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Donna's Restaurant

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American, Diner
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48 E Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2666
+1 607-936-9732
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06:00 - 14:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 14:00
Sat 06:00 - 13:30
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Buffalo, New York
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122 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This is like eating in your family/mom's kitchen. It not fancy but hot and affordable. Friendly service and drinkable coffee. After spending $20 for 2 eggs, toast, ham, home fries and coffee at the big hotel just down the street, spending $9 for the same thing is a steal. Only difference is the table cloth and napkins, coffee in a... More 

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Thank steve y
Rochester, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast with another couple. Kind of a run down place. Waitress didn't seem to happy to be there. Worst of all, they were all out of home fries at 10:30 am! How does that happen at a breakfast restaurant?

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Thank Thomas N
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

My friend and I were in town to spend a few days checking out the museum and such and wound up eating breakfast here all 3 days. The food was great. No problems with eggs, bacon, hotcakes or the fantastic French toast. I also enjoyed the apple streusel pie and blueberry cobbler. Both are homemade and I wished I had... More 

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Thank Patt P
Southern Ontario
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I think all of the reviews heightened my expectations. Food was average, nothing special. Service was fine. Price was good. Dish collection impressive.

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Thank Lachner12
Lakeville, Minnesota
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614 reviews
398 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We got in town a little early so stopped here for breakfast ( it was the only place around that was open) charming little place ..not many seats but we found a table good coffee CHEAP prices for great home cooked foor..I loved the hash and the toast/ as someone else said it is cash only but a twenty more... More 

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Thank MinnScooter
Marble Falls, Texas
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212 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Great little breakfast spot that's been in operation X 31 years. Very cheap prices for breakfast in the $3-6 dollar range. Corned beef was homemade & eggs were sunny side up as ordered. Smallish clean mom & pop diner & everyone made sure we enjoyed our meal including the apple spice slice of cake.

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Thank pam h
Shelbyville, Kentucky
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We had breakfast here instead of the hotel to experience local business. The service is good, the coffee will keep flowing, and the food is hearty (not necessarily healthy, but you can order healthy). The portions can carry you through to a late lunch, or you can order smaller and lighter meals instead.

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Thank Paul_Russell14830
London, Canada
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176 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

This place s a gem. A real "hole in the wall". We met Donna who starts at 330 am to do the baking. And her son. The decor is vintage. No updating needed, it gives the place it's atmosphere. Cash only by the way. It s like stepping back in time. A vintage Corning ware collection adorns the wall. We... More 

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Thank Badforever
Corning, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

I love Donna's. My go-to comfort food spot for breakfast. Donna is super funny, and treats her regular customers well. She has lots of great stories to share. And I love all the cat decor.

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Avoca
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145 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Nice friendly, unpretentious 50's style diner! Donna even came by our table twice to chat! I like that! The food is good, and the prices are very reasonable! Just a nice atmosphere, welcoming us out-of-towners!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Saturday
06:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 E Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2666
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Corning
  • Phone Number: +1 607-936-9732

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