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Penn Yan Diner

131 E Elm St, Penn Yan, NY 14527-1641
+1 315-536-6004
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (17 reviews)
“sausage gravy” (11 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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131 E Elm St, Penn Yan, NY 14527-1641
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11 - 20 of 169 reviews

Reviewed 2 November 2017

My daughter and I visited this restaurant to see what was so special about it and learned that it is true - it is special! I had a great breakfast with their home made hash and had enough left to take a meal of the...More

Thank Sharon N
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Good breakfast. Not big menu but enough choices. Local favorite where locals text reservations to hold a table.

Thank HabuSR71
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Stopped in for a late breakfast while visiting the Finger Lakes...a breakfast sandwich and poached eggs with toast. Everything was good and freshly prepared but certainly not inexpensive (total bill was $19). The décor is absolutely adorable...a step back in time...and very clean. We came...More

Thank PamelaK O
Reviewed 7 October 2017

I knew this place was popular when we had trouble finding seats mid-morning on a weekday. This is a true old fashioned diner. If you like diners, you will be happy here. It was crowded with regulars. Everyone from the staff to the regulars are...More

Thank Vivere731
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Although this place looks old and decrepit on the outside, it is just the facade of an old diner. It is quite small inside causing a 20 minute wait, but the service and food were above board. Don't let the looks deceive you. The food...More

Thank TJPeeker
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Adorable little historic diner. A ww1 era trolley diner. Food was good. A bit pricey for the standard eggs/toast/coffee.

Thank TammyK58
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Arrived around 9 and only had to wait about 10 minutes to get a table. They fly a Trip Advisor flag out front...a good sign! Their blueberry cream pancakes are known far and wide and they lived up to their reputation. A small gem in...More

Thank dreamweaver11
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend visiting the Penn Yan diner if you love a good old fashioned diner breakfast. My husband and I were visiting the Finger Lakes for a long weekend and had already seen rave reviews about this local gem. It did not disappoint. We both...More

Thank Mickie C
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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

If you love the classic diner experience you must visit here! The service is fast and friendly. Coffee is a great and we loved everything we ordered. The sweet cream pancakes are especially good, give them a try!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Literally the best breakfast my family and I have ever eaten and we ate it at 1:00 in the afternoon. All three of my kiddos held up five fingers with mouths full of food when I asked them what they would rate the Penn Yan...More

Thank Trish R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Monday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Friday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 E Elm St, Penn Yan, NY 14527-1641
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Penn Yan
  • Phone Number: +1 315-536-6004
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Description
Simply Retrolicious - From OMG omelets to burgers on Dinemade rolls, everything old is new again at this quaint, nostalgic Penn Yan icon. Breakfast and a smile served all day.
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