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Dad's Diner

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$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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9th and Commercial, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221
+1 360-899-5269
07:00 - 16:00
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Fri 07:00 - 20:00
Sat - Thu 07:00 - 16:00
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Tucson, AZ
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a small place with the menu written on a chalkboard on the wall. The serving staff was friendly and attentive, and they are the only reason this place gets 2 stars instead of 1. The food was extremely disappointing. I ordered pancakes, which turned out to a single huge pancake that was paper thin, chewy, and tasteless. I folded... More 

Thank Bruce C
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a GREAT lunch April 27 ,2017 here. My husband had the Cuban sandwich and I had the chicken salad sandwich . Both were FABULOUS. I had to take a "people bag" for the last of my sandwich and it was great the next morning. Fries were good too. Owner is friendly and personable. Lot's of locals eat here,... More 

Thank Corrine J
Bellingham, WA
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They serve breakfast all day and lunch. The menu is limited to what is on the large chalkboard for that day. Servings very generous, ingredients fresh and tasty. They ran out of the item we wanted, but the 2nd choice was excellent! The wait staff were very friendly and efficient. We definitely will be back!

Thank 2SquareDancers
Seattle, WA
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped for a late lunch. All of our meals were excellent. It's a no-nonsense diner, but well executed.

Thank TrptPlyr30
Washington state
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Late afternoon today we ate at Dad's Diner. Gabriel, our waiter, was friendly and professional. He was spot on with our order. My husband had the cheeseburger with potato wedges and I had the BBQ pork with no bun, coleslaw, and potato wedges. All arrived warm and ready to eat. We enjoyed our dinner and will return!

Thank Gdalelovers
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

One of the best breakfast and lunch places short of grandma's house. There biscuits and gravy is to die for. With there family inviting atmosphere my family and I would recommend this wonderful place and there clientele to everyone.

Thank Robert MD D
1 review
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Great food, and warm friendly people..... Burgers, pulled pork, biscuits and gravy, very tasty.... They even smoke their own bacon.

Thank Michael L
Port Coquitlam
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Good quality food. We shared the pulled pork sandwich which came with potato wedges. Very tasty sandwich and friendly service.

Thank Roninpoco
Westerville, Ohio
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Returning from Friday Harbor and needed a quick bite on the road, found Dad's. Absolutely the best breakfast that I've had in years with a huge pancake and bacon to die for. Great service and terrific to see the dude that must have been the owner out there hustling and making it all work. Worth a flight back to WA... More 

Thank severdog
Oak Harbor, Washington
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104 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I love this place burgers, fries and more!! This is a must stop restaurant, highly recommended , prices, customer service excellent

Thank Allen B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9th and Commercial, Anacortes, Fidalgo Island, WA 98221
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Fidalgo Island  >  Anacortes
  • Phone Number: +1 360-899-5269

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?