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Chester Diner

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American, Diner
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65 Brookside Ave, Chester, NY 10918-1347
+1 845-469-4488
06:00 - 23:00
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Warwick, New York, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

I'm a local so I usually eat at home but once in a while I'll go out for breakfast and this is my preference. Have only done breakfast here but haven't had a bad meal yet. . .good service, nice atmosphere, easy in/out, good parking reasonable pricing.

Thank Ken K
Oceanside, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Average diner food served by uncaring wait staff. Orders came back wrong, and I asked for hot sauce and boy did it take its time getting to the table

Thank bigdaddy3361
Chester, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

Great place for breakfast, lunch or a quick dinner. We eat here frequently as the service is always polite and service is good for such a busy place.

Thank Joanostrer
Goshen, New York
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114 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Chester diner was renovated a few years ago and it came out quite nice. The food portions are large and the food is very good. Soup was a bit salty but the cheese omelette was delicious. The wait staff was friendly and attentive perhaps a bit rushed though, I don't think it was there fault just a bit under staffed.... More 

Thank Bob F
Auburn, New York
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245 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

We are always on the lookout for a new place to eat on our way to NYC. We stopped in Chester one time for gas. This time we stopped to eat. This diner is on Brookside just one block from the highway with easy off and on the road. It fits the bill when traveling. The food was typical diner... More 

Thank dese2
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Recently updated. Excellent for breakfast and lunch. Good for dinner also. Typical menu items for a diner.

Thank Clifton P
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113 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

On way back to Oneonta after a 3 day visit to Long Island my wife and I stopped for a quick breakfast. My wife's cheese omelet and my large stack of buttermilk pancakes and over easy eggs filled the bill and at just under $20 made for a satisfying stop.

Thank Bob and Joan
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31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

I enjoy going to Chester Diner usually for a nice breakfast, always a friendly atmosphere and a great cup of coffee to start the day. I doesn't make a difference, Breakfast, lunch or dinner are always tasty and delivered fast from the kitchen by some very friendly Waitresses, A great family Diner easy to get to in Chester

Thank Robert K
Kerhonkson, New York
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39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Brought my 87&89 year old parents here yesterday. Food was good diner food. Service was decent. Not the servers fault for being a little slow. Took over an hour for start to finish which I think is slow. Overall not a bad place. Everyone seemed to be working hard to please the customer so that's a good thing. It's a... More 

Thank Ridgewalkersss
Thousand Oaks, California
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112 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Extensive menu. Waitress was a tad rushed and diner was not busy. Family member we were with who goes here frequently said she was new.

Thank Linda M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 65 Brookside Ave, Chester, NY 10918-1347
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Chester
  • Phone Number: +1 845-469-4488

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