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570 Sunrise Hwy, Patchogue, NY 11772-2282
(631) 363-5338
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Good diner food, big portions

We were in town on the 4th of July and after our event we wanted to get some diner. The diner was open so we decided to give it a try. They weren't very busy and I guess that's because it was the 4th. The food was good diner food. Big menu with large portions.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
Tim F
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Carmel, New York
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Sayville, New York, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Good food and good specials, too. Friendly atmosphere and very clean. Great place to go for a family, friends, a small or even a large gathering.

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Holtsville, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Very disappointed. The service was very good. The food left a lot to be desired. My wife and I both had the roasted half a chicken. To say it tasted like cardboard would be to insult the cardboard. It was so over done would be putting it mildly. The baked potatoes where nicely cooked. I had red cabbage which was... More 

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Carmel, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

We were in town on the 4th of July and after our event we wanted to get some diner. The diner was open so we decided to give it a try. They weren't very busy and I guess that's because it was the 4th. The food was good diner food. Big menu with large portions.

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Medford, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We have eaten breakfast at this diner many times on Sunday mornings after church. The service has always been excellent. The breakfast choices are excellent and they are always delicious. We went for dinner on 6/25/15 after the Patchogue-Medford HS graduation. Our waitress was wonderful. She was courteous and accommodating but the kitchen was exceptionally slow. It took us over... More 

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Patchogue, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Probably one of the best, if not the top diner in Long Island. I'm not kidding!! Where else can you have a five course meal (appetizer, soup & salad, main course, desert and coffee) for $13 to $15. And we are not talking skimpy servings here people. These are filled to the heap plates and the food is amazing!!!! I've... More 

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New York City, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Had a wonderful late lunch....delicious salads made to order.Everything was fresh. Excellent service.

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Patchogue, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I love their eggs benedict! Make sure you ask for Alyson - she is an awesome waitress. If she is not there ask for Philippe!

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Islip, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Breakfast was really good. Food was cooked to order without being greasy. Their asparagus veggie omlette,even potatoes were very good. Turkey bacon was enough to share. Actually all the food portions were huge. Took half of it home.

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Bayport, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

I am always posting about special or high end places, or far away places o really good or bad places but I never post about the places I use to go to in a regular basis. Now it's the time. I have brunch or breakfast every weekend at California diner. It is a family owned 24/7 service restaurant. The food... More 

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Maple Shade, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The review only allows for one meal, so I picked our first one, breakfast, which my wife and I enjoyed after the highly disappointing complimentary breakfast offered to us by La Quinta Inn. But, as breakfast was so good, we had to stop one more time, last time for dinner, before leaving Long Island this morning! There are soo many... More 

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Address: 570 Sunrise Hwy, Patchogue, NY 11772-2282
Phone Number: (631) 363-5338
Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Patchogue
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 570 Sunrise Hwy, Patchogue, NY 11772-2282
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Patchogue
  • Phone Number: (631) 363-5338

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

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