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Old Tymes Cafe

2474 US Route 11, LaFayette, NY 13084-9584
+1 315-677-3236
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (4 reviews)
“homemade pies” (2 reviews)
“buckwheat” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Diner
2474 US Route 11, LaFayette, NY 13084-9584
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Reviewed 27 November 2017

We went there for breakfast, i wanted to walk back out. It is a very cramped place with mismatched furniture. The fork, spoon and knife were worse than what you find at the goodwill store. Cheap and old, I cleaned each one. I ordered the...More

Thank donnadavidh2016
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We try to stop every time we travel between Baltimore and Potsdam - we have never been disappointed. In addition to excellent food, they also sell local honey - we especially like their buckwheat honey. They accept *cash only.*

Thank GreggDavis
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We stopped in on a snowy Saturday afternoon for lunch, it was the perfect cozy spot. Good food, fun and friendly waitress. There were 4 of us, 3 had lunch and 1 had breakfast. Delicious burgers! Then there was HOMEMADE PIE!! No room after the...More

Thank mmthomps
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We were just passing through. It's an old fashioned real diner. Not the funky one that is glitz led up on red and chrome to look like an old fashioned diner....this was real. Not fancy - a mismatch of old stuff, clean and pleasant. Staff...More

Thank DebraCurran
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We have been for breakfast many times. Delicious and perfect eggs cooked to order. Frittata is also awesome!

Thank klariprincess
Reviewed 8 June 2016

While traveling we dropped in here for lunch. What a pleasant, welcoming experience! The food was homemade and simple ... and REALLY good. The chicken/corn chowder was so good I almost had a second bowl! The waitress was friendly and addressed her "regular" customers by...More

2  Thank Barbara K
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

Small cafe that has even more limited parking. The staff was very friendly and personable. I was bummed out that I could not use my credit card - almost a must for business travelers. The food was good and fair in price. Menu is small...More

1  Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 21 January 2016

We happened to be in Lafayette on an errand and found this place well-recommended on tripadvisor, so decided to try it. While it's nothing fancy, the service was great and the food was just fine (we had lunch, and I'd like to go back sometime...More

1  Thank tatoland
Reviewed 28 December 2015

We found this cafe by sheer luck years ago on a trip between Baltimore and Potsdam, NY (I think we were southbound the first time). Since then, we have managed to stop for a meal in one direction (or both) every trip. The food is...More

1  Thank GreggDavis
Reviewed 15 November 2015

We time our departures from Ithaca so as to go there. The food is excellent, plentiful and the staff is very friendly too.

Thank Potsdam_Sr
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  • Value
Cafe, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2474 US Route 11, LaFayette, NY 13084-9584
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  LaFayette
  • Phone Number: +1 315-677-3236
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