 10am – 5pm

Corning Museum of Glass
1 Museum Way
Corning N.Y.
Dedicated to the art, history and science of glass
30 min drive
Winter Hours: 9am – 5pm
Summer Hours: 9am – 8pm

History Center
Unique collections of local interest
401 E. State St.
(across the street from Argos Inn)
Tues, Thurs, and Sat
11am – 5pm

MUSIC/RECORDS/INSTRUMENTS

Angry Mom Records
115 the Commons
5 min walk
In the Basement of Autumn Leaves Book Store
607-319-4953
Vinyl and other formats
Mon – Sat: Noon – 8pm
Sun: Noon – 6pm

The Ithaca Guitar Works
215 North Cayuga St.
5 min walk
607-272-2602
New & used instruments
Instrument repair

BOOKS

Buffalo Street Books
215 N. Cayuga St.
In DeWitt Mall
5 min walk
607-273-8246
Independently owned
Host of Argos Inn monthly book club
Mon – Sat: 10am – 7pm
Sun: 10am – 5pm

Autumn Leaves 
Used Books
115 E. State St.
The Commons
5 min walk
Extensive & impressive selection
607-273-8239

The Bookery
The Historic Dewitt Mall
5 min walk
(607) 273-5055
Used and Rare books bought and sold

BOUTIQUES

Petrune
132 E. State St.
The Commons
5 min walk
Vintage & New Clothing & Apparel
607-277-1930

Pastimes Antiques
215 N. Cayuga St.
In the Historic Dewitt Mall
10 min walk
Vintage jewelry, turn of the century post cards, advertising tins, etc
607-277-3457

Handwork
Local craft shop
102 West State St
10 min walk
607-273-9400
Owned & operated
local artists

15 Steps
171 E. State St. 
The Commons
5 min walk
Jewelry, ceramics, glass, wood, cards, metal & fiber
607-272-4902

MOVIE THEATERS

Cinemapolis
120 E. Green St.
5 min walk
607-277-6155
Great Independent movie theater

Regal Cinema
The Shops at Ithaca Mall
10 min drive
607-266-7964
14 Theatre Cinema

RELIGIOUS SERVICES 

Unitarian 
306 N Aurora  
607-273-7521
Service at 10:30am

Roman Catholic Church 
113 North Geneva St.
Mass Times
Mon & Thurs: 12:10pm
Tues, Wed  & Fri: 7am Sat 4:30pm

Baptist Church
309 N Cayuga St.
Sunday 8:30am & 10:30am

The Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)
120 Third Street
Sundays @ 10:30am
607-229-9500

DAY TRIPPER

We highly recommend day trips to….

Stonecat Cafe

Two Goats Brewpub

Dano’s on Seneca

Corning Museum of Glass

Trumansburg

Finger Lakes Cider House