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Dale's Diner

££ - £££
American, Diner, Cafe
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3rd Street, Waterville, OH
+1 419-441-0044
07:00 - 14:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 14:00
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Toledo, Ohio
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

I can not Eve begin to say enough good about this restraint and all the great service one gets eating there. I am very big on costumer service and let me tell you this is a place for that. The owner is in there most day working right along side his crew and they are all like a little family... More 

Thank Therese M
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193 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

Dependable, efficient, down-home diner that offers outstanding "comfort food" with incredible service. This is a 'must go' for a delicious, home cooked breakfast or a hearty lunch menu with traditional favorites. You can't go wrong if you don't mind the wait...

Thank GlobalExec
Temperance, Michigan
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

Pleasantly surprised by a delicious breakfast after a short wait. I loved my egg quesadilla!! Will recommend and return...

Thank skn236
Bowling Green, Ohio
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017

Great food for dinner or lunch. Service is good and every one is friendly. Salads are good home made soup and pie. When you go make sure you are very hungry.

Thank Penny143
Waterville, Ohio
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Pancakes are huge! cozy atmosphere,super service. Tucked into downtown Waterville...worth the trip for breakfast or lunch!

Thank Kathy H
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169 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

There was a school closure (due to fog); the waitress said all the teachers showed up - and then we saw parents bringing groups of kids and also small groups of teens lining up at the door. The place seats 59 and is open for breakfast and lunch. It might actually be "the only place in town" for breakfast, we're... More 

Thank netherholt
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

I love the staff and the paintings on the wall. Super cozy and friendly. Love everything I've tried on the menu from the fried stuff to the salads! Best breakfast around! Super affordable too.

Thank Madeline A
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Dale's is a great spot for breakfast or lunch. The place is very well received in the area and has added a very nice looking building to a small downtown Waterville. The service is always very prompt and friendly. The food is well portioned and is very good. The owner has been know to offer coffee to those customers waiting... More 

2 Thank Toni M
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71 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

My first visit. I judge a breakfast joint by their potatoes and Dale's gets an A+. Shannon was an outstanding server. We will go back.

1 Thank Rarm13
Toledo, Ohio
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

A very crowded and very busy place on a weekend which is usually when we go. Outstanding breakfast and lunch! Pretty good size menu for a small Diner... excellent coffee! They have a variety of sandwiches for lunch as well and burgers. I've had several things on their menu for breakfast and lunch and was never disappointed with anything I've... More 

1 Thank Johnnyviolin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Cafe
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3rd Street, Waterville, OH
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +1 419-441-0044

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