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“Not impressed by service or food”
Review of Betty's Diner

Betty's Diner
Ranked #8 of 45 Restaurants in Polson
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Edmonton, Canada
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Not impressed by service or food”
Reviewed August 10, 2012 via mobile

When we visited, there was only one other party at the restaurant. Between the two servers, it took at least 20 minutes to get our food. When asked about the drink menu, our server knew nothing about the beer or mixed drinks. When we did receive our food, the shrimp was over cooked to rubber, corn had more water in it than when it left its can, and no sauces or condiments were included with anything. Our server even had the gall to argue about not bringing our salads. Clearly there were no salad bowls or dressings hidden away on our table, and we were very offended when our "Betty" insinuated that she had already done her job by walking our plates the 10 feet from the kitchen to our tables. Bad service and bad food.

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English first
Montana
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Best Diner in Polson”
Reviewed August 7, 2012

I work long hours, don't have time to cook much, so I eat out about 5 nights a week. I eat at Betty's once a week. Unlike nearly every other restaurant in Polson, I have never had a bad meal, never had a stomach upset. The food is 90% consistent- you know what you're going to get. Service is friendly, quickness depends on how many people are seated. Small place, small kitchen. small staff.
I have noticed the servings are smaller this year. While I understand that expenses go up, I don't feel good about paying 100% price for 80% meal. Watch this please, Betty.
Food is overall good. Since this is a 50's kind of a place, I tried a shake- way too sweet for me. Sweet potato fries are good. Salad greens are good quality. Great view of the lake.

  • Visited August 2012
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Calgary
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“best chicken fried steak”
Reviewed July 24, 2012

loved the chicken fried steak, went there twice for it the week we were there.Homemade gravy and mashed potatoes..mmmm Not good for the waist line but worth every bite!

Visited July 2012
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Montana
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
“Not that great”
Reviewed July 12, 2012

Although we had to appreciate the fact that at least we acquired another restaurant in Polson i have to say the experience was disappointing. First their hamburgers are ridiculously priced for what you get (a small, average tasting hamburger) and their fries are absolutely horrible. The atmosphere is very cold and feels more like a fast food restaurant...without the fast food prices.

  • Visited April 2012
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great burgers, great price”
Reviewed June 20, 2012

We stopped in at Bettys for lunch after reading the good reviews from TA. We are on vacation and looking for a quick bite before checking into our hotel. The place looks somewhat small, but food was excellent, service was prompt and the prices are very reasonable. This is a great place to stop in for lunch and will not disappoint!

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