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California Diner

570 Sunrise Hwy, Patchogue, NY 11772-2282
+1 631-363-5338
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“moussaka” (2 reviews)
“chicken soup” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
570 Sunrise Hwy, Patchogue, NY 11772-2282
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This past Sunday, my husband and I had brunch at the California Diner in Patchogue. It was extremely crowded with people waiting to be seated. We were just deciding whether to wait when a lady leaving told us it was always crowded but they seat...More

Thank celestehessler
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

This is just a diner. Nothing special. The regular fare. Eggs, bacon, toast. You know the menu. They are a bit inflexible, no substitutions, just choose from the menu. Hash, eggs, English muffin, and home fries will set you back $9.25. Portions are reasonable, food...More

Thank TravelBuff97
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Service is always great, fantastic food, incredible value. Breakfast anytime, Greek specialties, tasty deserts, salads, Paninis, pot roast to pastrami, omelettes to burgers! Very attentive service, wide selection, so affordable, anything anytime true old time diner. Been there a few times always consistently good.

Thank dmulvaney
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Never have a problem. Food is always good. It's clean. Been there what feels like a hundred times. Not once disappointed. Our fave.

Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 20 January 2017

The food, service and selection were very good but the prices were higher than I expected for a diner. My wife was disappointed with the Bread pudding which they fancied up by putting fruit in it. She was looking forward to the traditional recipe normally...More

Thank BayrunrOld
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Lunch & dinner specials are good with excellent prices. My favorite is their home-made old fashioned chicken soup. It has a lot of chicken and vegetables and less noodles. My favorite lunch special is the pasta, vegetables in a savory garlic, scampi sauce.

Thank Sue D
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...More

Thank smittty75
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...More

Thank Lwopcraze
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
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...More

Thank Bluepoint007
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American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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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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