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Highland Park Diner

960 Clinton Ave S, Rochester, NY 14620-2023
+1 585-461-5040
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
960 Clinton Ave S, Rochester, NY 14620-2023
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Reviewed 7 December 2015

Our third time here for breakfast and we love it. Sit at the counter and watch them work their magic in the kitchen. Great for breakfast.

Thank Ron T
Reviewed 28 October 2015

I like the diner feel, although it's a little small. Their food takes a bit but is very good. My favorite was the apple pie milkshake!

Thank BW1122214
Reviewed 24 October 2015

I love going to this place when in Rochester. We sat at the counter because it was so busy. I had to force myself to put down the menu because every time I looked I found another great idea that I could order! Milkshakes are...More

2  Thank wade17
Reviewed 3 October 2015

I have lived in Rochester for many years and always wanted to visit this diner...finally did. The food is very good, prices are fair, great atmosphere sitting at the counter in a friendly little diner - one of the only ones left in the area....More

Thank 3swim3
Reviewed 19 September 2015

I love the decor and ambiance of the Highland Park Diner. I've always wanted to stop in, so I finally did. Friendly and fast service. I only rated it as 3 stars because the Egg Salad Pita Sandwich was just okay. It was very bland,...More

Thank EchoCH
Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

We were really pleased with our visit. The menu was surprisingly vast with so many choices that were creative and much healthier than typical greasy diner fare. There were at least 50 different wraps, panninis, sandwiches, and burgers, and at least 10 kinds of salads....More

1  Thank Eddie B
Reviewed 22 August 2015

We arrived to pick up breakfast to have with our Mom who is not mobile. We placed an order for an Omelet, Potato Pancakes and the Diner's special Bananas Foster French Toast. Our waitress was outstanding. She took our order, chatted with us, took orders...More

Thank sket101
Reviewed 14 August 2015

The Highland Diner is the real deal in terms of diners. This historic diner isn't far from Highland Park. You'll feel like you stepped back into the 50s and have terrific food too. If you like diners this one is a MUST.

Thank CTrues49
Reviewed 11 August 2015

One of the few authentic homemade diners with fresh ingredients, daily specials and reasonable prizes.

Thank Kaan E
Reviewed 4 August 2015

This popular diner has been a long standing classic in the Clinton Ave./Highland Park neighborhood. It remains a consistent favorite of many throughout the Rochester area. Their coffee is especially noteworthy. I had a choice between regular, hazelnut and dark roast. All were exceptional. A...More

Thank DHawk455
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Do you have gluten free options?
1 June 2017|
Response from lhouse1 | Reviewed this property |
Not a menu but are accommodating to gluten free
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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