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Trinity Square, Axminster, England
01297 33731
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 88
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 4
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  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic Food and great atmospherre

would recommend this place, it has a great atmosphere the food is good and you get plenty of it. You might struggle with 3 courses!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 18, 2015
djbesty
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exeter
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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exeter
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

would recommend this place, it has a great atmosphere the food is good and you get plenty of it. You might struggle with 3 courses!!

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Essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

An American style restaurant serving American style food surrounded by an eclectic mix of photos, badges and random Americana. The breakfast menu looks classic but we were there in the early evening. The ribs were tender and covered in thick barbecue sauce. The meat in the Mexicana burger was thick and felt like it contained a very high proportion of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

It's good don't get me wrong but it nothing special ... It's slight upgrade to weather spoons ... There more choice ... The setting is nice and comfortable seating . Just don't expect gourmet or bistro ... It's got a good selection of American style food Burgers are meaty and juicy .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Amazing nachos - the chicken was a massive standout and so much cheese :) We had two burgers - three cheese and the Route 66 burger both of which were extremely tasty. The bun was so soft and again very tasty. The chips were great - soft and crispy - and a perfect sized portion. My boyfriend had the oreo... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I have eaten here a few times and it's always be great. Generous portions that fast fab. The milkshake is the best ever! Clean, comfortable and quirky. Try it!

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

You don't need to travel thousands of miles across the Atlantic Ocean to experience a sample of American atmosphere and cuisine; just try Route 66 in Axminster. Don't let the size or location put you off, and you might need to book in the summer season, especially if there are more than two in your party. I have eaten in... More 

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New Forest National Park, United Kingdom
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

Axminster does not have a lot of choice when it comes to finding somewhere to eat, so it was a welcome relief to find an unpretentious slightly-diner-style place. The food was good if unexciting, they have tried hard to be authentic/"different" with the décor, but they need to try harder with the ventilation.

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Crowthorne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We arrived on a quiet Friday night and had a good selection of American classics. Lady at front of house was understanding and funny. Recommended.

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Jersey, Channel Islands
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145 helpful votes 145 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

This place is a bit odd. The food (classic American diner fayre) is OK as is the service. However you will be surrounded by over 2,000 DVDs and will certainly leave smelling of cooking oil! The furnishings are basic and there's lots of American paraphernalia on the walls. The menu is quite extensive and covers breakfast, lunch and dinner. We... More 

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Dulverton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Now...I love a burger... and I love American burgers & diners. This is a truly, quirky burger bar, and it goes without saying... unusual! Unusual?? well lets try a walk through a DVD shop, turn left and be surrounded by USA art. Marvel comic artwork (which I love) , warm, inviting, intimate (well it has a nice atmosphere) The owner/owners... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Trinity Square, Axminster, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Axminster
  • Phone Number: 01297 33731

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, British

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget

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