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Collegiate Restaurant

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American, Diner
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31 N Main St, Alfred, NY 14802-1010
+1 607-587-9293
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were so happy to find this lovely diner in Alfred, Ny on a recent college visit. The food is great (I recommend the chicken souvlaki salad), the service was excellent and the restaurant is nicely decorated with ceramic tea pots made from Alfred University students. The crowd in the restaurant varied from AU and ASU students to families visiting... More 

Thank Cristie C
Hornell, New York
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We've been going to "the Jet" for years. The food is reasonably priced and the quality is very good. Typical diner fare. The breakfast is especially good. Be sure to order the sweet potato fries and don't forget the honey for dipping. The decor is definitely college town as the walls are decorated with Greek paddles from sororities and fraternities... More 

Thank dcoalum83
Alfred, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food! Excellent atmosphere! I highly recommend it! We went there to relax and have a good time and that's exactly what we had! All of the employees who served us were very courteous and kind and very helpful!

Thank I4854FUbillc
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

I liked my breakfast at collegiate. I got the John plate, which is just a little bit of every thing. Bacon, French toast, eggs and pancakes are all in the John plate. I was excited to have a little taste of every thing. It was quiet but big. When the food came, The only thing I liked was the hash... More 

Thank John S
Alfred Station, New York
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

EVERYONE goes there!. Great food at Honest prices!. "College Town" atmosphere ... Great "Home Style" Menu Selections, + Breakfast 24/7!

Thank David M
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

We enjoyed breakfast here. The food and service were good. The teapots around the outside were interesting. We wondered if they were given by students.

Thank Becky N
Geneseo, NY
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164 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This is how a college town diner should be: large menu with all the fast food / comfort foods, college kids working the floor, and CHEAP! You'll get decent good, some good specials and you won't pay a lot. Service will be sketchy occasionally but you won't mind because they're kids trying their best. In Alfred this is the place... More 

Thank GeneseoSupremo
Newfield, New York
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

I really enjoy the food especially because they provide eggs benedict. Their burgers are the flat kind rather than the big juicy bar kind, which is still good nonetheless. The shakes are also enjoyable. I hear the restaurant is mostly overrun by Alfred State students/customers. The outdoor seating is also notable.

Thank Elizabeth W
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

My husband went to Alfred State and had to stop here to get his favorite sandwich, the chicken finger sub, while he gave me his college tour. We just stopped in Alfred for a quick visit, I mean the area is not really that big, but this place was on the must do list. He was surprised to find out... More 

Thank Ali R
Gotha, Florida
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204 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

My husband grew up here so we brought our kids back to see his hometown. We grabbed some lunch here before we left town. Great variety on the menu and fun decor.

Thank M1chtopher

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 N Main St, Alfred, NY 14802-1010
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Alfred
  • Phone Number: +1 607-587-9293

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