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Archie's American Diner

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125 Ocean View Blvd #103, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
(831) 375-6939
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating

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  • 27
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  • 30
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 8
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Yummy Breakfast

Good food, big pancakes, breakfast sandwich was delish. My son had the breakfast burger and my hubby ordered "the Mess". He asked for no onions, well it had onions, but the waitress took care of that with another order no problem.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
Jennie C
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Fresno, California
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New Preston, Connecticut
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60 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

After finding out that there was an hour wait at one of the well reviewed breakfast places nearby we went to Archie's. Ordering was slow and then we found a place to sit and wait...and wait...and wait. After about a half hour I got up to check only to see that the people that ordered just before me were almost... More 

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The Woodlands
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

My son and I took our granddaughter to dinner at Archie's American Diner despite the fact that a friend of mine told me that the place had changed ownership recently and the food was "not so good". Well, I thought I'd take a chance...and it was horrible! We ordered the fried calamari and fries and a kid's plate (a hot... More 

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Fresno, California
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Good food, big pancakes, breakfast sandwich was delish. My son had the breakfast burger and my hubby ordered "the Mess". He asked for no onions, well it had onions, but the waitress took care of that with another order no problem.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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261 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Somewhat worn down and unkept restaurant. Acceptable food of fast food character. Reasonable service. No waiting time when we visited. Restrooms not filthy, but not really acceptable. The only reason to visit is if you want a quick sit-down meal prior to a visit to the Aquarium. But you are really better off with a fruit and a bottle of... More 

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Assonet, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

It was definitely not what we expected. The food was okay. The chowder was an award winning one - however, being from New England I guess I am a chowder snob. it was served in a sour-dough bread bowl which was good but the chowder itself was fair.

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Monterey, California
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I ordered a turkey sandwich and got garlic fries with my sandwich. Both were very tasty. They even melted the cheese on the sandwich and the fries were not greasy at all. The fries were even loaded with garlic, just the way i like them. Not bad price at all for the amount of food you get.

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california
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I won't ever go again. My last visit we had to leave. What a mess. Rude staff, that did not care if they served you or not. They had a change of ownership a while back, not for the good. Will never return, too many other options.

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Independence, Missouri
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57 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Had a hamburger on sour dough that was excellent! It's right on the end of the building where the outlet mall is located.

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Naperville
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We ate here today - never again. Service was horrible. Food was horrible. This is a hamburger joint with lousy service, horrible food, and high prices. I ordered a turkey sandwich - they fried turkey luncheon meat. Worst ever! You stand in line and place your order and then wait and wait and wait. Close to 1/2 hour to get... More 

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Penn Valley, California
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We planned to visit the Monterey Aquarium on a Saturday morning so started looking for a breakfast spot in the neighborhood. Found one that had great reviews and when we arrived, it was obvious that lots of folks had also read the reviews as the waiting time was hovering around an hour. Since waiting in line for breakfast isn’t high... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 125 Ocean View Blvd #103, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Monterey Peninsula  >  Pacific Grove
  • Phone Number: (831) 375-6939

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

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