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The Diner

59 Old Ithaca Rd, Horseheads, NY 14845-1768
+1 607-795-6632
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pancakes” (8 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
“finger food” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
59 Old Ithaca Rd, Horseheads, NY 14845-1768
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Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

An average breakfast. The place is a neat old train car complete with sliding doors. I think the seats in the booths were original as they were pretty uncomfortable. Service was good. Portions were large.

Thank BazRasty
Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

A true “diner” in all respects. The old fashioned metal diner for the 50’s. Very very authentic and quaint. Had breakfast with my wife there and the food was very good. Actually Home made on the grill right in front of you. Food was above...More

Thank R Scott B
Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

Ran into tgis little place on our way back from Ithaca. We'd been looking for someplace for lunch, but we are not local and I didn't have reception to check the internet. Spotted this cute old-fashioned diner, and couldn't resist. The 4 cop cars parked...More

Thank Cynthia K
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Rather than get on the highway and bypass Horseheads, we drove the long way preparing to go through the town when we passed The Diner. With brakes squealing and a quick turn, we found ourselves in a place where we found great food, great service...More

Thank Catherine K
Reviewed May 1, 2018 via mobile

The Diner is a blast from the past. Situated just off Hanover Square inside an old passenger rail car, I’d imagine not much has changed appearance-wise since the car’s glory days. From the old-time booths, to the art-deco fixtures, to the high water marks on...More

Thank Wanderlust607NY
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Good old fashioned diner. Eat there and get transported back to the 50's. Its small and noisy but the service and food is good. your order comes quickly, and is reasonably priced. Its nice to see a local place that's popular with the local folks...More

Thank JohnandJaneS
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We were in the mood for diner food we're happy to discover this place. It had a unique feel as a rail car style diner and I appreciated the markings that indicated the 1972 flood levels. Food was tasty and just what we were in...More

Thank UpstateNY585
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Great food, ample portions, great place to refuel for the ride home. Able to handle special requests on menu items.

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

My family and I are always looking for small mom-and-pop breakfast joints. The Diner was recommended by a family member living in Horseheads. The service was fantastic we never had to ask for more coffee the food was great and the menu very complete. The...More

Thank TwoWheelVacationer
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Food is good, freshly prepared. However; if you are not a regular, prepare to just be served and left alone. A lot of socializing and attention is given to the regulars. Both times I was there I felt like cattle that was fed and then...More

Thank timothyg119
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $9
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Old Ithaca Rd, Horseheads, NY 14845-1768
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Horseheads
  • Phone Number: +1 607-795-6632
Serving breakfast all day Breakfast and lunch 7 days a week
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