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Scotia Diner

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49 Mohawk Ave., Scotia, NY 12302-2551
(518) 382-7796
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6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 5
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  • 9
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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Disappointing

The funky 1950's decor gave us high hopes when we entered. We wanted to like this place. The food, however, was mediocre and the service abysmal. My husband's omelette was burnt and I couldn't figure out what substance was spread on my toast- it wasn't butter or margarine- odd color and awful... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
LRathbun
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Portland, Maine
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Portland, Maine
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The funky 1950's decor gave us high hopes when we entered. We wanted to like this place. The food, however, was mediocre and the service abysmal. My husband's omelette was burnt and I couldn't figure out what substance was spread on my toast- it wasn't butter or margarine- odd color and awful taste; inedible. My oatmeal was good. The bad... More 

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Thank LRathbun
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I don't get the negative reviews. We found the Scotia Diner to be exactly what it's meant to be. A quirky, no frills tiny village local spot with some charm and some pretty good food. The staff were all polite, friendly and accommodating. The decor was, shall we say diverse and different. The place was clean. The food was good.... More 

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Thank Dan M
Glenville, New York
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

The only think that's is constant about this place is that the food is always bad. The place is dirty. It was nice and clean the first week it was open but since then its gone down hill fast. Thank goodness they put doors up where the kitchen is because the language that was flying out of there was to... More 

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Thank curs922
Scotia, New York
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

The Glenville Queen is cleaner, brighter, better food, friendlier wait staff. I don't go to the Scotia Diner very often. I'm picky about where I eat. If I'm paying for it, I want it to be worth it. If I were traveling and hungry, OK, I'd eat there.

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Thank Susan B
Malta, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Loud dirty and the way the what I am guessing is the owner she talks to the employees! What a disgusting place. Maybe they should try mopping the sticky floors and stop worrying about her cell phone at the register. There was a man that kept walking from the back that just was horrific. If that was your cook he... More 

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1 Thank Kim W
Scotia, New York
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Very disappointed with the woman who cashed me out. Very rude and nasty to the waitress. She screamed at the waitress because she made a mistake on my bill. Won't go back as I think she is the owner.

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1 Thank Davidg100
Niskayuna, New York
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Fun little place full of Elvis memorabilia. Food is OK. Breakfast is best. Good for families. A favorite with locals.

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Thank Melinda P
Scotia, NY
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a typical diner with typical food offerings yet moderately priced and great tastes. I simply loved their breakfast and excellent wait staff.

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Thank MooseMikeNY
Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Very fine local diner that has served the community for many year. The menu is the typical diner offerings. The food is well prepared, the prices are moderate, the service is friendly, and the owner still walks about greeting customers with a warm smile. The diner moved from its original location in the village of Scotia to a newly renovated... More 

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Thank Barry G
Glenville, New York
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Liked; Great service..amount of food equal to price. Never crowded so easy to stop anytime. Closes early evening, tried to stop once and was rudely greeted...WE ARE CLOSED.

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Thank MarieMGlenville

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 49 Mohawk Ave., Scotia, NY 12302-2551
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Scotia
  • Phone Number: (518) 382-7796

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?