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Classic Chef's family restaurant

2780 St Rt 14, 380 N Catherine St, Montour Falls, NY 14865
+1 607-535-9975
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good33%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“breakfast” (24 reviews)
“home fries” (4 reviews)
“down to earth” (2 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
American, Diner
2780 St Rt 14, 380 N Catherine St, Montour Falls, NY 14865
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

When we arrived at this restaurant, the sign said "Please Wait to be Seated" ... so we did until someone in the kitchen told us to sit anywhere. There were 4 of us - a booth was our preference - and all of them were...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DownEast47
Reviewed 16 July 2018

I visited this restaurant for both a breakfast and a dinner. Was pleased with very pleasant nature of the waitresses, quick service and not over-crowded. The building is unpretentious being around for a number of decades. The food is basic American fare at affordable prices....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mike G
Reviewed 10 July 2018

My son andI stopped here for dinner. I had an omelet and home fries. I was very disappointed with both items. The omelet had a strange flavor and the home fries consisted of mashed potatoes with a few chunks of potatoes. I was sick for...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lauralee882017
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The dinners my husband and I got were ok. Also ordered dessert-overpriced and again just average. I ordered the meatloaf which wasn't bad but it was not what I expected.

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Heidi J
Reviewed 28 May 2018

If you want to go to a dozen wineries and not have that tipsy or sick feeling after, go on a full stomach... and there is no place better for breakfast than Classic Chef's down the road (between Watkins Glen and Montour Falls on Rt....More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank JGMelville
Reviewed 25 May 2018 via mobile

We went for breakfast while visiting Watkins Glen. It was everything a little diner should be! Breakfast was so good that we're going again today! *cash only

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Martha W
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

This is a little place you might drive by. Don’t. Food was great . We had breakfast and it tasted great and was filling. Nice service too!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank LoriW30
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Great local spot. We tried it for breakfast on a recommendation from a local resident. Friendly waitress and a down home feeling to the place. Many local folks stopped by for coffee, etc. Prices very reasonable and food was good. A bit cramped in the...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank frb47
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We had breakfast at Chef's and it was very good. The service was fantastic even though it was extremely busy and they were short staffed. Even thought the waitresses were running around like crazy they didn't forget one thing and everything came out fast and...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Drody262
Reviewed 8 August 2017

It is a diner in the "classic" sense. Service is fast and friendly and the food is remarkably consistent. If you like what you ordered this week, you will like it again next month.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Michael S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 8
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
6:30 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2780 St Rt 14, 380 N Catherine St, Montour Falls, NY 14865
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Montour Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 607-535-9975
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We pride ourselves in purchasing high quality ingredients to make an enjoyable meal for you at "diner" prices. The areas only restaurant to offer breakfast all day, as well as lunch or dinner. Waffles, pancakes, omelettes, specialty burgers, melts, charbroiled steaks, seafood, and good old-fashioned homestyle dinners. An option for any appetite. Don't forget the vast dessert choices. Family friendly dining in a casual atmosphere. Large parking area to accomodate boats, campers, trailers, etc. Stop in to visit us today!!!
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