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The Diner

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 Winner
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CUISINES
American, Diner
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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Menu

APPETIZERS‎
$7.50
Fried Dill Pickle Chips
Twenty-four slices of pickles, freshly breaded and served with ranch dressing make this a great meal starter
$7.00
Onion Rings
Freshly breaded onion rings served with ranch dressing
$7.25
Jalapeno Onion Rings
Freshly cooked onion rings breaded in a spicy jalapeno breading
$7.00
Fresh Fruit Plate
Freshly cut pineapple, cantaloupe, honeydew, strawberries, apples and bananas make this the healthiest appetizer in town
$7.00
Bacon and Cheese Fries
Our crinkle cut fries smothered in bacon and cheddar cheese makes this a great appetizer
$7.50
Chili Cheese Fries
Our crinkle cut fries smothered in chili and cheese
$7.00
Fried Mozzarella Cheese
This classic is always good. We serve 12 sticks with ranch dressing
$7.00
Fried Macaroni and Cheese
Wedges of macaroni and cheese breaded and fried. Something different
$7.50
Fried Green Tomatoes
Fresh slices of green tomatoes breaded in buttermilk and cracker crumbs served with ranch dressing. You order it; we bread it
$10.00
Appetizer Sampler
Fried green tomatoes, fried pickles, onion rings and fried macaroni and cheese
SIDES‎
All sides are 2.25
$2.25
Loaded Mashed Potatoes $+1.00
Loaded Hash Browns $+1.00
Grilled Tomatoes
$2.25
Loaded Mashed Potatoes $+1.00
Loaded Hash Browns $+1.00
Fried Green Beans
$2.25
Loaded Mashed Potatoes $+1.00
Loaded Hash Browns $+1.00
Black-eyed Peas
$2.25
Loaded Mashed Potatoes $+1.00
Loaded Hash Browns $+1.00
Fried Macaroni and Cheese
$2.25
Loaded Mashed Potatoes $+1.00
Loaded Hash Browns $+1.00
French Fried Okra
$2.25
Loaded Mashed Potatoes $+1.00
Loaded Hash Browns $+1.00
White Rice
$2.25
Loaded Mashed Potatoes $+1.00
Loaded Hash Browns $+1.00
Grilled Vegetables
$2.25
Loaded Mashed Potatoes $+1.00
Loaded Hash Browns $+1.00
Creamy Cole Slaw
$2.25
Loaded Mashed Potatoes $+1.00
Loaded Hash Browns $+1.00
Red Beans and Rice
DESSERTS‎
$4.00
Strawberry Cheesecake
$4.00
Blueberry Cheesecake
$4.00
New York Cheesecake
$3.00
Pecan Pie
DINER BENEDICTS‎
Our benedicts are served on top of an English muffin and serves with your choice of potatoes or our Diner grilled tomatoes. Substitute our fresh fruit salad for your potatoes for only 99
$9.00
Potatoes
Diner grilled tomatoes
Eggs Benedict
Canadian bacon topped with poached or fried eggs and smothered in Hollandaise sauce
$8.75
Potatoes
Diner grilled tomatoes
Brisket Benedict
Slow roasted brisket served on a split buttery biscuit, topped with two eggs any style and cream gravy
$8.25
Potatoes
Diner grilled tomatoes
Vegetable Benedict
Mushrooms,‎ onions and fresh spinach sauteed and laid on top of grilled tomatoes, topped with poached or fried eggs and smothered in Hollandaise sauce
$10.25
Potatoes
Diner grilled tomatoes
Crabcake Benedict
Two‎ crab cakes grilled and placed on top of grilled tomatoes and topped with poached or fried eggs. Choose between Hollandaise or etoufee sauce to top it off
$7.75
Potatoes
Diner grilled tomatoes
East Texas Eggs Benedict
Our buttery biscuit halved, with two eggs any style, two pieces of pan sausage, smothered in our cream gravy
A LA CARTE & ADDITIONS‎
Add On prices are good with the purchase of any entree
A la Carte $3.00
Add on $2.50
Bacon or Turkey Bacon
A la Carte $3.50
Add on $3.00
Chicken Fried Bacon
A la Carte $3.00
Add on $2.50
Pan, Link or Turkey Sausage
A la Carte $4.00
Add on $3.00
Ham Steak
A la Carte $2.50
Add on $2.25
Two Eggs
A la Carte $4.00
Add on $2.25
Short Stack
A la Carte $3.50
Add on $2.50
Oatmeal
A la Carte $3.00
Add on $2.50
Cereal
A la Carte $4.00
Add on $3.50
Oatmeal with fruit
PANCAKES, WAFFLES AND CREPES‎
$5.75
Diner Buttermilk Pancakes
Enjoy 3 of our pancakes by themselves, or build a meal around them with our Add On menu. You can also have a short stack with any breakfast combo meal
$6.25
Multi-Grain Pancakes
Our multi-grain pancakes are a healthy option. A guiltfree pleasure
$75.00
Diner Texas Waffle
Our thick Texas buttermilk waffle is great by itself. You can also build a meal around it with our Add On menu 5
Pancakes (3) $6.75
Texas Waffle $6.75
Crepes (3) $6.75
Fruit Fantasia
Blueberries or strawberries with homemade compote, whipped cream and powdered sugar on top
Pancakes (3) $6.75
Texas Waffle $6.75
Crepes (3) $6.75
Banana Bliss
A whole banana grilled in cinnamon sugar, topped with powdered sugar and whipped cream
Pancakes (3) $6.75
Texas Waffle $6.75
Crepes (3) $6.75
Pecan Paradise
Topped with our candied pecans and dusted with powdered sugar
Pancakes (3) $6.75
Texas Waffle $6.75
Chocolate Chip Coma
Covered in Hershey chocolate chips, topped with powdered sugar and whipped cream
KIDS EAT FREE‎
The Diner is a place for the whole family. Kids eat free on Tuesday and Saturday night after 5 pm with each Adult Meal purchased.
DINER SANDWICHES‎
Choose wheatberry, Texas Toast, rye, sourdough or croissant for your grilled sandwich. Served with chips or any side. For an extra 99 substitute your side for a bowl of our fresh fruit salad
$8.75
Diner Chipotle Chicken Sandwich
Grilled chicken breast with guacamole and chipotle dressing topped with bacon and melted pepper jack cheese on a jalapeno bun
$8.25
Chicken Fried Steak Sandwich
Our famous chicken fried steak on toasted bread
$6.75
Ham or Turkey Sandwich
Hardwood smoked ham and cheddar or hardwood smoked turkey and Swiss, grilled and served on toasted bread. Try our new rye bread
$7.75
Diner Club
A classic Diner sandwich with ham, turkey, lettuce, tomato, cheddar, Swiss and bacon
$6.25
Egg $+50¢
Diner BLT
Four slices of bacon with lettuce and tomato. Add an egg for 50¢ more
$6.75
Mix ‘em up
Half a ham, turkey or grilled cheese sandwich, soup, salad or quiche. Choose any two items
$6.50
Diner Grilled Cheese
Texas toast or wheatberry with Swiss, cheddar and American cheeses prepared on the grill
$8.25
Chicken Salad Sandwich
Our‎ freshly prepared chicken salad served in a croissant with our fresh fruit salad
$8.25
Diner Roasted Brisket Sandwich
Two pieces of Texas toast with our slow roasted brisket, smothered in brown gravy
DINER DOGS‎
You can substitute your fries with onion rings, jalapeno onion rings, fried macaroni and cheese, fried pickles or fried green tomatoes for only 99
$7.75
Chicago Style Hot Dog
Our Diner Dog smothered in grilled onions, sweet relish, grilled tomatoes, mustard, dill pickles and sprinkled with celery salt
$7.75
Texas Chili Dog
Our‎ Diner Dog smothered in chili and topped with cheddar cheese. Onions and relish on request
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All reviews brunch french toast pancakes skillet potatoes migas tilapia ham brisket fries salad best breakfast in town my son loves nice atmosphere service was excellent my favorite lloyd texas
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were traveling through Tyler and found the reviews on tripadvisor. We had a late breakfast. One was pancake, sausage, & scrambled eggs. One was eggs over easy, hash browns, sausage & sour dough toast. The food was very good! Service average. Worth a stop...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Bruce P
Reviewed December 12, 2018

