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Skylark Diner

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American, Diner
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248 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal, NY 13850-1630
16077859795
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12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

The menu is limited, and they only accept cash. That being said, the food is excellent. The breakfast and burgers are my personal favorites. The staff are also quick and friendly.

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Cedarhurst, New York
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

We didn't want to eat breakfast in a chain restaurant so my son who was graduating from Binghamton University last weekend said this seem popular. Well it was worth traveling because the food was good and the people nice. That day the special was banana bread french toast which my son had. We all had some and it was wonderful.... More 

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Thank 4Rochelle
Vestal
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Skylark has been around for a long time I have been coming here since I was a kid. The food is good plenty of choices for breakfast ,lunch and DInner. All the waitress are nice and keep the coffee coming . One of the best spiedies salads around I think they call it the wally salad.My husband is a big... More 

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Thank Penny B
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111 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

Food was good other than my steak was all grizzle. As for my eggs and potato cakes, they were good. Good service and prices. Nothing surprising, but not bad...well other than that "steak."

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Thank Kenneth W
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

Decent food for a great price I ordered French toast with ham. My girlfriend ordered a broccoli and cheese omelet. Food was served in 5 mins😊. Lots of choices of food on the menu. Great service. I will be back to try again soon.

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Thank Jerøme R
Vestal, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I never tire of this place - and I love their garbage omelet - very nice, homely atmosphere, conveniently located on the parkway - great service - do not go there if you are expecting fancy ambiance - bring cash, grab a table and order the garbage omelet - you will not regret it

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Thank Subimal C
bedford
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

After searching and searching for a decent breakfast spot, we came across the Skylark. Great vintage building with amazingly efficient and swiftly moving waitresses. All was good, coffee could be a bit stronger. We enjoyed sitting at the counter to watch the action!

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Thank nancy c
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

best place in Vestal for breakfast, morning or late night snacks after drinking & partying Great omelets and pancakes

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Thank MB_Hawkins
norwich,ny
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We had the two egg special, which comes with toast and home fries. I liked it, but the homefries had a light after taste that was buttery. I'm not sure if I'd want those again, but it was good enough to eat. The eggs were perfect though and coffee was good.. The waitress was very friendly and attentive. I plan... More 

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Thank laurpat71
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

What can one expect from diner in Vestal? The answer is not much. If you come into this diner with that expectation you will not be disappointed. The chefs make what they can with the low quality ingredients provided to them, and it turns out decent at best. You are not in for a treat. You are in for an... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 248 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal, NY 13850-1630
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Vestal
  • Phone Number: 16077859795

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