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9 Schoen Pl, Pittsford, NY 14534-2025
585-381-7866
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Today
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great Diner

We love the Coal Tower and recently made a trip back for breakfast after too long of a time away. This is a classic Diner in a great location. The wait staff have in the most part stayed the same in the ten years I have been visiting this place and it shows, fast and efficient handling of orders... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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rochester
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rochester
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

We love the Coal Tower and recently made a trip back for breakfast after too long of a time away. This is a classic Diner in a great location. The wait staff have in the most part stayed the same in the ten years I have been visiting this place and it shows, fast and efficient handling of orders and... More 

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Pittsford, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

Great Place to order a Hot Sandwich. Turkey Reuben and Hot Tuna Melt are my Favorites. Great Diner Like Experience. Fast Friendly Service. Reasonably Priced.

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Albany, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Stopped with a friend for a Friday night fish fry! I wish I could have caught a fish that big!! It was HUGE and hanging over the plate! Excellent taste and delicious french fries and coleslaw! Oh, and I did manage to leave a little room for dessert....home made pie!

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henrietta
Top Contributor
146 reviews 146 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Went on Mother's Day for breakfast with my husband. We knew it would be busy but didn't mind. When we arrived we were told only 5-10 minute wait, so we waited and it was only about 5 minutes, very pleased. Our server came over in about 3 minutes, brought coffee and took our order. We waited almost 45 minutes for... More 

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Rochester, New York
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1,770 reviews 1,770 reviews
1,187 restaurant reviews
585 helpful votes 585 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I do realize that the Coal Tower is a favorite place for a lot of people, so I hate to speak in less than favorable terms of their restaurant. But I stopped in there last night and ordered just one thing; a vanilla milk shake. I hope their food is better than their shakes, because this one was not very... More 

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Spencerport, ny
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93 reviews 93 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I was feeling in the mood for a turkey club and decided to check out the Coal Tower. This is a nice diner that has some history. in the early 1900's it was used to store coal for the boats on the Erie Canal and the local residents. It was turned into a restaurant in 1976 and it is a... More 

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rochester NY
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

A classic burger and fries joint with an expanded menu. A grilled cheese on white with extra pickles is the best in town.

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Pittsford, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Good place for a good reasonably priced breakfast, lunch or dinner. Fairly large menu. Outdoor seating in summer.

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American Fork, Utah
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We recently had a family dinner at the Coal Tower Restaurant when we visited our daughter and her family who live in Pittsford. We make it a point to have dinner there whenever we are in town. We enjoy the food, atmosphere and friendly service. The menu has a lot of great selections. We had three children with us who... More 

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lima
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399 reviews 399 reviews
266 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Stopped by Coal Tower for a very early breakfast. Waited upon immediately. Ordered a 3 egg omelet with spinach, mushrooms and swiss cheese. I chose the Egg Beaters rather than eggs. The omelet came out in under 10 minutes. It was perfectly folded, which you normally don't get! The filling of spinach, mushrooms and cheese were generous. Overall it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9 Schoen Pl, Pittsford, NY 14534-2025
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Pittsford
  • Phone Number: 585-381-7866
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:30 pm

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