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Curly's Chicken House

2100 Lake Rd, Elmira, NY 14903-1823
+1 607-732-2334
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“cole slaw” (12 reviews)
“chicken” (46 reviews)
“fish fry” (6 reviews)
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07:00 - 20:30All hours
2100 Lake Rd, Elmira, NY 14903-1823
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best roast chicken and mashed potatoes I have had outside my own kitchen. Clean and simple decorating. Friendly staff. Eat in or take out. Worth the drive off the highway. Would go there again.

Thank dandiane2
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This restaurant used to have excellent chicken dinners but now has gone down hill a little. If you come during the dinner or lunch hour you may have to wait some time before you are served. The servings are somewhat smaller than they used to...More

Thank passau01
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We come to horseheads usually once or twice a year & always eat at Curleys. Great food, excellent service, very reasonable prices. Nothing fancy. Just terrific

Thank Hartland28
Reviewed 27 April 2017

My wife and I have been going here for years now and we love the family style atmosphere, great food and most of all their COLE SLAW! The Friday night fish fry is great. Large portion and delicious! I am a lover of the chicken...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 12 April 2017

we used to always come here for or grandfather in laws birthday get together. They have run out of chicken on occasion....food is very tasty...but salty, greasy...all those things that are tasty but bad for you. Generous portions.

Thank canter2u
Reviewed 11 April 2017

New to the area and had to drive by Curlys at all hours of the day. Always busy and now I know why. The chicken is delicious. Cooked to a golden brown and moist perfection. And the best cole slaw I have had in years....More

Thank beecompany
Reviewed 4 March 2017

A great place for breakfast. Staff is friendly and the service is fast. If you are looking for some comfort food this is the place to go. The gravy is amazing!

Thank Stacey H
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

We came here due to the reviews saying that this place has great "fried chicken". There is NO fried chicken here...it is rotisserie chicken. Needless to say, we were very disappointed since we were looking for some good ol' fried chicken. That being said, food...More

Thank Cruise_Happy_11
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We have been visiting this place for year. Great chicken and coleslaw salad. Good service most of the time. Suggest take out orders too. Good price to feed a large group.

Thank Jamie M
Reviewed 5 January 2017

A real old fashioned fried chicken house with very good chicken dinners. I'm guessing it's a favorite with the locals because it was packed.

Thank Philip M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2100 Lake Rd, Elmira, NY 14903-1823
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Elmira
  • Phone Number: +1 607-732-2334
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