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Golden Reef Diner

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

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Visitor rating
  • 11
    Excellent
  • 22
    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
Great diner...

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!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
NYDREAMER10
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Long Beach, New York
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45 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Long Beach, New York
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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92 reviews 92 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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Danbury, Connecticut
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Though this is a diner it's better than most diner food. Their onion rings are great when served on a separate plate so gravy doesn't make them soggy. Tender juicy lamb chops, huge fresh, quality salad.

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Long Island, NY
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I wish I could review the food. My problem is that i ordered a beef stew dish....and found a hair in my food...YUK! I immediately called over a waiter and, in front of him, pulled this long hair out of the food with various gravy and small veggie pieces stuck to it. I was so grossed out! I expected the... More 

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Valley Stream, NY
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86 reviews 86 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

we go to many diners within 5 miles of this restaurant but its the best of the diners-very good fish choices, excellent burgers especially white meat turkey burger and their boneless half chicken is a good a dish as the best restaurants, they always give you too much to eat so how do you miss the fabulous gelato

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Brooklyn
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58 reviews 58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Took a party of six for dinner to The Golden Reef this weekend. Though a busy Saturday night, my reservation was honored and we were seated immediately. The food was outstanding. Big, fresh and beautiful salads to start the meal. Entrees did not disappoint. The stuffed shrimp were large and tasty. Chicken Portobello was a hit, as well as the... More 

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New York
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145 reviews 145 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I recently stopped at this diner for breakfast with a friend early one saturday morning. The diner is pretty large and is hard to miss but the parking lot was pretty small. The parking lot also had a valet but he appeared to only park certain cars - he didnt park mine or my friends. Once you enter the diner... More 

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Rockville Centre, New York, United States
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I have been coming here since I was in high school. Pretty much always get the Burger Deluxe with a bowl of gravy for the fries and a vanilla egg cream. Unless I come for breakfast which is also very good. The place has never been busier. It's amazing to watch how quickly everyone Works.

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Washington, D.C.
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

This diner has produced quality food and a menu that might take an hour to read. Every choice is up to snuff and if not the server will tell you not to order it. Greek, Mediterranean, Italian, American fare are all served with quality, fresh ingredients and portions to make the hungriest satisfied. Anything on the menu that strikes you,... More 

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Franklin Square, New York
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92 reviews 92 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Always a very good diner. I liked it better when they served free celery, carrots and olives. No more.....I would recommend this diner to all.

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?