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“A real diner”

Crazy Otto's Empire Diner
Ranked #1 of 45 Restaurants in Herkimer
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 0 - USD 10
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast
Description: Welcome to our original 1952 Mountainview Diner voted Best Upstate New York Diner. Best Atmosphere. Best Bacon. Best Hollandaise. Best Pie Crust. Now celebrating 65 years in the Mohawk Valley and once noted as the "most modern kitchen in New York." We have a HUGE menu and the best staff around. We offer special menus for Gluten Free, Kids and Seniors as well as a great Value Meal Menu including a beverage. Our food is homemade and we pay attention to all the small details. Located only one mile from the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90) at exit 30. You'll be so glad you decided to come visit. Thanks for checking us out.
Reviewed 15 October 2018

If you like the atmosphere and good food served by an attentive staff, this place is wonderful. I really enjoy breakfast, especially when good food is served by a very attentive and friendly staff. I was hard pressed to drink enough coffee to make room for a refill. I loved this place.

Thank cpartlan
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

We enjoy Crazy Otto's as we pass through the area. We've stopped here many times and always have a great experience. The food is very good and the staff is friendly. The walls of the diner are covered with all sorts of memorabilia from movies and music as well as many license plates, so there are tons of things to look at. Service is quick and friendly, they definitely try to make you feel like a regular....even when you're just passing through.

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Thank Christine B
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

Come hungry! The portions are huge!! A fun atmosphere in old diner with appropriate era decor. The meals are very generous and tasty.

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Thank Rita M
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

For those who can remember what the seventies were like - when the food was homemade and life was simple. This diner was like I stepped into a time machine and visited the seventies. The Hamburgers were amazing - and the homemade cherry pie was to die for.

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Thank EmmykayA
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

Bring an appetite or you won't be able to finish. We had two filling back to back breakfast stops here while on vacation in the area. Enjoy the "diner" experience;

Thank Dave P
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