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The Diner

2420 E 2nd St, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-3114
+1 251-500-1581
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (47 reviews)
“coconut cake” (40 reviews)
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American, Bar, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
2420 E 2nd St, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-3114
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Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are looking for great food at a great price, this is your place. My mushroom burger was one of the best burgers I have had in a long time and my wife's shrimp and grits was delicious. The only negative or most important,...More

Thank nonna359
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went there for breakfast, greeted when we walked in, seated immediately. Server came by with menus an took our drink order. Very friendly an polite server. Placed our order an enjoyed our coffee server kept checking on us to see if we wanted more coffee....More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

One of my husband and my favorite places to eat! We found this place last year and we love it! If you want to get away from all the touristy places that are packed and too gimmicky and want some wholesome good old fashioned southern...More

Thank SharonTaylor225
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Diner is great! We live local and have been meaning to try this place. It was great ! The atmosphere was fun, very very clean and the wait staff was very professional. Even the rest rooms were very well maintained. Lots to choose from...More

Thank Noplacelikehome445
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place last year and loved it. The coconut cake is too die for. We were back tonight and I had the shrimp and crab risotto. Oh my goodness. Best food I have had this week. You have to try this dish. We...More

Thank Randall T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose the specials. Corned beef hash and crab/shrimp omelette. Both were good and generous portions. We have lunch! They were crowded but we got right in. Our order came very fast and our server was very nice.

Thank Bamawoman1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Good: the food was wonderful!!! A lot of variety and above the quality of most diners. The Less than Good: we and a number of other people waited over 15 minutes before someone came to the hostess stand. I'm not sure if they were...More

Thank Katherine W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by The Diner based on TripAdvisor. Food was very good. The Reuben sandwich was amazing. I wish I would have got the Key Lime Pie, it looked great. Maybe next time.

Thank jswea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was a little apprehensive at first having heard a few negative things. Upon investigation found another place has recently opened with a similar name. That place is not worth any consideration. When visiting the real "The Diner" found it to be a great family restaurant...More

Thank sc0lafr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do not confuse The with this other whole in wall dive that has recently opened with a similar name. Remember the picture on this site, it is no some silver bullet looking thing. Had the mushroom and Swiss burger and it was more than I...More

Thank acolafr
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Questions & Answers
January 25, 2018|
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Response from Steve K | Property representative |
Yes mam call me at 252-776-3332 that's my cell and I can take care of you
Matthew M
June 6, 2017|
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Response from Tammymomoftwin | Reviewed this property |
They were great to work around my food allergy so I am sure they would work with you. I would call them prior to going :)
March 7, 2017|
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Response from Arrowmaker43 | Reviewed this property |
They change the daily special. Have a full menu but not sure about online.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$22
Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 1:45 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2420 E 2nd St, Gulf Shores, AL 36542-3114
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Gulf Shores
  • Phone Number: +1 251-500-1581
  • E-mail
Food that breaks hunger - not the bank.
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