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Penn Yan Diner

131 E Elm St, Penn Yan, NY 14527-1641
+1 315-536-6004
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
131 E Elm St, Penn Yan, NY 14527-1641
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you love the classic diner experience you must visit here! The service is fast and friendly. Coffee is a great and we loved everything we ordered. The sweet cream pancakes are especially good, give them a try!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Literally the best breakfast my family and I have ever eaten and we ate it at 1:00 in the afternoon. All three of my kiddos held up five fingers with mouths full of food when I asked them what they would rate the Penn Yan...More

Thank Trish R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure and check in on Yelp before going to get your place in line. Went twice last weekend. Good food...service was fair... no one checked on us either time after food arrived and therefore they weren't good on beverage refills... had to flag down...More

Thank DKPil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here for the first time recently. Had been recommended by friends. This is a small place and very popular, so you may have to wait at certain times. Food was all very fresh and tasty. Wait staff was friendly and attentive. Seating area is...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Penn Yan Diner began it's life as a railroad dining car and is located on Elm St. just off of Main St. (Rte. 54). Hours are 7:00am to 2:00pm so you can only get breakfast and lunch. They added a small seating area, kitchen,...More

Thank Robert-C-1943
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had about a 20 minute wait on a Saturday morning. They take your cell number to text you - so we could walk around the neighborhood while we waited. We sat at the counter which we liked - since we could watch all of...More

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We visited the Penn Yan Diner while in the area for our anniversary. The food at this place cannot be beat! The staff was amazing, friendly and funny and everything was so delicious. If you are in Penn Yan and near Keuka Lake, this location...More

Thank mariapendo
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I live going to diners for breakfast. The Pebb Tab Diner did not disappoint. My wife had French Toast and I had eggs with bacon. A good way to start the day.

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Our service was very slow. We sat at the counter watching the grill. The cook was training someone and was a little behind. The owner came along to catch her up. Took our order which was up next to be cooked and said "this is...More

1  Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 2 July 2017

We come here frequently for a yummy breakfast or brunch when we're in town. This is a cozy place with an wonderful classic diner feel. The staff is always friendly. It is a small restaurant, so there is sometimes a bit of a wait, but...More

Thank PamelaWright
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 E Elm St, Penn Yan, NY 14527-1641
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Penn Yan
  • Phone Number: +1 315-536-6004
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Simply Retrolicious - From OMG omelets to burgers on Dinemade rolls, everything old is new again at this quaint, nostalgic Penn Yan icon. Breakfast and a smile served all day.
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