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The Retro Diner


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$3 - $18
American, Diner

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The first effect on the senses is the wonderful environment - then the choice on the menu , there was a vast range - but I had a simple salad, which I asked to have chopped up, as I may choke on large pieces, and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely friendly place, caters for different dietary requirements. Banana bread was lovely, They even offered dairy free nuttalex. Coffee was good. Retro memrobilia is quirky really gives you the feel of being back in time.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Carol S
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Great decor and theme. Staff also in retro uniform and friendly. ‘Large’ Coffee should be called XXL it was huge and nice too. They got my order wrong but fixed it quickly without fuss. Food was simple and tasty. Plate wasn’t full of things you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank tonygY5445WF
Reviewed September 28, 2018

I LOVE this Diner!! The music, the friendly staff, and above all else, the good, old fashioned style of food. Full of flavour and great on the hip pocket too! The music coming out of the jukebox is fabulous - all of the old favourites!...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Eliza611
Reviewed July 11, 2018

This place used to have ambience and charm with the best toasties in town. Unfortunately the new owners have attempted to remove the country retro Australiana from here and imbedded too much American culture into this once sweet very local cafe. Its confusing with Elvis...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank KohaKitsch
Reviewed June 26, 2018

What a great place to get that feeling of old time, the staff and owner are fabulous people. The food is good, love the curly fries, great family meal prices. Coffee is great.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 395TinaR
Reviewed June 22, 2018

Coffee was excellend - staff are little bit lost (maybe in the 50s) - Decor is retro and plenty of space to sit. The melting moment is more like a melting minute - its the size of a drink coaster but is more plain biscuit...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank DonnaFoodee
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I ate at this diner today on our visit to Ipswich. The window display drew us in with it's retro display and the further we walked in the better the experience became.. the food was well done and inexpensive, the coffee was...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Robyn H
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