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American, Diner
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service
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Reviewed June 20, 2021

We stopped in for dinner after passing by for a couple years. Having read the reviews we were expecting not so great service and really good food, unfortunately we had the opposite. We ordered a hamburger steak meal and pork chops dinner. The hamburger steak...was dry, barely warm, and seemed to not have much hamburger to it, and the fries were not quite done nor hot. The pork chop dinner was less than adequate as well; very small portions and the baked potato had been cut with foil on it so the foil was “in” it and was not cooked very well. The service was great! All the employees were super friendly and accommodating.More

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed June 13, 2021

Older unfriendly waitress passes her bad attitude on to the young waitress. Won't go back til they can her

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed May 24, 2021

Our recent fishing trip to Dale Hollow Lake had us checking out local eating establishments. We had breakfast at Doris' twice and were impressed on both occasions. Service was swift and friendly. Food was tasty, plentiful and hot. Prices were reasonable.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed September 5, 2020 via mobile

Ww stopped for breakfast this morning. One tiny waitress was the only one running her butt off. The other waitress was talking, walking around, basically doing nothing. Saw 3 people from one table get up and leave after never ordering because they were ignored. Never...recd a refill of hot water for tea after asking. No one ever returned to ask if we needed anything. Butter for our biscuits might have been nice. Food was o.k. Will never go back again.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 16, 2020 via mobile

Went there twice for breakfast and twice for dinner. Catfish was excellent. Shrimp was really good and tasty. Their breakfast can not be beat.Prices are very reasonable. Only negative thing I would say is some of the waitresses have an attitude. We took a group...of 14 there for all you can eat catfish and our server was incredible! When we went for breakfast our server was not very nice.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed October 12, 2019

I was looking forward to some great catfish so we got there at 2pm on Friday when they start serving catfish. We should have sent it back and walked out. The baked potato and slaw were good. I could not eat the catfish..it was not...cooked well enough. I will not be back. Very bad experience!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 8, 2019

Menu is extensive and everything we tried was delicious. For breakfast on two occasions we tried an extra large pancake, a waffle and two different Breakfast Platters ($5.99 & $4.99 the gravy has a generous amount of crumbled sausage). For lunch we both has a...Philly Cheese Steak ($4.99). The best side was the corn nuggets! For dinner we tried the BLT $3.19 with a side of Onion Rings $2.29 and a Fish Fry $4.99 with French fries $2.09. Doris' Diner is SUPER clean! That is very important to us. Staff was terrific, efficient and came back to see if we needed refills on our drinks. Cash or credit card - but prices are very reasonable. Drinks - soda, tea, coffee. Booths & tables seating. Saw a pork tenderloin sandwich which looked like a small manhole cover! Next time!More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 4, 2019

Wife ordered fried catfish and I asked for the pork tenderloin sandwich with onion rings. Her first batch of fish was rubbery either from a too low cooking oil temperature or perhaps just not enough time in the fryer. She asked for another piece cooked...to crispy, but it came out exactly like the first undercooked mess. The pork tender was a bit overcooked and dry inside but shimmering with grease. The onion rings were even oilier if such a thing is possible.. All it would take is a thermometer in the grease followed by draining on paper towels. We paid and our waitress asked "How was it?" We told her everything was way too greasy and that the second fish was just as uncooked as the first. "Can't do nothin' 'bout that - I just work here." Locals seem to like it well enough, but it seems the other eateries in Celina are nothing to write home about either. I could go on, but I need to lie down and try to settle my stomach.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed July 27, 2019

You can order from the menu but they had a small cafeteria set up when we went for lunch. Meatloaf, mashed potatoes and fired corn cake...they also had peas and corn and rolls. My wife had a beef vegetable soup which was a large portion...and tasted good. Service was somewhat confusing without clear direction. I'll say it wasn't the best food but it was a good stop for hungry travelers.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 9, 2019 via mobile

We were looking for a place that served breakfast late on a Sunday and drove half an hour from the Kentucky side of the lake. I had a special southern treat that you can only find in country kitchens.... choclate biscuits and gravy! The places...isnt fancy but the food is good.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Yes, Doris' Diner offers takeout services.

Doris' Diner is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 3.5
  • Service: 3.5
  • Value: 4