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Golden Reef Diner

££ - £££
American, Diner
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329 Sunrise Hwy, Rockville Centre, NY 11570-4905
+1 516-764-9273
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12:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 06:00 - 23:59
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 02:00
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Rockville, Maryland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

it's the only diner in town and that's why their still in business . owners unfriendly, food quality is average, but large portions are served

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1 Thank hpk1954
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Food is fresh.It is always busy no matter the time of day. Burgers are yummy...Potato salad is the best...

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1 Thank Melissa G
Albany, New York
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290 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

My wife and I went here for lunch and we both had salads. I ordered the lunch salad and she ordered a side salad; they were both large portions. My wife had asked if she good get one of the lunch salads in a side salad size, but the answer was no. However, the waiter included some fruit on the... More 

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Thank Howard S
New York
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

My husband and I eat dinner here often with our friends. The chioces are delicious and plentiful. We often share our dinners because the portions are enormous. When we want a normal sized dinner we order their delicious onion soup in the croc. It's the best! With a slice or two of their wonderful warm garlic bread, we leave with... More 

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Thank enidgail
New Milford, New Jersey
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65 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

Went to the Golden Reef Diner for lunch . The food was very good, but a bit pricey. They have an amazing list of specials, but you need to top off your meal with their delicious selection of Gelattos. I recommend Golden Reef for tasty food as well as good service.

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Thank Rich C
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

The Golden Reef is one the last diners left in the Oceanside, RVC, Baldwin area. It's a good place to go later in the evening if your body can't handle the fast food option. Their chicken pot pie is outstanding, as well as their split pea soup..don't forget the croutons. Breakfast menu is good 24-7. They have some interesting wait... More 

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Thank Paul J
Chigwell, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Was lucky enough to be served by Karim. What a really nice place. Karim couldn't do enough for us. Food was fresh and really nice. Will definitely return! Thanks guys!

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Thank Andy F
New York City, New York
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Golden Reef is consistently great. It often gets crowded for breakfast, but the food is always delicious and the service friendly. Parking is tight in the main lot, so you will likely need to park in municipal parking in the rear of the diner. There is a fee to park most times, so look for the signs. The omelettes, salads... More 

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Thank LINYTravelers
Rockville Centre, New York
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

I've been going to golden reef since I was a baby. The food is good, large portions and a bit pricey. But they are definitely one of the best diners in the area to order a seafood entree.

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Thank emjs2345
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

American as you can get, won't make sense if you are an actual US resident.. for everyone else from abroad, this is a true American eating experience, XL portions, greasy, salty, chewy, tasty.. like there is no tomorrow and cardiology has not been discovered yet! The best food at the best location with an excellent service! Do I need to... More 

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Thank Manuel C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 23:59
Monday
06:00 - 23:59
12:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 23:59
12:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 23:59
12:00 - 02:00
Thursday
06:00 - 23:59
12:00 - 02:00
Friday
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 329 Sunrise Hwy, Rockville Centre, NY 11570-4905
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Long Island  >  Rockville Centre
  • Phone Number: +1 516-764-9273

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?