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Highland Park Diner

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American, Diner
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960 Clinton Ave S, Rochester, NY 14620-2023
+1 585-461-5040
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Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of my favorite breakfast Diners in town. It can have a long wait on weekends and also very crowded seating.

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Thank Jeffrey C
Greenville, South Carolina
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love a good retro diner and Highland park diner knocks it out of the park! Set in a old boxcar complete with bar, booths, neon lights, etc the atmosphere is so fun! We came for breakfast and it was packed but we were quickly seated. The food was great! I had eggs over easy and my husband had a... More 

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Thank Kristin R
Medford, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great dinner hidden in Rochester. It is an old dinner car filled with friendly staff and great food. We were in Rochester for a hockey tournament and went twice.

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Thank kathleenlazzaro
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

My Favorite Restaurant in Rochester. My Husband and I went there on our first date almost 30 years ago. We now live in Chicago, but everytime I come home to visit I stop in for the Highland Burger.

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Thank Casey G
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The food here is terrific. It's a small diner with some Rochester history. Not sure if there is anything more Rochestarian than the Highland diner. Definitely a must go for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

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Thank Mary M
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I was visiting from out of town and stayed around the corner from this cool diner that looks like the day it opened in 1948. The first thing you can't miss is how friendly the staff is to you and themselves. Their t-shirts say on the back Team HPD (Highland Park Diner) and they work like a well oiled machine... More 

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1 Thank Robert G
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We go to the Highland Park Diner 6 or 7 times a Year. It is our favorite place for breakfast. The place is in a retro "Diner" type building. It is a friendly neighborhood place. The menu is HUGE! So many unique offerings. I have so many favorites. Their breakfast skillets are amazing. The omelets- so many to chose from.... More 

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Thank Robin W
Rochester, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Wow! Fast... host, fast waitress, fast cook, really fast. Almost as if someone spliced out the wait over easy eggs, toast and hot home-fries were swung down in front of me with my first sip of coffee. Many kudos on that order.

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Thank Jenviet
New York City, New York
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535 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Small old diner...great menu and friendly staff....don't know how late it is open, but it does even serve breakfasts there...locally owned!

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Thank Scouternurse S
Corning, New York
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68 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here when meeting up in Rochester. The food was incredible! We all got different meals: Eggs Benedict, Waffles (special), and French Toast. We all loved our meals, the price was decent, our coffee cups were always full, and we weren't rushed to leave, they left us alone to catch up as long as we wanted. I'll definitely be... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 960 Clinton Ave S, Rochester, NY 14620-2023
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-461-5040

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