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We are the ugly diner near Canal Rd and Tacky Jacks. We are NOT the shiny silver diner near the beach. The only thing promised here is a great meal and adequate service.
PRICE RANGE
$6 - $22
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
CUISINES
American, Bar, Diner
FEATURES
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, 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, Table Service, Live Music
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was very fast and the wait staff was very friendly. Great value and very fresh! We will definitely go back.

Date of visit: May 2020
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Reviewed March 25, 2020

Kudos to The Diner staff . Even in these difficult times they have hit the ball out of the park.... Their take away hot lunches are the best, The variety is Super.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 3, 2020

The biscuits were hard as rocks, sitting in the gravy. Even letting them sit there for several minutes, they wouldn't absorb the gravy and soften. Our waitress took them back and didn't charge us for them, but my question is, why would you bring them...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 24, 2020

I've eaten there twice and both times the service was outstanding and the food was delicious. The grouper special on Fridays is especially good and the price is very reasonable.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 17, 2020

Waited for 20 minutes for someone to even acknowledge us....and that was at the hostess station !! 4 other people left because they had been waiting at the hostess station before us. The special was "Cabbage Rolls". Ordered the special and I received one (1)...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 14, 2020

Greeted as we entered, very polite an friendly.. it looks like they have remodeled some since the last time we were there. Looks good.. Food was good an hot wait was not too long. Enjoyed our meal.. will be back..

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 14, 2020 via mobile

Great looking place! If you like the 60's, Elvis, and old cars, you will like the look. Food is ok. Staff have the personality of a brick wall. Noisy place.

Date of visit: February 2020
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stevekR2515AG, Owner at The Diner, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2020

Hi Jefferey, You have mistaken us for the retro 60s place called the SUNLINER Diner near the beach. We are THE DINER located near Tacky Jacks. We are the ugly building with good food and adequate service. Come down and visit us sometimes.

Reviewed February 8, 2020

We had the Friday night special. 8 oz flat iron steak with a baked potato. $10. Best steak we have had in the area. Could have come with a salad and bread but what we got was excellent. Good service and atmosphere.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 7, 2020

We have eaten here several times over the last few years and never been disappointed. The service is friendly and quick and the food is both tasty and reasonably priced. Their breakfast specials are great and their chicken fried stake is always a hit. However,...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 1, 2020 via mobile

It took us 30 minutes to even get coffee. Good thing we ordered when we were asked what we wanted to drink as it was 40 min to get Breakfast at 9 am on Sat. I for one will not go back. Ridiculous!

Date of visit: February 2020
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achambershhs
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
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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 :)
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Braelyhn
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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