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Archie's American Diner

125 Ocean View Blvd #103, Pacific Grove, CA 93950
(831) 375-6939
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Ranked #35 of 73 restaurants in Pacific Grove
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Diner
Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
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Good for: Outdoor seating, Scenic view
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English first
Huntington Beach, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Nice stop after a walk along the coast. Their prices are cheap and they have a great assortment of draft beers! They have a nice amount of outside seating too!

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The food was ok (burgers and fries) not bad but not the best I had. Service and price were reasonable but the location was nice, not far from the center of things, but still a bit off to have a quiet break.

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Pacific Grove, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Archie's suffers because it is near First Awakenings and does not have all the great outside seating. Do not let this deter you. If the line at FA is too long, go here. The service is very prompt and the breakfast food is very good. Plus, they do have about five tables for sitting outside. I usually stop here about... More

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Anchorage, Alaska
Top Contributor
122 reviews 122 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

To start with, the diner was not full, was not busy. The breakfast we had was great. My wife had egg whites and bacon. I had their Cancun Omelet. Real good omelet. Service on the other hand, was a little off. Our server forgot one order of toast and my wife's potatoes. She had to go up to the serving... More

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San Jose, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

We went there w a buy one get one free coupon from entertainment book, then found out they had new owners who wouldn't honor the coupon, they did give us 15% off instead. Garlic fries were good, chili burger wasn't so good tasted like canned chili, didn't come w onions or cheese, total for chili burger, garlic fries and a... More

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Santa Barbara, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

I have only eaten breakfast there but it is always good. Very close to the aquarium or before a nice walk along the beach. They serve breakfast until 2 so if you are not up as early as normal, it will be there for you. Our food last time was perfect. Nothing fancy but very good. We didn't even order... More

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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2013

A simple place with great burghers, fries, fish & chips and quesadillas. It is also very cheap. Bathroom needs an overhaul.

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Surprise, Arizona
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79 reviews 79 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

While vacationing in the area we stopped here for breakfast and we really enjoyed it. They have a nice selection of food for all meals but we only tried the breakfast. It was a nice walk in the morning from our hotel. On one visit we ordered breakfast sandwiches to go. It is in a great location for taking our... More

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Pebble Beach, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

The burgers are big and delicious and the fries that go with them are extra special too! Fun spot - retro 50s with a Monterey Bay view! Always a fun place to take out of town friends.

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Ahwahnee, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Wonderful for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Really reasonable prices and excellent food. You go up and order and they bring it out to you. Very cute Americana atmosphere! We had breakfast and lunch there and both were perfect! Definitely a really good family restaurant, definitely really good food. Very good value for your dollar when you don't want the full... More

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