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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%
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“frittata” (42 reviews)
“home fries” (17 reviews)
“pancakes” (30 reviews)
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American, Diner
3709 James St, Syracuse, NY 13206-2525
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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

2  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
Reviewed 25 February 2017

It's a shack on a hill... that was my first impression. I walked in, very small dining area, kinda scary. I looked at the menu and was told the frittata (spelling) was their specialty. I got it and let me tell you... Sweet Buttery Jesus...More

2  Thank PorkDiddy98
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

OMG this Frittata is huge! I only ate about 30% of it. Heaped with potatoes and vegetables, this covered a very large plate and was four inches high. It's a small building that's not very impressive from the outside (or inside), but who cares? Very...More

1  Thank Scott C
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

The Frittata is no joke!!! A "whole" weighs in at 6 lbs. I choose a 1/4 and could only eat half of it. Great food and service. Limited seating but wasn't an issue for us. Something to note though- no credit cards, CASH ONLY!! We...More

1  Thank Jeff N
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Food is the best I've ever had at beyond reasonable prices! Plus,fast friendliest service.can't lose

1  Thank thsisme
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I got the quarter frittata and still only finished about half of it. It's a cute, small, homey diner. The staff were super attentive with refilling coffee. They even offer an option of mozzarella cheese which I found to be unique. Overall delicious and should...More

1  Thank Heather F
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Barry D
7 December 2016|
Response from Barry D |
Never mind.....I found the answer in some recent reviews - CASH ONLY! Thanks!!
22 October 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
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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