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Home Front Cafe

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192 Main St, Altamont, NY 12009-7715
+1 518-861-6452
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07:00 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 13:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 14:00
Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Quaint, cozy and nostalgic restaurant with all the WWII memorabilia you can imagine. I also take my Home Exchange visitors here when they are traveling from their home in Europe. Breakfast and Lunch are daily but dinner is only Friday nights. They do close late afternoons. Food is good and the price is right! You can BYOB to dinner because... More 

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Thank Terry A. L
Altamont, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great food, reasonable, great muffins, if you or your parents lived through WWII , its a must! Endless cooffee, Stop in for Gelato too, check website for times it is open though, not every day

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Thank jeffbaltamontwandere
Schenectady, New York
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

What a great little place filled with so mush history and dedicated to military past and present. There are so many things to look as well as books to flip through. This is like a museum that you can touch the displays. The food is country home style. There are always veterans and current military members in the restaurant. This... More 

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Thank gvancort
Albany, New York
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Nice decor. Dated but interesting. Love reading all the stuff under tablecloths. Great selection and prices. Decent portions

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Thank kim c
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This place makes you feel right at home. The food and prices are great. Home style cooking at its best. Parking can be a small problem.

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Elkins Park, Pennsylvania
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188 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Wondered in to the Home Front Cafe after a weekend at the Old Songs Music and Dance Festival. The place is fantastic. I could have spent the day reading and looking at all of the WWII memorabilia. We had a very nice breakfast, reasonably priced. The service was excellent. I'm going to make this a regular stop.

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1 Thank Fauxqui
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219 reviews
169 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Visited again after a long time away. Even more historical military mementoes, if that's possible. Charming atmosphere. Food as always excellent. Experience diminished somewhat by new less experienced wait staff. Still a great breakfast!

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Thank Dadmanly
Delmar
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2016

Family owned and operated and strong supporter of our military! Great little country eatery, surrounded with military memorabilia and decent diner type food. Lots of locals and if you walk around and read the memorabilia you wont be disappointed. Right in the heart of Altamont and worth the ride . Old war bonds, food ration coupons etc just an interesting... More 

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vermont
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Breakfast was awesome .. Service was GREAT ...Surrounded by an exorbitant amount of History in one little place.

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Thank pmyvt1964
Rotterdam, New York
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119 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

There is so much to see and take in. The tributes. The nostalgia. Just returned from a Sunday breakfast. I am a first timer to this cafe. The cafe was quiet at that moment but it was lucky for us. We were able to sit and talk with the owner. She is someone very special. She and her husband have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 13:00
Monday
07:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 14:00
Thursday
07:00 - 14:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 Main St, Altamont, NY 12009-7715
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Altamont
  • Phone Number: +1 518-861-6452

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