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“Yummy”
Review of Nickels Diner

Nickels Diner
Ranked #1 of 14 Restaurants in Rio Rico
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Phoenix Arizona
Level 5 Contributor
87 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Yummy”
Reviewed February 20, 2014

Rio Rico is a very small town with an excellent local diner! Nickels Dinner bakes Cinnamon Rolls and blueberry muffins (lots of berries) daily. We tried one of each, delicious! 2 minutes from Esplendor Resort. Friendly, great service.

  • Visited February 2014
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  • English first
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English first
New Jersey
Level 6 Contributor
110 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Reasonable and something for most anyone….”
Reviewed February 16, 2014

Mostly a 50/60's diner decor with nostalgic local stuff blended in. Friendly staff and the type of food you expect at a diner. I'd try it again to explore more

  • Visited February 2014
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Rio Rico, Arizona
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Diner-mite!”
Reviewed December 4, 2013

Nickel's Diner moved into a spot that had been home to various restaurants in the past. The completely redid the interior in a bright 50's style red, white and black. 45 records zig zag across the wall, framed pictures of stars from the past--Marilyn, Elvis, James Dean are prominently displayed. The red and chrome bar stools are a perfect touch.
But what's most important? The food is good and the prices are reasonable. Nickels is only open for breakfast and lunch, but if you get in early you may get a cinnamon roll before they sell out!! Enjoy.

  • Visited December 2013
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Thank Karen H
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Tubac, Arizona, United States
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“True diner experience”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

Friendly folks, bright cheery atmosphere, great breakfast and very reasonable prices (french toast for $5). Rock & roll music at the perfect volume, historic r & r posters adorn the walls...a great place to start the day.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Armor T
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Houston, Texas
1 review
“My kids love this place”
Reviewed July 7, 2013

The food is so good and price is fair ... My son has autisim and this is his favorite place the staff are all so friendly and u will always see the owner behinde the counter or in the kitchen ... Family and friendly atmosphere we love it go every chance we get mmmm mmm good!!!!! I all I can say

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Llpz
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