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Frank & Mary's Diner

10 Port Watson St, Cortland, NY 13045-2607
+1 607-756-2014
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible8%
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“home fries” (6 reviews)
“ham” (2 reviews)
Opens in 30 min
American, Diner
10 Port Watson St, Cortland, NY 13045-2607
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Reviewed July 13, 2018

We stopped here on a road trip. The food was inexpensive but really salty. The service wasn't great. The diner looked pretty dirty. From what little I could see in the kitchen, it looked pretty dirty too. We only stayed because we waited to long...More

Thank NurseMardi
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Was driving thru on my way back to Jersey and wanted a hamburger that wasn’t from a “fast food establishment”, so I was told by several locals to try this place. It’s a no thrills place with real homemade home fries ! The burger was...More

Thank SO194
Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on way back from Syracuse. Inside old and wore down. Food was good. Typical dinner food. Nothing fancy.

Thank pat9doerr11
Reviewed February 27, 2018

Ate at Frank & Mary's for the 1st time yesterday, and the reviews were all right on. It's an old fashioned diner in downtown Cortland with municipal parking nearby. My veggie omelet was one of the best that I have had in ages. The home...More

Thank IrishRoever
Reviewed November 21, 2017

A small nondescript diner with a dining room out back. Good mix of diner fare. Not gourmet but filling good food. Service was quick and friendly.

Thank M1chtopher
Reviewed September 14, 2017

Moved to Cortland early 1970s. Frank and Mary's was a staple after bars closed hangout for early bird special. Eggs, homefries and toast...maybe some meat! Guess what, it still is. Although the bar days are over, I recently visited after moving away several years ago....More

1  Thank d p
Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

I love breakfast and I love diners and that is why I chose to visit this diner. I would not recommend this diner at all. The French Toast was tasteless and even the bacon was lacking. The steak was low quality,just not good. The sevice...More

1  Thank KelliFayWolfe
Reviewed July 11, 2017

It seems that everyone has visited this diner except me. Finally had the chance to try it out with some good friends. Sat in the back room, a place I didn't know existed and that you can't see when looking at the place from the...More

Thank Regina W
thartne1, Owner at Frank & Mary's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2017

Regina, thank you for your review. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your first visit to FRANK & Mary's. We hope that we can continue to serve you in the future. Thanks again, Tom Hartnett owner of Frank & Mary's.

Reviewed July 9, 2017

Nice homey diner, serving typical diner food, but at lower prices; service was attentive, food was very good. Parking is on street or free lot next door.

Thank rex e
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Great place. Very friendly and nice staff. I enjoyed the eggs ham with wheat toast. Really very affordable and convenient. Thanks for a great breakfast.

Thank Laura S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $12
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
5:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Port Watson St, Cortland, NY 13045-2607
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Cortland
  • Phone Number: +1 607-756-2014
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All american diner specializing in homemade foods. We take pride in what we serve and really love making you happy and doing it right. Homemade cornbeef hash,dinner rolls chips, french fries,hand pressed burgers nothing frozen always fresh. Our saying take a bite you'll like it!
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