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Phoenicia Diner

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5681 State Route 28, Phoenicia, NY 12464-5015
+1 845-688-9957
07:00 - 17:00
Closed now
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Thu - Mon 07:00 - 17:00
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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have planned our stop here 100 miles north from New York City on our trip to Woodstock. This diner is a jewel of the restaurants. Breakfast served all day. Vegetarian alternatives. Delicious food, a real american atmosphere and a friendly service. Come for the mountains, stay for the food.

Thank thereshegoesnow
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stop at the Phoenicia Diner every time we drive past it, and often will change the route to our Catskill home just so we will drive past it. My family is totally addicted to various items, but my favorite is the duck confit with grits! UNBELIEVABLE!!! We live in Minnesota but have a home in the Catskills too and... More 

Thank smartdesigner
New York City, New York
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Phoenicia Diner looks and feels like an old school diner, but the menu is a notch above consisting of classics and mixed with non-traditional diner fare like Cubanos, smoked salmon nicoise salad, etc. We ate: Cubano with fries - great ratio of ingredients, have eaten a ton of Cuban sandwiches and this did not disappoint. The ciabatta bread was a... More 

Thank d2privat11
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10 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here during brunch hours, and it was extremely busy. All the tables were full but luckily only waited about ten minutes before getting seated. I got the grass fed burger (medium well) and it was decent, not the best diner burger I've had. My boyfriend got the fried chicken and waffles and that was delicious, the chicken is crispy... More 

Thank Diana B
Miami, Florida
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spotted the Phoenicia Diner from the road and it was packed. Didn't even check Trip Advisor. A packed house is a good enough review for me. We got there early for breakfast the next morning and by time we left it was packed. Very good and friendly service. They have some very nice specialties like eggs Benedict and skillets.... More 

Thank RickSFlorida
New York City, New York
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had been to Phoenicia Diner before- food- fabulous, service, terrific & couldn't wait to go back (I even bought a t-shirt). We went back last Sat. for brunch and I will never return. I had my service dog with me (prior to coming in, he alerted me that my blood was crashing- so it was important for me to... More 

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Michael C, Owner at Phoenicia Diner, responded to this review

Aly, Thank you for your feedback and for reaching out to me personally. We are a local small business and we depend 100% on our guests having a great experience. We spend a lot of time trying to improve our hospitality, service and overall experience. All this hard work is evidenced by our overwhelmingly favorable reviews and returning customers. Unfortunately,... More 

New York City, New York
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent breakfast. The waffles and eggs were fresh and tasty. The restaurant was very crowded but we were able to sit at counter and only waited 10 mins for a seat. Staff was quick and friendly. Power switched off for 3 seconds when I was paying so the owner gave me a free choc chip cookie and it was delicious!

Thank nyctraveler10017
New York City, New York
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66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is, in all ways, a classic diner. Old school interior. Lovely staff. The food is a cut above the typical diner. Locally sourced and healthy. But with all the essentials: french toast, pancakes etc.

Thank deepoceansw1
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Very nice place. Great breakfast and fast service. Enjoyed a home cooked breakfast and good tasting coffee was a plus.

Thank Lea S
Newbridge England
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Well, what a place. We were on a road trip from the U.K. and spotted the Phoenicia Diner on a day touring the Catskills. We popped in on 3 separate days as the food and service was so good. Had great breakfasts of Eggs Benedict and sunny side up eggs, bacon,links and toast and pancakes. All washed down with good... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$14
Bar, American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5681 State Route 28, Phoenicia, NY 12464-5015
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Catskill Region  >  Phoenicia
  • Phone Number: +1 845-688-9957
Phoenicia Diner serves your favorite diner standbys made with locally-sourced and fresh seasonal ingredients from nearby Catskills and Hudson Valley farms.

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