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Mother's Cupboard Fish Fry

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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3709 James St, Syracuse, NY 13206-2525
+1 315-432-0942
06:00 - 13:30
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35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently had breakfast here during graduation weekend with my wife and daughter. I'm glad we came. Good and abundant food. Forget the ambiance just good food! A little bit of a wait but worth it as the sign outside says. We waiting for 25 minutes in the rain and if I had a sharpie I would have added that... More 

Thank Chuck V
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a gem of a restaurant. We went here for breakfast this morning and the portions are unbelievable! I have never seen an omelette this big, even in my own kitchen!! Staff is great, service is quick and well worth the price!! Be aware that it is "cash only". Get there early or you will have to wait for... More 

Thank Kisma1
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service! Went here with my Fiancè for breakfast for the first time and it was a great experience

Thank Robert R
Ottawa, Canada
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115 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I told my fella that we were coming here for breakfast and that he would love it, but that he should be prepared! When we arrived and he laid eyes on the place, he laughed, shook his head and in we went. It was Sunday morning at 10 am, and there were two seats at the counter which was great... More 

1 Thank Temptationgirl
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017

If your about quantity over quality...then this is your place. Home fries were "ok", eggs were to watery for my taste, no fluff. Very basic

Thank linda m
Syracuse, New York
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75 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017

It's a shack on a hill... that was my first impression. I walked in, very small dining area, kinda scary. I looked at the menu and was told the frittata (spelling) was their specialty. I got it and let me tell you... Sweet Buttery Jesus could not have asked for a better breakfast!!!! It was amazing... I got a 1/2... More 

2 Thank PorkDiddy98
Syracuse, New York
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99 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

OMG this Frittata is huge! I only ate about 30% of it. Heaped with potatoes and vegetables, this covered a very large plate and was four inches high. It's a small building that's not very impressive from the outside (or inside), but who cares? Very friendly staff and they were fast and efficient. Check the hours before heading over there... More 

1 Thank Scott C
Chestertown, Maryland
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

The Frittata is no joke!!! A "whole" weighs in at 6 lbs. I choose a 1/4 and could only eat half of it. Great food and service. Limited seating but wasn't an issue for us. Something to note though- no credit cards, CASH ONLY!! We WILL be back!

1 Thank Jeff N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Food is the best I've ever had at beyond reasonable prices! Plus,fast friendliest service.can't lose

1 Thank thsisme
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I got the quarter frittata and still only finished about half of it. It's a cute, small, homey diner. The staff were super attentive with refilling coffee. They even offer an option of mozzarella cheese which I found to be unique. Overall delicious and should be on your syracuse bucket list!

1 Thank Heather F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3709 James St, Syracuse, NY 13206-2525
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-432-0942

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