For home-cooked, comfort food, there's nothing better than sliding into a booth or claiming a stool at the counter of a Catskills diner to satisfy your cravings for Eggs Benedict, Belgian Waffles, and French Toast. Many of the Catskills diners use locally sourced, seasonally fresh ingredients to create dishes that have fans lining up in anticipation. Diners are the perfect places to grab coffee, fuel up for the day, and enjoy some time with friends and family.
From newly opened, to tried-and-true favorites, discover some of the top diners in the Catskills Region.
Dixon Roadside Diner
Brought to you by the force behind the Phoenicia Diner, Dixon Roadside Diner offers a menu of comfort food in a midcentury modern setting. Order the Spicy Beef Soup Bowl with Kimchi, ginger, and smoked beef, or a Sloppy Jane with root veggies and smoked tomato gravy on a brioche roll. Indulge in a dish of steak fries with cumin, sumac, and lime sea salt, or take care of your sweet tooth with a vanilla buttercream whoopee pie.
For more than 50 years, this local landmark has been serving up breakfast favorites likes banana French toast and buttermilk pancakes, and heaping lunch platters of cheeseburgers and fries, club sandwiches, and so much more. Fuel up with a Panini like the Athenian version that includes Gyro meat, feta, and a cucumber yogurt sauce, and satisfy your sweet tooth with an order of Baklava or a slice of pie at the Roscoe Diner!
Since opening its doors a few years ago, Phoenicia Diner has gained a cult-like following. While lines are regularly out the door, one taste of their locally sourced, seasonally fresh take on diner food will have you queuing up for more in no time. Daily specials, a kid-friendly menu, plus breakfast and lunch staples offer everything from Beef Stroganoff to Pot Pie, to egg skillets with veggies, cheese, and house-cured brisket.
Dietz Stadium Diner
Dietz Stadium Diner in Kingston is a local favorite, and it's easy to see why! With daily specials and tried-and-true favorites like Golden Brown Pancakes or Challah Bread French Toast, it's easy to see why this is a hot spot for hungry people. Named for the nearby sports stadium, the diner is a favorite of locals and visitors alike.
Classic diner fare meets culinary invention at Ambrosia Diner in Catskills. From short stacks of Anastasia pancakes bedecked with Nutella and bananas, to juicy burgers with savory toppings, appetites are welcome at this local favorite. Enjoy special Paninis, including the Pilgrim with all the Thanksgiving trimmings, as well as a snacks menu, steaks and chops, and a full Italian menu featuring an array of pasta dishes.
Tiny Diner in Greenville offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Breakfast is served all day, and the no-frills menu includes flavor-packed favorites like omelets, waffles, French toast, and pancakes. For lunch, the burger menu offers mouth-watering favorites. The Rodeo Mozzarella Burger includes onion rings, and the Texas Burger with cheese, jalapenos, and fries promises the stuff of diner dreams.
Formerly known as Woody's, Rosalino's Diner in Andes offers breakfast and lunch. From buttermilk pancakes to breakfast sandwiches, stop by for home-cooked goodness. For lunch, a selection of burgers, wraps, melted sandwiches, and salads will tempt anyone to sit down and enjoy a meal. A favorite diner staple, the club sandwich, is a must-order. Choose from a turkey or ham with bacon, lettuce, and tomatoes.
Downsville Diner in Downsville offers classic diner décor, complete with counter and stools, and great home-cooked meals. Feast on pot roast followed by made-from-scratch apple pie, grab a burger and fries, or pizza and a coke for $5. Known for their holiday decorations, stop by and enjoy your meal.
Whether you're looking for a large stack of pancakes slathered with butter and syrup or a hearty sandwich with the works, diners in the Catskills are here to fill you up. For more places to eat in the Catskills, check out our guide to dining, where you can get ideas for where to go for baked goods and coffee, steak and seafood, or a casual lunch. We love food in the Catskills, and you will too.