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Mt Hope Diner

1511 Mount Hope Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-4247
+1 585-256-1939
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good25%
  • Average20%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“brunch” (2 reviews)
“home fries” (5 reviews)
“french toast” (3 reviews)
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American, Diner
1511 Mount Hope Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-4247
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Whether a long- or new-timer, if you're looking for good diner food and a sense of belonging, check out the Mt. Hope Diner. In the neighborhood for a couple of generations, this is the go-to place around the University of Rochester and Strong Hospital. Food...More

Thank DebFaeSwift
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

I have previously reviewed this diner and gave it rave reviews. We visited again yesterday, after my father's Dr appointment. My father has a difficult time ambulating. The owner and the servers went out of their way to help my father, to make his walk...More

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Stopped by for breakfast as our usual place was closed due to power outage; was busy but no wait; lots of families/groups there creating pleasant din; mix of booths and tables; Wait staff responsive and friendly; nice array of breakfast options - eggs, omelets, pancakes/waffles....More

Thank Amdtraveler
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I grew up in Rochester, and on a trip back, had been telling my family about the multitude of great diners. We hit up Mt. Hope for breakfast because I'd been there as a kid and it was near our hotel. It did not disappoint....More

Thank LetsGoCapitals
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We stop in here when we are in the area for my dad's appointments. The food is good, staff is friendly. We never have to wait for a table or our food.

Thank Laurie B
Reviewed 18 October 2016

My wife and I stopped in to have lunch away from the hospital. Excellent selection of food, and it was delicious. Service was good as well.

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We went on Sunday of RIT's family weekend, kmowing that Jay's Diner would be mobbed. Mt. Hope is closer to U of R; Jay's is closer to RIT. We were a party of five but were asked to sit at a larger table so they...More

Thank jcl0519
Reviewed 2 September 2016

but this was probably one of the worst lunches my husband and I have ever had. Many people around us were having breakfast, and that looked good. We each had a cup of their daily special soup, Manhattan clam chowder. Pretty sure it came out...More

Thank carol2034
Reviewed 11 August 2016

It's close to the U of R and one of the main drags. Food is not bad. and parking is beside it. Serves the usually diner fare.

Thank brodercf
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Adjacent to Collegetown and walking distance from Strong Memorial Hospital and University of Rochester, it is easy to miss this diner's small non-lit sign walking on Mt. Hope street. Walking in is like walking into a genuine eatery of the past, with tasty very inexpensive...More

Thank travelerSFBayarea
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Monday to Saturday 6am to 9pm. Sunday 6am to 4pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1511 Mount Hope Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-4247
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-256-1939
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