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Barb's Diner

Diner, American
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717 G St, Burwell, NE 68823-4136
+1 308-346-5020
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Quick breakfast Sunday morning. The fifties theme might be fun for some, but it's narrowly focused on folks before our time. Food quality was good. Sausage and bacon were very good, hash browns crispy as they should be, and pancake was flavorful. Disappointed to find only powdered coffee creamer on the table. Seemed like a nice place for local coffee... More 

Thank Kevin M
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4 reviews
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Great biscuits and gravy! Barbs selling and looking for a buyer. Hope the next owners can feel these big shoes. Great spot. Open early.

Thank Matt T
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Marty McFly had breakfast at Barbs on his time journey. All menu choices scream old school. Hamburger with fries and shake. They even have the iconic sloppy joe sandwich. Made me nostalgic for my grandmas home cookin. Barb is a happy person in her role feeding the belly's and souls of her neighbors. Locals enjoy a bottomless coffee cup.

Thank Byron M
Cozad, Nebraska
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Walked in thinking was a neat 50s diner. As I sat waiting for service I noticed how dirty the atmosphere was. Cobwebs and a thick layer of dirt on all the decor and wIll trim, grime on the cute table jukeboxs. The food was frozen not fresh, ordered a cheeseburger and fries. When I politely expressed the cobwebs hanging by... More 

Thank Ruby B
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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389 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

We visit this community with some frequency. We always wind up at Barb's Diner for at least one meal. We recently make a visit for breakfast. We were (as always) greeted cheerfully, our order quickly taken - and delivered. While not fancy, the food is always hot and 'tasty'

Thank RichardB562
Burwell, Nebraska
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Lots of great menu items. This place has a great 50's feel. Love going here because they always make you feel welcome

Thank Girloutandabout77
Reno, Nevada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Inexpensive, eclectic 50's decor, cute little 10 year old waitress who was probably the owner's daughter. Large portions, the pineapple shake was huge!! Outdoor seating available. Very quick service, large selection.

Thank JacRet
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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389 reviews
227 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2014

Barb's is 'unique'. It's an 'art deco' diner -- but the food is good, the service is good, the owner is gracious .. Visit; you'll be glad you did!

Thank RichardB562
Omaha, Nebraska
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86 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2014

There are not many breakfast spots in Burwell. Barb's is one of the old standby's for good home cooking breakfast - eggs, pancakes, sausage, etc. Nothing fancy, but the prices are cheap. I enjoy going to see all the old timers sit around, drink coffee and talk. Staff is always very nice and welcoming. Food gets out fairly quick too.... More 

Thank Nicholas S
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

Went for breakfast with the family and some friends on a Sunday morning. Will never go back. We were not offered high chairs or booster seats for the kids. Were not given menus. Waitress took order for half the table, then returned about 10 minutes later to take everyone else's order. Brought burnt hash browns and burnt pancakes. Not overdone.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Diner, American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 717 G St, Burwell, NE 68823-4136
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Burwell
  • Phone Number: +1 308-346-5020

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