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Cruisy Days Diner

$$ - $$$American, ,
55 Main Street, Oxford 7430, New Zealand
+64 508 278 479
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average0%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“curly fries” (2 reviews)
“pancakes” (2 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
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American, New Zealand, Diner, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
55 Main Street, Oxford 7430, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We stayed next to this diner and my mouth dropped when I saw it. Every bit of decor has been considered. Such a cozy little diner. The staff were incredibly friendly. I have always wanted to go to America and experience something like this. I...More

Thank allaboutstatus
Reviewed 3 days ago

We discovered this diner one morning passing through Oxford and bought a great coffee there. We made a point of going the next time we passed through about lunchtime. We timed it well because we arrived for an early lunch, around 11.40am on a Saturday....More

Thank MarkTawaNZ
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped here for a birthday lunch and it was awesome. Great food with half price breakfasts on thursdays. The desserts were delicious and a great selection. The wait staff are all really friendly. Will be going back.

Thank tophat64
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went there for lunch today, what a awesome fun place great food great service. It’s good to do to some where different 5 stars

Thank 123Graham123
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Decided to have a family catch up so headed to Oxford to try the new Cruisy Days Diner. Wow, what a lovely place, such great ambiance and feel to the place, and exceptionally clean. Nice to have a lot of options on the menu that...More

Thank _bruceleanne
Kimm M, Owner at Cruisy Days Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your kind words, we appreciate you taking the time to write a review :) We look forward to seeing you again in February.

Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Went today for the ‘experience’ as it had been recommended to us. Really loved it. My husband enjoyed the 60’s music and was tapping away... Ultra clean, good lighting and brilliant service. The food looked good, not being hungry we enjoyed a Thickshake & snack....More

Thank odette858
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We called in here as we had heard about the great American diner vibe, thinking it would be the whole diner experience. Yes, the decor was great, imaginative and instantly transported you to "Happy Days" but the food was a huge let down. I had...More

Thank Helen B
Kimm M, Owner at Cruisy Days Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

We are very proud of the food we serve - everything is cooked fresh to order and food does not sit around in a cabinet keeping warm. I am sorry that you were disappointed by your experience, we did offer to recook your food for...More

Reviewed 27 November 2017

We were having a walk around the town’s lovely shops when we saw it & went in to look at the menu. 50’s style diner, red& white vinyl booths, vintage style toys etc on display. Friendly owner /waitress in vintage style swing skirt. We both...More

Thank BrendaG296
Reviewed 26 November 2017

We had a delicious breakfast here! The service was amazing from everyone we interacted with, the restaurant is extremely clean & we had a great time!

Thank Britany B
Reviewed 23 November 2017

This was the first time visiting Cruisy Days Diner. I'd seen it on Facebook but because I live in Christchurch and don't go out to Oxford often it had taken me awhile to finally try this place. We went on a public holiday, the husband...More

Thank britten_crazy
Kimm M, Owner at Cruisy Days Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2017

Hi there, thank you for taking the time to post up a review. We do not charge a surcharge on public holidays :) We do get particularly busy at lunchtime on any day - especially public holidays and weekends. It is good advice to book...More

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Sally M
14 October 2017|
Response from Kimm M | Property representative |
Hi there 😊 yes we do have gluten free options available on our menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$19
American, New Zealand, Diner, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Main Street, Oxford 7430, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +64 508 278 479
  • E-mail
We are a 1950's themed Diner offering an All Day Breakfast and an All Day Lunch Menu. We also stock Deep South Ice Cream for our old fashioned ice cream parlour with 19 flavours to choose from. We use Atomic coffee so you can rest assured knowing you are getting the best coffee in town. Weekends are our most popular times so we recommend booking ahead to avoid being disappointed.
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