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Dots Diner

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American, Diner
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2317 Jefferson Hwy, near Ochsner, Jefferson, LA 70121-3823
+1 504-831-3681
00:00 - 23:59
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Madison, Mississippi
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Dot's is ALWAYS a must stop at when in town! It's truly a diner atmosphere and experience. The food, breakfast and lunch, is superb. At this location the staff is exceptionally hospitable and courteous. The prices are $$ on a scale of $ - $$$$$.

Thank mmjenny78
New Orleans, Louisiana
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I take my father-in-law to Dot's every Saturday morning. He has the choice of going to several places but Dot's is usually his top choice. They always make him feel like he is important to them. The waitresses are patient with him and even if the side he sits on is closed they let him sit over there anyway.

Thank Rudimiester
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little diner was amazing! The food was incredible, prices were great and service was outstanding! I sure recommend this best kept secret of New Orleans.

Thank eblocker4460
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking for restaurant, don't usually do diners, pleased with this one, had catfish dinner which was very tasty

Thank Ervin H
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We come here to eat every time we are in NOLA!!! Always well prepared food, very tasty, prepared the way YOU want it!!! Not fancy, but filled with locals and that is important because people from New Orleans take good food SERIOUSLY!!!! That is always more important than ambiance with so-so food. We have eaten breakfasts , lunches and dinners... More 

Thank artistsandylee
Larry K, Owner at Dots Diner, responded to this review

Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We love being a place enjoyed by both locals and visitors. We look forward to seeing you back again soon. More 

Forest Lake, Minnesota
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80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for breakfast. Small cafe with minimal seating but we did get a seat right away. Ordered b10 bacon, sausage, eggs, ham. Also blueberry waffle with huge blueberries! Quick, friendly service. Would go back!

Thank tokanier
New Orleans, Louisiana
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We go to Ochsner quit often and we always stop at Dot's after our appointments. The breakfast is fabulous and so are the salads and sandwiches. Last night hubby had the sausage gravy over biscuits, eggs, sausages and cheese grits. He had enough that he brought some of it home. I had the broccoli soup that was delicious and the... More 

Thank Cookie R
Larry K, Owner at Dots Diner, responded to this review

Wow is all we can say to this wonderful review. We appreciate you! More 

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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I needed a quick breakfast on the way to Ochsner Medical Centre, and happened to see Dots Diner. When you walk in you immediately feel like you've been chucked back at least 30 years. Very friendly and informative service, and an absolutely excellent breakfast that didn't cost the earth. So if you want a down to earth environment, and dependable... More 

Thank stepsara
Cleveland, Texas, United States
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79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I like going here. It reminds me of a 50's restaurant. I had a blue plate special. The food was good. I really like breakfast here.

Thank Cookie548
Larry K, Owner at Dots Diner, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us! More 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I Was Late Leaving Ochsners Hospital, After 12:30 a.m. I Really Want More Of A Food Style Menu, Not McDonalds, Burger King Or Wendy's. The Restaurant Was Clean. The Menu Was Burgers, Soup, Salad, Sandwiches And Breakfast. I Choose Sweet Ice Tea And A Western Omelette With Toast. The Omelette Was Very Good And The Ham And Veggies Very Fresh.... More 

Thank g410berry1958
Larry K, Owner at Dots Diner, responded to this review

Yes, that location is open 24/7 Glad you chose us instead of the chains! Come back soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2317 Jefferson Hwy, near Ochsner, Jefferson, LA 70121-3823
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Jefferson
  • Phone Number: +1 504-831-3681
Classic American, 50's style Diner. 6 locations, 4 are 24 hours. Burgers for Breakfast or Pancakes and Bacon for Dinner....no problem!!! "I'm not your Mama but you're always at home at Dots Diner." Free WiFi This location open 24 hours.

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