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Phoenicia Diner

5681 State Route 28, Phoenicia, NY 12464-5015
+1 845-688-9957
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“breakfast” (103 reviews)
“brunch” (21 reviews)
“fries” (33 reviews)
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Bar, American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5681 State Route 28, Phoenicia, NY 12464-5015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was surprised that this diner didn't offer typical greasy spoon type options. It was not the type of food I was expecting, but it was really good food.

Thank Cris C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whole experience was incredibly disappointing as we were led to believe the place was excellent. We had four mains at lunch and a soup for starters. Every dish was tasteless and ordinary. The sandwiches were among the driest we have ever tasted. The soup...More

Thank JohnnyD1729
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

I have been to this diner only 2 times because we do not come up 28 too much for things but we were hungry after visiting the Rail Explorers and decided to eat here and this place never disappoints!

Thank Jasmine C
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic diner serving a great selection for breakfast with outstanding service. Delicious pancakes & excellent skillets in a traditional diner. Well worth a visit.

Thank The_Grimster
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We stopped after our excursion on the rail explorers across the road. Cool place, very busy, definitely a locals regular hangout. Both our meals (farmer skillet and egg Sammy) were quite tasty. Fresh squeezed OJ and fruit were fresh and delicious. If we’re up that...More

Thank bytorandthesnowdog
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

I've been coming here every year, and I've never been disappointed. Great staff, amazing food and drinks, and such a cool vibe. Get the bourbon milkshake!!

Thank annekabjorkeson
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

A truly lovely bagel with cream cheese and smoked local trout served with a americano was shared my husband and I on the way to rail explorers. The staff was very friendly and helped with directions, too. Inside there was a wait but the outside...More

Thank Ellpeng
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on the way home from a long day of hiking on a Saturday night. Band was just finishing up but we got seated inside right away on a busy night. Food took awhile but let me tell you, it was well worth the...More

Thank casey j
Reviewed September 4, 2018

great place to grab breakfast. we only had breakfast here will be back in the future to try their lunch menu. breakfast was delicious and staff was amazing. always asking you if you need more coffee. food was yummy as well. its a must stop

Thank ewakub
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Stopped by the famous diner to have breakfast on Labor Day. The wait was around 30 mins however it didn’t feel long as there is a bar on the back and you can grab drinks. Delicious cocktails including a fantastic Bloody Mary and frozen Pimms...More

Thank elisaveta89
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August 24, 2016|
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Response from JamesM12856 | Reviewed this property |
I was here before the new outside tables were complete and ate inside but I think it highly unlikely they would have a problem with the dog outside. However you would need to check with them.
July 24, 2016|
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Response from TheTravelingMedic | Reviewed this property |
They're very accommodating and whilst it may say one thing on the menu, the chefs were more than happy to modify the dish to my liking. I'm not a mushroom fan either!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $14
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Full Bar, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5681 State Route 28, Phoenicia, NY 12464-5015
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Catskill Region  >  Phoenicia
  • Phone Number: +1 845-688-9957
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Phoenicia Diner serves your favorite diner standbys made with locally-sourced and fresh seasonal ingredients from nearby Catskills and Hudson Valley farms.
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