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Blue Ribbon Diner

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Rte 14 N Catherine, Montour Falls, NY 14865
+1 607-535-9004
Today
06:00 - 15:00
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Hours:
Sun 06:00 - 12:00
Mon 06:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 06:00 - 20:00
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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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97 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to try a non-chain brunch today. The food was excellent. I had my first Hoagie Omelet with everything. It was such a large sandwich and was such a bargain for what I got. My husband had the panini and it, too, was very large and full of goodies. We were very happy with the service and the food.

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Thank Linda A
Brooklyn, NY
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Blue Ribbon Diner is in the quaint little village of Montour Falls. If you are visiting Watkins Glen either on a wine trail, gorge trail or race car events, I recommend you eat Bfast or Lunch at Blue Ribbon Diner. They are popular for bfast with locals and tourist and they have the best salad bar in town as well... More 

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Thank ladyomega2k
Toronto, Canada
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98 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We were on our way to see Watkins Glen National Park and we saw this place. The food was great and very cheap. Our waitress was the only one working and I think she was a little overwhelmed at times. We left her a good tip and she smiled at the end and wished us a good trip. My husband... More 

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1 Thank floydangel71
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

My husband and I stopped there for breakfast. The food was good. All the servers were very pleasant. The only draw back was the fact that the floor was very dirty in spots especially around the table legs. The dirt looked as though it could have easily been swept up if someone shifted the table when they swept. That detail... More 

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1 Thank 666sarahz
Upstate NY
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Looking for decent food for a fair price this is the place for you. Staff are friendly, service is quick and the food is pretty good. Love the grilled cheeseburger and waffle fries.

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1 Thank Queenofdenial
Schenectady, New York
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

I used to live in Watkins Glen and when I visit family who still live in Montour Falls I frequently go out for breakfast. When I stopped at the Blue Ribbon this weekend I was quite surprised. The diner itself had been nicely remodeled and the menu had been updated - both were great improvements. Great breakfasts for very reasonable... More 

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1 Thank wmcleve
Mooresville, North Carolina
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378 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Headed to the state park & decided to give Blue Ribbon a try for breakfast. It's a typical mom/pop diner with really good food! Staff was friendly and helpful and my food arrived fast! Everything was fresh and tasty and I got out with an $8 tab. Budget friendly and good, I'll visit here again!

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Thank Amy T
Columbus, Ohio
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77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

We sat ourselves and had very quick service. The food was great! They had a wonderful and wide variety of omelette choices, as well as other breakfast fare. Prices were great, especially for the region and location. I would definitely eat there again.

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Thank kmcruland
Burdett, New York
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111 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I would opt for breakfast which is terrific and the pancakes monstrous! Stay away from the fish fry.

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Thank KestrelHaven
Auburn, New York
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Restaurant was great about food allergies. They made sure I felt comfortable eating here with a food allergy and were more than happy to accommodate. There is also a pressed penny machine at the restaurant that features designs of the neighboring falls. I highly recommend the chicken parm sandwich.

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Thank aknapp1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 12:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 20:00
Thursday
06:00 - 20:00
Friday
06:00 - 20:00
Saturday
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rte 14 N Catherine, Montour Falls, NY 14865
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Montour Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 607-535-9004

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