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Phillips Avenue Diner

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Phillip Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
605.335.4977
Today
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 115
    Excellent
  • 85
    Very good
  • 21
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food for parents and kids

We stopped for a late lunch for our family of four. Tanner was our server and was extremely kind and gracious. He clearly has served younger children before and was a great help in splitting a milkshake into two soda fountain glasses. The food was served swiftly and was incredibly good--the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
stacyh09
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New York
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New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

We stopped for a late lunch for our family of four. Tanner was our server and was extremely kind and gracious. He clearly has served younger children before and was a great help in splitting a milkshake into two soda fountain glasses. The food was served swiftly and was incredibly good--the burger/fries, Mac and cheese, chicken tenders, and chicken wrap... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

The food was excellent. The children's meal portions were large. I had the spinach and strawberry salad. It was delicious. My husband had the chicken and waffles, he said it was very tasty. I highly recommend giving this diner a try.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

I tried this place with a friend for lunch. The decor is really neat and the staff are very friendly. It does get busy but the wait wasn't too long. They have a good variety of selections on menu reasonably priced. They have diner favorites but also choices on the healthier side. We both had a salad and they were... More 

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Hastings, Nebraska
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72 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

A friend recommended this old diner and we are happy we took him up on it. NIce assortment of American dishes

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Mt. Pleasant, TX
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41 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We had come downtown to view the sculptures on Phillips Ave. and parked in front of the Phillip Avenue Diner. After viewing the sculptures, we went inside the diner to eat.Fairly busy for early Wednesday, but we were seated right away. Our waiter was a very friendly young man who was very knowledgeable about the menu and described the dishes... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This was a great place to eat in Sioux Falls. It's right on the main road (directly across from a great new antique store - Urban Archaeology), so was very convenient. The ambiance is charming - kind of retro - and the food was delicious. I can enthusiastically recommend the beef stroganoff. And the French Silk pie. Our waitress was... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Wow, areal diner, with a warm casual air, extended breakfasts, happy servers, and malts and shakes to finish.

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Sioux Falls
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Besides the fun atmosphere of a real diner, Phillips Ave has the greatest malts and burgers that you remember! There is a full menu for breakfast or lunch with many other favorites also but be prepared to wait awhile on weekends - it's that popular. You have a choice of eating inside or outside (weather permitting) but either is great... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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57 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I've passed this place on previous visits to downtown Sioux Falls as a theme resturant with a menu to match. Luckily, I was coaxed into joining friends for breakfast. Great diner menu with a real nod to old-school that knocks even the standards up a notch. The pancakes were outstanding. The breakfast poutine packed with flavor and decadent without being... More 

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Toledo
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81 reviews 81 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We decided to try the diner downtown on our last day. It's a quaint little place, serving breakfast, service was good, but food quality was average. We waited awhile for our waiter because he didn't see us walk in, however, he was very personable and helpful.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Phillip Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
  • Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Sioux Falls
  • Phone Number: 605.335.4977

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?