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California Diner

570 Sunrise Hwy, Patchogue, NY 11772-2282
(631) 363-5338
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Ranked #41 of 100 Restaurants in Patchogue
Cuisines: American
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English first
Bayport, New York
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
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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San Jose, California
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108 reviews 108 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Ordered the lox omlette and it was mostly onions in the eggs with very little lox. Service was good and we had a nice round table good for conversation. It's a good place if you want breakfast later in the day.

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Gilbert, Arizona
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Myself,wife and nephew went for a late lunch. My wife ordered chicken soup with matzoh balls. It was weird and a joke. After 3 spoonfuls, she couldn't eat the rest. She is no stranger to chicken soup I might add. I ordered a chicken salad. How could you possibly screw up a chicken salad ? I suppose by serving it... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We tried this place this evening based on some reviews. It was awful. Worst food we've ever had in this area. Dishes are not prepared as they are described on the menu. Even the vegetable side dishes are bad. Servers do not seem at all enthused about their employment -- and I wouldn't be either if I had to work... More 

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Middle Island, New York
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Considering we went there at 2:30 - 3:00 am, the staff was pleasant and prompt; the service was good and the food as well. I would recommend definitely recommend it. The atmosphere was very quaint.

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new york
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

This diner is really bad! I'm not sure where these people ate that are giving this diner a better than poor rating, but it certainly cannot be at the California Diner. There are so many better choices in the surrounding area. The food is sub par at best. The place is filthy. I have eaten at this diner once and... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Stopped on our way to East Hampton. Had a salad each- servings were huge and they were delicious. Best value we have had in America to date.

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Mastic Beach, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013 via mobile

My family and self have been going there for the last 3 years or so, the food has always been very good, the decor is modern-ish, nice atmosphere for family, always friendly and courteous service.

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Lake George
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

And the best Matzoh Ball Soup for miles around.Plus everything you'd expect from a traditional Long Island Diner. But watch out for the crazies on the service road when exiting !

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

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