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Curly's Chicken House

2100 Lake Rd, Elmira, NY 14903-1823
+1 607-732-2334
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“fish fry” (8 reviews)
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2100 Lake Rd, Elmira, NY 14903-1823
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was very dissappointed. Not real mashed potatoes or gravy. Food was barely warm when we got it. Waited a long time for the food. When we go out to eat we expect real potatoes, not something out of a box or gravy out of a...More

Thank Moody B
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Stopped in for a fish fry, and was not disappointed. The place was packed, but we were seated quickly, and our server was great. Portions were generous, and food very tasty!! If you are looking for fancy, this is not the place for you, but...More

Thank KathyGehl63
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Not only chicken, but that’s a tasty choice once you eat it served your way. Breast or dark meat juicy tasty and needs finger bowl! Got to have the Mac and cheese!

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Known primarily for their rotissery chickens. Very moist and tender. But they also have a good fish fry. Very large portion. Mild and flakey with crisp batter coating. Well worth the stop. Very economical. Most meals under 10 dollars.

Thank stephenc56
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Every chicken dish here is delicious & homemade. The chicken & biscuits are just like grandma made & real mashed potatoes not the dried kind so many restaurants serve.

1  Thank Jodie W
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I am not a critical person and seldom do I complain about the quality of the food but I could not finish my food. A lot of take-out orders happened while we were there so I assume since there are few places to eat this...More

1  Thank Debi T
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Best roast chicken and mashed potatoes I have had outside my own kitchen. Clean and simple decorating. Friendly staff. Eat in or take out. Worth the drive off the highway. Would go there again.

1  Thank dandiane2
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This restaurant used to have excellent chicken dinners but now has gone down hill a little. If you come during the dinner or lunch hour you may have to wait some time before you are served. The servings are somewhat smaller than they used to...More

Thank passau01
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We come to horseheads usually once or twice a year & always eat at Curleys. Great food, excellent service, very reasonable prices. Nothing fancy. Just terrific

1  Thank Hartland28
Reviewed 27 April 2017

My wife and I have been going here for years now and we love the family style atmosphere, great food and most of all their COLE SLAW! The Friday night fish fry is great. Large portion and delicious! I am a lover of the chicken...More

1  Thank John C
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 8
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 8:30 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2100 Lake Rd, Elmira, NY 14903-1823
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Elmira
  • Phone Number: +1 607-732-2334
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