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Emmy Lou's

2 Chuctununda St, Amsterdam, NY 12010-4405
+1 518-842-0351
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible16%
11 Sep 2016
“Well kept secret in Amsterdam”
3 Dec 2016
“Great place! ”
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Diner, American
2 Chuctununda St, Amsterdam, NY 12010-4405
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Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Wonderful diner setting, great food and service! Delicious down home breakfast on a very big plate! Done to perfection! Clean, perfect coffee, comfortable, very affordable!

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Big plate full of down home, good filling, breakfast! Hot coffee just how I like it! Family operated and owned. Best breakfast!

Thank eltater
Reviewed 11 September 2016

You would never know about this place unless you have gone to the Amsterdam Post Office -located on a back street a very old type diner - So we went for breakfast on Sunday - service was good and very friendly - I has pancakes...More

Thank Lori A
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Small, family-owned spot tucked in downtown behind the post office. Basic, no frills food served by the owner and her family.

Thank svsp
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Emmy Lou's is this tiny little hole-in-the-wall restaurant that you can easily overlook but don't. The staff is so friendly and the food is quick and delicious. Their waffles with tons of fresh fruit will fill you up so you don't eat the rest of...More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Emmy Lou's is tucked in the back of the Amsterdam Post Office and accessed off of Main Street right along the Chuctununda Creek. It is an old diner car and hasn't had many updates in the 60-70 years that it's been there. The staff is...More

Thank Vito C
Reviewed 20 October 2014

This is your typical small town "train car" style diner. They are open limited hours breakfast and lunch. Absolutely the FRIENDLIEST service you will get anywhere. I travel a great deal and have eaten in dives and fine restaurants all over the US, Canada and...More

1  Thank Wendy J
Reviewed 9 October 2014

If you want a great breakfast at a great price along with some great family owners then come here, It is cute, small, compfy and friendly. You will typically see all sorts of people there as groups. They are so friendly and the food is...More

1  Thank James G
Reviewed 10 August 2014

This place stinks. Not only is the food gross and undercooked, but it's expensive!! The place is dirty. They buy inexpensive food from places like save a lot and then turn around and over charge the crap out of it. It's not worth it going...More

Thank JASE5
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Emmy Lou's is a great typical American diner. The quality of the food is good and always consistent. Service is fast and friendly. Love the fact that it is a small family run joint. The food here will not change your life, but it's certainly...More

1  Thank spekyweky
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What are the hours and operations?
3 April 2016|
Response from Vito C | Reviewed this property |
This place is open for breakfast and lunch. I assume 6-2.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Diner, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Chuctununda St, Amsterdam, NY 12010-4405
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Amsterdam
  • Phone Number: +1 518-842-0351
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