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Darbi's Cafe

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American, Coffee Shop, Hamburgers, Family Fare
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235 E White Mountain Blvd, Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ 85935
928-367-6556
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Today
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wed - Sat 6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

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Visitor rating
  • 182
    Excellent
  • 66
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
As good as everyone else said it would be!

This review doesn't add any information to what has already been said about how good Darbi's Cafe is -- just confirming that it really is THAT good! The only drawback is that it seems like it's always crowded. We've eaten here once so far and it was great. We returned for breakfast today, but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Drmevita
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Oxford, Massachusetts
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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272 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Oxford, Massachusetts
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This review doesn't add any information to what has already been said about how good Darbi's Cafe is -- just confirming that it really is THAT good! The only drawback is that it seems like it's always crowded. We've eaten here once so far and it was great. We returned for breakfast today, but the line was out the door.... More 

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Darbi K, Owner at Darbi's Cafe, responded to this review

What a great comment you left on our behalf, thank you so much for that! I am sorry about the crowds, the line, and soon to be "longer wait times." Naturally this is a blessing to all of us here, but we do know how frustrating it can be in the summer months. Memorial Day weekend seems to kick off... More 

scottsdale, az
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We have been eating here for years and have never had a bad meal or bad service. Everything is always fantastic. The food is always fresh and delicious. My favorite sandwich is the chicken croissant with bacon and avocado. My mouth is watering just thinking about it.

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Darbi K, Owner at Darbi's Cafe, responded to this review

I think some of my favorite feedback is when there is "consistency" with long time customers, so happy to hear that your experience has been what all of us strive for everyday....consistent! :) Thank you for sharing this review with everyone, while reassuring myself and staff that what work so hard doesn't go unnoticed. Look forward to your next visit! More 

Gilbert, Arizona
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

When my wife and I plan a trip to the White Mtns it always includes Darbi's. In our opinion it is by far the best food in the area. Breakfast is our favorite and it is always outstanding. Lunch and Dinner are exceptional as well. The portions are large so keep this in mind. We have never ordered anything that... More 

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Darbi K, Owner at Darbi's Cafe, responded to this review

Awe....made my day! Thank you for once again reminding us of how blessed we are to have such wonderful guests, and thank you for sharing this with the world. We couldn't do it without you!!! More 

Phoenx, AZ
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Close to our cabin - walking distance which makes it nice and convenient. They have a great variety of menu choices and specials of the day that re not pricey. Friendly and welcoming service.

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Darbi K, Owner at Darbi's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank You!!! Really happy to hear that you enjoyed everything while visiting the area. We hope to see you and your family up here again very soon. More 

Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

There is something for everyone. From homemade standards too new and delicious specials. The food is only matched by the hospitality. You will love Darbis and Darbi. Sometimes there is a bit of a line to get in, but if there is a little wait, it is well worth it.

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Darbi K, Owner at Darbi's Cafe, responded to this review

Awe, you're AWESOME Phil...thank you for making my day! :) More 

Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I have eaten at Darbis many times and I have never been disappointed. Whether it's breakfast, lunch or dinner the meal has always been very good and the portions are huge. I always end up taking some home.

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Darbi K, Owner at Darbi's Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much Connie, you know how we all enjoy seeing you here! :) More 

Mesa, Arizona
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

I had two delicious pancakes and I could not finish them because they were so big...but so good! Light and fluffy! Hubby had biscuits and gravy and said they were some of the best he has ever had.

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Darbi K, Owner at Darbi's Cafe, responded to this review

Thanks so much for taking the time to write this review, our biscuits and gravy are certainly one of our more popular items among the breakfast crowd, and yes, the pancakes are a bit on "the large side." So happy you both enjoyed them! If you are a fan of blueberries, the blueberry pancakes are surely not to be missed... More 

Gilbert Az
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

We spent one night at the Whispering Pines Resort (literally right next door) and so we ate both dinner and breakfast here. The service was very friendly and the food was excellent. We will be back.

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Darbi K, Owner at Darbi's Cafe, responded to this review

Really happy you enjoyed everything during your stay up here, and yes....Whispering Pines Resort is literally a short walk through the trees and also a great place to visit up here, so I am sure they too will be glad to hear that you will be back. :) From all of us, Thank You.....we look forward to seeing you again... More 

San Jose
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We then for breakfast. The was very good and plenty of it. We actually had leftovers for breakfast the next morning. Service was quite fast and the staff were all very nice. Ken

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Darbi K, Owner at Darbi's Cafe, responded to this review

Thank You Kenneth, so glad you enjoyed your breakfast....twice! :) Look forward to your next visit. More 

Bremerton, Washington
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Lunch was ok, but since it was said to be wonderful by the resort staff, we were a little disappointed. The French fries were very good though, my sandwich was just ok.

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Darbi K, Owner at Darbi's Cafe, responded to this review

I am sorry you were disappointed, there is nothing worse than having a place recommended so highly, only for it to fall short once you get there. I wish I knew what sandwich you had, as some are probably more of a specialty item then others. My hope is that you give us another chance the next time you're in... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 235 E White Mountain Blvd, Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ 85935
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Pinetop-Lakeside
  • Phone Number: 928-367-6556

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Coffee Shop, Hamburgers, Family Fare

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 8:00 pm

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