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Golden Reef Diner

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329 Sunrise Hwy, Rockville Centre, NY 11570-4905
516-764-9273
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6:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 11:59 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner

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  • 16
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  • 25
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Very good diner

Large diner near the train station. Breakfast food is good and the portions are large and includes coffe and juice. Service is pleasant and efficient. The menu is varied and extensive. A good place to go for breakfast for sure.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Marty3017
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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West Palm Beach, Florida
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Large diner near the train station. Breakfast food is good and the portions are large and includes coffe and juice. Service is pleasant and efficient. The menu is varied and extensive. A good place to go for breakfast for sure.

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New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

My family and I ate lunch here for the first time. The place is very clean and the staff is very friendly. The portions were huge. The food was delicious and our waitress, Theresa was awesome. Everyone enjoyed the gelato, which came in a number of different flavors. We would definitely return. This is an exceptionally good diner.

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Forest Hills, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

My friend and i stopped here for breakfast on a Saturday morning and it was busy. By the time we left, the place was packed. I was shocked how crowded this place was for a diner. I ordered the egg plus with sausages and it came with a choice of several side items. I had the home fries, fresh fruit... More 

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Rockville Centre, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

good for a quick or late night food a great meeting place for friends and family. Dessert counter is outrageous.

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Westbury, New York
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Service and food was like every dinner I've been to on Long Island, except the food was hot, tasty and portions were large. My friend had to take home at least half of what she had ordered. "Helicopter" service, but they did not hover too close nor too often. Service was excellent and our server brought everything quickly without us... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina, Usa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

It is more expensive than most diners but the food was excellent and the portions large, and they have valet parking for when it is crowded and you cannot find parking.

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Rockville Centre, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Best gelato ever! I love that you can taste test and then order your fave. The burgers are great, and I'm not a huge burger fan, but I'll eat them here. The wait staff is always friendly, and it's a great neighborhood diner. Haven't ever tasted anything bad here and we always look forward to coming back here. Gotta try... More 

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Massapequa, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The Golden Reef Diner in Rockville Centre, NY has absolutely the best gelato you will ever have in your life! Even better than Italy - and I have had gelato in Rome at several places and in Venice and this is much better! The Golden Reef Diner's gelato is on the list of the 27 best ice cream shops you... More 

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Long Beach, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This is our go to diner for that cheeseburger deluxe or Sunday morning breakfast. The food is delicous. The servers are a happy nice bunch of people who always great you with a smile. Never go any where else when I need a diner fix. Go try it out you will not be disappointed!

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Pound, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Golden Reef Diner has an exterior straight out of the 1950's. Just inside the door are a gelato bar and a bakery case with humongous pastries. The size of the pastries should have given us a clue as to the size of the entrees. Come here very hungry. We were here for breakfast in April on a Sunday morning. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 329 Sunrise Hwy, Rockville Centre, NY 11570-4905
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Rockville Centre
  • Phone Number: 516-764-9273

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
12:00 am - 2:00 am

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