Mercato Bar & Kitchen
108 N. Aurora St.
(607) 319-5171
Tuesday-Saturday: 5:30pm-9pm

Mercato’s Bar and Kitchen offers Italian inspired seasonally-conscious cuisine, a friendly professional waitstaff, and a clean urban-bistro aesthetic. Offering an upscale menu that changes seasonally, try the cured meats appetizer with a selection of meats, cheeses and olives, the fresh market fish and herbs steamed in parchment paper, or the homemade gnocchi. For dessert, Mercato recommends trying its pine nut tart drizzled with balsamic reduction and served with cappuccino-flavored gelato.

Mercato does not take reservations; be sure to arrive early, put your name on the list and have a drink at the bar while you wait.

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Pasta Vitto
215 E. State St.
(607) 882-9672
Tuesday - Saturday
5pm - 10 pm

Enjoy a meal of pizzettes, salads and pastas in our comfortable dining room on the east end of the downtown Ithaca Commons. House favorites include spaghetti and meatballs, pesto pizzettes, arancini and our roasted vegetable salad. Lots of vegan and vegetarian options. Have an Italian cocktail or a glass of Prosecco on tap and check out our fabulous desserts!

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Shortstop Deli
204 W. Seneca St.
(607) 273-1030
Open 24 hours, 7 days a week

Shortstop Deli was founded in 1978 by Albert Smith, who set out to build the BEST SUB in Ithaca. He chose to use only the finest meats, cheeses, and vegetables and serve it on bread baked right in the store. He lets the customer decide the toppings so you can have it your way.

We think he succeeded in creating Ithaca’s BEST SUB as do the readers of the Ithaca Journal and the Ithaca Times: His sandwiches have been voted “Best of Ithaca” by the readers of both papers almost every year since the inception of the award.

Shortstop hasn’t closed their doors in over 30 years; so whether you want to come in for a cup of fresh brewed coffee at 7am or if you are hungry for an award winning sub at midnight, you can always count on them to be open.

In addition to a delicious array of sandwiches and subs, they also carry a variety of drinks and snacks.

Stop by anytime or call in your order and have it ready for pick-up.

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