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Mother's Cupboard Fish Fry

3709 James St, Syracuse, NY 13206-2525
+1 315-432-0942
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“frittata” (40 reviews)
“home fries” (18 reviews)
“pancakes” (33 reviews)
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American, Diner
3709 James St, Syracuse, NY 13206-2525
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

The place is small....Only takes CASH....seating is limited and you may end up sharing a table with strangers, but the Food is PLENTIFUL and Very GOOD....I Highly recommend you experience what Mothers Cupboard has to offer...... on our visit we ended up sharing a table...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank tobye644
Reviewed October 19, 2018

You won’t go hungry with there breakfast. Super large portions, pancakes the size of hub caps. Huge plates over flowing with food. To me the food has always been tasty. Don’t expect a fancy restaurant or diner. Earlier in the morning it is a workmen’s...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Earl S
Reviewed August 5, 2018

We found this place by chance. We wanted to find a local spot in Syracuse on our way home from vacation. Our goole search found Mother's Cupboard. What we did know is just how fun this place is. The service was terrific, the food portions...More

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Ralph T
Reviewed July 24, 2018

When here based on a friends recommendation. The place is SMALL, so we had to wait for a table, but food was plentiful an tasted great! Would recommend making a visit!

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank McQ101009
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

crazy busy, everyone has a job and they do it very well. We sat at the counter and enjoyed watching the cooking and hustle and bustle. Our food was served up fast and was delicious with huge portions. I had the veggie omelet with homefries...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

Very good, the "whole" was amazing if I couldn't finish that amount of food I loved the French toast very similar to some 4 star restaurants I've been too

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Claire L
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Friendly Staff, Huge Portions, Reasonable Prices. This place is always busy. No Reservations accepted so be prepared for a little wait. But the wait is worth it. You WON'T go home Hungry.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank Paul A
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

This place is good comfort food large portions for people with a large appetite the staff was good and kept checking on us and kept the drinks full definitely recommend.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank GeraldT345
Reviewed June 15, 2018

We ordered the Whole Frittata and split it between 2 of us and it was enough food for 2 more meals. You definitely get what you pay for here. We watched them make their "foot wide" pancake as well. You will not be disappointed.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank smdshaazam
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Tried this tiny little breakfast spot over the weekend. The food portions are enormous. The quality of the food is excellent for a greasy spoon. The key to this place is the staff. We had the pleasure of sitting at the counter and got to...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank dgouldd
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December 7, 2016|
Response from barryd55 |
Never mind.....I found the answer in some recent reviews - CASH ONLY! Thanks!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
6:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3709 James St, Syracuse, NY 13206-2525
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-432-0942
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