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A J's Family Diner

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202 Port Watson St, Cortland, NY 13045
(607) 756-5830
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
70"prices for good food!

good food great prices!! great chicken fingers for lunch and pancakes for breakfast/ maybe could update the restaurant but other than that Great!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Christine M
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Cortland, New York

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Cortland, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

good food great prices!! great chicken fingers for lunch and pancakes for breakfast/ maybe could update the restaurant but other than that Great!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Found it on a Google search while driving. Great breakfast. Perfect bacon and waffles along with good coffee.

Upper Nyack, NY
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175 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

The food was pretty good, although it took forever to get some eggs and pancakes, etc. We waited more than an hour from the time we walked in until we got our food, but it was a busy weekend for college visits and at least that was less than the 2-3 hour wait at Denny's, which probably would not have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We frequent AJ's Diner whenever we can! And, Clrand has many choices of restaurants.... Friendly atmosphere, tasty food of which many menu items are homemade, cheap prices, generous portions, daily breakfast & lunch specials, excellent wait staff who are very attentive to all and locally owned and operated! The owners and all staff make it a pleasure to eat at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

This little diner has the best value of any place to eat in Cortland. If you love breakfast the way I do, you'll find the home fries are fantastic with their sautéed peppers and onions. Definitely worth a stop. It'll become your favorite, too!

Cortland, New York
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Aj's is by far the best place to go and have a quality breakfast at a good price. He has the best breakfast sandwiches in the Cortland area. His daily specials are always reasonable. His wait staff is fabulous. They are very friendly and learn their customers names so that they can personally address them. Just love them all.

Central NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

... and I'd like to keep it that way! It's already so popular that diners may have to wait for a table on weekend mornings. The food is simple diner food - unpretentious and done well, at very reasonable prices. We love to order three different breakfasts and share, with favorites being the waffles, the bacon and cheese omelet, and... More 

Cortland, New York
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Have the best Breakfast sandwiches. Wait staff is very friendly. Nice location. Reasonable prices. Love the food.

buffalo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013 via mobile

Stopped here because of trip advisor reviews. Our 6 entrees were nothing extraordinary. The incredible home fries I read about were nothing special. Even though the wait staff were pleasant, I couldn't get beyond that we were eating in a remodeled car garage!

Ithaca, New York
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

A small little family run diner just off Interstate 81 with good ole home cooking. Prices are UNBELIEVABLY REASONABLE! We had a group of 4 adults and 5 children. Two of the adults had Lunch, while everyone else had breakfast. The total bill: $35. I had to ask if there was a mistake! We sat at the "U" shaped counter... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 202 Port Watson St, Cortland, NY 13045
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Cortland
  • Phone Number: (607) 756-5830

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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