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4701 Coconut Creek Pkwy, Margate, FL 33063-3917
(954) 979-4722
Today
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night

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  • 12
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  • 4
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  • 6
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Lester's Diner

I have eaten at Lester's since the 70's on hwy 84. This one is nearest to my home, of the three. I had breakfast: scrambled eggs, home fries, orange juice, rye toast, coffee. The service was fine, so was the food. My coffee was cold. She tried, but it never got above warm.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Coral Springs, Florida
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Cooper City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015 via mobile

I have visited 3 of the Lester's in Broward County. Without a doubt the Margate location is tops! Everything is home made, fresh and delicious. They make a soup special everyday and one is better than the next! If I could steal their Lentil Soup recipe I would. Burgers, salads, sides galore. You cannot choose a bad meal. True to... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

The worst ever. Stopped in for a meal with my sister. Rude hostess seated us. Female waitress started out okay and then became non-existent. We asked other staff for our waitress. No show. We asked them for help..never came back. Grape leaves were cold. No silverware or napkins. Place was slow, so no excuses. Register staff made us wait to... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I have eaten at Lester's since the 70's on hwy 84. This one is nearest to my home, of the three. I had breakfast: scrambled eggs, home fries, orange juice, rye toast, coffee. The service was fine, so was the food. My coffee was cold. She tried, but it never got above warm.

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Hortonville, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Lester's is great for breakfast as far as I'm concerned. I had scrambled eggs, bacon, toast and hash browns...just what I was hungry for! My server was very attentive...stopped by my table at least 3 times to check.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

I like to visit restaurants at least twice before deciding that I will never return. My husband, daughter, and I went a few months ago (our first visit). We had spinach pies and the food was okay, but nothing great. The server we had (and I don't remember name) was very nice and replaced the meal after the busboy threw... More 

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Boca
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I was raised in Greek diners and got to appreciate what a really good one can be. This place misses at so many levels that it's sad. Florida can't seem really support a good diner.

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Bloomfield, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I was told I couldn't visit Margate without going to Lester's Diner. We had lunch there last Friday, before heading back to the frozen tundra that is Connecticut this winter. Although they advertise themselves as "home of the 14oz coffee cup", the coffee arrived in a standard mug. When we asked about it, the waitress said they had a limited... More 

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Margate, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

If you want hit or miss diner food then Lester`s is for you. My favorite is the blueberry pancakes. You can't go wrong with breakfast. My go to meal is matzo ball soup and a chicken salad sandwich

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Best Sunday dinner. Loads of veg excellent service. Highly recommend a visit. We will be back very soon

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Hudson Valley, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

A Florida landmark as Lester's has been around for a long time. Very friendly. Food - basic diner fare. If you are looking for a place which will make you feel at home, go to Lesters.

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Additional Information about Lester's Diner

Address: 4701 Coconut Creek Pkwy, Margate, FL 33063-3917
Phone Number: (954) 979-4722
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Margate
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: American

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4701 Coconut Creek Pkwy, Margate, FL 33063-3917
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Margate
  • Phone Number: (954) 979-4722

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:30 pm

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