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Kathy's

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American, Diner
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705 Greenville Ave, Staunton, VA 24401-4807
540-885-4331
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7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Staunton, Virginia, United States
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18 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We sat down to coffee and breakfast. The creamer was in a metal dispenser but when poured it revealed curdled consistency. Our coffee was then undrinkable. By the time everything was replaced we only got a coffee cup each instead of two. I was unsatisfied.

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Thank Meghan H
Vestal, New York
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went expecting a great breakfast and it was just average. The coffee was poor, the staff was friendly and the atmosphere fine for a diner, but all in all disappointing.

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Thank Steve R
Staunton, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Let's start with the Eggs Benedict. Where's the meat? Thin shaving of ham that you can't taste. The pancakes are highly overated. Mushy rather than fluffy. Like your beef medium rare? Forget it! The fried chicken is OK but the sides are out of a can. Sandwiches are small mediocre. Locals pack the place, but I just don't understand why.... More 

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Thank ujmusicguy
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here a couple of times and thought the food OK. We stopped for breakfast and it was great. The pancakes are probably the best I have ever had. I had a country omelet with sausage gravy. It was just enough and very tasty. Coffee was was very good and waitress made sure we were topped off. Very... More 

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Thank Robert E
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48 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've heard a lot about this restaurant, so when we sat down for lunch we were a bit disappointed. They serve breakfast all day long so I ordered the Corned Beef Hash Omelette. It only cost about $8.00 -but when it was delivered to our table I was stunned by how small it was...and by how empty the rest of... More 

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Thank ChristianCritic
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small local diner (est 1968) that serves great food - reasonable prices, and down home friendly service. Extensive menu with salads, sandwiches, soups, dinners, and breakfast items. Very reasonably prices (Club sandwich with home made chip less that 9 dollars). Plenty of parking and a great stop for mid morning breakfast

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Thank Murphy M
Central, South Carolina
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Had Kathy's before starting on the second 8-hour drive home. Hubby had buckwheat pancakes that had a great hint of molasses and we're HUGELY thick...looked more like 5 cakes rather than 3. My eggs were perfect and I'm terribly picky about them. Bacon crisp and the buttermilk pancakes were light and fluffy...just what we needed to fuel up for a... More 

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Thank Angie G
Staunton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Not fancy, kind of "down homey" with outstanding breakfasts. All of their breakfast items are excellent but both their chip beef gravy and pancakes are superb. prices are very reasonable and service is almost always quick and efficient. Coffee cup never seems to get empty.

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Thank John H
Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Every town needs a Kathy's, a diner you can count on to have good food for breakfast and lunch that is well prepared and served in a timely manner. When we travel through Staunton, we come here for breakfast or lunch. The staff seem to know all their customers by name, which is a good sign. Nothing fancy nor trendy,... More 

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Thank mmb198
Decatur, Alabama
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We had breakfast here before we went to Monticello. Best pancakes ever! All of the food our family had here was delicious. Great diner atmosphere. Would go again when in the quaint town!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 705 Greenville Ave, Staunton, VA 24401-4807
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Staunton
  • Phone Number: 540-885-4331

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