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Dines Family Restaurant

$American, ,
400 King Street West, Oshawa, Ontario L1J 2J9, Canada
+1 905-723-5951
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible12%
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“home fries” (3 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 8:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Canadian
400 King Street West, Oshawa, Ontario L1J 2J9, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The dirtiest place to eat I've ever been. Washrooms were 3rd world clean with a clogged toilet in the ladies room that they knew about but wasn't dealt with. Coffee cup had old chunks of someone else's breakfast. Starvation is a better option.

Thank Mike S
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

I have Celiac Disease and it's hard to find places that cater to me. :) oh guys did an amazing job I loved my steak and eggs, will definitely be suggesting this to friends! Great job.

Thank Courtney B
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Friendly with a number of choices on the menu. Food was well prepared. Restaurant is family friendly. We would definitely go back again.

Thank Islandfan17
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

If you like interacting with servers who'll not only get your order right, be friendly to you & your family & also remember you on subsequent visits, this is the place. You'll actually feel welcome here and you'll want to return.

Thank Sharon M
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

An old diner in Oshawa nice plates and staff. Nice environment. Great Breakfasts Lunches and Dinners like any top notched American Diner.

Thank Andrew F
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Had a great breakfast of steak and eggs at Dines. Old fashion family restaurant offering value for your money. It has been there a while and it is easy to see why. The wait staff was very nice, offering coffee refills without asking.

Thank luban
Reviewed February 12, 2017

I grew up across the road from this restaurant and remember it when it was a tiny, little square box of a take out restaurant on the corner of King and Gibbons Street. The location hasn't changed, but the restaurant is much larger now and...More

Thank debit7
Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Had a great breakfast last time but this visit the bacon was cold. Obviously pre-cooked. Home fries lacked seasoning. Waitress never bothered to ask if the meal was okay so I asked for container to take bacon home.

Thank uacturbo
Reviewed October 3, 2016

I ordered a vegetable stir fry. I got a small bed of rice with a huge heap of onions. There was a hint of green pepper and a couple of pieces of mushroom. Basically my meal was onion. I don't like onions. They took four...More

Thank JanEvinouThompson
Reviewed September 9, 2016

Go here quite a lot during the year, food is very good, great breakfasts, staff are friendly and the prices are reasonable for what you get. I would recommend this place to anyone wanting great wholesome food.

Thank SusanOshawa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 King Street West, Oshawa, Ontario L1J 2J9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Oshawa>  > Vanier
  • Neighborhood: Vanier
  • Phone Number: +1 905-723-5951
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