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Inn at Taughannock Falls Hotels in Ithaca, New York

Savor American-Mediterranean Cuisine

Indulge in some delectable Cuisine du Terroir in the Finger Lakes with gorgeous 180º views of Cayuga Lake at the Inn Restaurant in Ithaca, NY. Explore menu.

American-Mediterranean Cuisine

Enjoy a memorable waterfront dining or dine al fresco on our patio overlooking the lake at the Inn Restaurant. Our seasonal Ithaca restaurant offers delicious American-Mediterranean Cuisine, and a vast collection of wines will surely leave you impressed.
  • Hours and Features
    • Our restaurant open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays; we accept reservations from 5PM-9PM
    • There is no formal dress code for the restaurant.
    • All restaurant guests are welcome to enjoy our outdoor spaces and fire features.
    • Deposits may be required for special days and menus.

Private Dining

Enjoy an intimate private dining experience at Jones Room, Ithaca's most spectacular private dining room. This elegant dining room is perfect for hosting events like weddings, rehearsal dinners, family reunions, business meetings, birthday parties, and bridal showers. Our chef will work with you to design a special menu. Contact our event specialist to plan and create a picture-perfect gathering for any special occasion.

Graduation Dining

Graduation Dinner is an especially important and vital event, with students stepping out into the world and on to their next adventures. The Inn at Taughannock Falls is pleased to offer specialty dining menus at the weekends of Ithaca College and Cornell University commencement ceremonies. Additionally, the Enchantment Garden hosts a large-scale celebration opportunity during Cornell Graduation weekend for large parties or groups looking to celebrate together.

Prix-Fixe Menus at the Inn Restaurant

During Ithaca College and Cornell University commencement weekends the Inn at Taughannock Falls offers prix-fixe dinner menus inside their Lakeview dining restaurant, overlooking Cayuga Lake. The perfect celebration, this elegant dining experience offers an opportunity for families to celebrate together, intimately, and create an emotion-filled memory to immortalize their experience. The surrounding Taughannock Falls State Park and Cayuga Lake provide a relaxed and peaceful backdrop. On-site amenities, such as our outdoor fire features, bar, and hotel, are available for use or reservation.

Enchantment Dinner Party

On commencement weekends the Enchantment Garden is open and alight, providing a magical outdoor experience with cutting-edge amenities. The garden's patios are filled with fire features, customizable sound systems, and complimentary and customizable lighting features. The Sailcloth Tent that sits proudly in the center of the garden creates a perfect setting for large parties to celebrate with buffet-style dining. Additionally, the casual celebration atmosphere is perfect for live music and entertainment services, and photographers are welcome to join groups to memorialize the day.

The artful and multi-course buffet accommodates most dietary restrictions. The 42' Enchantment Bar, as well as the outdoor Fireplace Patio bar, are open and operating during this time. On-site comforts are taken care of, and accessible entry is available for mobility-challenged guests.

Reservations for the Enchantment Dinner Party are taken through the Inn's events department.

Our Menus

Spring Menu

APPETIZERS

Caesar Salad
Caesar Salad
$15
House Dressing, Garlic Croutons

Burrata Salad (GF)
Burrata Salad (GF)
$16
Walnut Pesto, Prosciutto di Parma, Figs

Baby Arugula Salad (V, GF)
Baby Arugula Salad (V, GF)
$15
Petite Beets, Toasted Almonds, Goat Cheese, Sherry Vinaigrette

Vegetable Minestrone Soup
Vegetable Minestrone Soup
$8

Composed Meat & Cheese Board
Composed Meat & Cheese Board
Small $14
Large 26
Assorted Local, Domestic, and International Cheeses and Cured Meats

ENTREES

14oz Certified Angus Reserve New York Strip Steak (GF)
14oz Certified Angus Reserve New York Strip Steak (GF)
$58
Red Wine Bearnaise Butter, Pommes Frites

Chicken Parmesan
Chicken Parmesan
$28
Rigatoni Pasta, Pomodoro Sauce

Almond Dusted Baked Atlantic Cod
Almond Dusted Baked Atlantic Cod
$30
Seafood Chowder Sauce

Penne Pasta (V)
Penne Pasta (V)
$32
Wild Mushrooms, Truffled Mousse

Seafood
Seafood "Fra Diavolo"
$34
Shrimp, Clams, Mussels, Monkfish, Spicy Pomodoro and Linguini Pasta

