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California Diner

American, Diner
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570 Sunrise Hwy, Patchogue, NY 11772-2282
+1 631-363-5338
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Islip, New York
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Enjoyed Mousaka, huge Greek salad, chicken salvaki, beef tips with teriyaki sauce, mac & cheese. My son in law was celebrating his birthday and he chose California diner this evening. 4 people ate and drank for just $69 and the birthday boy got a dessert with sparkles and everyone sang happy birthday. Was very nice.

Thank smittty75
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Love this diner. We used to live right down the block and went here a lot it was a must during our visit. My diners are number one on our list when we go home especially this one. Food service and atmosphere is tops. They remodeled place looks great.

Thank Lwopcraze
Rotonda West
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Nothing to write home about, average diner food, breakfast and burgers are ok the dinner specials are not so special

Thank joeybabenewyork
Blue Point, New York
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We have been happy in the past with there good and espically their roast Turkey Sandwich, with hand carved roast Turkey. Well my friends no more, they substituted with explanation,and saying they never had Roast Turkey, with a slimy budget processes deli turkey. I called them and they hung up when I complained. They have no lost a 30 year... More 

Thank Bluepoint007
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Open 24 hours good service and food. Nice ambience. Quick seating and service. Vegetarian options available. Live the waffles, and eggplant parm.

Thank videshi G
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Meals are typical diner food but good. The specials are good values for the money. The décor is pleasant and no crowded.

Thank Marian M
Holbrook, New York
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233 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

Typical diner. Large clean restaurant. Very large menu that includes just about all types of America food with some Greek choices included

Thank Jerry G
Holtsville, New York
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118 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

The diner was packed but we were able to get seated right away. Service was fast and efficient. Loved my spinach pie. My friend didn't care for the veggie burger. Love the extensive menu.

Thank Susaneac
Islip, New York
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Home made desserts and sugar free cheese cake are great!! I have gone for breakfast, lunch and dinner and found it yummy each time, (plentiful and very reasonable.) You could share the lunch and dinner meals. Breakfast I always have a little left but not enough for another full meal. Clean and convenient to reach by (South Service Road)Sunrise Hwy,... More 

Thank smittty75
Sag Harbor, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

We stopped off for a late night dinner My daughter has often spoken how good the fries and gravy are which we ordered They came warm and the gravy too. Our problem was with our dinner I ordered prime rib and my friend surf and turf My prime rib was not the best cut of meat it was juicy but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 570 Sunrise Hwy, Patchogue, NY 11772-2282
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Patchogue
  • Phone Number: +1 631-363-5338

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