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Chester Diner

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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65 Brookside Ave, Chester, NY 10918-1347
+1 845-469-4488
06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Goshen, New York
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79 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chester diner was renovated a few years ago and it came out quite nice. The food portions are large and the food is very good. Soup was a bit salty but the cheese omelette was delicious. The wait staff was friendly and attentive perhaps a bit rushed though, I don't think it was there fault just a bit under staffed.... More 

Thank Bob F
Auburn, New York
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239 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are always on the lookout for a new place to eat on our way to NYC. We stopped in Chester one time for gas. This time we stopped to eat. This diner is on Brookside just one block from the highway with easy off and on the road. It fits the bill when traveling. The food was typical diner... More 

Thank dese2
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Recently updated. Excellent for breakfast and lunch. Good for dinner also. Typical menu items for a diner.

Thank Clifton P
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113 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

On way back to Oneonta after a 3 day visit to Long Island my wife and I stopped for a quick breakfast. My wife's cheese omelet and my large stack of buttermilk pancakes and over easy eggs filled the bill and at just under $20 made for a satisfying stop.

Thank Bob and Joan
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I enjoy going to Chester Diner usually for a nice breakfast, always a friendly atmosphere and a great cup of coffee to start the day. I doesn't make a difference, Breakfast, lunch or dinner are always tasty and delivered fast from the kitchen by some very friendly Waitresses, A great family Diner easy to get to in Chester

Thank Robert K
Kerhonkson, New York
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Brought my 87&89 year old parents here yesterday. Food was good diner food. Service was decent. Not the servers fault for being a little slow. Took over an hour for start to finish which I think is slow. Overall not a bad place. Everyone seemed to be working hard to please the customer so that's a good thing. It's a... More 

Thank Ridgewalkersss
Thousand Oaks, California
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112 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Extensive menu. Waitress was a tad rushed and diner was not busy. Family member we were with who goes here frequently said she was new.

Thank Linda M
Chester, New York
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33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

We've lived in Chester for 3 years and change now and we love our Chester Diner, There are newer and best looking diners in other towns next door but the quality of food and friendly staff is 5 stars at the Chester Diner, Never had a bad experience, it might need some improvements in their booths, ceilings, etc but we... More 

Thank Pedro D
Putnam Valley, New York
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

All of 3 us were not happy. Tuna wrap had very little tuna and was drippy and messy. Home fries tasted funny, stale refrigerator taste. Potato pancakes were not homemade but little frozen things, and were greasy. Omelet was overcooked and rubbery. Waitress only brought water to the one who asked, not the table Breakfast burrito was good though. Will... More 

Thank Kathleen R
Hartford, Connecticut
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016

good was worth the stop during a business visit. Price reasonable service good. food good. friendly staff. good lighting an atmosphere. Will stop again rather than Cancun.

Thank nothappy449

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Brookside Ave, Chester, NY 10918-1347
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 845-469-4488

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