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426 Hespeler Road, Cambridge, Ontario N1R, Canada
+1 519-622-0707
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Ranked #21 of 268 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $15
Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Dessert
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English first
Hamilton, Canada
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Often meet co workers here for breakfast or lunch. If you like decent food and a good portion. this is the place. Always busy but you aren't rushed. Staff very complimentary to the diner. Again been when in town and will be back again

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

American style dinner with many other food options. I had the chicken tender salad and took most of it home, it could have fed three people. Don't sit in the clam shell like seats they are not comfortable at all.

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Kitchener, Canada
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

On the way home from an early morning hockey game out of town I stopped for late breakfast. There were 20 guest waiting for seats ahead of me in the heated outdoor lobby but the wait for a table was less than 15min. I was offered both breakfast and lunch menus. You won't find a $2.99 breakfast but the food... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Visiting relatives in Cambridge who recently moved from Waterloo. Used tripadvisor to find a place closer to home. With the high number of positive reviews we decided to visit here. To pf us had eggs and meat (ham and sausage) both we excellent. The other had french toast with a side of bacon. We really enjoyed the food, the portions... More 

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Bristow, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We've eaten dinners there before and enjoyed it as well, but like many diners in Canada, we enjoy it best for breakfast. I usually get the Benedict Saute, but the rest of the family always enjoys the Breakfast Special (Monday to Friday); eggs and meat. Their omelettes are also great. They recently changed their menu and added a few new... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Huge portions. Once our order was taken the food came very quickly. Everyone looked to be carrying a takeout box. We will come back again.

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Barrie, Ontario
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Visited with 2 co-workers and it was just as good as I remember! The service is even better than what was available in 2008. The food was awesome. The portions generous as always and to perfection!! I am a huge fan of smoked meat. Lived in Montreal for years and 50's smoked meat platter was outstanding and the best value... More 

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Hamilton, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Exactly what you'd expect from a diner from the 50's, authentic classics right down to their drink selection. Of course the diner is playing 50's and 60's music. The menu is loaded with options at a good price. Decorated with an interesting collection of memorabilia. I would recommend this diner if your in the area. Ample parking.

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Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

If you are hungry for a variety of classics this restaurant should be on your list. Could not believe the type of choices from greek, tex mex to italian, burger, mom and pop diner classics like liver and onions. All very basic cooking, nothing fancy, very busy noisy place with huge booths. Good choice for a group of all ages.... More 

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Cambridge, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Me and my family had a wonderful time when we go there, people are amazing, love the whole place. Food is so good service great.

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Address: 426 Hespeler Road, Cambridge, Ontario N1R, Canada
Phone Number: +1 519-622-0707
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Region of Waterloo  >  Cambridge
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 15

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