We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Depot Family Restaurant

$
Diner
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1318 Tiffin Ave # 1/2, Sandusky, OH 44870-2049
+1 419-625-6228
Today
06:00 - 15:00
Closed now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

11 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
Showing 11: English reviews
Huron, Ohio
Level Contributor
8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This little place has s amazing. How is it that we've lived in Sandusky for this long and no one has recommended this place? The breakfast is fantastic. If you like amazing, hot, delicious food, I highly recommend this little joint on the west side of Sandusky. If I could give it 6 stars, I would.

Helpful?
Thank Jennifer J
Norwalk, Ohio
Level Contributor
118 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Still the best place for breakfast in town. The menus are updated and the place has painted and updated the interior. The change is subtle but if you have been there before it's very noticeable. They still have the specials board up front and their potato omelet with a side of bacon is still only $5.99. If you leave here... More 

Helpful?
Thank FLSTCWCB
Ohio
Level Contributor
118 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

Let's just say we tried it and won't go back. I give anyone credit for starting and running their own business, but this one needs some help with cleanliness, staff and food.

Helpful?
Thank Rob L
Norwalk, Ohio
Level Contributor
118 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

My wife and I love this little hole in the wall. We grab breakfast there whenever we are in Sandusky in the morning. Everything is always great and fresh and the service is friendly. We love the potato omelet is wonderful but it's only available on special, it's not on the menu. Luckily it seems to always be the mornin... More 

Helpful?
Thank FLSTCWCB
Mahomet, Illinois
Level Contributor
226 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We needed a place to go for a lunch with a group of people. We went into this place. The décor is older and it is a small place. The food was excellent. We had a group of about 14 people. We sat at 2 tables and the server was awesome. We loved the food. It was delicious. I had... More 

Helpful?
Thank mer1264
NW Ohio
Level Contributor
102 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2014 via mobile

We ate here based on TA reviews and were not disappointed. Good coffee with lots of refills, great omelettes (we had Greek omelet and the special: feta, tomato and spinach). Home fries were excellent. This is a great hometown diner!

Helpful?
1 Thank OHcampers
Level Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

When I think of a diner for breakfast, this is the incarnation of the perfect spot. It's small, old, smells like coffee, and waitress knows everybody's name. the sign says, "low prices, delicious food, an friendly service, and that's just what we got. We got two of the special meals, one of them called "the bomb" which is a biscuits... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Dgrocho
Topeka, KS
Level Contributor
38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2013 via mobile

We ate here for the first time today and were pleased by the cleanliness and the large amount of seating for what appears to be a little building. Our waitress was kind, efficient and fun to visit with. My wife and I had the Blueberry Pancakes which were both good and filling. The sausage and eggs with the pancakes were... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank RussTopeka
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Level Contributor
12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2013

It's great to come back to my hometown and still be able to dine at a familiar place that isn't a chain. Food was great! The waitresses do it all, seat, serve, ring up, and bus their own tables. Very small, I counted 14 table tops ranging from 2 seats to 6 seats. If you don't care about decor and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sarah Z
Laurel, Maryland
Level Contributor
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2013

If you're on vacation and don't want to eat at a chain restaurant that you can eat at anytime in your own neighborhood, this is a great alternative. It's nothing fancy, just a small local diner. But that's the charm about it. We went for breakfast our first morning in town and the place was packed. After only a few... More 

Helpful?
Thank imo_370

Travellers who viewed The Depot Family Restaurant also viewed

 

Been to The Depot Family Restaurant? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 15:00
Thursday
06:00 - 15:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1318 Tiffin Ave # 1/2, Sandusky, OH 44870-2049
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-625-6228

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from The Depot Family Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?