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248 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal, NY 13850-1630
607-785-9795
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night

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  • 11
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very good choice for mealtime.

Food here is good, a satisfactory local choice. Ate breakfast, lunch, and dinner at different times. Friendly staff and tasty meals. Reasonably priced diverse selection.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2014
Costas A
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New Hampton
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37 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Vestal, New York, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

I drive past the place virtually every day, often two or more times a day in fact. I've even eaten breakfasts, lunches, dinners and taken breaks there over the past, what, 50 years now! But it has been a while so when three of us had to have a business like lunch, the Sklylark Diner right on the Vestal Parkway... More 

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Mars, PA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

My wife and I stopped her on a rainy night to get gas at the station next door, saw the diner and figured, what the heck, lets try it. It was a step back in time to the 50s, it had a real diner decor, the friendly greeting from Robin our waitress was the first clue as to the nature... More 

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New Hampton
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Food here is good, a satisfactory local choice. Ate breakfast, lunch, and dinner at different times. Friendly staff and tasty meals. Reasonably priced diverse selection.

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Midlothian, VA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

we go here because my husband used to eat here when he was in high school. Food is standard diner food. Coffee is great.

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Clifton, New Jersey
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66 reviews 66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

Went there with my wife who is originally from the area. We were up here and needed a quick meal on Mothers Day so figured a diner might be a better idea than a restaurant. They were pretty busy but we were able to sit at the counter. The service was good and so was the food. The prices were... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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106 reviews 106 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

my husband and i love diners, but skylark the servers were so freaking our we would never go back it was that bad. No matter how good the prices are, no way.

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Karlskrona, Sweden
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The first diner ever I've been in. Friendly and helpful staff. I had a pulled pork sandwich which was great. All in all nice experience.

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Vestal, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The Skylark has been a staple of ours since we moved to the area 14 years ago. Breakfast is always served hot, which is a big deal for me, and be sure to try the blueberry pancakes! You'll find all the usual diner fare here, but better quality is easy to taste. A turkey sandwich tastes like it's carved off... More 

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Apalachin, New York
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331 reviews 331 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

This is your old fashioned 1940-50's style dinner. Stools at a counter, booths and tables. Great service. The food is your basic classic diner food that is equal to most diners menu's which is why I gave it an average rating. Very good for breakfast, usually a crowd there for that meal. Very affordable. Always have a selection of pies... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

The Skylark was always a good basic diner. My favorite dish has always been the corned beef hash, but most of the breakfast fare was very good. The service is always outstanding. The last time in, the only thing that was good was the service. The hash was barley average, and the eggs (over easy and an omelet) were coated... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 248 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal, NY 13850-1630
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Vestal
  • Phone Number: 607-785-9795

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 8:00 pm

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