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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 good34%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“breakfast” (19 reviews)
“eggs” (4 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
American, Diner
2780 St Rt 14, 380 N Catherine St, Montour Falls, NY 14865
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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

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.

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We were four hungry souls after a good trek and swim at Watkins Glen state park. What caught our eye was it's history - this place exists from 1949! The interiors as well as the prices are down to earth. The service was excellent, The...More

Thank Sandy D
Reviewed 29 June 2017

This is the kind of place you can eat a inexpensive, good, quick food. The breakfast is served all day long what made my daughter so happy. She had pancakes for dinner. Staff was really friendly.

Thank Izabela J
Reviewed 14 June 2017

My wife and I were camping at a local campground and Classic Chef was one of the restaurants advertised with another one being Curly's. We drove to Classic Chef during a rain storm along with flash flooding. We made it to the restaurant and the...More

Thank Piper C
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

We had a typical american breakfast with omelettes, coffee and orange juice. Everything was really good and we had a friendly chat with the waitresses :). We would recommend the diner :)

Thank 216kerstinf
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Went with my two young kids and loved it for a big breakfast (ended up brunch as we were so full until dinner time!) Chocolate chip pancakes were huge and LOADED with chocolate. Yummy. Sausage and cheddar omelette with sausage gravy was special--that gravy was...More

Thank amandabZ4210DW
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Both the food and the service are excellent and have even improved over the some 20 years since I first had a meatloaf dinner at Chefs! I have had meals there over the years with friends and family.

Thank R3602JNjosephk
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

The food was great! Had a burger. It was cooked well. The fries were fresh. Great diner food! Nice and courteous staff members.

Thank Thomas E
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for something to eat after pheasant hunting. You could tell the homey atmosphere as soon as you walked in. Someone yelled "Hello" and told us to sit anywhere. My husband and I sat on the stools at the counter. The food was...More

Thank tandb0406
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 8
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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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