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59 Diner

(Now Closed)
Diner, American Restaurant, and Breakfast Spot$$$$
Greenway - Upper Kirby, Houston
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  • Allen A.
    Allen ArcadeMay 11, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Get the omelets. Excellent, large, cheap and served hot. If you add jalapeños ask for the fresh kind instead of canned to keep your omelet from tasting like nachos.
  • Miriam G.
    Miriam GoldmanMarch 15, 2015
    This spot is an institution for a reason. I've literally never had a bad item here, from salads to milkshakes, delicious eggs Benedict, and yummy coffee. Plus super friendly service!
  • Jenn
    JennNovember 10, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Great breakfast!! The portion sizes here are massive. Try the Big Country Breakfast - chicken fried steak, biscuits, with hash browns, eggs and a short stack of pancakes. No dieting allowed here.
  • Jenn
    JennNovember 10, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Great breakfast!! The portion sizes are massive. Try the Big Country Breakfast - chicken fried steak, biscuits, with hash browns, eggs and a short stack of pancakes. No dieting allowed here.
  • Allen A.
    Allen ArcadeAugust 11, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    59 Diner still serves up a mean breakfast selection. Surprisingly good TexMex selection like the Machaca with beef and eggs.
  • Houston Press
    Houston PressAugust 4, 2014
    This is one of the best examples of a good old-fashioned diner we have in the city. Read more
  • Hannah T.
    Hannah TerryOctober 31, 2012
    Coffee, chocolate chip pancakes, and bacon. Served by Lois--the Diner Mom. She's nothing less than a hoot. And breakfast is freaking delicious.
  • Rachi Y.
    Great food for a nice price! Everything is good, so you can't go wrong!
  • Allen A.
    Allen ArcadeJuly 3, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    59 Diner's best dishes are the standard diner entrees like a bacon cheeseburger. Order anything schmancy and Phil will turn over in his grave!
  • Marni
    MarniOctober 20, 2014
    This diner is classic, and it's great. The burger with the egg on it is oh-so-messy but oh-so-tasty.
  • Elle C.
    Elle ChurchJanuary 15, 2011
    Thursday's blue plate is turkey & dressing--my FAVE! Also LOVE the broc, rice & cheese casserole. Oh, and my mom lives & dies by their honey mustard.
  • Julie M.
    Julie MinerboFebruary 9, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Southwestern Burger is good too...a healthier burger! Jalapeno poppers good yoo, but the fries are nasty & taste old!
  • Julie M.
    Julie MinerboJune 8, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Chocolate/Mint chocolate shake is the bomb & SW burger my fave! Service is hit & miss. Sheila was very rude & inappropriate.
  • Cherie' B.
    Cherie' BoxbergerSeptember 15, 2013
    The big country breakfast is HUGE. The Machaca. Delicious with corn tortillas. No way to leave hungry
  • Julie M.
    Julie MinerboMarch 20, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Chicken Tortilla shake rocks & Chocolate Reeses shake is the bomb too! Fried shrimp overbattered and bland though.
  • Allen A.
    Allen ArcadeJanuary 25, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    Great huevos rancheros. Not as greasy as Chacho's version.
  • E T.
    E TJuly 24, 2015
    The few times I've been to Houston, this is a stop I make. It wasn't as good as it has been all the way around. The food, service, and the menu all were lacking. It's been much better.
  • Allen A.
    Allen ArcadeMay 12, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    If you order any breakfast plate that comes with pancakes, you can substitute them for French toast.
  • candice e.
    candice edwardsSeptember 19, 2011
    The best pancakes!!!! I ordered two but next time I'm going to just get one...they r so BIG!
  • Angel R.
    Angel RosalesNovember 15, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    When ordering breakfast, for an amazing kick, order a side of Hugo sauce.
  • Nga N.
    Nga NguyenSeptember 4, 2013
    The server and host are superior friendly, sweet, and attentive!
  • Megan F.
    Megan FloraOctober 9, 2012
    Been here 5+ times
    The waitresses are so friendly! Every time I come here the ladies always have a sweet story to tell :)
  • Ayreeze D.
    Ayreeze DuPaulDecember 27, 2011
    loved the buffalo chicken sandwhich....and go to amys ice cream across the street for desert instead
  • Connie C.
    Connie ClarkApril 27, 2013
    Their sweet tea is YUMMY! Prices are reasonable.
  • Sarah M.
    Sarah McCoyNovember 5, 2011
    Awesome people and staff. Order the 59 diner plate it's the shit!
  • Julie M.
    Julie MinerboFebruary 9, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Chocolate Reese's Peanut Butter Cup shake is the bomb! Best item on menu!
  • Allen A.
    Allen ArcadeMay 12, 2012
    Been here 10+ times
    Think you're too healthy? Get a load of their sausage, gravy and biscuits!!!
  • Rachi Y.
    Great for breakfast and late night!
  • Michael B.
    Michael BenjaminFebruary 27, 2013
    Been here 25+ times
    Today for the first time...the omelettes were not very good!!
  • Ben F.
    Ben FarmerJuly 27, 2013
    The Rio Grande burger is great
  • Allen A.
    Allen ArcadeJuly 3, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Pot pie attack!!!!! At just $6.95, you get two sides and rolls. Hard to beat this straight diner favorite.
  • Jacob B.
    Jacob BarriosAugust 31, 2015
    Banana Milkshake and BLT are great
  • Mike R.
    Mike RastielloAugust 29, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Awesome milk shakes. The mint chocolate chip one is my favorite.
  • Mary D.
    Mary DavisSeptember 11, 2012
    The croissant breakfast was so yummy
  • David S.
    David SentonnianNovember 1, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    New owner and new menu. Food was good.
