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“Can't beat this for breakfast”
Review of The Little Diner

The Little Diner
Ranked #1 of 127 Restaurants in Vail
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $15
Cuisines: American, Diner, Cafe
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch
Description: Our remodel is almost done! No Really! We will be open sometime between November 1st & 2nd. Sorry for the delay, but were just buttoning the last few details up and passing all our final inspections. Please be sure to check out our progress on Facebook. We hope to see you soon! Vail's Legendary Breakfast Spot! The Diner specializes in traditional favorites and regional specialties using family recipes and the freshest locally sourced ingredients. Come by and try the house specialty German Pancake, a sweet crepe, homemade biscuits and sausage gravy, corned beef hash, or fall in love with the Eggs Benedict the owner's father "wooed" his mother with.. Serving up fast, fresh, scratch-made food to nourish your soul. Breakfast all day & Lunch after 11:30. Locally owned & operated. At the West Lionshead Plaza bus stop. The best breakfast in Vail!
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Eggs cooked to perfection, hashbrowns and bacon outstanding. Coffee best ever.
Staff friendly and fast.

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Thank Pelhamlady10803
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Reviewed April 10, 2014

Heard about this little diner and quite frankly, coming from the restaurant business myself, was excited by the prospect of a good breakfast place with no frills. We waited over 45 minutes (and the counter was never full) and ordered the Eggs Benedict---eggs were overdone, the hollandaise sauce was too runny and overall just not a good experience. We also ordered their version of a german pancake that tasted paste-like. Overall, incredibly disappointed in what I had hoped would have been a great experience.

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Thank HaphazardGourmet
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Reviewed April 3, 2014

Fun to watch the small kitchen in the middle of the counter space get the breakfasts out. Hashbrowns great, can ask to make them crunchier. I had am omelet with a pork chili sauce poured on that was yummy. My son enjoyed a very large crepe with melted Nutella. Portions are generous, cooked well, high quality and service is very good and friendly. I would definitely go back.

Thank Marla R
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Reviewed April 1, 2014

What a great find. Decided to try this after reading other reviews. Sure glad we did. This place is very small and is a U shaped dinner.
You sit around the counter and can watch your food being made. Very homey.....I had a burger with fries which were amazing! Went back another day and tried the BLT. Yum! You have to try this place. You need to take the free shuttle bus to Lionsgate from Vail Village. It's really close and well worth it.

Thank Polette G
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Reviewed April 1, 2014

Ok so there weren't locals but it truly felt like the bar CHEERS! It was small, quaint, and they did things their way. The whole place only seats about 20 people and there isn't much room to wait. Small parties are best.

The food was SO GOOD and the quantities were huge! Definitely needed a to go box. Their blueberry pancakes are amazing and my husband really enjoyed his omlettes each day. Oh yeah, it was so good, we ate there twice in three days!

Even if I was in Vail with a large group, I'd sneak away and have breakfast at The Little Diner. :)

Thank TKrobath
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