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1002 S 19th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85009-5946
+1 602-262-9916
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6:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 6:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Phoenix, Arizona
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

The food was OK, I ate pork chops but a friend that order wings told me they were delicious, the service is awesome, even though they took a little longer to serve cause they were short in staff that day, the waitresses are very polite, attentive and always smiling.

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Thank Yimy S
Pensacola Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2016 via mobile

Good food, nice and friendly staff, and classic decorum. Made for an enjoyable afternoon lunch. Worth a stop if you're in the area and would definitely return.

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Thank Marcus H
vancouver, bc
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2015

Driving by on a side trip off the interstate to see the AZ state capitol; I was hooked by the sign on the building that said, "Hand Cut Fries." Order a Mexi Burger and my companion ordered a ham and cheese both with fries and fresh ice tea. Great burgers; nice owner and staff with a sense of humor and... More 

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Thank Sooner7
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53 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2013

I would come back if I'm in the area again. Food was good and not too greasy. Service was very friendly. Prices were very good.

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Thank ugadawg12
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2013

I had read the reviews about Charlene's chowder, we stopped on our way up into Cape Breton. The chowder didn't disappoint it was full of both fish and shellfish. It was a meal on to it's. would definitely would stop there again, next time I'll have to try the deserts.

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Thank Chris H
Prescott, Arizona
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139 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013 via mobile

4.75 breakfast burrito was good. I liked the coffee and the atmosphere. Biscuits and gravy were really good

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Thank guyinprescott01
Surprise, Arizona
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2012

OMG you should stop by the NEW Charlen´s Cafe. Nothing compared to the old restaurant, new people, new atmosphere and I feel like I stepped into the cafe from back to the future. All they need is to wear their hair in nets and walk around in pink uniforms to complete that look.haha. Congrats on the remodel and to all... More 

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david r, Owner at Diner 50, responded to this review

We are remodeled with a new look. We are finishing our poolroom/entertainment room as well. This room will also be available to rent out for parties, birthdays, get togethers, and special events with catering provided. Breakfast and lunch with a 50's look and a pool room..... come join us for food and fun in a 50's atmosphere. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 2, 2012

This place was all around great. My boyfriend and I came here after a long day, and it had such a great atmosphere, everyone was so nice! Not to mention the food was really amazing for such a great price:) if you are local or just on vacation-you should definitely check it out.

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Thank AmandaERitchie
Arlington, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2012

My girlfriend and I, along with a group of our friends stoped here to eat kind of on a whim. We all like to try small independent diners because sometimes you can get decent food for a decent price. This place far exceeded all of our expectations. Amazing food, and amazing service, and all at a great price. We will... More 

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Thank chris j
Surprise, Arizona
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 16, 2012

My husband and I are truck drivers and a place like Charlen's is perfect for everyone that has a problem leaving their work trucks or in our case our baby RIG. Food is good and affordable, service is ecxellent and the atmosphere is like visiting family. For sure next time we're in Phoenix we will stop by.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $10
Cuisine
Mexican, American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1002 S 19th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85009-5946
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Phoenix
  • Phone Number: +1 602-262-9916
Description
Diner50 is a cool retro restaurant with a slight modern twist. You will find original vintage memorabilia from the 50's decade throughout the establishment. We have a great menu selection from traditional American to Mexican dishes. We are known to serve the freshest wild Alaskan cod and fresh sea bass in the Phoenix area. Our Juicy Steaks are also a very popular request. We serve the best breakfast in town! Our hand cut potatoes, fresh deli meats and daily cut veggies make every dish delightful to the pallet. We customize any omelet, burrito, home made burgers and more. Our reviews are such a great compliment. We pride ourselves in customer service and strive to make every visit pleasant with our attentive staff & friendly service. You will simply love this place! Guaranteed

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