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255 Discovery Dr, Howes Cave, NY 12092-2311
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Framingham, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As we come to the end of our 2 day mini trip, I have to say that by following previous comments we have had a fabulous time . Stay at the motel In a refurbished room( clean, double queen room, double sinks, mini frig, microwave, one level, motel. Breakfast and lunch were offered in the main lodge. Full breakfast offering,... More 

Thank RobinFSS
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has great burgers. Not a long wait time either. Price is okay too. Also you get some great views from the café dining room.

Thank William Z
Syracuse, New York
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47 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It may say fast food , but what variety and not processed. We had dinner and breakfast here. Very enjoyable

Thank JoAnne K
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25 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food surprisingly GOOD. I had a Georgia Pecan salad from the specials menu.MMMMM .Hours later,I wished for another!

Thank Pat N
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Like ant tourist attraction, food prices are a bit above average. The Gemstone Panini was awesome and well worth the price. My friend had the pizza and said it was "just ok"

Thank jeffpX5440BS
Warwick, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food at the caverns main house was good, reasonable and enough choices for everyone. Stop by ! Quick service , friendly workers, made for a good end to the day. Prices were reasonable and quality was good.

Thank elicav100
Clearwater, Florida
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

This is an amazing tour of the caverns along with a short boat ride. There is a lot of walking and steps so you need to be in good shape to make the tour. The tour guide was friendly and very informative about the history of the cavern. Well worth the 1 1/2 hour tour.

Thank reid14432
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Grabbed some breakfast on the way home. It was your basic breakfast but worth the price food was good atmosphere is quiet. Nice place for a quick bite

Thank Nelsy P
Rochester, New York
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104 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

The menu is "grab and go" food and fried food. So not the largest selection or healthiest. The grab and go had some sandwiches, grapes and maybe a salad. The warm food consisted of hot dogs, grilled cheese, chicken fingers, pizza french fries and a few others. The food wasn't bad, the pizza is pre-made, so it might not be... More 

Thank Charles M
April I, Manager at Howe Caverns Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit. Unfortunately it looks like you visited us while we were still in our off season which is why you had a limited menu to choose from. Our pizza is homemade locally and is definitely fresh. We strive on having high quality food items to offer to our guests and our prices are competitive to any... More 

Millbury, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

This tour exceeded my expectations. The time it took and information shared, in my opinion, was just right. The tour guide was informative but not boring. The length of the tour was also timed great. Some tours we have been on are either too short or go on forever.... Great job on this one.

Thank Nicole C
April I, Manager at Howe Caverns Cafe, responded to this review

I am glad you enjoyed your tour. We hope you will come back and see us again! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $35
American, Pizza, Cafe, Fast Food
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 255 Discovery Dr, Howes Cave, NY 12092-2311
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Howes Cave
  • Phone Number: 518-296-8900
Overlooking the picturesque Schoharie Valley, the beautifully renovated cafe is open daily. Enjoy a wide selection of items - from paninis, deli sandwiches, homemade soups, pizza, hot dogs, chicken tenders and much more. We also cater to student groups, tour groups, banquets, wedding receptions and more!Fabulous food! Spectacular scenery!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?