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Papa's Diner

American, Diner
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626 E Highway 50, Clermont, FL 34711
+1 352-394-4474
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great breakfast and lunch diner

Papa's is a local breakfast and lunch diner. The prices are good and the portions are good sized. They have several lunch specials offered everyday. The only drawback is they don't accept credit cards.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 27, 2015
Nancy F
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Clermont, Florida
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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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156 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's an ok place for breakfast but nothing to rave about. When we visited Florida in December it was hard to find a really good place for breakfast.

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Thank JoAnn C
Minneola, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

Breakfast is a zoo at Papa's because this is a local favorite and there aren't many tables. If you like truck stops, you'll like Papa's. The omelets are filled with a velveeta knock-off and the vegetables arent sautéed first so they are raw and crunchy. The coffee is bitter.

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Clermont, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

Papa's is a local breakfast and lunch diner. The prices are good and the portions are good sized. They have several lunch specials offered everyday. The only drawback is they don't accept credit cards.

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Thank Nancy F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

We dined here today with my two kids for breakfast we got our food fast and it was so fresh and delicious!!! Will return soon!!!

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Thank Vaneruss
Clermont, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

Great home-cooked meals. Good service. I stopped in for a weekend breakfast - and the only drawback was waiting a couple minutes for a table; although I could have taken a counter seat immediately. Food is served quickly. It's good, and there's a lot of it. I don't know when they started accepting credit cards, but they now do.

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Thank Janet G
Clermont, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Food was excellent. If you are looking for good food and no atmosphere then this place is for you. It is a simple basic diner with good food.

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Thank 403margie
Clermont, Florida
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

If you want a typical breakfast, nothing fancy, this is the place to go. We have been going there for 10 years and it is always the same...good. The service and food are excellent. It is in a strip center by Winn /Dixie on Hwy 50. in Clermont. They serve breakfast and lunch and close after lunch. I usually get... More 

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Thank Linda C
Clermont, Florida
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We decided to to stop for breakfast as my daughter loves diners and breakfast. We were not disappointed in any way. The friendly wait staff were busy, efficient and very helpful. The food was very good and the prices were just what you would expect for a mom and pop diner. I would recommend Papa's Diner for their great food,... More 

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Thank Dennis W
Minneola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Don't go for the atmosphere. Clean with a friendly waiting staff. The food was great and lots of it. Hamburgers rank a 10+. Seafood basket good. Good diner food. Only one draw back bring Cash no plastic is accepted. Great place with very good food!

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Thank Matt E
Satsuma, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Not fancy, but good, home style food at a reasonable price. Pleasant wait staff in a traditional diner. Portions are substantial, so you want go away hungry. Chile cheese dog was a gracious plenty for lunch, and the spaghetti with meat balls made supper as well as lunch. Give them a try when you are hungry and maybe in a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 626 E Highway 50, Clermont, FL 34711
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Lake County  >  Clermont
  • Phone Number: +1 352-394-4474

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?