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Phoenicia Diner

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5681 State Route 28, Phoenicia, NY 12464-5015
+1 845-688-9957
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07:00 - 17:00
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Thu - Mon 07:00 - 17:00
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North Brunswick, New Jersey
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped here on the way to Belleayre for breakfast, the food was amazing. The Interstate 77 Revisited Skillet was soooooo good. Staff was friendly and it was nice and comfortable inside. Definitely recommend!

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Thank MrsReal
New York City, New York
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65 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This spot always pleases. Popular for a reason. Friendly staff, with a talented owner that brought new life to this classic dinner. Must visit, you will enjoy it.

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Thank CatskillMountains1
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very crowded and noisy, but the food is good. Trout and meatloaf were very good. Chicken nuggets were a little burnt and spicy. Good place to visit when in the area. Nothing better around.

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Thank Dennis K
Upstate New York, in the Catskills
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A no-nonsense foodie recently told me I had to give the Phoenicia Diner another chance, (under its new ownership). Fair enough. The last time I'd visited (at least a decade ago) the wife and I left without eating. The first thing I noticed was the friendly staff – which seated me even though my breakfast companion had not yet arrived.... More 

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Thank Jhexatthewheel
New York City, New York
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Great food, beautifully restored 60s diner, very hipster crowd with occasional locals. This is a greet-and-seat place, often very crowded. Excellent management. Nouveau-diner menu. Alas, it is not an old undiscovered diner where you can get a slab of cherry pie and coffee for a few dollars, sit wherever you want, and look out the window for hours, but it... More 

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New York
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70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Every time we eat here the food is delicious. It is all locally sourced and so fresh. I love the old school diner decor and it is definitely a highlight of any Catskill trip.

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Thank AJinNewYork
Brackney, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

Going to keep this one short and sweet. Was here in April of 2016, had the best biscuits and gravy I have ever had. Biscuits were fluffy, thick, and perfect. Sausage Gravy, well, if I could fill a bath tub with it and bathe in it, I would. Sausage was spicy but not too, just enough of a kick with... More 

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Greeneville, Tennessee
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69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

A local favorite, amazing menu with a gamut of possibilities from plain eggs and meat to duck legs and grits to pan fried trout. Full bar to boot. Great place for a small bite or a large meal.

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Thank docbeckner
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87 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

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.

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Thank thereshegoesnow
minneapolis
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$14
Cuisine
Bar, American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
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, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 17:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
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
Description
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?