At Madeline’s, our unique approach to Modern Asian cuisine results in a simplified elegance through distinctive and high quality ingredient combinations. Whether you prefer seafood, chicken, steak, or vegetarian dishes, Madeline’s has something to please everyone in your party. Our menu embodies the unique fusion of East and West with alluring fare representing Thai, Cambodian, Korean and Japanese cuisine in an American/European style. Not hungry enough for a meal, but in the mood for a nibble? Madeline’s has you covered with a wide selection of salads, starters and small plates to choose from. Just in time for Fall we are featuring NY Strip Steak in a mushroom Marsala sauce with roasted Brussels sprouts! Don’t forget about lunch! A warm HAM BRIE AND APPLE SANDWICH is a great choice to fill you up on the go. Come in and let our experienced chefs show you why Madeline’s is one of the best restaurants in Ithaca.
At the bar, our trained mixologists have created an extensive list of eclectic and innovative hand-mixed cocktails, as well as an accessible wine and beer list that boasts the best of our regional wineries and breweries. In the mood for something new? Try THE RIFT! A Mad's original aperitif cocktail featuring gin, Genepy Des Alpes, Byrrh Grand Quinquina and Aperol. Delicious and Beautiful! Or try our twist on the classic Margarita. The DESERT PEAR is a celebration in a glass with a vibrant purple hue and delicate pear flavor. Are you a Scotch lover? With over 50 to choose from, our well-educated bar and service staff can guide you to your traditional favorite, or a new experience.
the best desserts
No trip to Madeline’s would be complete without a visit to our dessert case. Continuously on the “Best Of Ithaca” list for best desserts, Madeline’s Owner and Executive Pastry Chef, Teresa Miller, will engage your senses with luxurious and mouthwatering indulgences made from the finest ingredients. Ask your server for a recommendation; they each have their favorite!
At Madeline’s, we believe that service is an art that requires knowledge, experience, attention, and thoughtfulness. From a casual cocktail on our seasonal outdoor patio, to a large, celebratory event, our knowledgeable and well-trained staff strive to exceed your expectations, and make every occasion memorable. Our reputation precedes us, so reservations are recommended.
Located on Aurora Street’s, “Restaurant Row” on The Commons, Madeline’s is a short walk from the Ithaca College South Hill area, Cornell’s College Town, or any of the surrounding downtown neighborhoods. Prefer to drive? Ample parking is available in the Green Street Parking Garage, just steps away from Madeline’s entrance.
Whether a leisurely afternoon of cocktails and conversation on our comfortable outdoor lounges, or a late evening candlelit dinner complete with wine and coffee service, our goal is the same; we strive to give you our absolute best. From cocktails to coffee, greeting to goodbye, your pleasure is our highest priority. Let us make your evening the best part of your day.
Reservation & Contact Information
For parties of fewer than 10 people and/or to make same day reservations, we look forward to speaking with you by phone.
- Address - 215 East State Street Ithaca, NY 14850
- Phone - (607) 277-2253
- Email - Madelines2006@gmail.com
Email is checked sporadically throughout the day. Please make sure to call for same day reservations.
If you’re planning a large party (10+), or would like to make a reservation for graduation, we ask that you send us an email in advance to the address above, and include a contact number, the number of people in your party, and preferred date and time. Confirmation of reservations will be sent by return email within 72 hours. If you do not hear from us within this time, please call to make sure we received your reservation inquiry.