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City Bucks

Cornell Dining's City Bucks program allows you to enjoy delicious meals off campus with a simple swipe of your Cornell ID card. Enjoy the convenience of cash-free purchases at the participating restaurants and food stores listed below.

If you are a registered Cornell student or have a faculty/staff MealChoice plan, you automatically have a City Bucks account associated with your Cornell ID card. To activate your account, simply add money by visiting

New: is now accepting City Bucks! Order delivery from any of their partner restaurants.

Ithaca To Go

7-Eleven logo


409 College Ave
Ithaca, NY 14850

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Applebees Restaurant


2300 N Triphammer Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850

More: Applebees Site | Applebees Menu | Applebees Map It

Auntie Anne's pretzels logo

Auntie Anne's

40 Catherwood Road
The Shops at Ithaca Mall
Ithaca, NY 14850

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D.P. Dough (formerly Calios)

408 College Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14850

More: Calios Calzones and Wings Site | Calios Calzones and Wings Menu | Calios Calzones and Wings Map It

Five Guys

Five Guys

222 Elmira Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

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Greenstar Natural Foods Market

Greenstar Natural Foods Market

307 College Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14850

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Jasons Grocery & Deli

Jason’s Grocery & Deli

301 College Avenue
Ithaca, NY 14850

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Monks on the Commons Est. 2016

Monks on the Commons

Ithaca Marriott Downtown
120 South Aurora Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

More: Monks on the Commons Site | Monks on the Commons Menu | Monks on the Commons Map It

Papa Johns Pizza Restaurant

Papa John’s Pizza

435 Franklin Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

More: Papa John’s Pizza Site | Papa John’s Pizza Menu | Papa John’s Pizza Map It

Texas Roadhouse Restaurant

Texas Roadhouse

719 South Meadow Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

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Tops Friendly Markets

Tops Friendly Markets

2300 Triphammer Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

More: Tops Friendly Markets Site | Tops Friendly Markets Triphammer Rd Map It

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Wings Over Ithaca

121 Dryden Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

More: Wings Over Ithaca Site | Insomnia Cookies Menu | Wings Over Ithaca Map It

City Bucks Terms & Conditions

This declining-balance account, accessed with your Cornell ID card, can be used only to purchase food for you and/or your guests at participating off-campus food service establishments. Persons 21 years of age and older can use City Bucks to purchase alcohol. It is the responsibility of merchants to follow all applicable laws regarding the sale of alcohol in New York State. City Bucks purchases are subject to New York State sales tax. Deposits can be made online at City Bucks are nontransferable and cannot be used to purchase tobacco products or lottery tickets. All financial disputes involving a City Bucks purchase must be addressed to the vendor within two weeks from the date of purchase; the original receipt must be presented. As long as you remain a registered student at Cornell University, any balance in your City Bucks account will carry from semester to semester, subject to the terms and conditions of Cancellation/Leave Refunds.