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South 30 Diner

Diner, American
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5854 State Highway 30, Amsterdam, NY 12010-8056
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is casual. Different coffee mugs like they're coming out of the back of the cabinet as though you have too many relatives over for the holidays. The service is casual in their delivery like you are sitting at their kitchen table. The food... seriously down home cooking. There is no fluff, no trying to appease the travelers driving on... More 

Thank Michael Q
Raynham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

The best down home fresh made sausage I have ever tasted. Country home atmosphere where the owner makes you feel invited. Stuffed french toast was delightful. We will be back whenever we travel this way again.

Thank Pennie S
Amsterdam, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

My husband and I had lunch. I asked to substitute the French fries for macaroni salad--she brought me the French fries. I was good but nothing special.

Thank judith m
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Ceramic mugs all around but we were served coffee in Styrofoam cups. Eggs were runny, veggie omelette made with brown wilted spinach, very greasy. Both were sick after trying breakfast. Will NOT recommend. Seeing advertising signs brings back bad memories. Never returning.

Thank Gail P
New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

The South 30 Diner is a smaller old fashion diner where they cook the food in front of you. They have tables which you could sit at or the counter with stools. Don't let the looks fool you. If the parking lot is full , there is still room inside. They have a lot of specials which you can choose... More 

Thank joen803
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

Went for breakfast following a sign that advertised homemade sausage. Cute little home converted to local diner. Pretty good food excellent service. Sausage was good. Decor is rustic.

Thank Les B
Galway, New York
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394 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015 via mobile

We usually go for breakfast but we were going by and it was lunch time We ordered burgers with fries - the burgers were good - nothing comes with them the fries are extra and homemade - so thick and not cooked did not get many for the price of $8.00 - would not get them again. will stick with... More 

Thank Lori A
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Small, quaint roadside diner, off the beaten path. Waitstaff was friendly and efficient. The food was fresh, hot and delicious. Had the homemade sausage breakfast with eggs and corned beef hash. Large portions and very reasonable priced. Get off the Thruway and enjoy a fresh, local home cooked meal.

Thank Largarita
Ballston Spa, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The food was great and the people were all very friendly . We had a great meal lots of stuff inside my Farmers omelet and my friend had the sausage and gravy over biscuits. Both of us were full when we left. Would go back again .

Thank Patty G
Galway, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

It has been some time since we were at 30 South - it was terrible last time there - there is a change in staff which has made a difference - we had scrambled eggs with English muffins - no wheat toast- we went with rye which was good -did have to ask for more coffee - it was fast... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Diner, American
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5854 State Highway 30, Amsterdam, NY 12010-8056
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: 5188429922
Phone number 518-842-9922

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?