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Classic Chef's

2250 Route 14, Montour Falls, NY
+1 607-535-9500
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor20%
  • Terrible10%
4 Sep 2015
“Best Diner Breakfast Ever!!”
25 Aug 2015
“Great Greasy Spoon...and I mean this in a GOOD WAY!!!”
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06:00 - 23:00All hours
Diner, American
2250 Route 14, Montour Falls, NY
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Reviewed 4 September 2015

We were staying in Watkins Glen and wanted to find a place where the locals go for breakfast, which usually means the food is good. We were referred to Classic Chef and we were so impressed that we ate breakfast here every morning of our...More

Thank Lee A
Reviewed 25 August 2015

If Guy Fiery still actually visited Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives on his show, this should be on it. Cheap--big portions--and all around great diner atmosphere. Cash-only so be prepared. 3 adults and 2 kids at breakfast for $40 including tip!

Thank GreenheadKey
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Classic Chef's has been around since 1949 and that should tell you that is has stood the test of time. We stopped here for lunch on our way to Watkins Glen and were glad that we did! This is a classic diner and the menu...More

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 11 October 2014 via mobile

My wife and i live in watkins glen and have tried breakfast everywhere. We have reached a point where this is the only place we eat breakfast. (My personal favorite meal to eat out). It is a true American small diner with diner stile and...More

Thank jpeckhan
Reviewed 28 October 2013

If you are ever in this area- this place is a gold mine!!!! Huge portions and low prices- people were standing out the door trying to get into this place!!! On our list of restaurants we will definitely be coming back to!

Thank Sheila L
Reviewed 13 May 2013

I have loved Chefs since I was a kid. Worked there, dined there often, and my grandkids love going there with me. This review is based on the last THREE visits I have made, and none are good. Cold food with congealed gravy. The waitress...More

Thank Cindy W
Reviewed 11 June 2012

When we think of Seneca Lake, the first thing out of my husband's and my own mouth is... Chef's! Yummm! Chef's is a place we do not miss when we visit the lakes, and when we visit, usually two or three visits to Classic Chef's...More

Thank Zorchie63
Reviewed 23 April 2012

This little diner, off Route 14 is a JEWEL. Breakfasts are hearty, plentiful and CHEAP. I would recommend the skillet breakfasts or the smothered omelet (sausage and cheddar cheese omelet with sawmill gravy over it). Four of us had breakfast there every day during a...More

Thank DebPressCos
Reviewed 15 January 2012

Crummy place, tepid food, scary clientele, not very clean either

Thank elbojbb
Reviewed 1 November 2011

BEWARE of this place! Locals go here only to fill up on CHEAP tasteless food. Yes, it is a "classic" old style diner, but not one that has been kept up or even has any pride left! The building itself is leaning to the rear...More

Thank MrDale14424
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Restaurant Details

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Diner, American
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06:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2250 Route 14, Montour Falls, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Montour Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 607-535-9500
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