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Dines Family Restaurant

$, , American
400 King St W, Oshawa, Ontario L1J 2J9, Canada
+1 905-723-5951
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible14%
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Diner, Canadian, American
400 King St W, Oshawa, Ontario L1J 2J9, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We used to go to Dines..but it has changed ownership. We arrived last night at 7:40...or thereabouts.. the sign on the door stated they were open until 8..but the doors were locked . My husband and son went to Mary Browns and as we walked...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank kubbingj
Reviewed 6 November 2018

While having an early morning appointment I decided to try the Dines Family restaurant for some breakfast. There was only one waitress working and the place wasn't overly busy. I was offered a coffee and placed my order, by the time it came my coffee...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Maureen M
Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

The White Apron was packed today, so we took a chance on this place. What a mistake... should have waited in line at TWA. Soft poached eggs were like golf balls. After sending them back, basically raw eggs were thrown on the table. Peameal bacon...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank duncarin01
Reviewed 25 October 2018

We only go for breakfast so can't comment on the other meals but it is always excellent. Good portions and as good as any breakfast spot anywhere. Great Service too, the blond lady remembers our orders even if we don't go in for months.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 22 September 2018

Dines is always good with daily specials and solid diner menu. Service is and will always be good. Nothing special but never disappoints

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank HighscoreSteve
Reviewed 4 September 2018

We went there in the Spring. It was very dirty. And will not go back! The food was mediocre. Wasn't friendly. Not a welcoming atmosphere!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank G C
Reviewed 7 August 2018

i have eaten here mainly for breakfasts and lunch and have never been disappointed. the staff are extremely efficient and friendly. the portions are good, and the food is very good. ample parking, it's a very clean restaurant. prices are not overly cheap but still...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank thefogman
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We brought our appetites. Each of the 6 people who ate lunch had something different. It is an old fashioned style restaurant. The food was adequate. The service was adequate. There is ample parking.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank jblore
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

We had breakfast which was very good and the helpings were large. Good, friendly service which came at a price, because we felt it was rather expensive.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank junaidadil
Reviewed 18 July 2018

I like to go here for their breakfast food anytime of day. It's always very good. The service is good.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank MargeryBow
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Diner, Canadian, American
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 King St W, Oshawa, Ontario L1J 2J9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Oshawa>  > Vanier
  • Neighbourhood: Vanier
  • Phone Number: +1 905-723-5951
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