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Walt's Diner

Certificate of Excellence
American, Diner
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3047 Main Street, Old Forge, NY 13420-0000
315 369-2582
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New Knoxville, Ohio
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Waitress very friendly, Holly, and she literally runs to serve...best Omelettes, thickest slabs of ham, best scrambled and over-medium eggs in town...Keyes has become a real disappointment...grumpy manager, waitress are great but live under his glaring eye...we felt sorry for our waitress.

Thank hqunit22
Orchard Park, New York
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had breakfast at Walt's when we were in Old Forge on vacation and it was delicious! Pancakes were HUGE!

Thank vmarie67
Rochester, New York
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125 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have wanted to eat at Walt's during prior trips because it received a number of accolades for its food. I visited during a holiday so it was quite noisy (not Walt's fault) and the food was simply average and my friend's order was undercooked.

Thank uvarobin1
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, the kids (19 months and 9 yr old) and my friend, his wife and two kids (2 and 5) all stopped in. We were seated quickly and drinks and menus all around. I ordered the delmonico steak open faced sandwich with french fries and a side of gravy. The gravy came on the fries instead which was actually... More 

Thank Brent M
Syracuse, New York
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Each June we come up and make a stop in to Walt's for breakfast on a Saturday morning. The one waitress we have seen for quite a few years and she always remembers us. The food is good and we especially like that we can sit outside. Indoors it is a bit cramped and busy but as mentioned above we... More 

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Walt's is a pancake lovers pitstop. As others have said and shown, one must be careful to not over-order, lest you sure my fate of leftover pancakes at the cabin. Oatmeal and French toast made from Italian bread are also delicious. Outside seating allows for a beautiful view of Old Forge street life in the morning.

Thank cdthompso2
Gibsonburg, Ohio
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64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I camped in the area and we hiked Blue Mountain. We were so exhausted from the hike and just needed a bite to eat to get recharged. We found Walt's Diner and it was so delicious! We had cheeseburgers that were cooked perfectly with tomato, onion, and lettuce. We had chips served with it. I'm picky about... More 

1 Thank Rebecca F
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a family vacation to Old Forge - there were 7 of us total and walt's is always a must do. Quick service, reasonable prices, and decent food. We prefer Walt's for breakfast over anywhere else for all of those reasons. It is small, but they have added another section to allow for more guests. They are right... More 

Thank tammi101271
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We have been to old forge four times and have visited Walt's each time...they never fail us. I spent fifteen years as a waitress and this place hits the nail on the head every time. The food is quick and excellent and the people who work there are always smiling no matter how busy it gets.

Thank Q7302WAbarbarak
Scotia, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Great place with tasty food and homemade desserts. The service and food both were what one would expect at a restaurant and not a diner. We went there several times, one for just dessert. The waitstaff and line cooks were friendly and made you feel as if you visited them all the time. Will definitely go back when we visit... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3047 Main Street, Old Forge, NY 13420-0000
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Old Forge
  • Phone Number: 315 369-2582

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