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California Diner

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570 Sunrise Hwy, Patchogue, NY 11772-2282
+1 631-363-5338
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Bayport, New York
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

The food, service and selection were very good but the prices were higher than I expected for a diner. My wife was disappointed with the Bread pudding which they fancied up by putting fruit in it. She was looking forward to the traditional recipe normally found at a diner. The inside is well laid out and maintained looking more like... More 

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Thank BayrunrOld
Sayville, New York, United States
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64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Lunch & dinner specials are good with excellent prices. My favorite is their home-made old fashioned chicken soup. It has a lot of chicken and vegetables and less noodles. My favorite lunch special is the pasta, vegetables in a savory garlic, scampi sauce.

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Thank Sue D
Islip, New York
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53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Enjoyed Mousaka, huge Greek salad, chicken salvaki, beef tips with teriyaki sauce, mac & cheese. My son in law was celebrating his birthday and he chose California diner this evening. 4 people ate and drank for just $69 and the birthday boy got a dessert with sparkles and everyone sang happy birthday. Was very nice.

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Thank smittty75
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Love this diner. We used to live right down the block and went here a lot it was a must during our visit. My diners are number one on our list when we go home especially this one. Food service and atmosphere is tops. They remodeled place looks great.

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Thank Lwopcraze
Rotonda West
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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Nothing to write home about, average diner food, breakfast and burgers are ok the dinner specials are not so special

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Thank joeybabenewyork
Blue Point, New York
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

We have been happy in the past with there good and espically their roast Turkey Sandwich, with hand carved roast Turkey. Well my friends no more, they substituted with explanation,and saying they never had Roast Turkey, with a slimy budget processes deli turkey. I called them and they hung up when I complained. They have no lost a 30 year... More 

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Thank Bluepoint007
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Open 24 hours good service and food. Nice ambience. Quick seating and service. Vegetarian options available. Live the waffles, and eggplant parm.

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Thank videshi G
Bellport
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Meals are typical diner food but good. The specials are good values for the money. The décor is pleasant and no crowded.

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Thank Marian M
Holbrook, New York
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279 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Typical diner. Large clean restaurant. Very large menu that includes just about all types of America food with some Greek choices included

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Thank Jerry G
Holtsville, New York
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148 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

The diner was packed but we were able to get seated right away. Service was fast and efficient. Loved my spinach pie. My friend didn't care for the veggie burger. Love the extensive menu.

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Thank Susaneac

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 570 Sunrise Hwy, Patchogue, NY 11772-2282
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Patchogue
  • Phone Number: +1 631-363-5338

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?