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City Diner

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3116 S I 10 Service Rd E, Metairie, LA 70001-2014
+1 504-831-1030
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

Cheap food but pretty darn decent. Servers all seemed to be friendly and ours was good. Had the chicken buffalo sandwich and although I wasn't impressed with the sauce I ate it all and would return. Had a great omelette first time I went, and I will return since it's always open and down to earth.

Thank Hi D
Tyler, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016 via mobile

Some of the best sausage gravy I've ever eaten. Pancakes the size of a pizza. Cajun burger is a tasty blend of sausage and ground meat. Try it with their jalapeño hamburger bun.

Thank Texama
Saint Joseph, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016

Oh my! I was not all that hungry, so, I ordered a single pancake..... Oh MY GOSH!!! When it came out, it was a giant pancake!! It completely filled a size large pizza pan!! Well, I of course did not eat it all, but it was very good! They should warn you on the menu that a single pancake is... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

Re-hated meatloaf, served with some sort of macaroni and cheese, Jambolaya and toast. I got halfway through the meal And told the waitress I would be back but let me pay, I was politely leaving and never to return to eat this slop. The meatloaf was heated on the grill to a burn The pasta was over cook starchy and... More 

Thank Bizatl
New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

A pleasant surprise tucked away. Unassuming diner with the greatest pancakes I've ever had. A definite "must have".

Thank AlexK72
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Its good. My wife liked the stuffed pancakes. Too big of portions for my taste. Got seated fast for breakfast and served quickly. Its an ok place for me and would go again.

Thank FormerRezPilot
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016 via mobile

I love a good mom n pop type. Food was tasty and perfect price. No kids menu though, otherwise I'd have given 5 stars.

Thank Ashley d
Metairie, Louisiana
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016 via mobile

I red previous reviews but turned out not to be the best choice. Food was mediocre, service was limited. Tables and seats were sticky. Will not be going back. There should be good strong coffee at all New Orleans restaurants not weak see through coffee. Very disappointing

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly staff. Food was great and I plan to return for breakfast. Had the "bottom of the bowl "and it was great for my first taste of new Orleans food.

Thank Whatever M
paris ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

My last trip to New Orleans, I tried crawdads, This time I thought that I would try gumbo, and I'm glad that I did When I placed my order with the very friendly server, I was asked if I wanted a cup, or a bowl. This was my dinner, so I ordered a bowl. When it arrived, I was amazed... More 

Thank jerry l

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Diner, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3116 S I 10 Service Rd E, Metairie, LA 70001-2014
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: +1 504-831-1030

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