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Colonial Diner

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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8 Dolson Ave, Middletown, NY 10940-6425
+1 845-342-3500
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Matamoras, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

Good food, clean, friendly service and reasonable prices especially from the daily lunch specials. Family oriented. The Manhattan clam chowder soup was mediocre and served in a very small cup.

Thank mistry5
Gainesville, Georgia
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379 reviews
178 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

The Colonial Diner has been around a very long time. Originally owned by the Farber family. Not sure who owns it now. The food is good, the servers are very friendly and the prices are pocket friendly. Stop in and try it for your self.

Thank Jeff S
Forest Hills, New York
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598 reviews
338 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 425 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Close your eyes and picture a traditional diner: Good food, friendly efficient service with fair prices. This is the Colonial Diner. Lots of locals eat here. I enjoyed breakfast for lunch and had scrambled eggs, home fries and toast. My meal was good and average, exactly what I craved. My husband had a tuna melt and french fried. He ate... More 

Thank Gershwin12
New Hampton, New York
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I love the food there everything very fresh very friendly clean and very affordable. I would definitely return back

Thank Arminda R
Tafton, Pennsylvania
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81 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

what can I tell you. Great food. Great home town cooking Friendly place . Limited parking but it is worth the wait

Thank Richard L
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38 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

I've been going here for decades and it is still the best. It has good home cooking for a reasonable price. The wait staff are friendly and fast. My wife and I go here whenever we don't feel like cooking.

Thank cbomgar
Goshen, New York
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend this restaurant for its delicious food and wonderful hospitality! Large portions, come here hungry! Ask for Sofia 👍✔ #recommended

Thank Karen D
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

i have been coming to the colonial since i was a student at OCCC back in the 50s...love this place, try it!

Thank Pat F
Middletown, New York
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

We go here often and the food and service are always good. They have really good French fries with cheese and gravy and their grilled chicken sandwich is good to. I would recommend this spot to anyone that wants good diner food.

Thank Rob P
Barryville New York
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

If you have never been to a NY or NJ diner this would be a good example. The menu is a novel. Soup to nuts, in about 1 million variations. Everything is excellent, fresh soup, burgers, and anything else you can think of. Save room for dessert because they are the best. Portions are large and the service is good.... More 

Thank GreaseMonkey1499

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Dolson Ave, Middletown, NY 10940-6425
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Middletown
  • Phone Number: +1 845-342-3500

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