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Crazy Otto's Diner - Ave I

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American, Diner
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1228 W. Avenue I, Lancaster, CA 93534
+1 661-940-9177
06:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Banning, Ca
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681 reviews
230 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by here for lunch. Astounding big portions, if I return will see if junior size is available Had chicken fried steak with gravy with biscuits n gravy . Served hot and tasty, gravy had extras like meat in it also. Sandwich was half size but super large. We will use again if the same area

Thank Perkadventures
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

$5.00 steak night. Nice sized steak and baked potato. Fixed perfectly, juicy and tender.Waitresses on top of the extras. Butter, sour cream refills on drinks

Thank Denice S
Los Angeles, California
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We have gone to this location off and on for over 20 years.We have always had good service and a great meal,back to the portions you could either share with each other or both get a meal and take the leftovers for another meal.

Thank Armand S
San Salvador, El Salvador
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

This place is awesome and there's a nice story behind it, I dare you to try and find out. The ambiance is cozy and it feels like home, the decor, pretty rustic in a nice way. The food... Exceptional. I had the French Toast but I strongly recommend you to try the Omelettes, that's the specialty.

Thank Jose Luis G
Lancaster, California
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

have eaten breakfast and lunch here several times in the past. always good food and service with very large porportions highly recommended

Thank mike262016
Ridgecrest, California
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105 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Always look forward to Otto's when in town. I must say I have only had breakfast and while the other location is a little bigger, I find this location more quaint and cozy. Food and service always the best and portions that amaze many !

Thank Marshall H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has good quality good, and huge portions! You won't go hungry here. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

Here is a place that has meals to make your eyes water and make Jenny Craig Systems gasp. Full size meals for one or a for a group with lots of attention paid customers by the staff.

Thank Gene S
Palmdale, California
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

A friend had been telling us about this place for years & I am a coupon person and we tried it one night.....Oh My WORD !!! Prime Beef that literally melts in your mouth with the best flavor ever........So, we asked Vicky ourt server several questions that were easily answered and she is the sweetest funnies server I have met... More 

Thank misbonnieb
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Great food. Super portions with a friendly staff! Never left disappointed, super great prices!! Fun atmosphere for the whole family be sure to ask for a takeout box they're happy to oblige. Little known secret to newbies, probably the best prime rib in the whole valley. Another don't mess in the Antelope Valley.

Thank Ranch I

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1228 W. Avenue I, Lancaster, CA 93534
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 661-940-9177
Our 6,000 square foot restaurant proudly serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. We are open daily and take-out is available. Our portions are huge and our service is fantastic. Our private banquet room is available for large parties or groups. Reservations are required for the banquet room. We have plenty of parking and wifi of course. We have been named Best Breakfast in the Antelope Valley 15 years! Come on by and see us. You won't be disappointed.

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