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Elmer's Restaurant - Pocatello

) #5 of 132 Restaurants in Pocatello $$ - $$$ American,
851 S 5th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201
+1 208-232-9114
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Overview
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“crepes” (7 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
American, Diner
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
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Atmosphere
LOCATION
851 S 5th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201
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1 - 10 of 143 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is the best diner experience we have had in America yet. We have been travelling for 5 days looking for diner paradise and we are finally here. Great food , great service. Love it !More

Thank Slinkcat
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Pocatello, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Morning, We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your visit to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again soon! Kolten...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Breakfast with family. Eggs good, fruit cup was fresh. Service quick. Coffee very good. We also had pancakes and the loaded hash browns. No complaints.More

Thank Elizabeth M
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Pocatello, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Morning Elizabeth, We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your visit to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again soon!...More

Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Don't miss Elmer's! We went for breakfast - the German pancake (with butter and lemon juice) was great. Don't miss the chicken sausage. The potato pancake were great, too. Very reasonably priced and great service!

Thank MaidenoftheSea
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Pocatello, responded to this reviewResponded 17 May 2017

We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your visit to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 9 May 2017

Elmers used to be a bit of a greasy spoon. I quit going there and recently have been back several times. The food is soo so clean! Fresh avacados, tomatoes, salsa etc. Chefs wear nice new uniforms that always look clean and presentable. Wow! Elmers...More

Thank universalmindspace
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Pocatello, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

We truly thank you for your feedback and are glad to see you enjoyed your recent visits to Elmer’s. We love hearing from our Guests and we send each review directly to the restaurant management to be seen. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped by with my son. Had breakfast for lunch. Food was ok. Service was horrible!! Slow!! No pepper or jam at our table. Our waitress was not attentive.

Thank Carmen H
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Food was OK. Nothing seemed to be home made. Fries could use a new vat of oil. Atmosphere was good staff real pleasant. Food is good middle of the road. We were there for lunch, clam chowder, Cobb salad, chicken bacon avocado sandwich. Bacon. Urgent...More

Thank susanjoyceh
Kolten L, Guest Relations Manager at Elmer's Restaurant - Pocatello, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2017

We truly thank you for your feedback and we're bummed that your experience at the Pocatello Elmer's was not a memorable one. Your comment has been forwarded onto the restaurant and seen by management. I spoke with their General Manager, Dee Holsten, earlier today and...More

Reviewed 16 March 2017

We worked in the area and stopped in here a few times. We always had good food and friendly service. We tried a variety of things on the menu and it was always great...

Thank Beth M
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Elmer's has a wonderful menu from eggs, bacon, sausage, ect. to crapes and pancakes (which are so yummy). The atmosphere is pleasant. There food is a little pricey.

Thank Vanetten5
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Drove by, and decided to eat lunch. Service was extremely friendly and attentive, and food served pretty quick. Between us we had a hamburger & fries, waffle, eggs & bacon, and their very large delicious german pancake. All was well cooked, tasted great and typical...More

Thank DiverMom18
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Great food here and great service....generous portions.you can not go wrong with any of the menu selections here!

Thank lostreasureman
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jackbaby
Do you serve creamed chipped beef?
26 April 2016|
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Response from Sean A |
I just talked with the manager of the local Elmer's restaurant and she said they do not serve it. When I described it to her she said it sounded good and suggested I write their corporate headquarters to suggest that they... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 21:00
Monday
06:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
06:30 - 22:30
Thursday
06:30 - 22:30
Friday
06:30 - 22:30
Saturday
06:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 851 S 5th Ave, Pocatello, ID 83201
  • Location: United States  >  Idaho (ID)  >  Pocatello
  • Phone Number: +1 208-232-9114
  • E-mail
Description
A Northwest favorite since 1960. Our 25 locally owned Elmer's Restaurants take pride in their communities and source local, farm-fresh ingredients.
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