A Tuscan Inspired Italian Restaurant In Ithaca, NY

Tuscan culture embraces a cuisine that is inspired by availability and accessibility. At Taverna Banfi, our seasonal menus reflect this attitude. Located at the heart of Cornell University's campus, our casual fine dining atmosphere is perfect for entertaining family, friends, and clients visiting Cornell University and the Finger Lakes region.

With a passion for food and fine wine and old world charm inspired by the Castello Banfi Wine Estate in Montalcino, Italy, Taverna Banfi is the signature restaurant of The Statler Hotel. As a part of The Statler Hotel, it is our responsibility to encourage the growth of our students as future leaders of the industry by concentrating on the highest level of standards.



Please allow 15 minutes for valet service, upon arrival and departure.

We will be honoring valet service for one vehicle for parties 4 guests and under or two vehicles for parties between 5 and 10 guests.

Taverna Banfi has 2 rooms to accommodate private functions. Please click here to view the menus.
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7:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Sunday-Saturday

11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Monday-Friday

5:30 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. Sunday-Saturday

Saturday and Sunday Brunch Buffet
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Contact Number607-254-2565