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Hill Top Restaurant

American, Diner
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813 W Genesee Street Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152-9303
+1 315-685-0016
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Buffalo, New York
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

good food and service good location from where we stayed looked like this was the local stop for breakfast in morning

Thank garyz85
Northwest Corner, Connecticut
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172 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

We stayed literally within walking distance of this restaurant, which, from the outside, appeared merely an adjunct to some bowling lanes--suggesting to us that it was likely not where we'd want to eat. Indeed, the outside was pretty rundown looking and the restaurant sign not exactly prominent. We were in town and the last day decided to at least take... More 

Thank RevL05
Rochester, NY
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

The Hill Top Restaurant, though only a few hundred yards from Mirbeau, is worlds away cuisine-wise and ambience-wise. It's a diner connected to a bowling alley. Had dinner there one evening in August 2015, the chicken parm. Very generous portion, decent sauce, classic salad in wooden bowl, plus you get a small bowl of cottage cheese. Who doesn't like a... More 

Thank chucketal
Auburn, New York
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

I have been to the Cedar House on many occasions since a young age, and the Cedar House has improved greatly. The past few years I have not been a fan of the Cedar House, but as of today their restaurant is out with the old and in with the new. Service: While dining, the service was quite tentative, and... More 

1 Thank FoodieReviewsInc
Auburn, New York
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015

The place was packed so you think it must be a good place to eat. You find out, it' pretty much one of the only places to eat at a reasonable price. But, you get what you pay for I guess. I ordered the breakfast special. 2 eggs, toast, hash browns. coffee $4.99. I ordered eggs over easy, hash browns... More 

1 Thank SparrowHawkAffaires
Cape Coral, Florida
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119 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Went there with friends for dinner. Not a great experience. Service was not the best and orders were mixed up. Food was nothing I would go back for and that was the general feel from all of us. Yet we have been there for breakfast and find that this meal is very good for the price. Coffee could be better... More 

Thank CapeSkan
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

Having breakfast there , nothing more that i would have there. Fast and good that would be the short cut . Coffee is like water, but can we except more ? good and recommended for breakfast

Thank Cin V
Northeast USA
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221 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

This is a diner with attached bowling alley. It is everything that Skaneateles is not...no ambiance, no lake view, no gourmet food, no fine linens, no high prices, ...BUT it has good diner food, big portions and very good service. We have eaten dinner here several times and never been disappointed. Lately, I have had meatloaf dinner and chicken and... More 

Thank emeraldisle45
Lewiston, New York
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2015

Ok, this is not a fine dining establishment. We get that. We don't care. It's a diner-type place that all the locals frequent. Why? The food is great (our favorite is breakfast), the staff is extremely efficient, friendly and on the ball. We had breakfast there every morning of our stay in Skaneateles, their omelettes are huge, fluffy and very... More 

2 Thank Kargo52
central ny
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

a family restaurant that cooks old fashion style of dinners.. mom's old fashion cooking.. mashed potato and veggie.. and homemade pies... huge muffins for breakast.. love the servers..

1 Thank wren53

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 813 W Genesee Street Rd, Skaneateles, NY 13152-9303
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Skaneateles
  • Phone Number: +1 315-685-0016

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?