Eggplant Steak (VG, GF)
Eggplant Steak (VG, GF)
26
Roast Garlic White Pean Puree, Mushroom Duxelles, Pesto

DESSERTS

Apple Tart
Apple Tart
$10
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Lemon Cream
Lemon Cream
12
Fresh Berries

Chocolate Swiss Roll
Chocolate Swiss Roll
12
Whipped Ganache, Chocolate Ice Cream

New York Cheesecake
New York Cheesecake
$12
Strawberries

Daily Ice Cream or Sorbet
Daily Ice Cream or Sorbet
10

Mother's Day Brunch

Appetizers (Choose One)

Caesar Salad
Caesar Salad
House Dressing, Garlic Croutons, Parmesan

Burrata Salad
Burrata Salad
Walnut Pesto, Prosciutto, Figs, and Warm Bread

Lobster Dumplings
Lobster Dumplings
Miso Broth, Lemon Confit, and Basil

Crab Cake
Crab Cake
Marinated Green Beans, Avocado Puree, Mango, Chipotle

Cucumber Linguini
Cucumber Linguini
Roasted Peppers, Asparagus, Back Olives, Fresh Herbs, and Garlic Oil

Entrees (Choose One)

Filet and Egg
Filet and Egg
Petite Filet, Poached Egg, Home Fries, and Hollandaise

12oz NY Strip Steak
12oz NY Strip Steak
Pommes Frites and Bearnaise Butter

Eggs Benedict
Eggs Benedict
English Muffin, Canadian Bacon, Poached Egg, and Hollandaise

Lobster Scramble
Lobster Scramble
Creme Fraiche, Chive, Shiitake

Chicken Parmesan
Chicken Parmesan
Breaded Chicken, Marinara, Parmesan, and a side of Rigatoni

Penne Truffle Pasta
Penne Truffle Pasta
Served with Wild Mushrooms

Eggplant Steak
Eggplant Steak
Walnut Pesto, Roasted Red Pepper, Red Wine Onions

Desserts (Choose One)

Apple Tart
Apple Tart
with Vanilla Ice Cream

Lemon Cream Curd
Lemon Cream Curd
Served with Raspberries

Chocolate Swiss Roll
Chocolate Swiss Roll
Served with Whipped Ganache and Chocolate Sorbet

Cheesecake
Cheesecake
Served with Strawberries

Chocolate Torte
Chocolate Torte
Chocolate Ganache and Gluten Free Biscuits

Wine List

Red Wine

Pinot Noir, Dr. Konstantin Frank
Pinot Noir, Dr. Konstantin Frank
6oz $10
9oz $12
Btl $41
Keuka Lake, Finger Lakes, New York 2021

Pinot Noir, Ravines Wine Cellar
Pinot Noir, Ravines Wine Cellar
6oz $10
9oz $15
Btl $43
Keuka Lake, Finger Lakes, New York 2019

Saperavi , Dr. Konstantin Frank
Saperavi , Dr. Konstantin Frank
6oz $14
9oz $20
Btl $58
Keuka Lake, Finger Lakes, New York 2020

Merlot, Ryan William
Merlot, Ryan William
6oz $6
9oz $9
Btl $25
Seneca Lake, Finger Lakes, New York 2017

Cabernet Franc, Ryan William
Cabernet Franc, Ryan William
6oz $7
9oz $11
Btl $31
Seneca Lake, Finger Lakes, New York 2018

Cabernet Franc Magdalena, Hermann J.Wiemer
Cabernet Franc Magdalena, Hermann J.Wiemer
Btl $60
Seneca Lake, Finger Lakes, New York 2021

Syrah, Hector Wine Co.
Syrah, Hector Wine Co.
Btl $70
Seneca Lake, Finger Lakes, New York 2021

Maximilien Blend, Ravines
Maximilien Blend, Ravines
6oz $13
9oz $19
Btl $54
Seneca Lake, Finger Lakes, New York 2018

MC2 Blend,Damiani
MC2 Blend,Damiani
6oz $9
9oz $14
Btl $40
Seneca Lake, Finger Lakes, New York 2021

Proprietor’s Reserve, Frontenac Estate
Proprietor’s Reserve, Frontenac Estate
6oz $9
9oz $14
Btl $40
Cayuga Lake, Finger Lakes,2017

Super Tuscan, Setti Ponto Crognolo
Super Tuscan, Setti Ponto Crognolo
6oz $60
Italy, Tuscany, 2020

