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The Diner

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235 Los Gatos Saratoga Road, Los Gatos, CA 95030
408-354-4886
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My aunt who lives in Los Gatos took my husband and I there for breakfast / brunch and everything we orderdd was really good. I got a California style omelette, my husband ordered a typical breakfast plate of eggs, sausage and hashbrown, and my aunt got an Eggs Benedict. I tried all of them, and they were all good quality... More 

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Thank spalacios1980
San Rafael, California
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120 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

I took my family here for breakfast on a Friday morning. It was around 10:30AM and the dinning room was about 3/4th full. We were quickly seated and waited on. The menu has a large selection for breakfast, waffles, eggs, and a special section for eggs Benedict with a selection of different meats such as hash or other meats. It... More 

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Thank DonWatty
San Jose, California
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

This little diner holds some delicious treasures... shout out to Debbie, she is always happy to see us, likes her job, is people-savvy, and a damn good server, she feels more like a friend! Our group of 4 had the Turkey Dinner Blue Plate Special, Eggs Benedict, Reuben Sandwich, and Hash on My Hash Browns. We all enjoyed our meals... More 

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Thank babygirldeedee1
Los Gatos, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

We've gone here several times for a quick, very casual breakfast or lunch. Good "Diner Food" right out of the 1950s. Eat at the fountain on a stool or in a comfy red vinyl booth. Pancakes, waffles, French toast, or lots of egg specials for breakfast. Burgers, hot beef or turkey sandwich with gravy, big milkshakes; typical "unhealthy but yummy"... More 

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Thank David N
Reston, Virginia
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84 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016 via mobile

This my first visit for breakfast. Tons of options including a dozen different types of eggs Benedict! I had the Gyro with eggs. It was good but not great. The tasziki tasted like it was just sour cream. The other ingredients were good. My adult daughter had the veggie omelet which was delightful. Her home style potatoes were very good... More 

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Thank SusanEMR
Saratoga, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Go to place in Los Gatos. Wonderful home made soups served piping hot every day. Best breakfasts with great hash browns. large selection of delicious sandwiches and burgers. Terrific fountain with super rich shakes and floats. Fifties vibe with working jute box. The servers are so accommodating and treat everyone as a friend. Patricia is a special favorite. Takes care... More 

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Thank Marcia R
San Jose, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Got a deal on Groupon, so decided to give it a try. Four of us went for lunch on a weekend, and the place was full. Huge menu with lots of choices. I had breakfast and the other three had lunch. All the food was pretty good and the waitress was friendly and efficient.

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Thank RobinC21
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31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

All the traditional 1950's food, including great milk shakes and malts. Would say it is medium to high price for what you expect from a diner; but the food is definitely worth it. We bring the grandkids here for Sunday brunch often, have had breakfast, lunch, and dinner when Sue is out of town as it is very friendly and... More 

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Thank Kit M
Los Gatos, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

My husband and I dropped by the Diner recently to cool off (It was a hot day.) and enjoy an early evening meal out. This is a restaurant that we both enjoy so we settled in and looked at the menu, then ordered and sat back to relax until our food came. Big posters of James Dean, Clark Gable, Marilyn... More 

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Thank VWriter
El Dorado Hills, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

Restaurant is clean and staff is friendly. Large menu. Restaurant is throw back to the 60's. Ruben was good but French fries were frozen and over cooked. Too many other good restaurants in Loa Gatos to go back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 235 Los Gatos Saratoga Road, Los Gatos, CA 95030
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Los Gatos
  • Phone Number: 408-354-4886

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?