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Karen's Diner

56 Route 22, Pawling, NY 12564
+1 845-878-6654
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good49%
  • Average19%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (4 reviews)
“no frills” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Diner
56 Route 22, Pawling, NY 12564
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for breakfast or lunch. Those reviewers expecting fancy were surely in the wrong place. This place has good staple food, and that is why the locals go here often.

Thank ornneryfellow
Reviewed 24 September 2017

We drive by Rt 22 often and noticed that there was always a full parking lot in front of this plain looking diner. Gave it a try two days ago and we were not disappointed. There is a small counter and a hand full of...More

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Came here for lunch with a large group. We greeted and seated quickly despite the fact that the restaurant was more than half full. The food was fresh and filling. Service was very attentive.

Thank Anthony W
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I like this little diner. Very conventient for me, on my way to everything.they don't accept cards, which is fine, I just had to run out and grab a few bills from my ashtray last time. Decent prices and very quick.

Thank autumnwynnbrown
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I have been here a couple of times and have always been happy with the food and service. The place is packed at breakfast time and their specials are really good.

1  Thank Robin C
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for that at home diner, look no further than Karen's! While the food is just "ok" it is the best small diner within 25 miles. The family like atmosphere will keep you coming back!

Thank johnbarnhardt
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Located on busy Rt22 this is a favorite of locals and those passing through Old fashioned cafe with friendly wait staff and there really is a Karen Breakfast is all day (till about 3) There are always interesting specials too Prices are reasonable and portions...More

Thank daylilly50
Reviewed 18 April 2017

good place for a basic, no-frills breakfast. food consistently decent and cheap. no frills but an extensive menu. fried muffin pretty good, but not healthy. ha.

Thank Tellus9
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Was disappointed after hearing the hype. Breakfast was average, food was unremarkable, coffee was good but pancakes were less than average. A nice local resource so we will try again but probably for lunch.

Thank LPWNewYork
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I heard good things about this breakfast joint! The staff was totally not motivated and when out food did not come out in a timely matter, everyone blamed each other for the slow service. I won't go back

Thank John E
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Route 22, Pawling, NY 12564
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Pawling
  • Phone Number: +1 845-878-6654
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