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Crazy Otto's Diner - Ave I

1228 W Avenue I, Lancaster, CA 93534-2248
+1 661-940-9177
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“hash browns” (6 reviews)
“omelet” (5 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Hours
American, Diner
$$ - $$$
1228 W Avenue I, Lancaster, CA 93534-2248
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Crazy Otto's Diner - Ave I
1. Best breakfast in town
"This place has some of the best breakfast in town and huge portions."
brandon F
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2. A true diner experience
"The biscuits and gravy are the best I've ever had. "
Cesar J
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3. Always a winner
"probably the best prime rib in the whole valley."
Ranch I
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

In Lancaster for business and wanted to go somewhere local. After a quick search the three of us all thought Prime Rib sounded like a plan, so we decided to try Crazy Otto’s. Typical local diner fare; breakfast/lunch/dinner menu. Liked the fact they had a...More

Thank George L
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Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Very unique decor and very pleasant employees. They portions are very large and very reasonably priced. Plenty of free parking. They also have a bar inside. You can't go wrong with the huge omelettes and if you have it for dinner you can substitute fries...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 30 August 2017

several locations now serve the area. Large portions, friendly atmosphere, beer (I think at this location). good coffee.

Thank Leslie H
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Happened upon this place after reviewing Trip Advisor for places to eat in Lancaster. We weren't disappointed.

Thank Openstory
Reviewed 4 June 2017

In the 70's Crazy Otto's was a restaurant right next to the railroad.. when a train went by they would spin a wheel and the numbers on the wheel corresponded to the numbers on the seats at the counter... if it was you number you...More

Thank revolor
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Amazing service! Best hotcakes! Wonderful atmosphere! Proportions are at its best. Makes me always looking forward to go there again!

Thank Jasmine J
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Absolutely loved this place! Great food & big portions. Wait staff are friendly & service was fast. We were seated quickly, beverages ordered and brought promptly, check was brought 2 minutes after our order so when we were ready to go there wasn't any sitting...More

Thank marros1960
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Went here for a quick dinner. My friend wanted a burger. I order the avocado burger wrapped in lettuce, cooked medium. My friend ordered a regular cheeseburger. My burger was overcooked a bit and dry. The inside of the restaurant had a nostalgic feel with...More

Thank Erika D
Reviewed 26 April 2017

Have you ever seen one of those travel shows where they go to these east coast diners and sample the food. Crazy Otto's has that vibe. I come here mostly for the breakfasts. The portions are huge but the quality of the food is what...More

Thank Cesar J
Reviewed 8 April 2017

The place was decorated in a very entertaining way. The waitress was great. Sadly, the food was not. The portions are huge, but the food just wasn't good. We tried a sandwich, an omelette, and some lasagna. All were mediocre at best.

Thank CLC48
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1228 W Avenue I, Lancaster, CA 93534-2248
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 661-940-9177
  • E-mail
Our 6,000 square foot restaurant proudly serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. We are open daily and take-out is available. Our portions are huge and our service is fantastic. Our private banquet room is available for large parties or groups. Reservations are required for the banquet room. We have plenty of parking and wifi of course. We have been named Best Breakfast in the Antelope Valley 15 years! Come on by and see us. You won't be disappointed.
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