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Circle E Diner

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American, Diner
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369 E Front St, Hancock, NY 13783-1170
607-637-9905
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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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
Homemade food all the time

It is a diner style restaurant. The food is always homemade, fresh and hot. The only salad bar in the Hancock area. We particularly like the pizza and hot wings with garlic combo. Friendly service. Worth a try.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 18, 2015
bskyler13
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Fishkill, New York
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Fishkill, New York
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

It is a diner style restaurant. The food is always homemade, fresh and hot. The only salad bar in the Hancock area. We particularly like the pizza and hot wings with garlic combo. Friendly service. Worth a try.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

Great food, great prices. You cant go wrong with any of the breakfast items. Just don't go on a Sunday after church you will never get in !

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Thank DHyer84
Boca Raton, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 553 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015 via mobile

Friendly greeting and service from Kim. Hamburger good meat ordered medium rare, serves well done, fries ordered crisp arrived soggy

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Reading, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

The reviews are accurate, with a few additions. The food was fine although slightly pricey for diner food, especially when traveling and tired of fast food stops. Our wait of 25 minutes seemed long for our dinner. We overheard the owner discussing our waitress with another customer, both of whom raved about her outstanding work ethic. Unfortunately, it must have... More 

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Thank JS B
Florida
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91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

Circle E Diner is just that, a diner and a darn good one. Had lunch there; food and service were good and like most Diners, portions were generous. Very extensive menu; would definitely return for another good meal. Recommend without hesitation.

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Thank RDCarerra
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

We were visiting the Hancock area for a family wedding, and slipped down the road to the Circle E Diner for lunch during one of our days there. It was a cold, rainy afternoon the day we visited, and we found some delicious open face hot sandwiches on the menu that really hit the spot! Both my sister and I... More 

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Thank Jaguarbeth
Upstate NY
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Stopped here while traveling on Rte 17. We were here in the "in-between' time between breakfast and lunch. I had breakfast and my companion lunch. Both were average; edible but nothing that would make us want to go back. Waitresses not very attentive, never got a refill on my coffee. Probably a good place if you're a "local" but not... More 

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Thank Sciencesy
Lancaster
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Friendly service. Good diner food. Very reasonable prices. Just what we look for, especially when traveling. The ham steak was huge. I didn't have room for dessert, but the ones in the case looked delicious. We'll be going back tomorrow for breakfast.

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Thank Donald S
New Milford, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Small town diner with friendly staff and great food.Great breakfast and lunch menu. When I saw all the locals there, I knew it was the place to be.

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Thank Rich C
Edison, New Jersey
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28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Nice experience. Food was very good. Good menu. All the meals looked good. Reasonably priced. Go in even though not beautiful from the outside.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 369 E Front St, Hancock, NY 13783-1170
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Catskill Region  >  Hancock
  • Phone Number: 607-637-9905

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: American, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

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