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Colonial Diner

8 Dolson Ave, Middletown, NY 10940-6425
+1 845-342-3500
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (4 reviews)
“soup” (2 reviews)
“fries” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
8 Dolson Ave, Middletown, NY 10940-6425
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The waitress was fantastic, but food was terrible. I ordered the seafood platter, & I have had it before. The shrimp & scallops were like rubber. Fish was tasteless. My husband had the hot open turkey sandwich. The turkey was very bland, served with brown...More

Thank jcdon124
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Great waitress, average diner food. Not gourmet, but hey... It's a diner and salmon on Meditteranean salad was decent.

Thank aviva20162016
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Loved this unexpected find. Extensive menu including liver & onions, liverwurst, and sardines, bread pudding and tapioca--in addition to more "modern" foods. Portions were huge and prices were very low in proportion. Waitress (Betty) was enthusiastic and upbeat. Great bargain. Will come back again when...More

Thank bugdoc1
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Great food, good prices, typical diner food. Fast service, plenty of parking in lot. Betty was a great waitress, made us laugh-

Thank rex e
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We go there for breakfast often, lunch sometimes and rarely for dinner but it is always good. They have a very extensive menu and the wait staff is always attentive. If your looking for a good quality, home style meal I think the Colonial will...More

Thank Bill_G77
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We had their early bird special for $9.95 which included the entrée, potato, vegetable and either soup or salad. It also came with a desert which we could not eat because the portions were so large.

Thank William M
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Conveniently located, about five minutes, from I-84. Appearance of the establishment retained essential feature of a classic diner, both outside and inside. Architecturally, however, "old" is expanded with "new" and clean. Bit congested, but good acoustics. Prompt and courteous reception and seating. Prompt services by...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Stop in here infrequently but always found the food and service to be rock solid. This latest visit was, in fact, even better than previous ones. Very hospitable and friendly waitress, fast service and good lunch. Not a complaint.

Thank Christopher M
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

So-so food. Good service. Too far from the interstate to make a return visit worthwhile, even if the food were better.

Thank Barbara Jean H
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I been comping here for years . it very nice inside and people are always great, The food needs some work. The thing that needs most change is food. it is hit or miss at times

Thank Kenny n
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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