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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: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 246
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  • 191
    Very good
  • 74
    Average
  • 16
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  • 14
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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
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We had an hour before we had to return the rental car and found this diner nearby. We sat at the counter, and got quick service and hot food. Typical diner fare. Very popular with the locals.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Vacationer2Maine
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Canada
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ate at Lester's twice while we were in Fort Lauderdale - once for dinner and again for lunch the next day. The portions were huge, but the food quality and taste was pretty average. The desserts looked amazing, and were served in huge portions, but we ended up only eating a small portion because it just wasn't worth the calories.... More 

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Thank AmazonQueen
Boston, Massachusetts
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80 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Come here with a large appetite! The selection is pretty good and the portions are large. The dinner specials can get pricey for a diner, but with everything they give you, I believe it is well worth it! Would definitely recommend!

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Thank NikkiBee13
Loveland, Ohio
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Cheap place to eat. Not fancy. Able to get special before 7 pm. Portions large. Liver and Bacon good. Meatloaf good.

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Keyser
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was listed as a local favorite, and it lived up to its name. Great diner experience. The food was good and the portions were large. Large selection of desserts and baked goods! Every thing was delicious.

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Thank Kim999_12
Louisville, Kentucky
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was typical diner fare, but not bad. Lots of pastries on display and looked nice. Waitress was in a hurry and didn't spend any time on explanations. This was my first time there and had a few questions. It's sort of seedy, and the men's room only had one stall working. Had a lot of locals there and they... More 

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Thank Don3833
Atlanta, Georgia
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79 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an hour before we had to return the rental car and found this diner nearby. We sat at the counter, and got quick service and hot food. Typical diner fare. Very popular with the locals.

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Thank Vacationer2Maine
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507 reviews
421 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These people are icons in hospitality ! What great reps for tourism! Breakfast all day is great benefit and people are very gracious and place is immaculate !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I went to Lester's for brunch while vacationing in Fort Lauderdale and absolutely loved it! The menu is quite large and gives a lot of options. The portions are quite generous - including their large glasses of ice coffee (a must try for any coffee lover!). The staff was very attentive and friendly, making our trip to... More 

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Thank Sydney C
Hollywood, Florida
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219 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lester's has a big menu. The breakfasts are very good but not cheap. Their waitstaff is good but slow .

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Thank sangwa2016
South Florida
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98 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is always good, service great. The pies are to die for. Delicious soups, great sandwiches and breakfast is never a disappointment, that is why my friends and I keep on returning to Lesters for so many years.

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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: Families with children, Local cuisine, 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?