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“Good food - GREAT location” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Archie's American Diner

Archie's American Diner
Ranked #61 of 79 Restaurants in Pacific Grove
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Restaurant details
Good for: Scenic view, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
California Hot Springs, California
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238 reviews
196 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“Good food - GREAT location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2012 via mobile

Service breakfast until 2:00pm and with three kids in tow it was a great feature. They had a special $5.50 special for the kids that was great. Very close to the World Class Monterey Bay Aquarium.

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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Ontario, Canada
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123 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
“Reliable, good food and nice service”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2012

We are locals and have breakfast at Archie's at least once a month and dinner too. Mostly combined with a visit to the Aquarium, which is located just around the corner.
This is not "haute cuisine", but good eggs, bacon, great breakfast quesadillas, a variety of omelets, good coffee. For dinner we recommend their wonderful hamburgers and fries, messy chili hotdogs, chowder in a bread bowl and my favorite: the fish tacos (light and very tasty).
Friendly and fast service.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank PVfirst
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Bermuda Dunes, California, United States
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“good old fashioned Americana”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2012

Right on the corner across from the aquarium, this place was popular and busy in the late afternoon. We went there for dinner around 7pm and it was quiet and good. The burgers and fries were plentiful and the view was great.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Sari M
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napa, ca
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Big surprise”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2012

Lost in the mist of so many overpriced restaurants in Monterey, Archie's is a basic cafe with good food. The burgers are great and the seafood pasta is tasty. The price is great for those on a budget but you do not get a budget portion when you get your order.

  • Visited July 2012
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank hudds5
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Rohnert Park, California
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76 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“Good burgers”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2012

My son got the big burger and thought it was excellent. The clam chowder was good for my daughter, I thought it was just average. The sourdough breadbowls were not that tasty. The philly cheesestake sandwich did not have very much meat. Easy to get in and out. Pricey.

Visited July 2012
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