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Karen's

Route 22, Pawling, NY
+1 845-878-6654
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good48%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fries” (2 reviews)
“no frills” (2 reviews)
“great diner” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Diner
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LOCATION
Route 22, Pawling, NY
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1 - 10 of 37 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for that at home diner, look no further than Karen's! While the food is just "ok" it is the best small diner within 25 miles. The family like atmosphere will keep you coming back!

Thank johnbarnhardt
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Located on busy Rt22 this is a favorite of locals and those passing through Old fashioned cafe with friendly wait staff and there really is a Karen Breakfast is all day (till about 3) There are always interesting specials too Prices are reasonable and portions...More

Thank daylilly50
Reviewed 18 April 2017

good place for a basic, no-frills breakfast. food consistently decent and cheap. no frills but an extensive menu. fried muffin pretty good, but not healthy. ha.

Thank walton56
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Was disappointed after hearing the hype. Breakfast was average, food was unremarkable, coffee was good but pancakes were less than average. A nice local resource so we will try again but probably for lunch.

Thank LPWNewYork
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I heard good things about this breakfast joint! The staff was totally not motivated and when out food did not come out in a timely matter, everyone blamed each other for the slow service. I won't go back

Thank John E
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly unappealing place. Obviously appeals to its regulars. The food we had was boring and uninspired. I'd return for convenience only even the coffee was dull.

Thank Amir A
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

If you lived in a small town in the 50’s, going to Karen's will bring you home...it has the simple friendly atmosphere long forgotten in the maelstrom of fast food restaurants we have today. The food is fresh and well prepared and there is a...More

Thank OESforme
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Great diner for breakfast. A locals favorite. Yummy pancakes and relaxed atmosphere. Lots of choices. Lunch also served. cash only

Thank mark k
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Stopped there for Lunch with friends nice atmosphere good location friendly staff very good selection and food

Thank HenryUSA1962
Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to eat a wide variety of food. There are tables with umbrellas outside and adequate seating inside. The food was very good, the staff was very friendly, and the restaurant is clean. They do not accept credit cards so bring...More

Thank Edwin H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 22, Pawling, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Pawling
  • Phone Number: +1 845-878-6654
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