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205 E Alder St, Oakland, MD 21550-1513
+1 301-533-0000
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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205 E Alder St, Oakland, MD 21550-1513
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We've stopped in here a few times over the past few years but this time we ate at the little diner inside. It was great. The milkshakes are amazing and it's just a fun menu with good food. The women working there really hustle. It...More

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Reviewed 26 November 2017

We are glad this storefront space is being used. The antiques and the lunch counter seem like a good match for local traffic. However, on the Saturday lunchtime we were there, no one was browsing the antiques. Bored looking people jammed the booths at the...More

Thank helios5356
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

Another flea market, antique store. If you're in downtown Oakland, sure, but don't come just for this place.

1  Thank KWhyte1
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The establishment inside England'ers that serves food is called "Dottie's Grill and Soda Fountain". They have the best tasting bacon and I asked what brand it was and was informed "Kunzler". Guess what bacon brand I'm buying for home now? Yep, you got it! I...More

1  Thank Karen T
Reviewed 6 September 2017

The food is very good. This is a great destination for hometown cooking. Great for breakfast or lunch.

1  Thank Pat K
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

We went here bc my dad wanted buckwheat pankcakes, which he got. The food is great, you can really tell everything is home made, service was great!

Thank melissa A
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Very interesting place, especially if you like the 50s. Old time soda fountain. A group of us had breakfast. Pancakes were big and tasty. French Toast looked and tasted scrumptious. God quantity of food for the price. Staff was friendly, but couldn't easily keep up...More

Thank SWPBeast
Reviewed 14 August 2017

When we saw the old-fashioned lunch counter, our first question to the server was "Do you have a real soda fountain?" When the answer came back "Yes", we knew we had found something special. We took my 90-year-old father here because he was stuck in...More

Thank saktunes
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We weren't sure we were in the correct place when we walked into what is an antique shop but tucked in the back was a simple diner with both counter seats and table/chairs. The service was friendly, the food was excellent and the prices fair....More

Thank BvilleMom
Reviewed 7 August 2017

My wife & I stopped here before looking at a property in the area. We both grew up when Peoples Drug Stores & Woolworths had lunch counters. You could sit at the counter or counter/booth and watch the food being prepared. Dottie's is just like...More

1  Thank Sam B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 E Alder St, Oakland, MD 21550-1513
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Garrett County  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 301-533-0000
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