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American, Fast food, Diner, Central American
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed February 14, 2020

I am American and they had proper friendly American customer service! It felt just like a family owned and operated American restaurant, where the people who work there care about the service, food, and atmosphere they provide. The Burgers are delicious and a fantastic value...for it's size, the milkshakes are actually American style milkshakes, and the curly fries are divine! We didn't notice the cash only signs, which was our fault because they are in a few places before you get to ordering, but they were very gracious and helpful in telling us where the cash points were and didn't show any annoyance with us not being prepared with cash. That goes a long way in my book! My wife and I had a wonderful experience and highly recommend Rockin Diner!More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed January 3, 2020

Food is good quality for a fast food diner and at a great price. Owner was friendly and advised on the meal deal saving me money and getting more food. Food was filling tasty hot and served in good time. If i lived here i...would probably be in a lot more.More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed August 18, 2019

Great diner with a great menu and the American feel... enjoyed my massive burger... the fire ball fries were good... plus free Slush all round...at the end...

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

Called in for lunch. Ordered for 4 of us. Reasonable prices. Staff friendly. Food arrived quickly and far nicer than burgers I've had in past at other shops else where. Milk shakes to die for. Will defiantly in nipping in next time I'm in Leicester..if...only we had one in Lincoln .More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed January 12, 2019

Fab little gem 2 mins drive/8 mins walk away from Leicester city centre. Tiny little American 1950's style diner- red leather booths, chrome bar stools, hub caps, US number plates and guitars on the walls- and of course, a 1950's jukebox. Place is clean and...welcoming. Typical (lengthy!) menu of gourmet Burgers, fries, nachos, buffalo wings, burritos etc etc, with sodas and milkshakes at really cheap prices. Big portions, delicious food. Fun meal out for under the price of a McD drive through. Can't beat it.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed November 22, 2018 via mobile

My dad had a breakfast burger, my husband had a bit dog and I had a cheeseburger. All delicious, hot and tasty, chips were good, milkshake to die for. Very clean, great staff and cool decor... what's not to like!? Well recommended

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

not from Leicester came to see the university. Was hungry and it was just the place we were looking for . Very good service lovely food. It was that nice my fussy eater son ordered food for the ride home .. this is a result...as he never eats out of town . Hubby loved the fresh food. Very nice atmosphere. Will definitely come here againMore

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed September 20, 2018

Popped in late one night. The staff were very friendly. Menu is very large. There is no table service, so you order, pay and then your food is delivered to your table. My burger and fries were brilliant, very tasty and piping hot. The wife's...chicken burger she says was very good, large and filling. We were there about 22:50, the place closes at 23:00 but they did not rush us to close up which was nice. Both staff asked if the food was good, we could not have been happier. A bit pricey for a burger bar.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

There's plenty of stuff to like about this place. The decor fits the bill, great music from the 50's, top marks for this. The menu fits the 50's diner theme too. But all is not well... The burger tasted ok, however with the build up...you half expect a decent meaty hand made burger. Certainly for the price you might expect it. However it was a fairly standard machined patty that you can get anywhere. So overall this wasn't pulling up any trees. Onto the philly steak sub, this was more pulled beef/shawarma than beef steak. The filling fell out of the bottom. Again the taste was ok but nothing amazing. There was no tasty cheese with it, just American burger cheese and cheese sauce. The overall rating lies somewhere between a 3 and a 4, but closer to a 3. So onto the title of this review. I have a suspicion about many of the reviews attributed to this establishment and I hope I am wrong. It appears as being in the top 20 places regularly in Leicester. I have been to many established places in Leicester that I would rate higher. There are many reviews spanning several months with reviewers who have only done 1 review and given a 5 rating. I would still encourage you to try this place, but I would be careful not to read to much into the overall rating this place has.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

The service was good. The food tasted good - and had an "American" flavour to it. The design of the diner also recalled the States of an earlier time.

Date of visit: September 2018
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No alcohol here what so ever but trust me you don't need it food is absolutely spot on in this place
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Rockin Diner is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4