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Hot Rod Diner

130 S Walnut Rd, Turlock, CA 95380-5117
+1 209-669-3500
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pancakes” (6 reviews)
“decent price” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
130 S Walnut Rd, Turlock, CA 95380-5117
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Reviewed December 17, 2017

I went with friends for breakfast at a busy time but it was worth the wait. My food was intially incorrect, cold and not what I had ordered. Once our waitress was replaced with a competent one (Ashleigh) - my food was replaced, redone and...More

Thank tumbleweed6886
Reviewed October 23, 2017

The food was good, served fast, decent price and clean place. I had the ham and cheese omelet, with a pancake...nice

Thank James D
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Hot Rod Diner gives you a delicious full meal every time, service is fast and meals are made to order, getting you in and out quickly. Turlock's best kept secret where all the locals go!

Thank Tami W
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

I had lunch for breakfast and it was wonderful. Never disappointed here. Food is great and portions are sizable!!

Thank Brandi L
Reviewed May 2, 2017

We took our teenage granddaughter here for lunch the other day. She loves the fifties theme and the menu. You need to go to any of the diners that are Hot Rod themed. The décor and menus are fun to 'scope out' over and over...More

Thank VickiG95340
Reviewed February 26, 2017

We came in Saturday morning, which was our first time at Hot Rod Diner. There was a line and the place was packed, surprisingly we got a table right away and service was very quick! We were so surprised how fast our food came out....More

1  Thank MrsV27
Reviewed January 25, 2017

This was our first visit. The cafe was clean and packed with people. I had the pork chops and eggs. The pork chops were way over cooked and the hash browns were way under cooked. Being the person I am and I never pay for...More

Thank Biged95350
Reviewed January 4, 2017 via mobile

This is a great breakfast place that has all of your American favorites. Large portions of food for a very reasonable price. Great place to take the family. Sometimes you can catch a little classic car show here. If you're looking for a nice simple...More

Thank leonardw403
Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

My husband I come here often...the girls are friendly and work hard to accommodate the large crowds...the food is great and servings are generous.

Thank Christine L
Reviewed November 27, 2016

Very good menu...reasonably priced. Wide selection of items for breakfast and lunch. Does not serve dinner. Right next to Motel 6. Excellent for breakfast and lunch.

Thank Liz W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 S Walnut Rd, Turlock, CA 95380-5117
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Turlock
  • Phone Number: +1 209-669-3500
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