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Lester's Diner

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American, Greek, Diner
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250 W State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315-2545
+1 954-525-5641
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00:00 - 23:59
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Sun - Sat 00:00 - 23:59
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our first visit to Lester's was yesterday at lunch and we are back for dinner tonight. Over two days we tried the tuna salad, gyro, country fried steak, BBQ bacon cheeseburger with fries, Greek Chicken, French onion soup and chicken and rice soup. Everything is wonderful and I think the Greek Chicken wins as best entree. Everything is made in... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good service, decent food, fair prices. Recommend by locals. Big place. Couldn't eat everything I ordered.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I wish we had known about this place when we first got to Fort Lauderdale. We went here for breakfast on our last day in Fort Lauderdale. The food was really good. They cook with oil which is a plus for me because I don't care for my food to be cooked in butter. The eggs were cooked perfect, the... More 

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Thank Suzanne S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fast friendly delicious! You are never disappointed! Greek salad great Breakfast great anytime. Desserts!

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Canton, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is outstanding. Portions gigantic --enough to be shared . Clean, friendly, excellent service. This restaurant is always busy.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My father would bring me here all the time in the 70's. I have returned a few times recently. The staff is quick and the food is very good. The portions are generous and tasty. The place is clean and not changed much in the many years. And that a good thing, this was one of my favorite place to... More 

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Thank Carl C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looked up a diner on trip advisor and came along Lester's diner. Very friendly service and food was good. Call it a local diner for the locals. Yummy

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This sort of retro diner was just what I was looking for and the food did not disappoint. Huge portions, swift service and the place was packed, says it all really. Second time we tried to visit we couldn't even get in the door because of the queue!

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Cape Coral, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been coming to Lesters since it was a truck stop just outside Port Everglades, back in the 70's. Had, and still have, the best breakfast in town, 24 hours a day. The coffee is outstanding, and will be served in the original 14 oz cups on request... Used to be every cup... Breakfast so good, we ate here both mornings... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When ever we travel to Florida's East Coast our car always goes right to Lester's. Why, because the eats are the best in town. On our recent trip to the Ft Lauderdale boat show we dinned there twice and enjoyed the variety of home made Greek presentations. Also don't miss out on the fabulous deserts.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Cuisine
American, Greek, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 250 W State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315-2545
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Fort Lauderdale
  • Phone Number: +1 954-525-5641

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?