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420 Royal Gorge Blvd, Canon City, CO 81212-3747
719-276-8468
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice for Seniors

We ate in this old-style-tacky 50's themed "diner" three times while in the area. Entry is part of a Shell gas station store, it's clean and friendly, with fresh-cooked food they adjusted to my low-sodium needs. The dinner specials for seniors helped on the price. Great homemade rolls and a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 6, 2014
Merle G
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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Golden, Colorado
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91 reviews 91 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Excellent breakfast with good portions for a good price. Photos of Elvis, Marilyn, James Dean and the Rat Pack - several of which I'd never seen before. Awesome wait staff, and cool gift shop. HIGHLY recommended

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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Loved this place at first I was like Really when the hubby picked this place to eat...They Have REALLY great Hamburgers..

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Canon City, Colorado, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Fine place. 50's style diner with 50's style food. Delicious burgers and so much more. The best chocolate malt in Canon City.

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Canon City, Colorado
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Nasty old hamburger and burned fries the soup had no spice to it at all and the manager said its because a lot of old people goes their since when does "old people" not like good food!!!! Never again will I go their or my elderly friends! My son got a milk shake and the milk was sour it seems... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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143 reviews 143 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Would not return. Just not a great experience. Too many other choices in town. FOOD - Average. Wasn't horrible but wasn't all that great. SERVICE - good MUSIC - way too loud ATMOSPHERE: cute diner with 50's decorating

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We ate in this old-style-tacky 50's themed "diner" three times while in the area. Entry is part of a Shell gas station store, it's clean and friendly, with fresh-cooked food they adjusted to my low-sodium needs. The dinner specials for seniors helped on the price. Great homemade rolls and a soft-serve machine.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We are new to dining in Canon City and tried Big Daddy's Diner for lunch. The decor and cleanliness was acceptable. The service was poor. The food was truly awful. It seems hard to go wrong with a Frito Pie but it was runny and soggy with limp lettuce. My husbands fries were greasy and cold. Overpriced and will never... More 

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Southington, Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Stopped in for a lunch- very nice , friendly efficient staff. Old fashioned diner with a nice menu- very moderately priced- fast service!

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ridgway
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29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

Good affordable food with fun 50's flair! Shakes, burgers etc. Breakfast was great..I had Belgian waffle, eggs, hash browns, & bacon $7. 550's music. Family oriented. Has a gas station- convenient store.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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53 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Reminiscent of a '50s diner. Our server was very friendly and the food was average -- what one might expect for this type of restaurant. My husband had a "bowl" of chili that was more the size of a tureen. He enjoyed it, and my BLT was good. Very conveniently located near the Royal Gorge Railroad.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: 420 Royal Gorge Blvd, Canon City, CO 81212-3747
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Canon City
  • Phone Number: 719-276-8468

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Diner

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