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“Disgusting food!!!!”
Review of College Diner

College Diner
Ranked #72 of 99 Restaurants in New Paltz
Cuisines: American
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“Disgusting food!!!!”
Reviewed May 12, 2013

Just left 5 minutesmins ago. My daughter andAlyssa boyfriend took me here for mother's day. I ordered the "Spanish Omlete" as I have eaten at other diners and like it. They brought it out and there was some kind of vomit colored gravy poured all over the Omlete with huge pieces of celery. I did not eat any of it. The waitress came over and if I like it. I told her it is ABSOLUTELY nothing DISGUSTING! !! She said well they are still going to charge u for it! Really???? That is TERRIBLE customer service!!! WILL NEVER GO THERE AGAIN! SAVE YOUR MONEY AND GO SOMEWHERE THAT IS WORTH IT!

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank CaraSchaffer
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English first
Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“It's a real Diner”
Reviewed April 1, 2013

This place just off the main drag of New Paltz on the way to Mohonk or Minewaska State Park is
a good place to stop in if one is ready for a good meal. It is the first suitable looking place we spotted coming off the Parkway exit.

The food is Greek style, fully priced and large portions (they may not be aware of the restricted calorie intake trends yet).

The staff is friendly and willing and we were served fairly quickly and the food was fresh and good.
What else can one ask for eating at a diner.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank perennialtravel
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Kingston, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed March 5, 2013

well I must say... make sure you visit on TUESDAY.. that's Broccoli Soup Day .. See ARLENE She'll Hook you right up.. so if you're on the New York State Thruway GET OFF @ Exit 18 ..NEW PALTZ take a much needed Break..
(We ALL DO) Head over to the College in Diner
ask for ARLENE..Grab a seat and ENJOY
(...tell her Cyndee sent ya) she's awesome & the Soup is scrumptious ..ENJOY!!!
I try to be sure and swing by Every Tuesday to get my bowl of soup
I do visit other days as well, however, I have to ..repeat,
You will NOT be disappointed!
if you happen to be on 299 in New Paltz on your way to LOWEs home improvement center
or somewhere else stop in.. seriously!

Visited March 2013
1 Thank MapleHillGang
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Gardiner, New York, United States
Level 3 Contributor
16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Fast, Good, and Friendly”
Reviewed February 18, 2013

I have been going to this diner for a long time, and it is my "preferred diner" in a town that has three diner-style establishments. Why? They seat you immediately, get you coffee in a second, have friendly wait staff, the food comes out hot and you get what you ordered quickly, the sald bar, although small, is always fresh and an inexpensive add on to any meal or as a meal alone. The very good rating rather than excellent is that getting the check is always a wait for some reason. For some, who like to linger, that may be a bonus, but for those on the go...not so much.

Visited February 2013
1 Thank Tom M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“There was a time when diner food was good”
Reviewed January 19, 2013 via mobile

There was a time when diner food was really good , that was when the Greek owners cooked themselves , now they are all at the registrar , And Mexicans r in the kitchen , ( right ) , the food just isn't the same , I have been to 5 Greek diners in the past month , and every one of them were just not good , with the exception of the Luxus Diner in Newburgh , the rest were a waste of $$ , the college diner a waste of 90.00 , ( they should make 2 kinds of $$, good money and bad money , u give the good $ for good food and service and the bad for the opposite !!! How about that , I bet u half these so called eating establishments would get there act togeather then !!

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