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All 39 Hailey Restaurants

Shorty's Diner

126 S Main St, Hailey, ID 83333-8481
(208) 578-1293
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Ranked #6 of 39 Restaurants in Hailey
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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English first
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

We had the good fortune to go to Shorty's Diner in Hailey, Idaho the morning we were headed to the airport. Such a cute place, all dressed in 50's diner decor. And that's just the great start ! The staff is warm and welcoming, and our breakfast was delicious ! I had their cornmeal waffle with a side of bacon.... More 

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Round Hill, VA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Got in late Saturday night for a week vacation and family was looking for a place to eat. Cashier at nearby grocery store suggested Shorty's and what a perfect suggestion it was. Husband, son and daughter demolished yummy hot pancakes. My bagel sandwich was well toasted, the egg cooked just right, the cheese ... You get the idea. Service matched... More 

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Battle Ground, Washington
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We had three meals at Shorty's ... the food was excellent, served hot and promptly with a friendly smile. The waiters each time took care to check to see that all was to our satisfaction. While we ate inside, there is very nice outdoor seating available with beautiful hanging baskets of flowers adorning the seating area. Breakfast and lunch is... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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227 reviews 227 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We stopped in for breakfast while on a ride and the food was excellent! While the staff was happy and accommodating, they were slow. I had the bacon and eggs and the they were very well prepared. The pancakes were huge, and Shorty's favorite was very good! Average pricing on the menu items, probably because the servings are large! We... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Not gourmet, but clean, good service and prices. Had breakfast, blueberry pancakes, no topping. Great bacon, thick and crisp. Nice music and cute decor.

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Vallejo, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We've been for breakfast a few times. The food is just okay, not bad, but not great, and it's priced a little bit high for not being great. Coffee is a big deal for me, and theirs is also just okay--a little bit on the weak side. The service was very good, and the owner seemed friendly. The atmosphere is... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Downtown Main St., Hailey, serves breakfast all day. Decor is 50s juke joint. Good burgers and milk shakes, plus a full American menu. They say Bruce Willis put it in to have a place for late night chow when his night club closed. New owners but the ambiance is the same. Popular with locals.

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Snohomish, Washington
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54 reviews 54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

Fun atmosphere and we love the breakfasts here. The banana or the cornmeal pancakes are pretty yummy. The only complaint I might make is that when we have been in with a large party, 6 or more, the service has seemed a tad slow. Not sure if we hit at a rare moment or not. Otherwise, one of our favorite... More 

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Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, United States
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

The best place around for breakfast or lunch when you are having a non-ski day. Love the 50s decor and the availability of half sandwiches when you are not so hungry or are feeding kids. We go there at least once a week.

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Seattle, Washington
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76 reviews 76 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

we've only been here once but this seems like the kind of place that just has consistently authentic food. the chef made an exception and gave me a half sandwich on the tuna melt which they usually don't do. the price looks a tiny bit high at first but the food is so darn good you quickly know what you... More 

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Additional Information about Shorty's Diner

Address: 126 S Main St, Hailey, ID 83333-8481
Phone Number: (208) 578-1293
Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Hailey
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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