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Denny's Drive-In

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American, Fast food, Canadian
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86 Ontario St S, Grand Bend, Lambton Shores, Ontario N0M 1T0, Canada
+1 519-701-5808
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Sat - Sun 11:30 - 19:00
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Lambton Shores, Canada
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Typical fast food restaurant at a summer resort. Has a great fast food menu. Great food, good service, outside eating at picnic tables.

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Thank lories866
ValerieBoland, Owner at Denny's Drive-In, responded to this review

Dear lories866, Thank-you for the 5 stars, it is very much appreciated! Denny's is well known for its foot longs for a couple of reasons. First of all, foot longs are "summertime" food and while everyone knows what a foot long hot dog is, not every restaurant offers them. Our foot longs are a Schneider's Red Hot product, very tasty.... More 

Grand Bend, Canada
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

It was late in the season, but I still wanted to taste those famous fries one more time. They are so famous and so delicious that I had to wait and wait and wait. Most places in Grand Bend have a "fly" problem this time of the year, but it was ok. I just wish they would build a dome... More 

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Thank William K
ValerieBoland, Owner at Denny's Drive-In, responded to this review

Dear William K, Thank-you so much for your wonderful review, 5 star rating and your kind, encouraging comments. I have never taken Denny's success for granted and am always concerned that we are getting the fries "right". We will re-open for business next April. Watch out for our 2017 summertime specials that will commence in late June. So far, I... More 

Grand Bend, Canada
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286 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We rolled in minutes before they closed tonight and the last day they are open in 2016. I suspect we may have been the last customers but the Staff still treated us great as if we were the first. Note to the owners. Whoever is the server closing this evening, they are great. You better keep them! Onion rings, fries,... More 

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Thank DougNemeth
ValerieBoland, Owner at Denny's Drive-In, responded to this review

Dear DougNemeth, thank-you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! It is a great way for us to end off the 2016 season. The staff who served you have been notified of your review, kind words acknowledging a job well done are always a pleasure to receive. We are closed for the winter but look forward to... More 

Grand Bend, Canada
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

The fries must have been reheated several times and were burnt, the burger's were at a level below McDonald's. Would not recommend.

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1 Thank j0hnduggan
ValerieBoland, Owner at Denny's Drive-In, responded to this review

Dear j0hnduggan, now that the season is over I figured I would take a moment to respond to your review. It is obvious that we did not serve you the quality of food that you were expecting and for that I am very sorry. We always aim to serve excellent food but sometimes we fall short of the mark. I... More 

Waterloo
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We just have to stop at Denny's Drive-in every time we come to Grand Bend. Our family just loves the food and the servers are friendly. No trip to either Pinery Provincial Park, or the main drag beach is complete without a stop at Denny's.

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Thank Thomas R
ValerieBoland, Owner at Denny's Drive-In, responded to this review

Dear Thomas R, We appreciate your loyalty and your business!! Thank-you so much for including Denny's on your visits to Grand Bend, it always makes me happy when I hear customers essentially saying that a trip to Grand Bend is not complete without a visit to Denny's. Should you be back in the area this Fall, our opening hours are... More 

London, Canada
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We just ate here and very disappointed. Our burgers were lukewarm and overcooked. So were the fries. There is no excuse because it wasn't busy. $4 for cold fries. Never again.

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Thank LowchenLover
ValerieBoland, Owner at Denny's Drive-In, responded to this review

Dear LowchenLover, I am sorry to hear that we did not serve you well on your recent visit to Denny's. I understand your reasoning for giving us one star and I agree with you, there is no excuse for cold food. My only comment is that you should have told us when you were here to allow us an opportunity... More 

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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Best burgers and fries in town. Fun family food, well organized, good prices. When you are craving a burger in Grand Bend, head here!

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Thank SirusJess
ValerieBoland, Owner at Denny's Drive-In, responded to this review

Dear SirusJess, Thank-you so much for taking the time to post your review. It is always my aim to provide a suitable place for family dining and to provide quality "fast food" at a reasonable price. I also like to think that my staff and I are well organized and efficient most of the time! I really do appreciate the... More 

Toronto, Canada
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165 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

It is has become a tradition to visit Denny's during our camping trip to the Pinery. The kids look forward to the amazing fish and chips and they were not disappointed. We went for the Thursday special - 8oz fish and chips. They had coleslaw and real lemon juice! Very enjoyable!!! The fish was huge and the chips were great... More 

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Thank bleec0m
ValerieBoland, Owner at Denny's Drive-In, responded to this review

Dear bleec0m, It is always a pleasure to serve you, your family and your extended family on your annual camping trip to the Pinery; I am glad to hear that we met the mark once again! Your feedback is also very much appreciated. In your 2015 review you suggested that we consider serving coleslaw with our fish and chips. On... More 

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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We try to come to Denny's every summer. Their milkshakes are ALWAYS outstanding. Today everything seemed to of been fried a little longer than normal....but it's usually pretty good.

Helpful?
Thank dupester77
ValerieBoland, Owner at Denny's Drive-In, responded to this review

Hello dupester77, Thanks for taking the time to write your review and for providing me with constructive feedback in a kind manner. I am sorry to hear that your food was over-cooked. There is no excuse for this, we do try our level best in the kitchen to serve good food but it does happen. Should you or any customer... More 

Sherwood Park, Canada
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

This is a family tradition to go here. This trip we went twice. The place is famous for its fries. The Thursday fish special is under $10. It is only 1 piece of fish but the fillet was 8ounces. You won't go hungry! We appreciate that they have free fountain pop refills on any size so no need to get... More 

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Thank Laurie H
ValerieBoland, Owner at Denny's Drive-In, responded to this review

Dear Laurie H, Thank-you for taking the time to post your review. I appreciate you noting a number of items that may be of interest to other potential customers......our homemade fries, the Fish n Chip Thursday special with its huge piece of haddock, the free fountain pop re-fills and finally the availability of free WiFi to our patrons. I am... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$9
Cuisine
American, Fast food, Canadian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 19:00
Saturday
11:30 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Ontario St S, Grand Bend, Lambton Shores, Ontario N0M 1T0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Lambton Shores  >  Grand Bend
  • Phone Number: +1 519-701-5808

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