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Circle E Diner

American, Diner
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369 E Front St, Hancock, NY 13783-1170
+1 607-637-9905
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East Branch, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I grew up in the Bronx, NY and we never lacked for a place to eat, especially diners. So when my wife got me to move to Delaware County I was a bit worried that those days were over. Fortunately for me Circle E Diner in Hancock, NY exists and DOES NOT leave the customer wanting. In the three years... More 

Thank Chris H
Cobleskill, New York
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417 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

Decided to stop for lunch on our trip and ended up at the Circle E Diner. Good choice! Waitress very friendly and helpful and the food was basic diner fare prepared well for a reasonable price. The Cream of Broccoli soup was amazing!

Thank therese l
Ithaca, New York
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55 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Stopped here while on a detour from 17. The fried chicken was outstanding. The milk shakes and pies were excellent too. Prices and food were great for a small town restaurant!

Thank Suzanne H
Fort Myers, Florida
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Met up with friends for lunch. Had the most delicious Brussels sprout and cheese soup. Shared different sandwiches and all were good. Waitress was very friendly and the restaurant was clean and bright. Definitely a hometown/home cooking diner.

Thank LSP-530
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

First time in the diner in Hancock! Fantastic! Our waitress Liz was phenomenal and we met the boss Ray and Stacey. Generous amount of food great quality, so many choices, and all homemade. We will return!

Thank Sue K
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Waitress was very nice, but the food average. The place needs an upgrading and cleaning badly! The bench seats were so low that I was almost sitting with my chin on the table.

Thank Geraldine M
Drums, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Typical dinner food. Diner was clean and had good service. I like to eat in one of those "Chrome Diners" once in awhile to bring back memories of my youth when it was treat to eat out. Food was ordinary, price was reasonable and atmosphere nostalgic. Better than a fast food chain.

Thank Fritziy
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Thank you to the team at Circle E for delivering a larger order to our wedding guests! The pizzas were delicious, and your service was outstanding, we greatly appreciated it!

Thank Emily H
Port Washington, New York
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

Classic diner with great selection and very fresh, tasty food. Would eat there again! Try the cheese steak or the pancakes. Both were great.

Thank jonadoc
boston, mass.
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201 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

On the positive side, the Circle E Diner offers a huge selection of food items. On the negative side, the Circle E Diner offers a huge selection of food items. They can't all be good. And, they're not. Having gone to the Diner while visiting FrenchWoods Camp on visiting day, we were there for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Their breakfast... More 

Thank aliceann1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 369 E Front St, Hancock, NY 13783-1170
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Catskill Region  >  Hancock
  • Phone Number: +1 607-637-9905

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