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“Best Diner Food I've Ever Had”

Crazy Otto's Empire Diner
Ranked #1 of 42 Restaurants in Herkimer
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner
Description: Welcome to our original 1952 Mountainview Diner voted Best Upstate New York Diner. Best Atmosphere. Best Bacon. Best Hollandaise. Best Pie Crust. Now celebrating 65 years in the Mohawk Valley and once noted as the "most modern kitchen in New York." We have a HUGE menu and the best staff around. We offer special menus for Gluten Free, Kids and Seniors as well as a great Value Meal Menu including a beverage. Our food is homemade and we pay attention to all the small details. Located only one mile from the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90) at exit 30. You'll be so glad you decided to come visit. Thanks for checking us out.
Reviewed November 17, 2013

Stopped for a late breakfast on the way to the Finger Lakes. It's a great little spot with delicious food, great wait staff and very cool décor.

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1  Thank Phyllis S
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Reviewed October 5, 2013

Liked the roast chicken and salad. Service was friendly. Very retro 50's decor. Menu includes salads, burgers, chicken dishes, steak dishes, soup, and breakfast foods during morning hours only.

1  Thank LauraNY
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Reviewed September 25, 2013

This place is very good for breakfast. Really cool building! The wait staff is very good. It is definitely a "Diamond" in that town. I will be returning.

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1  Thank dpl0028
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Reviewed September 19, 2013

The food is plentiful and tasty, with large portions, the wait staff knowledgeable. The diner seating can be a bit crowded, but during off hours it's very pleasant.

1  Thank Denise C
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Reviewed September 16, 2013

Thus place is clean as a whistle, the waitress we had was a sweet gal who remembered us next day. As we went 3 times in 5 days. The breakfast is dynamite they make their own LARGE sausage patties and cook eggs perfectly. They have the biggest pancakes I ever had , French toast,or let's,oatmeal all great. We also went for dinner had a fish fry a whole haddock fillet with the works for about 10 bucks. Otto really is crazy.......good. Dud I mention it is a fifths style inside with a lot of collectables

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2  Thank linkphilly
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