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Shorty's Diner

126 S Main St, Hailey, ID 83333-8481
(208) 578-1293
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Ranked #7 of 39 Restaurants in Hailey
Cuisines: American
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- Sep 6, 2014
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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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198 reviews 198 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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
10 helpful votes 10 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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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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46 reviews 46 reviews
26 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
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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
30 helpful votes 30 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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Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Stopped in for breakfast on the way to the airport, large portions, good hot food. Tried the chorizo skillet. Friendly service. Will go again.

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Lehi, Utah
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

It wouldn't be a visit to Hailey without a breakfast at Shorty's, one of the best breakfast places I have been, the country sausage is excellent, service is great. Seems a lot of the locals eat there in the morning as well.

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