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University Diner

Diner, American
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5959 Merrill Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32277-3424
+1 904-762-3433
07:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 07:00 - 14:00
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Jacksonville, Florida
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48 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was going to get a fast food breakfast but thought better of it. Instead of going the drive thru route, I took advantage of my off day from work to visit my neighborhood diner. Gina was my server and she took very good care of me. For a reasonable price, I enjoyed steak and eggs. I have been here... More 

Thank johnmeeks1974
Ormond Beach, Florida
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

What a nice casual diner. Nothing fancy but just what you want for a lazy day breakfast. Very friendly staff. I think I met every staff member, We sat at a table with some water still on the table. Before the waitress could return to wipe it off, another person wiped it off. Every server pouring coffee at their table... More 

Thank Julie B
Jacksonville, Florida
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Good food and nice servers. Some renovations have been completed which have helped the environment inside. Location is very convenient for JU students, just surrounded by some businesses and apartments that need major updates.

Thank Elizabeth G
1 review
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Service is horrible impossible to call in and place in order they tell you to hold on out the phone down and never come back to the phone

Thank Twan K
Mesa, Arizona
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 July 2016

we were staying near here - it was recommended by the hotel front desk plenty of good food for a good price

Thank frank c
Romsey, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This diner is only open for breakfast and lunch, it is basic in decore and seating, go seat yourself but then enjoy the great friendly service and tasty food which comes in generous portions. You can see the food being cooked if you sit at the counter or enjoy the table and booths. This is a place with great value... More 

Thank Graeme S
Saint Augustine, Florida, United States
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Went to see a friend on the Northside and decided to get a late breakfast at a new spot. Place was a little busy in the parking lot so we figured that was a good sign and went in. We seated ourselves as is their policy. We did wait a fairly long while for any drinks. Service in general was... More 

Thank Ed W
Yulee, Florida
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237 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast, and if firefighters/EMTs eat there, it must be good. It's a typical diner where the locals eat at. The place can be easily missed, looks more like an industrial building. Portion size for what you paid for are very reasonable, and is quite declious. Wait staff are prompt and very friendly. If you live nearby and... More 

Thank T W
Jacksonville, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

I have enjoyed this diner for years, food is always great. My last visit I tried something new - the corned beef hash, didn't enjoy it as much as I thought I would. I will return soon & look forward to finally trying the Waffles.

Thank Jazzdlw
Fernandina Beach, Florida
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104 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2015

Drove by this diner and decided to give it a try. The eggs were prepared as ordered. The Philly Omlet was perfection. The grits were stiff enough to stand a spoon, perfect. The hash browns were crisp yet not overdone. Coffee is average. Don't go out of your way to visit but if you are in the area, this is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Diner, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5959 Merrill Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32277-3424
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 904-762-3433
(904) 762-3433 near Jacksonville University

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