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The Diner

59 Old Ithaca Rd, Horseheads, NY 14845-1768
+1 607-795-6632
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner
59 Old Ithaca Rd, Horseheads, NY 14845-1768
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Reviews (56)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing fancy, just really good honest food. The potatoes were really excellent, coffee hot and good. This is now my favorite place for breakfast. You will not be disappointed.

Thank jandktrip
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a throwback to a bygone era of dining on the road. It is in a railway diner car. The cooks are on open display as they are preparing you food. It does not serve "fancy" meals but the food is excellent. Some of...More

Thank Bev H
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Twice a year my wife and I go to our local hospital for routine blood work for upcoming doctors visits. We go early on a Saturday morning after fasting for twelve hours or so, so we are quite hungry when we are finished. Normally we...More

Thank Tommy B
Thomas W, Owner at The Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2017

Thank you very much for giving us a try!! We keep things simple with some specialty items..as you can see by the size of the grille area we cannot go too overboard!! Have a great rest of your weekend and I hope to see you...More

Reviewed 29 January 2017 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...More

Thank FoodMasterEater
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!...More

2  Thank mscshell
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.

1  Thank Amy L
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...More

1  Thank Deborah E
Reviewed 14 July 2016

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

2  Thank queenbeader
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...More

1  Thank mamaknows
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...More

1  Thank Mary M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 9
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
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
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Serving breakfast all day
Breakfast and lunch 7 days a week
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