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Lester's Diner

250 W State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315-2545
+1 954-525-5641
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“home fries” (21 reviews)
“pancakes” (42 reviews)
“finger food” (30 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 am - 11:59 pm Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
250 W State Road 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315-2545
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had dinner this evening, the place was about half full when we arrived. The hostess and wait staff were friendly and efficient. Vern ordered corned beef, mashed potatoes, cabbage and carrots. He enjoyed his Caesar salad. I had the split pea soup and it...More

Thank ruthandvern
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First visit here and loved the breakfast. Extensive menu of everything from sandwiches to seafood to pasta. Saturday special of cabbage rolls filled with rice and beef. Great coffee. Loved the sausage gravy over my hash browns. Delicious chili. Generous servings.

Thank SpaChick2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food and an awesome experience because of the friendliness. Please continue to make your guest feel welcome, Samantha was SUPER!!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried last year’s today for breakfast while visiting the Fort Lauderdale area. My wife got the two pancakes and bacon and they were exceptionally good. I ordered the Lester’s ranch which came with two eggs, hashbrowns, or potatoes, and three link sausages. The links...More

Thank ta563
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently had a great breakfast there. Thank you to Lynn for being so nice and friendly. I hadn't been there for a couple of years but I'll be back and I will ask for her. She is a gem, friendly and personable. Great customer...More

Thank Puppup2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We go there a lot. They make us feel at home. The food is superb and the service and friendly atmosphere is even better. To mention a few names Julie t. Debby, and Chuck. And everyone else gives us smiles when we walk in ....More

Thank saje777se
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We vacationed in Ft. Lauderdale over the weekend and asked some locals for a good diner. We were told head to Lester's! We were served wonderfully by Vivian Saturday and Sunday by Debbie. Food is great and the staff very welcoming. Eat where the locals...More

Thank gaterz
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have been coming to Lester’s in Ft. Lauderdale for the last few years on the recommendation of a Cozy Murder Series by Elaine Viets. Portions are amazing, staff friendly and helpful.

Thank irosenbeck
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a big BLT, Chili Dog and coffee for a late lunch. Food was served with big portions and coffee was good. Service was absolutely fantastic. I recommend

Thank nickamc80
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

We had a nice server who didn’t appear to enjoy her job but was overall attentive to our larger group. The corned beef sandwich was delicious as was the lamb shank and burgers.

Thank Linda C
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5 April 2018|
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Response from Vleesje | Reviewed this property |
yes, even from draft......:)
2 February 2018|
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Response from jerrybacchus | Reviewed this property |
There is one in Margate
30 January 2017|
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Response from Nancy L | Reviewed this property |
I believe they could seat you at one of the corner booths. Your luggage could sit on the bench-seat. I think if it was set in the isle way, it would be an issue. Happy travels!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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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