Cabernet Sauvignon, Roth
Cabernet Sauvignon, Roth
6oz $13
9oz $18
Btl $55
Sonoma, California 2019

Cabernet Sauvignon, Sterling
Cabernet Sauvignon, Sterling
6oz $12
9oz $17
Btl $50
Napa Valley, California 2019

Cabernet Sauvignon, Charles Krug
Cabernet Sauvignon, Charles Krug
Btl $70
Napa Valley, California 2019

Cabernet Sauvignon, Stag’s Lea
Cabernet Sauvignon, Stag’s Lea
Btl $90
Napa Valley, California 2019

Cabernet Sauvignon, Silver Oak
Cabernet Sauvignon, Silver Oak
Btl $120
Alexander Valley, Sonoma, California 2018

Rose Wine

Hosmer Dry Rose
Hosmer Dry Rose
6oz $7
9oz $10
Btl $30
Cayuga Lake, Finger Lakes, New York 2021

Whispering Angel
Whispering Angel
6oz $12
9oz $18
Btl $50
Provence, France 2021

White Wine

Dry Riesling, Thirsty Owl
Dry Riesling, Thirsty Owl
6oz $6
9oz $9
Btl $27
Cayuga Lake, Finger Lakes, New York 2021

Semi-DryRiesling, Dr. Konstantin Frank
Semi-DryRiesling, Dr. Konstantin Frank
6oz $7
9oz $11
Btl $32
Keuka Lake, Finger Lakes, New York 2021

Gewurztraminer, Silver Thread
Gewurztraminer, Silver Thread
6oz $8
9oz $12
Btl $35
Keuka Lake, Finger Lakes, New York 2021

Chardonnay, Lakewood
Chardonnay, Lakewood
6oz $6
9oz $9
Btl $25
Seneca Lake, Finger Lakes, New York 2021

Sauvignon Blanc, Hector Wine Co.
Sauvignon Blanc, Hector Wine Co.
6oz $7
9oz $10
Btl $28
Keuka Lake, Finger Lakes, New York 2021

Pinot Grigio, Banfi San Angelo
Pinot Grigio, Banfi San Angelo
9oz $13
Btl $37
6oz $9
Tuscany, Italy 2021

Sauvignon Blanc, Loveblock
Sauvignon Blanc, Loveblock
6oz $11
9oz $15
Btl $43
Marlborough, New Zealand 2021

Chardonnay, Cakebread
Chardonnay, Cakebread
Btl $68
Napa Valley, California 2019

Fortified Wines

Apple Dessert Wine,Black Diamond Cider
Apple Dessert Wine,Black Diamond Cider
3oz $5
Btl $40
Cayuga Lake, Finger Lakes, New York 750ml, 2017

Fonseca Port, Bin No. 27
Fonseca Port, Bin No. 27
3oz $5
Douro, Portugal, NV

Fonseca Port, 10 Year Tawny
Fonseca Port, 10 Year Tawny
3oz $8
Douro, Portugal, NV

Fonseca Port, 20 Year Tawny
Fonseca Port, 20 Year Tawny
3oz $14
Douro, Portugal, NV

Sparkling & Champagne

Naomi Riesling, Hosmer Winery
Naomi Riesling, Hosmer Winery
6oz $8
Btl $30
Cayuga Lake, Finger Lakes, New York NV

Cuvée Brut, Hermann J. Wieme
Cuvée Brut, Hermann J. Wieme
Btl $60
Seneca Lake, Finger Lakes, New York 2017

Prosecco, La Marca
Prosecco, La Marca
6oz $9
Btl $36
Veneto, Italy NV

Aria Cava Brut, Segura Viudas
Aria Cava Brut, Segura Viudas
6oz $6
Btl $25
Penedes, Spain NV

Brut, Piper-Heidsieck
Brut, Piper-Heidsieck
Btl $92
Champagne, France NV

Brut, Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label
Brut, Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label
Btl $120
Champagne, France NV

Blanc de Blancs Brut, Taittinger
Blanc de Blancs Brut, Taittinger
Btl $300
Champagne, France,2011

Vintage Brut, Dom Perignon
Vintage Brut, Dom Perignon
Btl $350
Champagne, France, 2009

Draft Beer

Ommegang Witte Wheat Ale
Ommegang Witte Wheat Ale
Pint $6

Lucky Hare Millennium Falcon
Lucky Hare Millennium Falcon
Pint $6

Stella Artois
Stella Artois
Pint $6

Bud Light
Bud Light
Pint $6

Guinness
Guinness
Pint $6

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