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The Diner

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59 Old Ithaca Rd, Horseheads, NY 14845-1768
+1 607-795-6632
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06:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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Hudson, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Pancakes are huge! Waitresses are really nice, friendly and fun! I had the Nicks special wrap!! Just ask for it nick knows what it is! Cooks know how to cook fun to watch them cook in front of you. Must try if in the area locals already know for sure!

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Thank FoodMasterEater
Mineral City, Ohio
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38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Had an wonderful breakfast! I had the Bambino which was very filling. I had the two eggs with toast, corned beef hash, home fries and (1) pancake. Loved the corned beef hash, the home fries were yummy and so was the dinner plate size pancake! My hubby had the breakfast bowl and he liked it alot. He said the flavors... More 

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2 Thank mscshell
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The diner is small. We drove by on two different occasions before finally going inside on a weekday when the parking lot wasn't packed. Decent prices. Food was delicious! We will be back.

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1 Thank Amy L
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

I went earlier this summer and got the Italian wedding soup and 1/2 club sandwich... the soup was the best I ever had.... very homemade tasting.... and the sandwich was huge.... the only complaint is that this is a small place and not a lot of room....

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1 Thank Deborah E
Horseheads, New York
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

I love having breakfast here- always greeted warmly by staff. Service is fast but you never feel rushed.

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2 Thank queenbeader
Elmira, New York
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

I have seen the commercial about a gazillion times and finally decided to try it out. Of course Father's Day was probably not the right day to go as the parking lot was full and there were folks standing in the doorway when we got there. It's easy to miss if you aren't looking for it, but it's basically a... More 

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1 Thank mamaknows
Waverly, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

The Diner, simply perfect 1940 original My honey went ahead and tried to find a new place. I'm always fussy about taste and place👍 Well this was a tiny gem which will make a trip to the nearby mall much nicer. Thank you to the tatooed guys at the grill! Yummy croussant, chedder, egg and crunchy bacon 💋

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1 Thank Mary M
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157 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

We went here for the first time. We are local and normally go out for breakfast mostly when we are on vacation. However, we will be return customers here! They have early bird specials, as well as different daily specials. The service is fast and efficient and the breakfast was delicious! In our book they are doing everything right!

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2 Thank Carol T
Elmira, New York
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50 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

We went on a day that was unseasonably hot, like 90+ degrees. Sure was hot inside the diner, but the fast service helped, and the great food distracted us. Everything was made as ordered and expected.

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1 Thank fred f
Horseheads, New York
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

As a local, this is my go to breakfast spot with my wife, kids or friends on a Saturday morning. Place is small and it fills up fast so get there early. I only wish that they offered a premium maple syrup.

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Thank Mark W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Saturday
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Old Ithaca Rd, Horseheads, NY 14845-1768
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Horseheads
  • Phone Number: +1 607-795-6632
Description
Serving breakfast all day
Breakfast and lunch 7 days a week

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?