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244 Illinois St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-2909
(907) 451-0613
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Hamburg, New York
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247 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for breakfast, ordered a western omelettes, pretty good. Home fries were not homemade, tasted like frozen potatoes with onion and green pepper just sprinkled on top. Husband ordered ham steak and eggs. Ham was delicious. Great cup of coffee, enjoyable service.

Thank Darlene K
Anchorage, Alaska
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143 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was very good. The service was excellent. But there were 8 people sitting around, drinking coffee, and discussing politics. This bothered me. Obviously I could have chimed in but did not think it appropriate. The food was good the service was great but I guess the atmosphere was not my cup of tea..

Thank Don B
Puerto Rico
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We staying in a hotel close by and their kitchen were closed, so no breakfast. We were recommended to try this place and we did. A lot of breakfast plates to choose from. We decided to try meatlovers omelet, DELICIOUS. Size of omelet more than expected, left almost half of everything 'cause we were so full hehe... Our server was... More 

Thank Yomi_Perdomo
Fairbanks, Alaska
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95 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Used to be one of our favorites, I'm not sure what happened but won't be back. Last two times despite the one half being empty and the other full, they insisted on cramming us in to the last booth on the full side next to the bathrooms. The staff were less than pleasant when I suggested our dining experience might... More 

Thank AlaskaJim
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had full spread of food with the family from pancakes to reindeer breakfast, to eggs. All walked out happy and with full bellies. Great service and coffee aplenty.

Thank Bethany K
Fairbanks, Alaska
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Great place to get breakfast. This is where old time locals go for a good breakfast. Good selection of food and the quality is good.

Thank Charles S
Tampa, Florida
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58 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We did not want another hotel overpriced breakfast buffet so we asked some of the local staff for a recommendation. Surprisingly, we discovered that there are not many places in the downtown area that are open for breakfast, (we were there in May), other than the hotels. It was a bit of a walk from downtown but the weather was... More 

Thank mah813
Fairview, North Carolina
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We thought this was the place that several locals recommended to us. Not so! I ordered the halibut sandwich and was surprised to see what looked like melted American cheese on the crispy fish pieces (must have missed that in the menu description), which I scraped off. Why ruin the halibut? For my side dish, I ordered mac & cheese.... More 

Thank Rosiekins310
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We flew into Fairbanks late Saturday night and we were up early on Sunday, even before out hotel was serving breakfast. We found The Diner online and were not disappointed. Portions were large and very taste.

Thank Cheryl F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Ordered egss with muffins and 100% apple juice, it came warm fast , great service. Highly recommended

Thank Aleksandar B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Illinois St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-2909
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: (907) 451-0613

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