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Farmington River Diner

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American, Diner
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119 N Main Rd, Otis, MA 01253
+1 413-269-6874
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Pennington, New Jersey
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396 reviews
348 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here on my way down to Torrington and had a great conversation with one of the owners. We had a nice talk about politics and local economy and her egg farm up the road. Got my meal in decent time and it was good washed down with my coke. It's a nice building with lots of character and has... More 

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Thank KidLove
Long Beach, New York
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273 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

The staff was very charming and efficient. The food was well prepared and the portions were very large. The prices were very reasonable. I can recommend this restaurant very highly if you are in the Otis Ma. area. The wait staff was especially child friendly and the restaurant has a quaint old fashioned decor. Only open for Breakfast and Lunch... More 

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Thank Jgoldchain
Long Island, New York
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134 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

I was with friends, we stopped here for breakfast. What a wonderful surprise. Lots of antique stoves, articles, such cute things surround this interior restaurant. The food was yummy, and I loved the bisquits!

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Thank Roni C
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

In an area with very few places to eat, the diner offers a very pleasant somewhat varied menu with a good selection of breakfasts and nice specials. If you want a down-to-earth breakfast or lunch and want to sit for a few minutes and relax, the diner is a fine choice.

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Thank Maron W
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I'm not one to write long reviews but sit down and let me tell you ladies and gentlemen a sad, sad story. Yikes was this place an absolute disaster. Approximately 9 am on July 3rd some pals and I decide to check out the local diner. We get there and it took them 20 minutes to sit us, 15 minutes... More 

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Thank PeterJBasket
New York City, New York
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We did breakfast here twice during a weekend visit to Otis, MA. Food was delicious, simple, home cooked. They had gluten free options, which was great - not sure if they are celiac friendly, but had GF bread, pancakes, and waffles. Service was excellent and the food was affordable. It did get a little busy, and there was a short... More 

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Thank Jen L
East Otis, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

I eat here every Sunday! The food is great! The wait staff is pleasant. The cook and owner are wonderful. Always good food and good conversation going on at this place!

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Thank Kathy C
Great Barrington, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

This place has all the makings of a great country diner: rural ambience, great food, reasonable prices. But food alone doesn't cut it. For starters, on the Saturday morning we visited, the place was a mess: several tables weren't bussed. The waitress was slow and surly, and had to be asked for a coffee refill, which violates the first commandment... More 

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Thank Juleschild
East Otis, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

I have been a customer of the Farmington River Diner for over 15 years. I have seen it change hands. But the people who own it now are GREAT! all the people who work there are wonderful.

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Thank Kathy C
Brooklyn, NY
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

The veggie omelette with cheddar cheese with well done home fries = YUM. I've only had breakfast here a few times but the food is dependable, it is clean, cozy and friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 N Main Rd, Otis, MA 01253
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Berkshires  >  Otis
  • Phone Number: +1 413-269-6874

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?