The Diner is just what the name says. The breakfast is great. All kinds of selections. Omelets are exceptional. You can have a healthy selection as well. Great Place.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gary B
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Best food I have had in a restaurant in a decade! The meat is by far the best smoked flavor, thickest ham/bacon slices, and properly cooked I have ever seen. The service was outstanding and the prices are definitely low especially for the amount of...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gary P
Reviewed October 2, 2018

This is such a treat for my husband and I on the weekend mornings. We love the egg white brisket omelette with the skillet potatoes and I love their coffee.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Amy T
Reviewed September 10, 2018

I have been here several times since I have family that live in the area. Any time we come to visit we always manage to stop at The Diner at least once on the trip. Their menu has a wide variety of classic breakfast and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AdventuresWithAmy
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Was passing through Tyler and decided to stop for lunch. What a surprise!!! The food here was excellent and great value for the money. Would definitely stop here again if in the area!!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Vicki K
GeeTee2017, Owner at The Diner, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2018

We’re so glad you stopped in to lunch with us! Thank you for your review - we love to hear from our Diners and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Great customer service, nice atmosphere. The cinnamon roll pancakes are the best pancakes I've ever had. See my attached picture. They are topped with candied pecans, whipped cream, and caramel....you really dont need syrup on them.... We also had eggs, bacon, ham, and hashbrowns. Definately...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Chas87714
GeeTee2017, Owner at The Diner, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

We thank you for the compliments. We strive to execute at this level daily. If you ever need anything, please feel free to ask your server and we will be happy to assist you. We look forward to seeing you soon. Thanks, Lloyd Nichols The...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018

Whenever I'm craving breakfast foods, morning, noon or night, I immediately think of The Diner. Yes, I realize they serve other things but it's their waffles or French Toast I want. Yum!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Laurie011859
GeeTee2017, Owner at The Diner, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Laurie, Thanks for the compliments. We really love our waffles and French Toast too. See you soon. Thanks, Lloyd 903.312.6598

Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere, solid service, welcoming people at front counter, excellent food choices and delicious food to boot. What started as a visit has turned us into regular customers. Highly recommend this place.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank John B
GeeTee2017, Owner at The Diner, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

John, First of all I would like to thank you. We strive to provide great food and outstanding service. I appreciate your feedback and look forward to serving you in the future. Thanks again, Lloyd Nichols 903.312.6598

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Came for breakfast this Sunday. My GF is not crazy about the place, but I always seem to have a decent meal. Not today. Start with our waitress. Obviously she had never done this before and certainly was busy texting on her phone during orientation....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank BLDTraveler
GeeTee2017, Owner at The Diner, responded to this reviewResponded July 10, 2018

First, let me apologize for your experience. Using our systems to review, you are correct is saying we failed. Foreign items in food and how we respond to them is something we train for. How we handle these situations is always critical for our success....More

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