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The Diner

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102 Service Rd Hwy 1, Balgonie, Saskatchewan S0G 0E0, Canada
+1 306-771-4525 ‎
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7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Brandon
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stopped by on our way from Winnipeg to Calgary. We all had the lunch buffet. Good salad, coleslaw and macaroni salad. The chicken was good and so were the rib bites. Lasagna left a lot to be desired. The pierogies were okay but too greasy. I'm not sure if it was worth $11/person.

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Thank Jillian V
Saskatchewan
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77 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm sorry to say that since my last visit - ?a couple or three years ago, things have gone downhill. The place could do with some serious spit and polish. The meat loaf meal was somewhat disappointing. Even though it was two hours before closing they had almost no selection of pies for dessert. I likely won't be back soon...

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Thank TravelNotTourism
North Battleford, Canada
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016 via mobile

Good food, loved the decor, great service! Also highly recommend the Banana Split Pie! Thanks for the great service!!!

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Thank mitchielisa
Regina, Canada
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

We've been to this diner a few times and have found the food to be good both times. Meals are made from scratch so it does take longer. Take the time to enjoy the company while waiting for your food. It's worth the wait. All of our meals were great!

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Thank sktraveller_10
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Our food took forty mins before we got it. No explanation of why it was taking so long. I don't know if there is new owners and they just don't get the concept of service or what. The food was good though.

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1 Thank Chey B
Regina,
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Waited 1 1/2 hours for dinner. Obvious staff issues, particularly cooks. Waitresses are friendly and unfortunately apologetic for cooking staff. Not comfortable anymore. Chicken fingers are now ordered from somewhere else because they are the size of chicken nuggets. Things not doing well here.

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Thank Reginalady
Toronto
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

The fish and chips are nothing special but The Meatloaf is worth the trip! The helpings are very generous. Great fare at a very reasonable price in a cozy 50's - 60's heartland atmosphere. Sad that I am too full to try the pie!!!!'

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Thank Vandarbar
Calgary, Canada
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329 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The breakfast here are outstanding. The home made sausages should not be missed. It is easy on easy off of #1 Highway and the service was fast and friendly. Great stop for breakfast or I imagine lunch

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Thank birtleman
Regina, Canada
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

Awesome food here. Bad boy burger and roast beef sandwich. We both loved it. Best was apple pie with vanilla ice cream. Prices were reasonable. Service was nice. Would def come here again easy

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Thank ToddMiki
Regina, Canada
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47 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

Just an amazing place with superior service, freshly prepared food so it's worth the wait and they accept American express card unlike a few bigger names:)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Diner, Canadian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Service Rd Hwy 1, Balgonie, Saskatchewan S0G 0E0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Saskatchewan  >  Balgonie
  • Phone Number: +1 306-771-4525 ‎

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?