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“Great breakfast” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Elmer's Restaurant - Pocatello

Elmer's Restaurant - Pocatello
Ranked #4 of 155 Restaurants in Pocatello
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $15
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: A Northwest favorite since 1960. Our 25 locally owned Elmer's Restaurants take pride in their communities and source local, farm-fresh ingredients.
s.forida
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Great breakfast”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 8, 2012

Just had breakfast there and it was great. Good service. A real gem

Visited March 2012
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English first
Pocatello, Idaho
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Northwest Specialties”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2011

Elmer's serves amazing breakfasts and great other meals. They use a lot of NW US brands and foods, Tillamook cheeses, NW salmon, etc. Earl, the owner, is very friendly and greets you each time, after a few visits (or less) he'll remember your name. The atmosphere is relaxed diner-style and family-friendly. Booths in front face an attractive part of the ISU campus. Prices are a little high for a diner but more than worth it for the food. Smaller "senior" portions are available for all to order and are usually a filling meal. My relatives when they visit expect to have breakfast there every day and I'm more than happy to go along with that!

Visited September 2011
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Edinburgh. Scotland
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126 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
“Great wee diner”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2011

We found this place by accident (I was looking for an IHOP!). I liked the look of the place from the outside - I thought it's not fancy so I bet the food it good! We were seated immediately in a booth. I ordered the Garden Omelette with pancakes! What a portion - and good! My partner had Eggs Benedict - which he said was really good also. We left very happy. Good friendly staff. Shame I'll not be back in Pocatello. Would visit again.

  • Visited September 2011
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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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156 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
“Seriously huge & tasty breakfasts”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2011

Yes, a quite dated look & feel coffee shop/diner.

They serve very large portions. We had omelets & saw others getting big piles of pancakes. We found Elmers randomly cruising a border of the University. Unexpectedly we had memorable omelets.

When in the area, this is worthwhile.

  • Visited November 2011
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank NM_Bill
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Pocatello, Idaho
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85 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Great breakfast. Good price.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2011

I've only had breakfast here which was very good and reasonably priced. Typical diner atmosphere and service.

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