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Lester's Diner

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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: Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Late Night

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  • 186
    Excellent
  • 153
    Very good
  • 54
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food.

Our hotel shuttle driver recommended this place. Busy, chaotic atmosphere, but the food was great. Hubby had meatloaf, and I had the best Reuben sandwich I've ever tasted. It was so huge I could only eat half. The only reason I didn't give it five stars was the service was a bit lacking... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
J6333
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Wisconsin
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
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ste. Catherine Quebec
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Look no further. ...this is the best breakfast for a reasonable price. Get a little or a lot. Specials and more. Variety !!! The portions are generous. You will not be disappointed.

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We ate here twice on our week long trip; coming and going to the airport. It is so easy to find and parking is free. First trip was lunch and I had a simple thing of wonder called a Lester's Melt with Pastrami and Swiss on Rye. The pastrami was thicker compared to what I've had in say a classic... More 

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Goldsboro, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We had just arrived by air to Fort Lauderdale and were hungry for a mid afternoon snack. We were directed to Lester's by our hotel staff. OMG their large dessert selection is wonderful, and my choice of deep dish apple pie alamode was superb. We did not get a chance to eat a meal, but looking around at the number... More 

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Wisconsin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Our hotel shuttle driver recommended this place. Busy, chaotic atmosphere, but the food was great. Hubby had meatloaf, and I had the best Reuben sandwich I've ever tasted. It was so huge I could only eat half. The only reason I didn't give it five stars was the service was a bit lacking. Hubby's meal was supposed to include drink,... More 

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Pittsburgh
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53 reviews 53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

We selected this place by randomly driving around. As we walked in a patron was leaving and we asked if it was any good and she responded that it was very good and the portions were huge. We ordered one seafood platter with a side of onion rings. Portions are huge. The salad was good and the onion rings were... More 

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

As a family we were really looking forward to dining at Lester's Diners and were unfortunately very disappointed. Only one meal of four was ok, the rest was of poor quality and pretty dry and tasteless. Not great when then faced with a bill of $90. We would not recommend Lester's Diners.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

Every time I am in Lauderdale I have at least one breakfast here and, if I can, I have lunch here before I go to the airport for my flight back to the Middle East. I recommend the chicken-fried steak, the hot Virginia ham or the pork chops. Enjoy!

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Hollywood, Florida, United States
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61 reviews 61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a nice diner and we had food here number of time before, but this time it was just the desserts. YUUUUM!

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Wales, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015 via mobile

We eat here while staying at a local hotel. .its just like you see in the old movies. .the decor and seating all original old diner style, the place was very clean food great value,the staff seemed nice as well..we will be back

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We had breakfast and dinner at this 50's style diner. Best prices in Ft Lauderdale! Food is delicious, hot, abundant. Dessert servings huge. Wait staff is extremely friendly and accommodating. How refreshing after spending an unbelievable amount of money for coffee and eggs in the hotel. When you see senior citizens and law enforcement frequenting an establishment like this, you... More 

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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: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
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?