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“A Side of Attitude with your Breakfast”
Review of Southside Diner

Southside Diner
Ranked #77 of 229 Restaurants in Lafayette
Restaurant details
Lafayette, Indiana
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“A Side of Attitude with your Breakfast”
Reviewed July 25, 2014

I will preface this review with the statement that the food is excellent, but the experience we had was deplorable. We went to this diner for breakfast on a Saturday morning. When we arrived, we didn't think we would be in a time crunch, but it turned out that it took longer than we through to get our food delivered. Normally, that wouldn't have been a problem and we would have been completely content to wait, unfortunately, on this day my husband needed to get to work. We approached the owner to find out of there was anything they could do to help get his food out sooner. I get it, it was a special request, we were in a line with the other customers, etc. However, what happened next was the epitome of terrible customer service. Not only was the owner terribly rude to us, but following his loud and obnoxious behavior, the rest of his staff followed suit. When our food did come out, the young lady who served our table - literally - threw our plates on the table. Yes, we asked for special service, but we were not rude in our request, we were just asking to see if something could be done. We didn't deserve the treatment we got. In this case, we will vote with our feet... we go out for breakfast every Saturday morning. Southside Diner will NOT be on the menu.

  • Visited July 2014
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Well worth a visit!”
Reviewed July 15, 2014

I usually enjoy the breakfast here, but yesterday I got the tenderloin, it was delicious! Never had a bad meal here, and prices are right!

  • Visited July 2014
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1 Thank momto7andadog
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Blaine, Minnesota
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132 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Quaint and awesome”
Reviewed November 19, 2013

This is EXACTLY what was needed on the southside of Lafayette. This is a quaint little dinner (50's-like, but not too many decorations). They have good food which is cheap and, unlike most restaurants today, serve the food in the right portions so you can actually finish it. Pies are very good. Service is 100% excellent every time. Please come here for breakfast and get the Hawaiian French toast. You won't regret it.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank Ryan E
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