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Route 22, Pawling, NY
+1 845-878-6654
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good49%
  • Average21%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“fries” (2 reviews)
“no frills” (2 reviews)
“great diner” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
Route 22, Pawling, NY
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been here a couple of times and have always been happy with the food and service. The place is packed at breakfast time and their specials are really good.

1  Thank Robin C
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for that at home diner, look no further than Karen's! While the food is just "ok" it is the best small diner within 25 miles. The family like atmosphere will keep you coming back!

Thank johnbarnhardt
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Located on busy Rt22 this is a favorite of locals and those passing through Old fashioned cafe with friendly wait staff and there really is a Karen Breakfast is all day (till about 3) There are always interesting specials too Prices are reasonable and portions...More

Thank daylilly50
Reviewed 17 April 2017

good place for a basic, no-frills breakfast. food consistently decent and cheap. no frills but an extensive menu. fried muffin pretty good, but not healthy. ha.

Thank walton56
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Was disappointed after hearing the hype. Breakfast was average, food was unremarkable, coffee was good but pancakes were less than average. A nice local resource so we will try again but probably for lunch.

Thank LPWNewYork
Reviewed 6 February 2017

I heard good things about this breakfast joint! The staff was totally not motivated and when out food did not come out in a timely matter, everyone blamed each other for the slow service. I won't go back

Thank John E
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly unappealing place. Obviously appeals to its regulars. The food we had was boring and uninspired. I'd return for convenience only even the coffee was dull.

Thank Amir A
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

If you lived in a small town in the 50’s, going to Karen's will bring you home...it has the simple friendly atmosphere long forgotten in the maelstrom of fast food restaurants we have today. The food is fresh and well prepared and there is a...More

Thank OESforme
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great diner for breakfast. A locals favorite. Yummy pancakes and relaxed atmosphere. Lots of choices. Lunch also served. cash only

Thank mark k
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Stopped there for Lunch with friends nice atmosphere good location friendly staff very good selection and food

Thank HenryUSA1962
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American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 22, Pawling, NY
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Pawling
  • Phone Number: +1 845-878-6654
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