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Elsie's Diner


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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
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
American, Diner, Canadian
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great friendly service. Very good food, interest decor. Went with a two tables of people and they more than accommodated all of us with no reservation. I have terminal cancer and the girls at Elsie's Dinner wrote me a beautiful note and gave me a...More

Date of visit: June 2014
Thank Patti G
Reviewed June 19, 2014 via mobile

Went for supper and enjoyed both the food and bright clean look of the restaraunt. The wait staff were helpfull. Will be back soon.

1  Thank anrag
Reviewed June 5, 2014

What a pleasant surprise. An old friend recommended this restaurant and we were thrilled. This is a family owned, 50's themed establishment offering breakfast, dinner and supper. All home cooked meals using local meat and produce as available. Very bright, nicely decorated, very clean and...More

Date of visit: June 2014
1  Thank DonJ532
Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

We happened upon this diner by accident while we were lost. They were very busy but gave us a seat at the bar while we waited. We quickly got a clean table and shortly thereafter, our food! Lovely service and great food (we ordered breakfast)!...More

1  Thank Jc07ym
Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Went here for supper had a great meal and the waitress was very friendly will go back again for sure also I didn't find it that bad price wise

1  Thank Shelley B
Reviewed April 11, 2014

Elsies is what i would expect from a 50's diner the food was big, and that good old homestyle taste. nothing wrong with that. My server at Elsie's was great i think her name was Morgan. So much happiness pouring out of this lady. service...More

Date of visit: February 2014
1  Thank Matt g
Reviewed April 11, 2014

This busy family owned and operated spot is sure to please your crowd! Whether you are planning a romantic night out, family dinner, lunch in or casual get together, Elsie's Diner is where you want to be! I have frequented Elsie's Diner since opening and...More

Date of visit: April 2014
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Reviewed April 11, 2014

Elsie's diner is a great time all around! The food was delicious, the staff were extremely friendly and the atmosphere was so much fun! I will definitely be back!

Date of visit: April 2014
Thank BellevegasGirl1
Reviewed December 9, 2013

We eat here quite often when in Owen Sound, can't seem to drive by. I always get the black bean burger because it is excellent. Topped with kale and a delicious wasabi sauce. The soups and salads are great also and my husband loves the...More

Date of visit: November 2013
1  Thank jean519
Reviewed November 20, 2013

The design is fabulous, food and service not so much. The waitress was fast and friendly but very busy and not able to spend longer than 2.5 seconds taking our order. The food was overpriced and although it tasted good the presentation was sub par....More

Date of visit: November 2013
1  Thank Kristan G
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