  • Karyn W.
    Karyn WisemanFebruary 7, 2015
    Having the blt with eggs. Yummy.
  • David
    DavidJuly 16, 2011
    One of the few places left with pourable sugar on the table. Yay! No sugar packets.
  • Chris B.
    Chris BrownMarch 8, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Always the best food at a late hour
  • shireen z.
    shireen zindaniApril 7, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Almond mocha milk shake awsome
  • Michael B.
    Michael BenjaminMarch 22, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Don't order the grits..I can't get a decent serving unless I make them a home myself
  • Amanda M.
    Amanda MartinezMay 3, 2014
    Try the Orange Dream shake. Super yummy!
  • Jason W.
    Jason WadeSeptember 22, 2014
    Wait -N- on a women ❗️
  • Jim A.
    Jim AyresApril 6, 2012
    Everything is good day or night!
  • Teddy W.
    Teddy WilliamsFebruary 10, 2012
    Munster cheese gravy fries. AMAZING.
  • ʎpuɐ B.
    ʎpuɐ BlightAugust 3, 2012
    Fab-yoo-lus chocolate shakes!!!
  • Shelby K.
    Shelby KibodeauxAugust 17, 2014
  • Nhan N.
    Nhan NguyenDecember 16, 2009
    Been here 5+ times
    Great steak omelette! Get it without cheese to have it low carb AND low fat.
  • Joe B.
    Joe BusaSeptember 3, 2014
    Club sandwich and shakes.
  • Danvy V.
    Danvy VoAugust 13, 2013
    Milkshakes, malts and floats!
  • Rich B.
    Rich Barrios 👹January 11, 2014
    Wi-Fi password is: thebestdiner
  • Augustine V.
    Augustine VNovember 17, 2012
    The Big Steak Omelet FTW
  • Allen A.
    Allen ArcadeNovember 21, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    The Sunday pork chops are tiny...
  • Heather L.
    Heather L.February 9, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Try the migas
  • IPulga D.
    IPulga Dot ComMarch 10, 2012
    Lemme get some chili fritos!!!!!!
  • Marji P.
    Marji P.September 29, 2011
    Try a milkshake, they're great!
  • Toni R.
    Toni RiggsDecember 16, 2014
    Milkshakes and burgers
  • Trung P.
    Trung PhamNovember 25, 2013
    Garbage food and 40 minute wait for a simple scrambled egg plate with toast.
  • Glenn B.
    Glenn BurnsFebruary 20, 2014
    Been here 10+ times
    This place can be a real nightmare. Hit or miss. Katz's is much better.
  • Jason T.
    Jason TorresJuly 27, 2012
    Try the Big Country Breakfast
  • H'Dari J.
    H'Dari JonesSeptember 28, 2013
    Try the pecan pie...
  • Peter T.
    Peter ThetaFebruary 12, 2010
    Worth stopping by just to have a milkshake at the bar.
  • Perkalicious
    PerkaliciousMarch 26, 2014
    Horrible! Moving onto another place. If I have to wipe the table down before I sit down there is a problem! Host staff horrible. No smile no Hi, Hello, Welcome or anything. Bub-bye!
  • Jason T.
    Jason TorresJuly 27, 2012
    Try the pancakes
  • Austin F.
    Austin FilakSeptember 8, 2012
    Been here 25+ times
    Breakfast 24/7!
  • David S.
    David SentonnianJune 30, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    The eggsalad sandwhich is excellent
  • Meg
    MegAugust 10, 2014
    The lunch service is very slow.
  • Michael C.
    Michael CurranSeptember 24, 2011
    Really not worth coming back to any more. Service average at best. Pancakes dry and bacon like it was out of a microwave.
  • Allen A.
    Allen ArcadeApril 13, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    What the hell happened to this place over the last 10 years?!? Did I grow up or did this place got "normal"? TexMex breakfasts are still good but now I prefer Mama's Cafe for good diner food.
  • jessica L.
    jessica LJuly 7, 2011
    Found this place by accident...probably wouldn't come back. Fried catfish was "meh..."
  • Danielle S.
    Danielle SullivanMarch 11, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Tim has been here and I havent. I'm mad. must go! lol
  • Jennifer M.
    Jennifer MoranDecember 22, 2013
    Decent food, bad service. Waitress looked super sketchy!
  • Nathan M.
    Nathan MarquezJuly 4, 2011
    It's hard to resist the milkshakes. Read more
  • Kit O.
    Kit O'ConnellApril 16, 2010
    Enjoy an 'elvis' milkshake: reeses, banana, and chocolate syrup.
  • Peter P.
    Peter Phoomahal JrSeptember 21, 2013
    Wrong drink and disgusting fish and chips.
  • Kimberly R.
    Kimberly RandleJune 13, 2012
    This is the nastiest place with the worst service and horrible food. It's always dirty, worst crowd and food always gross !!!!
  • Fritz C.
    Fritz ColinetDecember 28, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Great lattes at 59 diner
  • Jenn
    JennFebruary 25, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Great breakfast!
  • Grace G.
    Grace GonzalesMarch 7, 2014
    Wait staff needs improvement.
  • james h.
    james hanson-brownDecember 19, 2009
    Great chicken tenders (nom!)
  • Sandy L.
    Sandy LeeMarch 17, 2014
    Poor service & mediocre food. Can't wait for House of Pies to reopen.!
  • Tracy S.
    Tracy SJanuary 28, 2015
    Horrible horrible service. Food was decent but not worth going back.
  • NEIM
    NEIMJuly 30, 2013
    never order the Eggs Benedict. it's the worst on the planet.
  • Dustin B.
    Dustin BradfordJune 15, 2011
    Chicken fried steak was horrible, very bland and tasteless.
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