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West Taghkanic Diner

82 Route, Ancram, NY 12502
+1 518-851-7117
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good25%
  • Average19%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible19%
20 Feb 2017
“An Old Classic Tin Can Diner”
13 Jan 2017
“Convenient Stop Off Point”
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American, Diner
82 Route, Ancram, NY 12502
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Reviewed 20 February 2017

This is a beautiful 1950's tin can diner right off the parkway. It is old and a bit tattered and the bathrooms defiantly need to be renovated. The menus came quickly and the waiter was friendly and attentive. The food and coffee was delicious and...More

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Always have a good breakfast when we stop in. Have been there for lunch a couple times and enjoyed the Caesar salad with chicken. Friendly attentive service. I always walk out with a smile.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 15 January 2017

we eat here often breakfast and lunch always good hot good portains and friendly service on sat/sunday they offer Eggs Benidict very very good there burgers are good good stop if your passing through

Thank grindsto
Reviewed 13 January 2017

If you are traveling south on the Taconic Parkway there are not a lot of choices that are close to the highway. This is one of them. Food is typical diner food and prices are reasonable. It is not a gourmet restaurant but good, fast...More

Thank VacaCouple2014
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Stopped by on our travels. Ordered three items and there was a mistake with each of them. Reuben sandwich with extra sauerkraut came with no sauerkraut at all. Meatloaf sandwich (which was ordered with the waitress asking what kind of bread was desired) came just...More

Thank BeautifulVox
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Shabby exterior. Interior matches. Silverware, all 7 sets, were dirty. Menus took a while with only two other tables occupied. Waitress was pushy and socially awkward. Food came out on time. Food taste was worth the price, but was concerned about the cleanliness. Would not...More

Thank Tommy S
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped for breakfast off highway on travels. Had second thoughts by outside appearance. Walked in placed smelled like urine. Bad odor. Kids were hungry so decided to stay. One waitress on duty. She seemed annoyed for some reason. Took a while to get menus and...More

Thank Ldmny
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Classic decor, legendary neon sign, good diner food. A welcome site right off the parkway. Photo ops to die for.

Thank Anne K
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I cannot tell you how disappointed we were stopping here for a "quick" bite on our travels. A diner off a parkway exit is usually a great place for a quick bite to eat. Not here! The diner had about six tables filled and we...More

Thank TazRon
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Stopped here on a drive back from Bard College - there is little else around here and the diner building itself is a wonderful piece of Americana. We had grilled cheese and fries for lunch and they were good (not great but more than good...More

Thank Alan P
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I am sorry but I do not know the answer. I would suggest a phone call if this is very important. I was hoping to get over there and find out for you but I have not had a chance to do that.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 Route, Ancram, NY 12502
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Ancram
  • Phone Number: +1 518-851-7117
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