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Diner By-The-Sea

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1/2 Block N.W. of AiA, 1/2 Block west of A1A on Commercial Blvd., Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
954-491-0642
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06:00 - 14:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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Owen Sound, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Place was very busy Sunday morning, obviously popular. I ordered the breakfast special, western quiche. Very disappointing; not quiche at all, no pastry crust, just a huge rectangle of omelettey egg, with a layer of processed cheese inside, covered with a cheese sauce! Should have stuck to plain eggs, which were half the price. Homefries were good. Service was efficient.... More 

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Bethel, New York
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place reminds me of a diner from the bygone days. Servers have a little attitude, in a good way. Pancakes were great, service was fast, coffee was hot. The tables are a bit cramped, so if you register big and tall it may be a little uncomfortable.

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Thank beamoc33
Bridgeport ct
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153 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small restaurant close to the beach in Lauderdale by the Sea-all the usual breakfast choices-pancakes-egg dishes-very good coffee--open for breakfast and lunch and they do a German dinner Tues-Friday-Very popular with the locals-service was excellent-prices reasonable

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had breakfast this morning at this very cool little diner. Service was fast and friendly and my breakfast was awesome. Definitely get the home fries. WOW

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Thank Dan1212477
Edwardsville, Il.
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195 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a classic diner experience, this is your place. Breakfast and lunch. Cash only.

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Portage, Indiana
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped for late lunch during a bike ride. It's was close to closing time 3pm but didn't feel rushed. I had a chicken salad sandwich & cream of chicken soup. Both were good. Service was excellent . Cute little place. Reminded me of Mel's Diner from the show Alice.

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San Antonio, TX
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We bought a Groupon for this unknown location on our last day in Ft. Lauderdale. Menu was more than adequate for breakfast or lunch but what we loved most was the warm welcome we received in this (limited seating) restaurant. From wait staff to manager, everyone in the place seemed to be "family". Food was very generous in portion and... More 

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Thank Janet M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little diner that provided all of the basics with great service as well. The corn beef hash was nice and crispy and the eggs were perfectly cooked. No complaints!

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Thank Andrew S
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I work right down the street from this place and I had a late client so I had the chance to grab some breakfast with my personal assistant for the day (my son.) We walked in and grabbed some seats at the counter. The cook was very friendly and greeted us as we walked. This place had a very old... More 

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Miami, Florida, United States
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42 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

If you're on Ft Lauderdale Beach near Commercial Blvd, you have to go here for breakfast, brunch or lunch. The food here is great. Nice portion sizes for EVERYTHING and there are plenty of food options as the menu is pretty big. If you are there with kids, ask for the chocolate chip pancakes, they are always a hit with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 14:00
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Saturday
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1/2 Block N.W. of AiA, 1/2 Block west of A1A on Commercial Blvd., Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Broward County  >  Lauderdale by the Sea
  • Phone Number: 954-491-0642
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?