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Mother's Cupboard Fish Fry

3709 James St, Syracuse, NY 13206-2525
+1 315-432-0942
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“frittata” (38 reviews)
“home fries” (14 reviews)
“potatoes” (8 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
06:00 - 13:30All hours
American, Diner
3709 James St, Syracuse, NY 13206-2525
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best hole in the wall on earth! Portions were huge, prices were cheap, staff was friendly and quick, and food was delicious!

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love a good greasy spoon breakfast so I was looking forward to this place. The atmosphere was great, but the food itself was mediocre at best. I had a pancake. It wasn't very good and the syrup tasted like watered down Aunt Jemima. Yuck....More

Thank AnMSmith123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This little hole in the wall is a gem! I first seen it on Man vs. Food and then was able to eat here myself. The food is cooked right in front of you and the chef is mesmerizing to watch. I had a half...More

Thank Wichitagurl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is great. Food is absolutely phenomenal and the service is as well. If you are visiting its a must go!!!

Thank Yinette T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Best Service Ever, everyone was fantastic. The food was great & you get A LOT for a good price. It's a small place & the food is delicious so it's always packed.

Thank MissLadyK503
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I recently had breakfast here during graduation weekend with my wife and daughter. I'm glad we came. Good and abundant food. Forget the ambiance just good food! A little bit of a wait but worth it as the sign outside says. We waiting for 25...More

Thank Chuck V
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

This is a gem of a restaurant. We went here for breakfast this morning and the portions are unbelievable! I have never seen an omelette this big, even in my own kitchen!! Staff is great, service is quick and well worth the price!! Be aware...More

Thank Kisma1
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and service! Went here with my Fiancè for breakfast for the first time and it was a great experience

Thank Robert R
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I told my fella that we were coming here for breakfast and that he would love it, but that he should be prepared! When we arrived and he laid eyes on the place, he laughed, shook his head and in we went. It was Sunday...More

1  Thank Temptationgirl
Reviewed 11 March 2017

If your about quantity over quality...then this is your place. Home fries were "ok", eggs were to watery for my taste, no fluff. Very basic

Thank linda m
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7 December 2016|
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Never mind.....I found the answer in some recent reviews - CASH ONLY! Thanks!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
06:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3709 James St, Syracuse, NY 13206-2525
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Finger Lakes  >  Syracuse
  • Phone Number: +1 315-432-0942
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