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“Lovely Setting Poor food an service”

Marilyn's 60's Diner
Ranked #2 of 14 Restaurants in Storms River
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Marilyn's 60's Diner situated in Storms River Village, in the heart of Tsitsikamma, is a great landmark for a trip down memory lane. The Diner is an experience of note, with its neon rimmed signage, 50 and 60's decor, and Elvis and Marilyn memorabilia. Restaurant in Storms River This Diner in Storms River forgoes no detail from the checked floors to the red & white colour scheme, Juke Box and sugar shakers. Like the classic diner of the movies. This restaurant serves everything from breakfast, cakes and milkshake numbers to All American Cocktails, Burgers and Diner-Style Desserts. So, whether you're dining with family or friends, this is an experience to savour. Enjoy your favourite Vintage Cocktail, or sip on a glass of chilled South African Wine on our patio while you enjoy the beauty of our Forest Village. Function Venue in the Storms River Village Marilyn's 60's Diner offers the ideal venue for private functions, birthdays, brunches and other casual get-togethers in the Storms River Village. This Diner is the perfect venue for a 50's and 60's party. So put on your blue suede shoes and prepare to rock and roll with us. So if you like retro, funky, easy-going surroundings, a 50's and 60's sound track and good food, you will love it here!
Reviewed April 8, 2014

What a lovely restaurant showing lots of passion and love, too bad the food and service didn't match this passion! Must be the worst burgers ever, my son had the Hound Dog, which was better.

Thank Charmaine B
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VillageInnHotel, Owner at Marilyn's 60's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded April 9, 2014

Good morning Charmaine,

Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback.

Oh no, so sorry to hear! Our burgers are always very popular and yum. Which one did you order? And shocked to hear about the service didn't match the passion.... I'll follow up immediately! Even though you were disappointed, please visit us again.

Have a lovely day. Take care. Kind regards, Irma

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Reviewed March 24, 2014

We stopped here whilst touring the Garden route for lunch. It really was like stepping into a 1950s diner. Just be warned - there is Elvis playing on a loop! But the atmosphere, the memorabilia and lastly the food is worth going for. I had the bext club sandwich I have ever eaten!

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Thank LMA27
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VillageInnHotel, Owner at Marilyn's 60's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2014

Dear Linsbot67,

Trust you're well, and had a wonderful holiday in our South Africa.

Thank you so much for your feedback, we appreciate. :)) Glad you stopped for lunch. :) Sorry about the Elvis music.....guests are welcome to enter songs on the Jukebox, and it seems that there was a serious Elvis fan! ;-)) We do have other music on the Jukebox as well....next time make sure you enter a lot of songs...heheh.

Take care. Kind regards, Irma

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Reviewed February 23, 2014

Discovered the menu at the guest house we were staying at, just down the road, and did'nt quiet know what to make of this,( almost a shrine to Marilyn, Elvis, James & co) in the middle of a forest.
American style cuisine, burgers, milk shakes and the best ( and strongest cocktails )
Manageress was constantly around, and the place was busy for most of the day, even thought the weather was grey, probably more famous than the other so called attractions in this area.
Dont expect great cuisine, just American diner fare, similar to what road house food, was like in the 60's /70's.
Funky.

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Thank Jean424
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VillageInnHotel, Owner at Marilyn's 60's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2014

Dear Jean,

Thank you for your feedback, appreciated. Glad you discovered the menu...quite a trip down memory lane....."Small Town, Big Surprise". :)

Enjoy the rest of your day. Kind regards, Irma

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Reviewed February 1, 2014

Well, the milkshakes were absolutely amazing, but the food was not more than average. It's a fun place with it's 60's decor. It's only open for lunch and then it's quite crowded. They have many tables however, so the wait won't be that long.

Thank Arwems
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VillageInnHotel, Owner at Marilyn's 60's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2014

Dear Arwems,

Thank you for the feedback.

Hope you had a lovely weekend, and that the week ahead will be a good one.

Kind regards, Irma

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Reviewed January 28, 2014

Amazing food, atmosphere, personnel and vibe. Have actually booked to have my daughters wedding there in October.

Thank DAGILBENATOR
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VillageInnHotel, Owner at Marilyn's 60's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded March 23, 2014

Good afternoon Dagilbenator,

Trust you had a great weekend.

Thank you sssso much for your feedback. :) So nice to hear. :)

Looking forward to hosting your daughters wedding at our Diner!

Kind regards, Irma

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