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All reviews pies mashed potatoes kraut vegetable soup roast pork burger bread the blue plate special comfort food daily specials for sale large menu old timey sunday breakfast wide selection down home cooking decent food
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Reviewed 12 December 2020 via mobile

We came for breakfast and we were both very happy with our food for the price. We loved the decor and the service was perfect. I came for breakfast but left with a piece of pie to go since it looked fabulous. We will always...stop here when in the area.More

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 29 November 2020 via mobile

Service was good however our lunch was not very good. Food was very basic and some of us did not like it at all. I heard they had a good breakfast and wishes we would have opted for that instead of lunch. Cute decor.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 18 September 2020 via mobile

We visited on a Friday and wanted fish. There were several options. Pages more non-fish. The diner was decorated really fun - old signs, posters, records, etc. Service was good.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 14 September 2020

We've been coming here for a decade for the best burgers, fries and milkshakes anywhere. In fact, we always compare the milkshakes here to any others we have. The kids always say, there aren't any as good as R and M's. The wait staff has...come and gone through the years. Some have been super friendly and one was rather rude, but we always are glad we stopped.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 29 August 2020

We live close to Southside diner and have been going there for years. Was there yesterday for supper and one of the managers (Dave) was very rude and got smart with me. If this was the first time that has happened I might not think...much of it but another manager (Ron) also got smart with me several months back as I was paying the bill (before Covid 19). We stopped going for about 6 months to the restaurant . After they opened back up we thought we would try again .Well need less to say that will be the last time this restaurant gets a dime of my money. Customer Services StinksMore

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 24 March 2020

Visited our kid at Kenyon College and ducked into Southside for breakfast. Great atmosphere - the old collectibles and friendly vibe. Food was good! Large portions and tastiness.

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 9 February 2020

This place is one of the best places to eat breakfast. Their service has always been good and the food is terrific. Only downfall is the place is always packed!

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 26 January 2020

I love the diners one of few places you get that old timey atmosphere. The food here is great. Service is wonderful and the cooks are right there where you can see them. I got the roasted pork and kraut it was great.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 13 January 2020 via mobile

This is a dependable restaurant that will get you in and seated when others have a long wait to get seated. Reasonable price for decent food. Ample seating. The pies are very good.

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 7 January 2020

This is my favorite breakfast restaurant in the Mt Vernon area. I have tried many dishes but keep going back to the "blue plate". Great service, great atmosphere, and great food.

Date of visit: January 2020
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13 May 2018|
Response from clausrock | Reviewed this property |
I am no longer in Ohio. Please go to their website or the diner for accurate information. Thank you
17 October 2017|
Response from lparzero | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is all on 1st floor level, can accommodate a wheelchair.
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