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Emma's on Main

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47 Albany St, Cazenovia, NY 13035-1214
+1 315-655-9765
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Syracuse, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Best breakfast food in Cazenovia. Owners are hands on. Love the banter that goes on between owners and regulars. Yes, they have some "rules" (make sure you close the door behind you, etc.) but that is part of the homey charm. Real maple syrup. FYI, booths cannot seat more than four; cash only, no cards.

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Thank Vienna1683
St. Maarten-St. Martin
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The staff was wonderful and the walls are covered with fun things to look at. Large prtions and great prices.

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Thank cathyrice2016
North Palm Beach, Florida
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272 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We've been a number of times. Not very friendly. Food is so so. You can do better locally. This place has so much potential. Owners refuse to excel.

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Thank MrTEastlake
Cazenovia, New York
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Family owned and operated, breakfast is fast, delicious and served hot. Lunch is best on Friday when they have the home made clam chowder, the best I have ever eaten.

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Thank mamamac2015
Cazenovia, New York
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I had just moved to Caz 16 yrs. ago and went for a walk through town! Was happy to see Emma's place and needed a pick me up (coffee that is!) Had a full egg, toast and bacon plate and it was delicious! So was the coffee. I have been there many times since that first morning and I'm never... More 

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Thank Irishgal1015
Auburn, New York
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Emma's offers a typical breakfast and lunch items. Pancakes are always a good choice. The hours are very limited. Since space is limited, they cannot accommodate large groups.

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Thank P M
Cortland, New York
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2014

Great Breakfast. Old home town atmosphere and good coffee and friendly service. all Good and I will come back.

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1 Thank JIM J
Rochester, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 September 2014

My mother-in-law, wife and I stopped in to Emma's for a coffee and a muffin or something (while waiting for another party to meet us in Cazenovia). Here's our series of first impressions... 1. All booths full, so I headed to the counter while mom-in-law and wife headed to the restroom. 2. The waitress (Emma?) called to my ladies "Excuse... More 

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1 Thank IceManRoc
Cazenovia, NY
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2014

Truly a diner that shouldn't be in business. Owners are always rude, with no provocation. It's also really dirty. True definition of greasy spoon. Food is ok but, the atmosphere isn't. Happy Dave's Diner came to Caz, clean, great food and more often than not, a happy person waiting on you :)

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Thank momincaz
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2014

If you have a large party, they make it clear from the moment you walk in that they will not make any effort to accommodate you.

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1 Thank 2luverz

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Diner, American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Albany St, Cazenovia, NY 13035-1214
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Cazenovia
  • Phone Number: +1 315-655-9765

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?