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213 E Main St, Norman, OK 73069-1304
405-329-6642
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Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 28
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    Very good
  • 6
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious!

This is one of the cutest diners around. The food is really, really good. Their bacon is out of this world. It is a very small diner so, be prepared for a wait on almost any morning you go but it is worth it. Once you are seated; the food is good, service is fast and friendly and the price... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
Donna C
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Norman, Oklahoma
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Norman, Oklahoma
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106 reviews 106 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This is one of the cutest diners around. The food is really, really good. Their bacon is out of this world. It is a very small diner so, be prepared for a wait on almost any morning you go but it is worth it. Once you are seated; the food is good, service is fast and friendly and the price... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We have been eating at the Diner for almost 20 years. Unquestionably the best food in Norman. Whether you are looking for breakfast favorites (try the blueberry pancakes), to tamales, chili and, as my husband says, if you're really lucky, the best steak ever! Lines get long on the weekend, but wait it out! Totally worth it!

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We dined here as one of our Triple D TV stops. I had the chicken fried chicken meal with home fries and scrambled eggs, along with biscuits and gravy. It was a lot of food, especially considering I also decided to try a small sample of the chili featured on Triple D. The chicken was the best I'd ever eaten.... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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65 reviews 65 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

My wife and I had lunch here a few days ago. We had read the reviews and other info on how good the food was here. We plan on going back earlier in the day to try their breakfasts. I had a Santa Fe Burger with fries and my wife had a patty melt on rye. Both of these selections... More 

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Santa Ynez, California
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89 reviews 89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

While visiting family we decided to try Diner for breakfast one morning. This place is a blast from the past. It is a small hole in the wall with booths lining one wall as well as counter space. The biscuits and gravy is awesome and honestly everything we ordered was great. Looking forward to dining here again on our next... More 

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Norman oklahoms
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Go to this diner ....deliious breakfast and great service. You might even get to see the famous "Calvin Steves" and buy a paper. Try the blueberry pancakes , the biscuits and gravy, and any of the Mexy scram....making me hungry to think about it. Yum. You'll love the reto experience.

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Norman, Oklahoma, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Mark Amspacher was the owner and face behind the Diner when it was featured on Diners, dives and drive-in's, but this place was already famous among the locals of Norman. I had the pleasure of working with Mark (or Spach) when his family ran the Southside Grocery and Deli just SW of the OU campus, now a pizza place. Mark... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Well-made, fresh food. Atmosphere is old-timey, and the Formica may be original.... Excellent diner with a little flair.

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norman,ok
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143 reviews 143 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This place was a gold mine before Guy and his tv show. we waited 35 minutes to get a seat at the counter at 10 am on a sunday! the hot green sauce that we got that came with our eggirito was so good i ordered a bowl on the side as it reminded me of new mexico style breakfast... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Funky little joint, supposed to have great chili, but not impressed. Would try it again for breakfast. Very clean and wonderful staff. Hours are very limited though.

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Address: 213 E Main St, Norman, OK 73069-1304
Phone Number: 405-329-6642
Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Norman
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Diner

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  • Address: 213 E Main St, Norman, OK 73069-1304
  • Location: United States  >  Oklahoma (OK)  >  Norman
  • Phone Number: 405-329-6642

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Diner

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