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“Great time!”
Review of Southern Flyer Diner - CLOSED

Southern Flyer Diner
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Lunch
Restaurant details
Dining options: Lunch
Pasadena, Texas
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great time!”
Reviewed May 13, 2014

We sat outside on the patio and enjoyed watching the planes taking off and landing right by the restaurant. The service was excellent. We had the 5 vegetable plate lunch and enjoyed it all. Freshly cooked vegetables and nice servings. Just right for lunch.

Visited April 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Houston, Texas
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Southern Flyer”
Reviewed April 25, 2014

We always eat here during our annual bluebonnet trek. There's a totally screened back porch area, safe for young children (they can't "escape"). We always order the small portion chicken fried steak. It wasn't as good as in prior years, but everyone can have an off day.
If you're in the area, this is a truly unique restaurant, and I recommend it, especially if you have children to entertain. We've always seen planes here, and that keeps our boys busy. The jukeboxes really work, so please bring quarters to feed them. The waitresses are attired in poodle skirts (lots of petticoats underneath) and saddle shoes - for those of you old enough to remember. Enjoy!

  • Visited April 2014
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United States
Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“We didn't see any planes take off or land, but food and service were great!”
Reviewed March 30, 2014

I had seen this restaurant on The Daytripper. We were headed to Brenham and we decided to give it a try. You would never guess at the end of the traveled roads would be a restaurant. Plenty of people were there when we arrived, so we thought it must be good. It was! Diner type of food. Service with a smile, too! Most of us got hamburgers and we were all very happy. It was the best burger most of us had had in a long time. We would go for the food alone. Good thing, it was grey and foggy the day we went. No planes moving. This would definitely be a place to go back to.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank horsefun
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Turin, Italy
Level 3 Contributor
22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“One of the best hamburgers in Texas!”
Reviewed March 14, 2014

I went there today for lunch and I order the hamburger. It was really good, hell yeah! I am a food place blogger from Italy and I have been in Houston for one year. This hamburger was one of the best ones in Texas. The service was really quick and the waitress so nice. What a cool place, it takes you back in the 50s.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank kriziaribotta
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Port Aransas, Texas
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Excellent Hamburger”
Reviewed March 12, 2014

My wife got the patty melt and I went with the hamubrgers with cheddar and bacon. Both were excellent!

  • Visited March 2014
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