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College Diner

500 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1607
+1 845-255-5040
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good31%
  • Average28%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“sausage gravy” (2 reviews)
“home fries” (4 reviews)
“juke boxes” (4 reviews)
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American, Diner
500 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1607
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were on a road trip heading to Massachusettes. We decided to stop at this diner rather than the usual fast food places. Our waitress was great - said it was her first day on the job there. I ordered the chicken...More

Thank ASF48
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

On a road trip we found this place to be above average for a diner. Being from NJ, we know diners well! Large portions and friendly service for all of our party was served.

Thank John N
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped here as they always got a great salad with apples, walnuts, blue cheese... so decided to switch it up with some Nachos with grilled chicken. Well when the plate arrived, the sparse amount cheese wasn’t melted; chicken was awesome. After waiting awhile and the...More

Thank Maps566897
Reviewed 30 August 2018

One can always find something to eat at a diner. Nothing fancy but good food and a wide selection. I had a grilled Swiss cheese sandwich with fried onions and mushrooms on sourdough bread with French fries. The meal was served with a pickle and...More

Thank Cathy M
Reviewed 21 July 2018

My companion was driving, we were hungry, and she said “If you see a place you want to stop, l’ll pull in.” I spotted this establishment and suggested we stop, since she is a fan of diner food. Rather than argue, she pulled in. Afterward...More

2  Thank StarWeez
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Fast, friendly service, a varied menu, great food and enormous portion size. My husband and I split a Mexican omelette (yum!) with food leftover. Delicious but not greasy, which is my turnoff. Same with the geometries. Bacon crispy as ordered. Definitely a great breakfast stop.

Thank BeautifulVox
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

We were very surprised that the menu was so large, but there's a good selection of burgers, seafood, salad, etc. The waitress was incredibly friendly. The portions were big and the food was delicious. We didn't have to wait long for our food to be...More

Thank Joanna C
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Stopped here for breakfast, no handicapped ramp to get in, only one rail on the stairs and no handicapped bathroom at all. Existing bathroom was disgusting on its own and toilet paper holders were broken off etc. when I asked about no handicapped bathroom or...More

Thank TaraHappyHeart
Reviewed 4 March 2018

My wife and I stopped for lunch and found the food to be average at best. The service was good. We both ordered sandwiches and french fries along with a soft drink.

Thank joevala
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We had dinner at College Diner recently, and we all enjoyed it. It was low key and relatively calm. We had plenty of room, and our server was attentive and pleasant. Between us we had sliders, a chicken salad sandwich, quesadillas, and a huge salad....More

Thank JudyFromUpstateNY
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 500 Main St, New Paltz, NY 12561-1607
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New Paltz
  • Phone Number: +1 845-255-5040
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