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American, Diner
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed October 23, 2020 via mobile

Came here to eat breakfast and kill time as my car was getting serviced down the block (6 hours later wait time) and I’m from Syracuse so I had to find a place to chill. Ordered the Cortland omelette. It was delicious. Two waitresses working...the floor and they both were genuinely friendly. There are about a dozen Booths and around 5 tables. I’ll be back again in the future.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed February 21, 2020

Visited this diner in January. Great food and friendly service. Chicken tenders are great. Will be going back for more.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 20, 2020

If you are looking for good food and the nicest people in the world come here! After having lunch we realized my hubby, not me lol, lost our keys! They helped us search the restaurant and after 20 minutes they help us discover they were...locked in the car!! They helped us find a triple a member !! Food was delicious too!! Thank you all for your kindness !More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 7, 2020

My wife & I stopped in for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. The restaurant was about half full, but there were people lined up behind us waiting for a table. Our waitress was very friendly, sat us in a booth, just a great start to...a real nice lunch. Best of all, the restaurant seemed spotless & the atmosphere was very relaxing. We really enjoyed our dining experience. We will return in the future.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed September 15, 2019

Two walking circuts around downtown Cortland NY and we'd determined where the locals dine by car volulme and filled tables. The locals definitely have great tast. Food: Crisp sweet potato fires, without salt are worth the trip to Cortland alone. We added a creamy cheese...topped lasagna and a generous Cobb salad, both nicely served. Venue: We loved being surrounded by the local families, groups of ladies and diers of all ages. Staff: Friendly? Heck yes! We felt as if we were dining in the heart of America. But travelers beware: you could gain weight just listening to all the fresh baked pie flavors they offer. All stars and thumbs up to this iconic diner-a definitely contender for the notorious Jersey competition. If you're passing through Cortland from out of the US, you'll feel as though you've seen a slice of America. Silver Sage Magazine @silversagemagMore

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed April 1, 2019

Good Menu and Food. This is definitely a place where all the hung over college students go after a strong night of partying.

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Being that is is a “diner” in my hometown, I figured they had great breakfasts. Well their dinners are just as good, if not better! I was very happy with my meal. Highly recommend for breakfast and dinner!!

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

The place was packed which is a good sign. The server we had was friendly but not too attentive. Took a long time to get our food, probably because of how busy they were. The food is basic diner food, nothing mind blowing. I did...think the prices were fairly high for what you got. There are better places for less in Cortland so we probably won't be back.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed October 11, 2018

The breakfast was very good with good portions at a good price. The waitress was very pleasant. Fast service.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

We ordered take out, but decided to eat in. Food was ok, but not great. The salad with chicken had good greens, but the chicken tasted old and it was hard. Not good. The other two sandwiches were just ok. The restaurant was clean. It...was just ok.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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