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South 30 Diner

5854 State Highway 30, Amsterdam, NY 12010-8056
+1 518-842-9922
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good15%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible19%
6 Dec 2016
“Wanted to like it, but...”
18 Sep 2016
“Neat little place with great staff”
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American, Diner
5854 State Highway 30, Amsterdam, NY 12010-8056
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped with family and friends. The place is small but cozy! The staff is the best! The food, amazing!

Thank jcalilolo
Reviewed 6 December 2016

We were passing through the area and were looking for someplace to stop for breakfast. We prefer mom and pop places and the reviews were all so complimentary, so we stopped. There were two women working, and they were both very attentive and pleasant. I...More

Thank granolagirl23
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We almost missed this place. The hotel lady said it was a half mile so we were looking for a place to turn around. Don't you know we turned into the parking for South 30. And we were glad we did. We were greeted right...More

Thank kpurvis87
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for coffee and ended up having blueberry pie which was delicious. This diner is well worth a visit and only a few minutes off the interstate.

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We stopped here kind of by accident. It was a small place on the side of the road not really near anything. We took a chance since there was no one in the parking lot when we arrived. It turned out to be a very...More

Thank viperflt
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

It is casual. Different coffee mugs like they're coming out of the back of the cabinet as though you have too many relatives over for the holidays. The service is casual in their delivery like you are sitting at their kitchen table. The food... seriously...More

Thank Michael Q
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

The best down home fresh made sausage I have ever tasted. Country home atmosphere where the owner makes you feel invited. Stuffed french toast was delightful. We will be back whenever we travel this way again.

Thank Pennie S
Reviewed 18 May 2016

My husband and I had lunch. I asked to substitute the French fries for macaroni salad--she brought me the French fries. I was good but nothing special.

Thank judith m
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Ceramic mugs all around but we were served coffee in Styrofoam cups. Eggs were runny, veggie omelette made with brown wilted spinach, very greasy. Both were sick after trying breakfast. Will NOT recommend. Seeing advertising signs brings back bad memories. Never returning.

Thank Gail P
Reviewed 15 April 2016

The South 30 Diner is a smaller old fashion diner where they cook the food in front of you. They have tables which you could sit at or the counter with stools. Don't let the looks fool you. If the parking lot is full ,...More

Thank joen803
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American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
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Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5854 State Highway 30, Amsterdam, NY 12010-8056
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +1 518-842-9922
Phone number 518-842-9922
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