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Corvette Diner

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$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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2965 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106-6179
+1 619-542-1476
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Dined and played games at the Corevtte Diner with my family (2 adults, 5 children). It was absolutely Brilliant and I would highly recommend this place for dinner to any family visiting San Diego. It is very much a kids friendly venue (in fact I'd not recommend it to anyone without children) but if you have children of any age,... More 

Thank Adam F
San Jose, Costa Rica
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had lunch at the Corvette Diner with the kids and were left amazed at the delicious food (definitely try the meatloaf) and great kids meal selection (sweet potato fries available with the kids meals as well if you ask!). And good god what amazing milkshakes!! Make sure you save space for one of these incredible creations!!

Thank Linda N
Santa Clara
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We came here not really knowing anything about it right before closing, and left wishing we had more time during our trip so we could come back! Even for a 50's theme restaurant they pull out all the stops. Our waiter was "Baby Huey" and he was fantastic. I'm not sure what the criteria is for getting a straw hair-do,... More 

Thank Karen G
La Jolla, California
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116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A sure delight with all they have to offer. Yummy sandwiches with fries. Great 50's memorabilia and movies. Even the waitresses broke into a dance sequence during our visit. Only downside is music way too loud but the kids love playing games while waiting for a table.

Thank jhaley_13
Weare, New Hampshire
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64 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fun place! Our server, Lionel, was awesome! He was fun, and quite the straw hair artist. The Santa Fe salad was amazing. I do not truly believe that the word amazing and salad belong together but this is my one exception. The best salad I have ever had. The themed rooms are incredible and this is the perfect... More 

Thank Rem4
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to come to this place at least once, just to get the experience. Pretty good food, the wait was a little long, but it was a fun time with family. Plenty of food to choose from and plenty of entertainment to enjoy while waiting. Like I said, it's the experience that is what completes the place.

Thank Kcncc2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very unique. Had a great time. My kids, 6 and 12, loved it. Dancing, balloon animals, straws ;), etc. Highly recommend.

Thank Kristin M
Chicago, Illinois
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16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visit the diner every time we are in town. The kids love the atmosphere. It is very noisy. We like the dark room with the magician the best. Can be a long wait depending on when you are there. Shakes are great and meals are big.

Thank KCH143
Spokane, Washington
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our third trip as a family to San Diego and our third trip to corvette diner. Fun place, great staff, and great food. Highly recommend but come early. The lines and wait get it be long.

Thank Johnmandere
Ripon, California
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132 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great time here. The atmosphere and the waiter was fun. The also had a guy come around and do magic. The food was also very good and reasonable priced.

Thank wingnut457

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $20
American, Diner
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2965 Historic Decatur Road, San Diego, CA 92106-6179
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-542-1476
Rock n' Roll, burgers and shakes rule at the Corvette Diner! A '50s throw-back, with sassy waitresses in poodle skirts and bouffant hair-dos. It's more than just a place to eat, it's a destination.

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