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Canadian, Cafe, Diner
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed October 25, 2020 via mobile

Visited this diner for the first time today with my hubby and had the Eggs Benedict. The food was served hot, it was delicious and the waitress was happy, friendly, quick and coffee was plentiful! Will definitely comeback.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed September 29, 2020 via mobile

The table was disinfected before I sat down. The prices are reasonable, and the indoor and outdoor seating area is large. I'm satisfied.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 9, 2020

Went for breakfast. Service and breakfast were excellent. Negatives ... the menu has changed with co-vid but the website is out of date and did not reflect it. We were sent to our table before the table was cleaned from previous diners. Unlike other places...we have dined at, they did not disinfect the table. There was garbage on the floor under the table and server did not clean the seats. Unacceptable during this co-vid time. Hire an extra personal n if needed.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 3, 2020

We are grateful we had to visited a business in the area or we would still be missing this classic diner experience! Today was our second visit in two weeks. From Lis and Samantha's delightful and super helpful service, to the excellent eggs benedict, fabulous...home fries, and really quality donuts - just not enough of them always available. We sat out on the patio with good friends. All in all, exactly what we were hoping for when we saw the diner sign. We will be back!More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 9, 2020 via mobile

Classic Canadian-English breakfast. Very friendly family restaurant. Nice and polite staff Great food! Definitely coming back!

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed March 12, 2020

I always thought that this establishment was just for donuts and coffee. Was I ever wrong !! They make excellent breakfasts here. My wife and I visited for breakfast recently, and we were impressed. My wife ordered a veggie omelette and I had the seniors...breakfast, which was surprising filing with toast, bacon, home fries and one large egg. The coffee was great and never ending. The server was delightful and very caring. We will return soon. Parking is right in front of the restaurant and there's ample room.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 29, 2020 via mobile

I just had the most amazing breakfast. The coffee was flowing, the waitress was amazing, attentive and always smiling. The eggs benedict was the best I've ever tasted, I don't know what is in the sauce but it's delicious. This was my first time but...it will definitely not be my last. I didn't feel rushed, in fact I felt very welcomed.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed November 6, 2019

This was my first visit, but definitely not my last! Do not let the name fool you. This is a full service restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I stopped by for breakfast at lunch time! I was quickly seated and served a steaming hot...cup of excellent coffee as I checked out the menu. Very reasonable prices and very good food selections. I had the peameal bacon and eggs, tomatoes instead of potatoes (which looked great!) and toast, all for under $10! Samantha was my server, and she and the rest of the team kept my coffee cup full! The meal was plentiful and delicious! Samantha recommended the carrot cake with cream cheese icing. Fresh baked that morning! My wife and I shared it later in the day and it was delicious! And yes, they do also have donuts! This is a great spot and I will be back!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 24, 2019

This restaurant has good meals at reasonable prices, But today, l went in around 2 PM and there were two waitresses, there were somewhat busy (not with customers) but they did have a second to wait on me. After sitting there for a good 5...minutes a gentleman came in and before he sit down they took his order, ignoring me. I usually go in this restaurant maybe couple times a month and always leave them a tip and say my please and thank yous. This has happen to me before in this restaurant. Do l smell, not dress appropriate, maybe l have an ugly face or they what a bigger tip. I will like the manager of owner of Donut Diner to give me some kind of answer. GOD BLESS!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 16, 2019

I do see the occasional person get some donuts but local folks come here for the fine food. It is indeed a diner with a bit of a 1960's or so look about it. The breakfast menu is available all day but it is the...fish and chips that are the draw for me, done in a light batter. The chips are made from scratch, likely accounting for their great taste. The portion of chips is large. The side of cole slaw is tangy. Tartar sauce accompanies the dish. My main course with a coffee was about $11. I recommend coming a bit early for lunch to guarantee a table. The staff is very down to earth and keep the coffee coming. There seemed to be more staff, making the service rather quick. Come for a meal and leave as a devotee.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed April 8, 2019 via mobile

An unpretentious diner serving an excellent breakfast. Especially recommend the Canadian bacon. Top notch.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 9, 2019

Homey old fashioned diner with great coffee and fabulous pancakes. They were light and cokked to perfection. Waitress was friendly and coffee refills often.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed January 22, 2019

This place is retro...Coffee is the best!! Food is great...Have had breakfast and lunch!!. .Breakfast menu is good!...Seniors menu as well.... Very busy for breakfast .. .Prices are very reasonable..! Service is friendly and always coffee pot in hand for refills! .Fish and Chips are...really good...They also have a dinner menu but are only open until 4pm...Except Fridays...open until 6pm Otherwise i would have given a 5 star reviewMore

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here for some eats mid morning of November 2nd. Service was quick and friendly, my eggs were done perfectly, home fries were good...wish there was more. My wife wasn’t a fan of her eggs benny, she thought the hollandaise was too salty. Kids...ate up all their food. Retro looking diner with a good home style vibe. Would eat here again.More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

We go here regularly for breakfast.. always very good and perfect portion. Sandwiches are great, soup is always good and nice variety. Most staff are great.. breaky under 20 bucks.

Date of visit: June 2018
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4