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Elsie's Diner

$$ - $$$American, ,
104 Shane St, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5N7, Canada
+1 519-372-2050
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“fries” (16 reviews)
“sundae” (3 reviews)
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American, Diner, Canadian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
104 Shane St, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5N7, Canada
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Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Great meal, many gluten free options! Service was a little slow but great place! Wait staff friendly and helpful!

Thank SaraMarko
Reviewed June 6, 2018

We went for lunch and absolutely loved it! The food is excellent, and they give you enough for at least 1 more meal at home. Going to have to go back just for desserts, they all look so good but just didn't have enough room.

Thank April D
Reviewed May 28, 2018

I highly recommend stopping in at Elsies Diner if you are looking for tasty food, quick and excellent service and a fun 50's experience! I have been here a couple times and I can assure you that it's worth the drive! The prices are great...More

Thank BrittanyBMcNabb
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

This is such a cool place. The food and service was great and good prices too! A great spot if you're heading to sauble beach or in the area. It's worth the drive!

Thank Jeremy W
Reviewed May 26, 2018

This Diner has barely passable pub style food but that is where the good times end. Staff are not friendly, they were asked to substitute French fries for salad due to allergic condition and did so until the bill arrived and charged for salad. Very...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Waiting time was too long 35 minutes.Food wasn't too tasty. Tea and coffee wasn't hot enough . Waitress was great and friendly.

Thank 63russianboy
Reviewed May 20, 2018

we planned our morning around some shopping then stopping in here for brunch ,then more shopping on our way home, well right off the start as we walked in the door the girl at the cash never even acknowledged us, then after a few minutes...More

3  Thank daniel f
Reviewed May 20, 2018

If you happen to find yourself on Route 6 to Tobermory, you'll doubtless pass this castle of kitch and think 'Nahhh -looks too cute to be any good.' Despite some dissenting opinions on this page, four sophisticated adults -two from Canada and two from Australia,...More

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Heard a lot about the place and had to try it out. Meal was good. Price was good. Staff was good but could have had more knowledge if menu. Other than that, all was good

Thank Whiffle64
Reviewed March 18, 2018 via mobile

Visited with my husband and 6 year old. My daughter wanted waffles which is a full size meal so I decided I wanted a kids meal hamburger since I was not very hungry. The waitress said I could not order a kids meal... but the...More

1  Thank Stephanie P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 Shane St, Owen Sound, Ontario N4K 5N7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Grey County  >  Owen Sound
  • Phone Number: +1 519-372-2050
  • E-mail
Elsie's Diner is a 50's style licensed full service 64 seat diner incorporating the 50's style in both decor as well as food selection. Our diner provides old fashioned home style meals using fresh local ingredients for eat in or take out. From the moment you enter Elsie's Diner you feel like you are stepping back in time. Customers can sit in a booth or a stool at the counter, enjoy our great 50's music and order a meal that they know is made fresh in our kitchen using local ingredients. Our menu includes many old fashioned favorites like mac and cheese, meatloaf and burgers as well as floats, malt shakes and banana splits. There are plenty of nostalgic signs and memorabilia to look at while they enjoy their meal or they can play the 50's trivia card game set at each table. A casual fun place to eat great home style food.
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