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American, Diner
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a fun place! Food was great and staff was fun! Very much like a typical diner where clearly the locals come often

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed November 28, 2020 via mobile

Nelson's is a great little diner that offers rather inexpensive breakfast and lunch items. During my visit, I had the 2 egg breakfast as did my friend. My friend also requested a soup to go and it was very reasonable at $1.99. Nelson's also offers...outside dining now which is great due to the ongoing Coronavirus.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed October 12, 2020

This place is real diner food. Big portions great flavor. and a homey feeling the second you walk in. I had pumpkin pancakes which were amazing. My BF had a Philly Cheese. The menu is not big like back east but they have specials and...everything is made to order. They have one cook and one waitress. Like a Flashback from before I was born lolMore

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed August 29, 2020 via mobile

Stop by the other day the staff was very friendly and immediately made us feel welcome had the country fried steak with eggs 🥚 grits and homemade biscuit made friend had the Reuben sandwich everything was delicious and came to the table nice and hot...they keep the tables separated and distanced will definitely go back again🎈🎈More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed January 20, 2020

While the breakfast offerings at most diners/restaurants is good, the quality of the service and Nelson's is excellent. The waitstaff acts as a team, and one's coffee cup is never empty, and every few minutes someone is asking if there is anything else that you...need. This makes for an enjoyable experience. Have breakfast was additional with one of us having bacon and eggs in the other corn beef hash and eggs. The corned beef hash was the institutional variety that is served in most similar restaurants. Accompanying both offerings were freshly baked biscuits which were well prepared. While the food was good, the service made our visit excellent.More

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

If you get down to Pompano Beach Florida I highly recommend Going to Nelsons, the breakfast was to die for, corned beef hash, eggs were perfect, hash browns, sausage, all exactly as I hoped! I will be back!

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed November 11, 2019 via mobile

My friend and I gave Nelson's Diner a chance during a visit to Pompano Beach this past weekend . We were looking forward to trying a new place as breakfast is our favorite meal to enjoy together. We were seated after a five minute wait...at a very comfortable table. We were pleased to be greeted by a server almost immediately bringing us menus and taking a drink order. Our coffee and tall glasses of water were brought to us within minutes by a different server as all servers are responsible for all tables. This made for a pleasing experience as we never waited very long for anything we ordered during our time in the restaurant. My friend ordered eggs benedict with sausage and said that his breakfast was cooked and presented perfectly. Plus he said everything was delicious and he asked me to take a picture of his breakfast which I did. I ordered banana nut pancakes with 2 eggs cooked omelet style. I totally enjoyed my breakfast as well. Nelson's Diner is our new "go to" restaurant in Pompano Beach for breakfast. We will return either for breakfast or to try a lunch or dinner meal in the future. I can only review the breakfast at this point since it's the only meal I've experienced so far.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed November 5, 2019 via mobile

Nelson's is a local diner that has been there forever. They have a nice breakfast menu and everything is very good. There is an Elvis theme if you're into that. The thing that stands out is the service. The waitresses are all extremely friendly and...keep this busy place moving. One is nicer than the next.More

Date of visit: November 2019
Reviewed September 7, 2019

Great breakfast, fantastic prices, decent service. What more can you say? Adding this to our breakfast place rotation for sure.

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed July 4, 2019

This neighborhood dinner has large portions of good food at low prices. Great Breakfast. All the locals come here.

Date of visit: July 2019
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