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Highland Park Diner

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American, Diner
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960 Clinton Ave S, Rochester, NY 14620-2023
+1 585-461-5040
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07:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 21:00
Fri 11:00 - 23:00
Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Rochester, New York
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten here many times over the years because we love this place. The menu is quite extensive for it's small size. The prices are reasonable and the food is consistently good. There are times when the line is out the door due to the popularity. We will return.

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Thank Tim B
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walking into the Highland Park Diner was like a trip down memory lane when diners were THE place to eat. The food was superb and I dont think I have ever had onion rings like these. OMG. I had the Reuben which along with waffle fries and I topped off the meal with Baklava Cheesecake. Sinfully delicious.

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Thank Russell C
Rochester, New York
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Highland Park Diner is a true diner - a converted railroad dining car. The coffee is strong the servings are large but get there early as seating is limited.

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Thank Fred B
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't normally think of a diner when I crave Fish and Chips, but I'm going to have to start doing so! The Friday special here is the best breaded Cod I have ever had. The portion size is massive and I left very full. I wanted to try one of their tempting desserts or fresh milkshakes, but I simply... More 

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Thank Bryan H
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Great food served by knowlegable staff in a really cool setting; an original train dining car! The Highland Diner serves breakfast all day, great burgers and sandwiches, old fashioned milkshakes and root beer floats! Good food at a fair price. One of Rochesters' true gems!

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Thank Janet D
Rochester, New York, United States
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I love to go to the Cinema Theater, and we figured we'd try the Highland Diner since it's right across the street. We thought it could become our go-to spot whenever we go to the theater. My husband had the Friday special, the fish fry. It was very large and he liked the fish, but did not... More 

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Thank Rachel R
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105 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Chicken Oscar Benedict?!? How could I pass that up? The hollandaise could have used a little lemon, but other than that it was just as good as I had hoped. I'll have to come back... there were at least half a dozen other Benedicts I want to try!

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Thank Richard B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Love this place. My go to for breakfast. Quick, great service and great food. They are always busy and usually full so I just sit at the bar when I come by myself.

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Thank Aliah C
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

In town for a hockey tourney...took a drive in and around town and came across this establishment...extremely busy but we were seated quickly...service was great...couldn't believe how quickly our meals arrived...All three of us each had one of the breakfast skillets...more than enough food I was good for pretty well the whole day...my son had a Nutella milkshake...it was made... More 

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Thank pmelia63
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite breakfast Diners in town. It can have a long wait on weekends and also very crowded seating.

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Thank Jeffrey C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 20:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:00
Thursday
07:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 960 Clinton Ave S, Rochester, NY 14620-2023
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Rochester
  • Phone Number: +1 585-461-5040

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