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244 Illinois St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-2909
+1 907-451-0613
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Fairbanks, Alaska
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101 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So......I've been eating here since it first opened many years ago. Has changed hands over the years but the quality of food has stayed consistent. Amen to that. Prices are reasonable as well. Fairbanks could certainly use another Diner just like this one out by the Airport. Good quality Diner café fix in's

1 Thank sean775
Naxos Town, Greece
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch with my daughter and boyfriend and tried the vegetarian omelet and ham and cheese omelet. Both were excellent - better than I've had elsewhere. The coffee was bold but smooth - not bitter at all. The apple and cinnamon pie as well as the fruits of the forest pie were super tasty as well. Servings were... More 

Thank dturley
Houston, Texas
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302 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We stopped at the Diner while looking for a breakfast location outside of the immediate Fairbanks downtown area. Our waiter Tracy was prompt in seating us and telling about the specials. We had a couple Omelets which were ample portions and served hot. The Diner appeared to be a reasonably priced restaurant for Alaska. Not fancy but Recommended.

Thank JamesD20
Valparaiso, Indiana
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194 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

This is a great little breakfast place with tasty omelets and non-greasy hashbrowns. The service is great and everyone is friendly. I engaged in a conversation with the neighboring tables and it was enjoyable. Definitely will go back.

Thank Kent F F
Hamburg, New York
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277 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Stopped in for breakfast, ordered a western omelettes, pretty good. Home fries were not homemade, tasted like frozen potatoes with onion and green pepper just sprinkled on top. Husband ordered ham steak and eggs. Ham was delicious. Great cup of coffee, enjoyable service.

Thank Darlene K
Anchorage, Alaska
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153 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

The food was very good. The service was excellent. But there were 8 people sitting around, drinking coffee, and discussing politics. This bothered me. Obviously I could have chimed in but did not think it appropriate. The food was good the service was great but I guess the atmosphere was not my cup of tea..

Thank Don B
Puerto Rico
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67 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We staying in a hotel close by and their kitchen were closed, so no breakfast. We were recommended to try this place and we did. A lot of breakfast plates to choose from. We decided to try meatlovers omelet, DELICIOUS. Size of omelet more than expected, left almost half of everything 'cause we were so full hehe... Our server was... More 

Thank Yomi_Perdomo
Fairbanks, Alaska
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98 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Used to be one of our favorites, I'm not sure what happened but won't be back. Last two times despite the one half being empty and the other full, they insisted on cramming us in to the last booth on the full side next to the bathrooms. The staff were less than pleasant when I suggested our dining experience might... More 

Thank AlaskaJim
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Had full spread of food with the family from pancakes to reindeer breakfast, to eggs. All walked out happy and with full bellies. Great service and coffee aplenty.

Thank Bethany K
Fairbanks, Alaska
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

Great place to get breakfast. This is where old time locals go for a good breakfast. Good selection of food and the quality is good.

Thank Charles S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Illinois St, Fairbanks, AK 99701-2909
  • Location: United States  >  Alaska (AK)  >  Fairbanks
  • Phone Number: +1 907-451-0613

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