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Local Family Diner, Great Food, Good Service & Good Prices. Seating Outside, Daily Homemade Specials, Free Wi-fi
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
CUISINES
American, Cafe, Diner
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Wifi, Table Service
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All reviews biscuits gravy fried fish sandwich fries the corned beef hash ordered breakfast were seated promptly home cooked breakfast or lunch easy access all you can eat quick service cash atm
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Reviewed January 12, 2020

New resident to the area and had to check out the local spot. I’m handicap & with a cane. Chose booth seating & told 2 people before sitting, due to back issues (current booth was for min. 2). The auburn haired server w/glasses had no...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 2, 2020 via mobile

‘This is a great mom and pops restaurant food is awesome service is great very friendly knowledgeable staff very very clean

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 20, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I stopped a bit before noon. She wanted breakfast. I wanted lunch. She ordered the meat lovers omelette. I had the Super Melt which is a patty melt with onions, peppers and bacon. Both meals were excellent. I ordered sweet potato fries...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 5, 2019

Delicious fresh not frozen hamburger. Their French fries have a nice taste of a coating. Quick service, able to eat inside or outside.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 26, 2019

1) Our waitress (red head) was very distracted, every time it was time to take our order or our money, she would turn and talk to another waitress or customer,,, right in the middle of the transaction! 2) Waitresses eating; The wall between customers and...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Brad G, Owner at Ellenton Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2019

Thanks for the review Gracie I will address your concerns with my staff. But as far as being filthy you are mistaken there the place is noted for being spotless and i am always getting compliments on that as well as the bathrooms, the floors...More

Reviewed August 16, 2019

Good place for good company and family style meals. Holiday meals well prepared---best to reserve table. Retired area draws breakfast/coffee crowd.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

Biscuits and gravy are not something I take lightly. It’s fattening so the few times I have it, I want it to be top notch quality! I am positive that this is the best I have ever tasted. The biscuits are large and fluffy, and...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Brad G, Owner at Ellenton Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 7, 2019

Spillthwine, that's too funny, well let's pretend that there is no calories in our biscuits & gravy, well not really. So glad you love them Wanda

Reviewed June 14, 2019

Open for breakfast or lunch - only open until 2:30 pm - but that gives you enough time to come in for either meal. Plenty to choose - hot or cold depending on what you choose - it's delicious. Eat outside or inside. Cash only...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Brad G, Owner at Ellenton Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2019

Thank you Eloise, glad you had a delicious meal, come back soon! Wanda

Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast this morning on my way to the grocery store. Ordered breakfast with two eggs smoked sausage toast, grits and coffee. Price was reasonable. Food was hot and served quickly. Staff very friendly and attentive. They are open till 7 p.m. so...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Brad G, Owner at Ellenton Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2019

Thank you Trish for the kind words, just one thing, we are only open until 7pm on Fridays, we close @ 2:30 tues-sunday. Wanda

Reviewed May 22, 2019 via mobile

We stopped and had breakfast here as we were passing through. It wasn't bad for the price. The serving size was pretty good. Note: It is CASH Only. They do have an ATM inside tho.

Date of visit: May 2019
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