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Chat-A-While

8714 State Route 434, Apalachin, NY 13732-4009
607-625-2834
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Ranked #1 of 13 restaurants in Apalachin
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- Feb 21, 2014
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English first
Binghamton, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

My husband is disappointed that they are only open for lunch. Great food that you can tell is fresh and homemade which is extremely rare these days. Very quaint. Loved how all the tables are different. Big fan of how it is an old house so you are in a room with only two other tables (at least in the... More

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Binghamton, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

My mother and I usually have lunch here on Monday's. It is our little escape, and together time. The food is great, the atmosphere is relaxed, and friendly, and best of all, we're never rushed. I've never had a bad meal or service here. I highly recommend it......

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Vestal, New York
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I had lunch together here for the first time. The establishment is set at an old farmhouse. The soup is amazing and is worth the stop alone.

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Owego, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2013

I stopped for lunch with friends. I ordered the half-sandwich and a cup of soup combo: chicken marsala with garlic mayo on focaccia and autumn harvest soup. The sandwich was delicious, having a definite marsala taste, and the soup tasted like warm pumpkin pie, although not as sweet. The soup had a generous sprinkling of cinnamon on top, giving it... More

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Great soups everyday and terrific sandwiches. 6 or 7 soups on the menu everyday. I love the cheesy potato, the taco, and the autumn havest. Soups can be searved in a bowl or a bread bowl. The turkey sandwich is made with turkey carved off the bone! it is fab!

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Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013 via mobile

Chat-a-Wyle has been a fav lunch spot for us since it started in Endicott, NY many years ago. We love the home made soups, the chicken salad, and the turkey cranberry sandwich (on fresh focaccia), and of course the fudge pudding cake. My absolute fav soup is Shaker chicken, but this one is not on the regular soup menu....it is... More

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NE USA
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221 reviews 221 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

Love the eclectic kitchen table dining atmosphere. Quality home cooking and knowledgeable, friendly servers. Fantastic homemade soups - you can't go wrong, making the selection is the challenge! I had an autumn soup and half sandwich, my aunt had a small salad and was quite pleased with the portion. Perfect lunch spot to enjoy our surroundings, the quality food, and... More

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Binghamton, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

We enjoy going to Chat-A-While for delicious homemade soups/sandwiches/drinks. It is in an old farmhouse and each room is decorated with its own theme. The service is wonderful and the servers are always pleasant. The owner (chef) always comes out of the kitchen periodically to check on everyone’s meal at all of the tables. Your meal is served on sparkling... More

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Ormond Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012 via mobile

I went here for lunch and everything was excellent. Every one I was with ordered a different soup, they were all good. The decor is unique. It is located in an old house with antique tables in different rooms. The waitress could not have been nicer or more helpful. I can't wait to go back!

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Apalachin, New York
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264 reviews 264 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2012

Located in an old farm house, you feel as if you are in farmer friends home. Well decorted in old farm style motif. The food is great, fresh made daily. The soup in a bread bowl is very good. They mix up the specials menu so you may get different offerings on different occassions. They have great soups again different... More

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