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“Food OK, service not OK”

Elmer's Restaurant - Hillsboro
Ranked #33 of 279 Restaurants in Hillsboro
Price range: $10 - $15
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Seating, 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.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
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“Food OK, service not OK”
Reviewed August 29, 2011

We were visiting Oregon last week, and stopped at Elmer's for a late breakfast. We were seated in a reasonable amount of time, but once seated, the service went downhill. Our waitress was inattentive. It took almost an hour to get served. She did not come back to check for drink refills, etc. We are not particularly demanding diners, but we all felt neglected. We drove past the diner on several occasions, and the consensus was unanimous - let's find somewhere else to eat.

The food is typical diner fare, not worth putting up with the poor service.

  • Visited August 2011
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Forest Grove, Oregon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Forget IHOP”
Reviewed October 7, 2010

This is the place for breakfasts. Big platters, seasonal items, lite menu & all the heavy hitters too. Baby Belgiums. Chicken fried steak & eggs. Super clean restaurant, fireplaces, nice staff. Its always busy but you they seat alot of people.

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