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126 S Main St, Hailey, ID 83333-8481
(208) 578-1293
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice Place, Good Food

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2014
nancypo0
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Boise, Idaho
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Boise, Idaho
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209 reviews 209 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I ate at this location with a work associate. The inside is very clean and nice. I ordered a French dip and it was so bad that I only ate the fries. The lunch menu was very plain, might be better for breakfast.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

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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61 reviews 61 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 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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235 reviews 235 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
23 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
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 126 S Main St, Hailey, ID 83333-8481
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Hailey
  • Phone Number: (208) 578-1293

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
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

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