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Mt Hope Diner

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1511 Mount Hope Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-4247
+1 585-256-1939
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have previously reviewed this diner and gave it rave reviews. We visited again yesterday, after my father's Dr appointment. My father has a difficult time ambulating. The owner and the servers went out of their way to help my father, to make his walk to/from the table as easy as possible. They were all extremely helpful and friendly. All... More 

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Thank Laurie B
Upstate NY
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Stopped by for breakfast as our usual place was closed due to power outage; was busy but no wait; lots of families/groups there creating pleasant din; mix of booths and tables; Wait staff responsive and friendly; nice array of breakfast options - eggs, omelets, pancakes/waffles. Home fries were tasty - cooked onions.

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Thank Amdtraveler
Washington, DC
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I grew up in Rochester, and on a trip back, had been telling my family about the multitude of great diners. We hit up Mt. Hope for breakfast because I'd been there as a kid and it was near our hotel. It did not disappoint. Friendly staff, good food. Everyone liked what they ordered. One of my sons would have... More 

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Thank LetsGoCapitals
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

We stop in here when we are in the area for my dad's appointments. The food is good, staff is friendly. We never have to wait for a table or our food.

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Thank Laurie B
Panama, New York
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

My wife and I stopped in to have lunch away from the hospital. Excellent selection of food, and it was delicious. Service was good as well.

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Thank Kevin H
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63 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We went on Sunday of RIT's family weekend, kmowing that Jay's Diner would be mobbed. Mt. Hope is closer to U of R; Jay's is closer to RIT. We were a party of five but were asked to sit at a larger table so they could serve us sooner. (OK by me!) Our order was taken in a reasonable amount... More 

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Medina
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67 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

but this was probably one of the worst lunches my husband and I have ever had. Many people around us were having breakfast, and that looked good. We each had a cup of their daily special soup, Manhattan clam chowder. Pretty sure it came out of a can....a sliver of a clam and tasted a bit tinny. Then we decided... More 

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Thank carol2034
Rochester, New York
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

It's close to the U of R and one of the main drags. Food is not bad. and parking is beside it. Serves the usually diner fare.

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Thank brodercf
SF Bay area
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168 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Adjacent to Collegetown and walking distance from Strong Memorial Hospital and University of Rochester, it is easy to miss this diner's small non-lit sign walking on Mt. Hope street. Walking in is like walking into a genuine eatery of the past, with tasty very inexpensive basic food prepared simply. Nothing remotely fancy or pretentious; just genuine simplicity. Breakfast served at... More 

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Thank travelerSFBayarea
New York
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016

I took my family to this place on Sunday morning. It was busy, but there was plenty of empty tables. We were told to seat ourselves. we waited about 10 minutes before a server showed up with menus. We had a 5 year old with us and he was asking about when he was going to eat. 10 minutes later... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1511 Mount Hope Ave, Rochester, NY 14620-4247
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-256-1939

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