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Dave's Diner

2251 State Route 5, Utica, NY 13502-7513
+1 315-735-4332
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good64%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
8 Aug 2017
“Perfect mid trip stop!”
25 Oct 2016
“Slow, cramped, not great”
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2251 State Route 5, Utica, NY 13502-7513
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

In the hunt for a diner mid voyage to home, we stumbled upon this road side gem! Great burger and chicken salad.... All delivered fast and delicious! Should our travels ever find us in Utica, this is a must stop for a good meal.

Thank Vivian W
Reviewed 26 October 2016

To wait 40 min (approx) for food in a diner that is not even full is rediculous. It borders on angering when tables that arrived after we did were served and left before we were even served. When our sandwices arrived they were average diner...More

Thank 5turtles
Reviewed 20 October 2016

On our brief overnight stay in Utica, and on our way to Herkimer, we stopped by Dave's Diner for breakfast! We had pancakes and eggs, home fries, cornbeef hash and coffee! The portions were large, very filling and also delicious! The diner was very airy...More

Thank Felixberto E
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Our new "go to" place when we are visiting our daughter in Marcy! We kept passing by and finally decided to have breakfast there on the day we were leaving - our bad - we should have come here way earlier in our 4 week...More

1  Thank Ellesor826
Reviewed 20 September 2016

When you are visiting a city and find a lot of local cars in front of a small restaurant, it is a good sign. We stopped here for lunch. The menu had a variety of options at a very reasonable price. The server was friendly...More

1  Thank HasCT
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We love to go to Dave's diner for breakfast. The garbage plate is especially delicious. Carli and Kelly are our favorite waitresses. Save is a great guy and comes around tip the tables tip get everyone when he is there. Great ice cream and also...More

Thank Amanda A
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We were peddling on the Erie Canalway and wanted breakfast and Daves came up over the hill. We asked someone in the parking lot and he said he would not go anywhere else nad after we ate we agree. The staff was very friendly nad...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Lots of people go to Dave's Diner for food or ice cream. I'll let them cover that information. I go there for the awesome CAR SHOWS! All summer long, every sunny Tuesday night, you will find 100 or more really cool cars - and tons...More

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Great food and service , they treat you like family , and there prices are very reasonable .Also a great place for ice cream in the summer .Don't forget Tuesday is car cruise in night , starting soon.

Thank Christopher K
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Breakfast menu was large and very well priced. My son had the sausage melt and I had a garbage plate. They were both very tasty as was the coffee. I would recommend this place when you need a filling breakfast. Service was also very quick...More

1  Thank Zelco53
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2251 State Route 5, Utica, NY 13502-7513
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Utica
  • Phone Number: +1 315-735-4332
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