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Donna's Restaurant

American, Diner
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48 E Market St, Corning, NY 14830-2666
+1 607-936-9732
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 14:00
Sat 06:00 - 13:30
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Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank Patt P
Southern Ontario
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50 reviews
33 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.

Thank Lachner12
Lakeville, Minnesota
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605 reviews
392 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 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 

Thank MinnScooter
Marble Falls, Texas
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211 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 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.

Thank pam h
Shelbyville, Kentucky
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53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 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.

Thank Paul_Russell14830
London, Canada
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158 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 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 

Thank Badforever
Corning, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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.

Thank wrosev
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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!

Thank bmcand5510
Queens, New York
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203 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

When the staff at a hotel that serves breakfast tells you to come here since it is better and less expensive you make sure to do it. Good service and food. I had the chocolate chip pancakes and I wish I could have saved some for later. It was that good and the portion was that large.

Thank Mike4TraveI
Peru, New York, United States
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173 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

My buddy suggested this place and I am very glad that he did. No wonder they been in the same location for so many years. Great lunch, fast service and a wonderful dessert!

Thank Michael B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
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?