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Reviewed April 1, 2024 via mobile

Very cozy place and really good food, genuine atmosphere. The place was full with regular customers, and that’s says a lot. Not the average tourist place. Also the staff is super friendly and helpful. My card didn’t work at first, but the staff and the...owner who happened to be there solved the problem which was obviously not their fault, yet they gave us a gift peanut butter pie, which was heavenly, must try!More

Date of visit: April 2024
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Kent Infante, Owner at Nelson's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you Andras! Such nice comments. We love it when our guests feel this way. Hope you decide to visit us again soon!

Reviewed January 21, 2024

We were heading out to breakfast and saw this restaurant on TripAdvisor and decided to try it. It was phenomenal!!! The service was great, food was amazing, delivered fast and hot, and the prices were very reasonable, we will definitely return the next time we...visit the area!More

Date of visit: January 2024
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Kent Infante, Owner at Nelson's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much Susann!!! What nice comments! The best part is you were pleased. Hopefully you decide to visit us again soon. All the best from your friends at Nelson's!

Reviewed January 11, 2024

Just seeing Shannon my favorite waitress is enough for me. She’s always humble and sweet. She always takes care of her tables and not to mention she’s beautiful

Date of visit: January 2024
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Kent Infante, Owner at Nelson's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much Niko! Very nice comments and we agree with you about Shannyn. She is a rockstar!

Reviewed April 2, 2023 via mobile

I ordered pancakes, sausage links, bacon, eggs, and hash browns. The pancakes and eggs were nice and fluffy. The hash browns and sausage were cooked perfect. The bacon was crispy but I prefer a larger cut of bacon. I definitely recommend!

Date of visit: April 2023
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Thank you so much Victor!!!

Reviewed March 26, 2023 via mobile

Amazing local breakfast spot! One of the best breakfasts I’ve had. Excellent food - excellent service. We were from out of town, read the reviews and decided to try it. The reviews were true! This place was great.

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed March 11, 2023

This small diner had old fashioned looking red booths & chairs with Elvis memorabilia, such as albums on a wall. There were newspapers under glass with articles on the day Elvis died. As they're located in a strip mall, parking isn't a problem. Although their...cobb salad had turkey cold cuts instead of real roast turkey, my husband enjoyed his salad; it tasted fine & included avocado & good balsamic dressing.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed March 8, 2023

We love Nelson's for breakfast. The food, portions, service and prices are very good. We had never gone for dinner but tried the Friday fish special. It was a lot of breading on 3 small bits of fish. The shrimp was okay. I really looked...forward to having hush puppies but they were horrible. They are prepackaged balls that were sweet and cakey. But that’s just my opinion. Maybe some people like them. I just won’t order that again.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed February 25, 2023 via mobile

Nelson’s is a great breakfast place, but not for Friday fish fry’s. The fish is heavily breaded, hush puppies are very dry, cole slaw is so so and the shrimp are just ok. Should have sought out a Catholic Church fish fry instead. Not very...good for the price.More

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed December 18, 2022

What a pleasant surprise! Not looking for a fancy meal we stopped in for sandwiches which superb. Club sandwich for $11.99 was huge one of the best. Fries were plentiful and crispy. Our server Tim, was on it all and friendly. We'll be back. Be...forewarned there is Elvis memorabilia everywhere (-:More

Date of visit: December 2022
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Reviewed December 15, 2022

Great food! Don't let the strip mall where it's located fool you. My entire group of 5 loved it! Decorated with Elvis memorabilia and LP records.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed October 28, 2022 via mobile

Cool Elvis-themed Diner small...tucked in a strip Mall off Cypress..great service, fast, hot..good music..yummy food!

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed August 8, 2022 via mobile

Wonderful food in an old fashioned diner atmosphere dedicated to Elvis with memorabilia everywhere. Extensive diner menu with surprisingly good specials such as Tuesday pot roast and Friday Fishfry which are outstanding. Breakfast is incredible!

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed June 16, 2022 via mobile

They open early. Breakfast is available all day. Basic tables and chairs. Nothing fancy. I ordered bacon, eggs, potatoes toast. Lots of food for a reasonable price. Good service.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 28, 2022

I usually visit Lester's regularly but wanted to try out nelsons for a change.. I must say I was surprised at the speed and freshness of the food.. To have the cook come from the kitchen and ask if everything was okay really shocked me.....I will be back real soon.. Lester's is okay but I'm tired of feeling like they only care about money more then the customers well being.. Two thumbs up..More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed May 9, 2022 via mobile

We love Nelson’s diner! The past few years, they have not been open on Sundays and we missed that. Now that they are, we are back and really love the food, the atmosphere and the service. The prices are also excellent! Don’t ever change and...please stay open on Sunday!More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Nelson's Diner is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4