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Chef's Diner

Watkins Montour Rd, Montour Falls, NY 14865
+1 607-535-9975
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Overview
  • Excellent16%
  • Very good41%
  • Average25%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“large menu” (2 reviews)
“small town” (2 reviews)
“comfort” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
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LOCATION
Watkins Montour Rd, Montour Falls, NY 14865
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed 3 October 2017

NOT a fancy place but food was good as long as you don't want a big fancy meal. Service was good and it's where the locals went to eat.

Thank Larry T
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We were recently in the Watkins Glen area and looking for a place to grab breakfast. We try to always stop at local restaurants and stay away from chain locations. Chef's had that small town dinner look and feel but their food just didn't really...More

Thank 57RRoberts
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Two of our party had the haddock fish fry and they said was OK. One had scallops and said they had too much breading. I have had the fish Oscar and it was pretty good. Service was prompt. Two things to note: they don't (1)...More

Thank RayMargeson
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I stopped here while visiting Watkins Glen. We had actually asked someone for recommendations for somewhere to eat breakfast but decided to stop here for dinner. Hubby had chicken and biscuits, which he said was the best he'd ever eaten. I only had...More

Thank cgbingo
Reviewed 21 April 2017

When I slid into the booth and sat own, the vinyl took a dip (lol) so I slid down a bit to find some comfort. I am pretty sure THAT needs to be fixed. Nevertheless, I enjoyed having breakfast here. They offer some pretty good...More

1  Thank JuneNY
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I think this originally opened in 1949. It's not fancy, but the service and the food have been good every single time I've been there. They have a very large menu to pick from and serve breakfast all day I think. Be prepared and have...More

1  Thank Karen M
Reviewed 15 September 2016

I have been going to races at Watkins Glen since 1970 and Chefs was frequently our first choice for breakfast. A couple years ago it became average so I stopped going. I tried it again this past weekend, September 11, 2016 and it wasn't good....More

Thank mnovakowski
Reviewed 19 August 2016

As a tradition we always have breakfast here after the race Monday morning. As noted good food but slow service.

Thank Masterchiun
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This place is a blast from the past- prices are very reasonable and the service great. Nothing fancy but good food. Had their homemade soup and chili both very tasty and a meal with fried cod- love the rice pudding they give u with the...More

Thank Debra T
Reviewed 15 July 2016

We sat ourselves and were provided with quick service. The breakfast menu was standard and the food was cooked to order, and done right. The only problem was the water. It had an odd taste, perhaps well water and maybe treated because it's near Seneca...More

Thank Kathy M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Watkins Montour Rd, Montour Falls, NY 14865
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Montour Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 607-535-9975
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