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The Diner

2420 E 2nd St, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-3114
+1 251-500-1581
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2420 E 2nd St, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-3114
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Reviewed today

Cute diner but not what I expected. They need to try just good home cooking and skip all the fancy, overloaded dishes. Anyway, it wasn't what I expected. The food isn't all that good and it's expensive.

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We are a breakfast family. We love making breakfast and discovering good breakfast restaurants. This place stands out as awesome! The staff is warm and friendly. The food portions are extremely large and delicious. I had the avocado eggs Benedict, my husband ordered traditional bacon...More

Thank ReneeS1460
Reviewed 1 week ago

The atmosphere and staff are friendly, professional and helpful. I recommended the Reuben sandwich! It is the best that I have ever had.

Thank Knkjackson5
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of our regular stops in Gulf Shores for breakfast is the Diner. Nothing fancy about it, but the food is fabulous and the portions are huge!

Thank ngdscd23
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are visiting Gulf Shores and Orange Beach from out of town and just stopped at The Diner for lunch after seeing its Trip Advisor ranking. I ordered a Greek salad with a side of grilled shrimp and thoroughly enjoyed it. The veggies were fresh...More

Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading reviews, my husband and I decided to try this place, early in our November stay in the area. We were not disappointed! He had the open faced roast beef. A huge plate of tender beef with mashed potatoes and gravy over bread. I...More

Thank Plotting_the_course
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do not be confused, as there are two “Diners” in Gulf Shores. One is silver, looks like a kitchen appliance, and is closer to the beach. That one is very expensive and the food is only OK. This Diner is on 2nd street near the...More

1  Thank John C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is always good. Everything they have is great but if you want a really good hamburger, this is the place! I haven't tried the Reuben yet, but I heard it was great as well. I think I'll try that next!

Thank jenniferdeep
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First time visitors to The Diner, and we were very pleased at the menu and the friendliness of the staff. Kelly answered questions, and made recommendations that led me to a selection that was just wonderful. I had the Shrimp & Corn Risotto, had a...More

Thank SkyfallMike
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Why on earth does Trip Advisor have pictures that do NOT belong to The Diner but belong to the SUNLINER DINER? Get it straight! Tired of people posting had reviews about our favorite restaurant when th st have are talking and showing pics of the...More

Thank Mary W
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January 25, 2018|
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Response from Steve K | Property representative |
Yes mam call me at 252-776-3332 that's my cell and I can take care of you
Matthew M
June 6, 2017|
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Response from Tammymomoftwin | Reviewed this property |
They were great to work around my food allergy so I am sure they would work with you. I would call them prior to going :)
March 7, 2017|
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Response from Arrowmaker43 | Reviewed this property |
They change the daily special. Have a full menu but not sure about online.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $22
Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 1:45 PM
7:00 AM - 8:45 PM
7:00 AM - 8:45 PM
7:00 AM - 8:45 PM
7:00 AM - 8:45 PM
7:00 AM - 8:45 PM
7:00 AM - 8:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2420 E 2nd St, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-3114
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gulf Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 251-500-1581
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Food that breaks hunger - not the bank.
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