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Dots Diner

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American, Diner
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2317 Jefferson Hwy, near Ochsner, Jefferson, LA 70121-3823
+1 504-831-3681
00:00 - 23:59
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The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose Dot's on curb appeal and were delighted. The Julie crawfish sauce on the grilled biscuit with fried egg is fabulous. Hash browns are scrumptious, and shrimp sandwich true to New Orleans. Our waitress was a delight. Customers seemed happy and place was brimming with customers on this Saturday around 1 pm. Limited seating at this location, but certainly... More 

Thank Lornbert
Larry K, Owner at Dots Diner, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed everything. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Service and food was prompt and delicious great atmosphere felt like I was at someone's home. First time visitor , would definitely come back.

Larry K, Owner at Dots Diner, responded to this review

This review is music to our ears. We look forward to seeing you again in the near future. More 

Madison, Mississippi
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Dot's is ALWAYS a must stop at when in town! It's truly a diner atmosphere and experience. The food, breakfast and lunch, is superb. At this location the staff is exceptionally hospitable and courteous. The prices are $$ on a scale of $ - $$$$$.

Thank mmjenny78
New Orleans, Louisiana
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

I take my father-in-law to Dot's every Saturday morning. He has the choice of going to several places but Dot's is usually his top choice. They always make him feel like he is important to them. The waitresses are patient with him and even if the side he sits on is closed they let him sit over there anyway.

Thank Rudimiester
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38 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This little diner was amazing! The food was incredible, prices were great and service was outstanding! I sure recommend this best kept secret of New Orleans.

Thank eblocker4460
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Looking for restaurant, don't usually do diners, pleased with this one, had catfish dinner which was very tasty

Thank Ervin H
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We come here to eat every time we are in NOLA!!! Always well prepared food, very tasty, prepared the way YOU want it!!! Not fancy, but filled with locals and that is important because people from New Orleans take good food SERIOUSLY!!!! That is always more important than ambiance with so-so food. We have eaten breakfasts , lunches and dinners... More 

Thank artistsandylee
Larry K, Owner at Dots Diner, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We love being a place enjoyed by both locals and visitors. We look forward to seeing you back again soon. More 

Forest Lake, Minnesota
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101 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast. Small cafe with minimal seating but we did get a seat right away. Ordered b10 bacon, sausage, eggs, ham. Also blueberry waffle with huge blueberries! Quick, friendly service. Would go back!

Thank tokanier
New Orleans, Louisiana
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

We go to Ochsner quit often and we always stop at Dot's after our appointments. The breakfast is fabulous and so are the salads and sandwiches. Last night hubby had the sausage gravy over biscuits, eggs, sausages and cheese grits. He had enough that he brought some of it home. I had the broccoli soup that was delicious and the... More 

Thank Cookie R
Larry K, Owner at Dots Diner, responded to this review

Wow is all we can say to this wonderful review. We appreciate you! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I needed a quick breakfast on the way to Ochsner Medical Centre, and happened to see Dots Diner. When you walk in you immediately feel like you've been chucked back at least 30 years. Very friendly and informative service, and an absolutely excellent breakfast that didn't cost the earth. So if you want a down to earth environment, and dependable... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2317 Jefferson Hwy, near Ochsner, Jefferson, LA 70121-3823
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Jefferson
  • Phone Number: +1 504-831-3681
Classic American, 50's style Diner. 6 locations, 4 are 24 hours. Burgers for Breakfast or Pancakes and Bacon for Dinner....no problem!!! "I'm not your Mama but you're always at home at Dots Diner." Free WiFi This location open 24 hours.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?