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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)
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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 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!

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

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

1  Thank Kristan G
Reviewed October 14, 2013

Just recently discovered this relatively new restaurant...located in Springmont, on the outskirts of Owen Sound, Don't let the exterior fool you...this DINER has obviously been painstakingly put together to reflect the 50's atmosphere...SUPER CLEAN, and EXCELLENT FOOD...this has become our favourite spot for Breakfast..definately the...More

1  Thank Marg J
Reviewed September 28, 2013

Found the prices way to high for what we ordered. Lots of Burgers and Hot dogs on the menu. Over priced for the burger and fries. Burgers were good and home made.

2  Thank cynthia882013
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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, Groups, Local cuisine
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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