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Longways Diner

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Route 342 and Hwy 81, Watertown, NY
1-315-782-1131
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Dining options: Dinner

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Least likely choice, better than imagined

Was staying a hotel directly across the road so while this isn't a place I'd have exited the highway for the convenience made up for my apprehension. i could not have been more wrong with my initial hesitation. Huge portions fast friendly service and everything was delicious. Great way to start off... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
Jim C

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English first
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45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Was staying a hotel directly across the road so while this isn't a place I'd have exited the highway for the convenience made up for my apprehension. i could not have been more wrong with my initial hesitation. Huge portions fast friendly service and everything was delicious. Great way to start off our day. Oh yeah and cheap too.

Kingston, Canada
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108 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We went there for a breakfast meeting with a friend. The order was a simple breakfast the result was complicated. We waited at least 10 mins for coffee (anyone who knows when you go for breakfast you want coffee! That made our friendly conversation turn from "what is new" to why is it so slow. I had to ask the... More 

Buffalo, New York
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55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

After three hours on the road, it is nice to hit Longway's for real food, not drive-in , fast mass produced paper wrapped burgers. Here is home to many locals at breakfast, lunch or dinner. Military are often here any time of day enjoying the home cooking. Breakfast like you would fix at home without having to do the cleanup... More 

Malone, New York
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Breakfast served all day! I've been stopping here for over 15 years when I travel to Syracuse and have yet to be disappointed by the food.

Kingston, Ont
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

if your looking for good home cookin, reasonable price and a hearty portion in the setting of a old fashioned diner you've found the spot. We stopped here on recommendations and can't believe we've missed this place. The fried chicken is the best we've had, crispy on the outside and juicy tasty on the inside. We stopped in the breakfast... More 

Lake Peekskill, NY
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105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I don't get the good reviews. I found this place to be pretty bad, food wise. Nothing tasted fresh or anywhere close to homemade. The mashed potatoes were from a box --- ewwww! The place had a dirty feel; maybe because of all the flies? Won't be back.

Missoula, Montana
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

They had steak an eggs with home fries, Homemade soups that were very good, we were in a cool spell while waiting, they have a daily special everyday, an differant every week, prices were reasonable,

Graz, Austria
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69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Stopped here for breakfast after staying the night in Calcium, and then heading over in to Canada, this diner was en-route just maybe 5 minutes if that from our hotel. It seemed to be a real 'locals' diner, not that I have any problems with that as they're usually cheap and tasty food. Unfortunately the cheap food was the only... More 

Watertown, New York
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

Closer than you'd think to I81 longways offers up your standard diner fare at pretty standard prices. Great for a weekend morning breakfast or a place to stop by after crappy fast food during a long road trip.

Kihei, Hawaii
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

I chose the steak and eggs, with english muffin, hash browns and coffee, mmmm, the best way to start off the day. The food was excellent, service was quick and attentive and I was even able to use their WIFI with a secure password. The whole meal with tip was $12. I'd go there for breakfast just about every day... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Route 342 and Hwy 81, Watertown, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: 1-315-782-1131

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Diner

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