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Penn Yan Diner

131 E Elm St, Penn Yan, NY 14527-1641
+1 315-536-6004
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner
131 E Elm St, Penn Yan, NY 14527-1641
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Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Always great coffee by a local company to go with my favorite breakfast place for burrito or homemade corned beef hash, but sometimes I go for lunch!More

Thank annhawk
Carrie A, Owner at Penn Yan Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ann, We use Finger Lakes Coffee Roasters Canandaigua Blend as our regular. I wonder if you had one of their flavored coffees on this visit. It is always a fun day when someone comes in for the opposite meal of their usual and they find...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

Very small, but great food and very helpful owners. Gave us some tips on what wineries and breweries we should check out. Love help from locals!

Thank Demitria R
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Your hosts Sean and Kari are dedicated to providing an authentic diner experience. The atmosphere is cozy and the food delicious. If you love history and you enjoy stepping back in time you will love this railcar diner.

Thank Antoinette M
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This the kind of place we look for when we are traveling with its local charm. The Meghan omelette hit the spot and my wife enjoyed her breakfast too.

Thank Gary C
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Very small and quaint inside so if you don't like bumping elbows find another place to eat! Very charming and service was good. We went on a Saturday about 10:30 am and were seated right away. Menu is small but covered lots of options. We...More

Thank momand5kids
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite restaurant in the Finger Lakes. The pancakes are fantastic. They just got voted the best diner in Upstate New York.

Thank DonKTonawanda
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Took my sister to breakfast for her birthday! We had the Eggs Benedict and The Sean! Both were very tasteful! Coffee was fresh! Will definitely be back! Great service as well!

Thank Caitlin A
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

I was so excited they serve real corned beef hash which is becoming harder and harder to find. It was fantastic! The service was friendly and quick, the coffee was good and I'd visit again

Thank Amy T B
Reviewed 18 February 2017

I heard a lot about this place so I decided to stop for lunch. Got a seat right away. I ordered a hot turkey and gravy sandwich and got a chicken salad. Didn't say anything because the waitress was too interested in talking to one...More

Thank Charlene B
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

The breakfast at Penn Yan Diner is not to be missed! Omelets so fluffy they would float away if not for the generous fillings. Top it off with a bottomless cup of fresh brewed coffee and you're good to go!

Thank 1996KC
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
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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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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