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City Diner



Name: Kaki Holt
Occupation: Gardening Columnist
Lives In:West Palm Beach
Restaurant Pick: City Diner
Reviewed: City Diner

It’s just a relaxed neighborhood standby. You get what you expect – good food and friendly service. I’ve lived in New York and Chicago, and I don’t know of a better diner. This place consistently serves good food in a fun atmosphere. Every time I have guests from out of town, they can’t wait to go there for breakfast. I usually meet friends at City Diner for lunch and dinner because the ingredients are fresh, the food is always good and it’s just around the corner.

Name: Ainsworth Clarke
Occupation: V.P. Compliance
Lives In: Coral Springs
Restaurant Pick: The Whale
Reviewed: City Diner

When you pull into the parking lot, you are looking at a really small space. When you go inside, there are a few seats at the counter top and a few tables inside; however, they also have some space on the patio, where we were seated. The décor is set up of memorabilia and relics from the 1940’s to the 1970’s, with old signs and other pictures. We immediately looked at the breakfast specials because, after all, anyone can make bacon and eggs. I ordered the lobster hash, which came with 2 eggs, along with home fries and toast. The lobster hash was full of lobster flavor and went well with the eggs. My wife ordered the extra thick golden brown almond French toast, stuffed with caramelized pumpkin with cinnamon and whipped cream. It was an outstanding spin on French toast and a good utilization of pumpkin. The price was reasonable as expected for breakfast, but the quality for the price was excellent.

Name: Arnie Rich
Occupation: Volunteer Coordinator
Lives In: Boynton Beach
Restaurant Pick: Paradiso
Reviewed: City Diner

The experience was fun, from the minute we entered the restaurant. Wait staff was friendly and efficient. Portions were large & really tasty. We had plenty to take home. The parking lot is small, and it was crowded at lunchtime but we waited for a spot. The prices were very fair and the décor brought us back in time. Great food, good prices and portions. We wanted to stay longer & listen to the music. We will go back.

Restaurant Information


Location: 3400 S. Dixie Highway, West Palm Beach, FL 33405
Parking: Free Lot
Phone: (561) 659-6776
Restaurant Owners: Richard Kline and Joann Larkie
Executive Chef: Richard Kline 
Pastry Chef: N/A

Type of Cuisine: American Diner
Signature Dishes: Pot Pie, Meat Loaf, Turkey Dinner, Coconut Cake, Mile High Apple Pie
Vegetarian Options: Veggie Burger, Steamed Veggies
Alcohol Served: Wine and Beer
Corkage Fee: $10
Bottle Limit: None

Restaurant Hours: 
Monday – 8 AM – 3 PM
Tuesday – 8 AM – 8:30 PM
Wednesday – 8 AM – 8:30 PM
Thursday – 8 AM – 8:30 PM
Friday – 8 AM – 8:30 PM
Saturday – 8 AM – 8:30 PM
Sunday – 8 AM – 3 PM

Meals Served: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Prix Fix Menu: None
Take-Out: Yes
Delivery: No
Average Dinner Price Range (per person, full meal, tax, 18% gratuity, w/o alcohol): $18
Average Lunch Price Range (per person, full meal, tax, 18% gratuity, w/o alcohol): $10
Payment Options: do you accept credit cards and if so, which ones? Master Card & Visa
Accept Reservations: No
Need Reservations: No
How far in advance do you require reservations be made: N/A

Accommodations for Children: Yes
Dining Style: casual
Disabled Access: Yes
Restaurant Size: 80 With Patio—outside dining—pets welcome if on a leash.
Accommodate Groups: 20 max
Private Dining Room: No
Tables with Scenic Views: No
Outdoor Dining: Yes
Entertainment: No