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250 W State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315-2545
954-525-5641
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12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Better New York Cheese Cake than in NYC

Lester's Diner on old Rt 84 near the Ft Lauderdale airport is a time warp back to the 1950's and 60's. The owners have spent some $$$ refinishing the retro look to maintain the '50's Diner decor. The food and service were both very good. This isn't 'white linens' fine dining, folks. Lester's is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Gary C
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Houston, Texas, United States
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Houston, Texas, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Lester's Diner on old Rt 84 near the Ft Lauderdale airport is a time warp back to the 1950's and 60's. The owners have spent some $$$ refinishing the retro look to maintain the '50's Diner decor. The food and service were both very good. This isn't 'white linens' fine dining, folks. Lester's is a diner. But I that genre... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

A friend picked us up from the airport and took us to Lester's. It was great. After traveling, I was hungry and tired but this really filled the bill. Our dinners were great and I was too full for dessert. I hope to go back some time and try some dessert as they looked wonderful.

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

There's an issue here. Very nicely remodeled diner. However, it was very cold inside - so much so that all my food was almost cold when I received it. Eggs got before I could eat them, so did potatoes. They should consider serving biscuits and gravy in a bowl instead of spread all over a plate, and consider warming the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Delicious, great service. Just off cruise and GPS'ed something for breakfast. Great find, good prices, good food.

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Grand Bahama Island
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

In between flights, a friend took me to this place. A diner from yesteryear, the place was packed. Typical diner food on the menu with most of the classics. I ordered the chicken salad, my friend ordered the egg salad. Our waitress was friendly. Our food came out in a timely manner despite the crowd. The sandwiches were ample and... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Nothing else had better satisfied my sweet tooth then to drive out of my way for a couple slices of Lesters fresh homemade style New York cheesecake if I had my choice I would have dessert first but unfortunately we did have dinner which was wonderful,and we were quite full but we managed to throw down to their delicious slices... More 

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Florida, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

consistent fast food diner owned by greeks who know how to cook and prepare food, if your not sure where to eat breakfast this is good any time, or if you need a place to eat after being out all night this place will be fine, great pastries and home made soups

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Covington, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Been going to the this diner since 77 and it remains a must visit and eat for every visit. Pancakes are still good and prices are reasonable.

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Euless, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Authentic diner with one the best breakfast selections I've been offered. Great service also. The place was packed which is also a good sign. A must visit!

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Queens, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The Carrot Raisin Muffin is a must try here! I ate breakfast every day while I was in Fort Lauderdale. Great Place!

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Additional Information about Lester's Diner

Address: 250 W State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315-2545
Phone Number: 954-525-5641
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Fort Lauderdale
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 250 W State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315-2545
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: 954-525-5641

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 am - 12:00 am

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