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Diner By-The-Sea

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American, Diner
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1/2 Block N.W. of AiA, 1/2 Block west of A1A on Commercial Blvd., Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
06:00 - 14:00
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Lauderdale by the Sea, Florida
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ate at the diner a few days ago and the food was hot, generous portion size, tasty and the service was terrific. The coffee was hot and the server kept filling our cups without having to ask, Water was offered and accepted and they could not do enough to please their customers. This is a hidden jewel with great... More 

Thank judyeblinn
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We came across this diner as we were up early and wanted breakfast the diner is open early. Great service very reasonable prices and good food. My favourite was croissant with cheese and bacon. I was able to get a nice cup of tea too!

Thank Susan M
Owen Sound, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Place was very busy Sunday morning, obviously popular. I ordered the breakfast special, western quiche. Very disappointing; not quiche at all, no pastry crust, just a huge rectangle of omelettey egg, with a layer of processed cheese inside, covered with a cheese sauce! Should have stuck to plain eggs, which were half the price. Homefries were good. Service was efficient.... More 

Thank LJStinson
Bethel, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place reminds me of a diner from the bygone days. Servers have a little attitude, in a good way. Pancakes were great, service was fast, coffee was hot. The tables are a bit cramped, so if you register big and tall it may be a little uncomfortable.

Thank beamoc33
Bridgeport ct
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158 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small restaurant close to the beach in Lauderdale by the Sea-all the usual breakfast choices-pancakes-egg dishes-very good coffee--open for breakfast and lunch and they do a German dinner Tues-Friday-Very popular with the locals-service was excellent-prices reasonable

Thank Jocat1944
Cincinnati, Ohio
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast this morning at this very cool little diner. Service was fast and friendly and my breakfast was awesome. Definitely get the home fries. WOW

Thank Dan1212477
Edwardsville, Il.
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195 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a classic diner experience, this is your place. Breakfast and lunch. Cash only.

Thank JRTheChief
Portage, Indiana
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for late lunch during a bike ride. It's was close to closing time 3pm but didn't feel rushed. I had a chicken salad sandwich & cream of chicken soup. Both were good. Service was excellent . Cute little place. Reminded me of Mel's Diner from the show Alice.

Thank seatacea
San Antonio, TX
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We bought a Groupon for this unknown location on our last day in Ft. Lauderdale. Menu was more than adequate for breakfast or lunch but what we loved most was the warm welcome we received in this (limited seating) restaurant. From wait staff to manager, everyone in the place seemed to be "family". Food was very generous in portion and... More 

Thank Janet M
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great little diner that provided all of the basics with great service as well. The corn beef hash was nice and crispy and the eggs were perfectly cooked. No complaints!

Thank Andrew S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/2 Block N.W. of AiA, 1/2 Block west of A1A on Commercial Blvd., Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Lauderdale by the Sea
  • Phone Number: 954-491-0642
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