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City Diner

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Metairie
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  • Scott M.
    "The city Benedict is a great take on a classic."(3 Tips)
    Jim B.
    "The shrimp and grits was Fantastic"(3 Tips)
    Susannah C.
    "Lots of great dishes besides pancakes.. Will definitely go back!"(14 Tips)
    Casey C.
    "Great place for a late night meal with a group of friends!"(4 Tips)
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  • Susannah C.
    Pancakes are GREAT, but we left with a giant box the size of a large pizza with leftovers. Mary was a great server! Go hungry! Lots of great dishes besides pancakes.. Will definitely go back!
  • Mark
    MarkSeptember 2, 2013
    This was a this is one of the best restaurants I've ever eaten at. I can't recommend this place enough, the food was absolutely fabulous. It doesn't look like much, but looks are very deceiving.
  • Shaunn G.
    Shaunn GravesDecember 22, 2014
    The pancakes are crazy huge and are super good! You don't even need syrup to eat them! Plus, the menu is flawless. Bottom of the Bowl, Fried Chicken sandwich are the best!
  • David W.
    David WileyNovember 8, 2013
    I have been here twice and both times they have been out of bread bowls for Bottom of the Barrel entree (and the main reason I came here). Suck!
  • Scott M.
    Scott MajureMarch 29, 2014
    The city Benedict is a great take on a classic. Eggs Benedict with andouille and spinach instead of Canadian bacon
  • Brian S.
    Brian SourJuly 18, 2011
    Worth the trip open 24 hours and has some of the best NOLA Styled diner and + some food!!! ToTally 2 thumbs up!!! Read more
  • Rick S.
    Rick SennSeptember 17, 2011
    Hard working good natured staff that just wants to please you. And it doesn't hurt that the food is pretty good, too
  • Gambit New Orleans
    Gambit New OrleansAugust 3, 2011
    Looking for late-night bites? This 24-hour diner serves distinctive local specials like shrimp and grits and potato hash with crawfish. -Gambit's Five in 5 Read more
  • Tariq J.
    Tariq JibriJanuary 28, 2015
    Good food, large portions ...stuffed pancakes were delicious! Almost didn't finish my food because it was so much
  • Natasha S.
    Natasha Snipes6 days ago
    Get there hungry! Get the Pancakes!!!! You will love them!
  • Dustin B.
    Dustin BennettFebruary 3, 2010
    24 hour diner with a huge menu variety. Great if your in need of late night grub that isn't just fast food
  • Joe R.
    Joe RawleyOctober 26, 2011
    2 recommendations: bottom of the bowl (delicious!) and the pancakes ( they're the size of a pizza!).
  • Jessica P.
    Jessica PickensApril 8, 2014
    Slow service but the crab cake Benedict was great. Don't forget to order a massive pancake. 1 feeds at least 3 people.
  • Jessica C.
    Jessica C.August 22, 2013
    For real though-- you can use their pancake(s) as a pillow! They are that large and fluffy!
  • Patrice B.
    Patrice BeeMarch 8, 2014
    The pancakes are HUGE. If you get the big breakfast, bring at least 3 friends with you !
  • Paula S.
    Paula StoneSeptember 2, 2012
    They only have breakfast right now due to the hurricane and even that is limited. Food was still awesome though!
  • erica j.
    erica johnsonJune 11, 2010
    Don't want to dine in? Call n order. They will ever bring it to you free of charger from 9a to 2a
  • Jeanine C.
    Jeanine CarsonMay 5, 2013
    The shrimp Monica is amazing!!!!! And the stuffed pankes are HUGE and Yummy
  • Sharees B.
    Sharees BazileNovember 11, 2014
    The Cajun omelette is absolutely delicious!
  • Dominique H.
    Dominique HayesJanuary 2, 2012
    Soo good! Meatloaf at 1am is the best! Thai chicken strips too
  • Christina G.
    Christina GreenOctober 27, 2013
    You have to try the crab cake Benedict and the oyster St. John!
  • Jim B.
    Jim BaileyApril 6
    The shrimp and grits was Fantastic
  • Lauren V.
    Lauren VechinskiSeptember 11, 2011
    THE PANCAKES ARE GINORORMOUS. IT IS A LARGE COMMITMENT BUT WORTH IT.
  • Nanette R.
    The big breakfast comes with 3 big ass pancakes and I do mean big
  • Kelly B.
    Kelly BennettFebruary 8, 2012
    Get the jalapeño hush puppies. 5/6 for $2 and amazing!
  • Casey C.
    Casey ClinganNovember 16, 2013
    Great place for a late night meal with a group of friends!
  • Ronin T.
    Ronin TAugust 29, 2011
    TThe portions here are HUGE! Great & fast service!
  • Paul W.
    Paul WelshJuly 13, 2014
    Fun place and good food. Pizza sized pancakes
  • Frank K.
    Frank KirkpatrickJuly 19, 2012
    Great food reasonable priced, staff is very friendly
  • Eric B.
    Eric BowenMay 11, 2012
    The pancake is insane, how can one person eat that.
  • Shawn K.
    Shawn KaelAugust 10, 2011
    Mushroom Swiss Burger with wheat bread is "On Point."
  • Ronin T.
    Ronin TSeptember 14, 2011
    One our favorite restaurants! Awesome food & awesome service.
  • Mark D.
    Mark DuplessisJanuary 23, 2011
    Shrimp and Grits or the City Benedict.
  • Josh G.
    Josh GeorgeDecember 18, 2011
    bottom of the bowl. One of the best dishes in the city!
  • Christina D.
    Christina DoleseMarch 15, 2013
    Love their loaded fries and the big country breakfast!
  • K L.
    K LakeMarch 14, 2012
    Try the red beans and rice. It's the best I've had!
  • James T.
    James ThompsonJuly 29, 2010
    Bottom of the Bowl: an awesome starch filled wonder.
  • Jason G.
    Jason GauthierSeptember 4, 2011
    Beware of the short stack. It's an oxymoron!
  • Anita L.
    One of the best places to eat in NOLA!!
  • Mario
    MarioJanuary 8, 2013
    Great way to satisfy being filled wit liquor
  • Elyse C.
    Elyse CortezAugust 6, 2011
    Best hospitality and the worlds largest pancakes!
  • Ronin T.
    Ronin TMarch 22, 2013
    Mmmm... Deliciousness abounds here.
  • Heather M.
    Heather MccrearyOctober 20, 2011
    Bottom of the bowl...c'est ci bon!
  • Laura V.
    Laura VenegasDecember 14, 2014
    Food is great here but the service is too fast.
  • Paula W.
    Paula WallaceJuly 3, 2015
    Pancakes!! City Benedict!!
  • Mark
    MarkSeptember 2, 2013
    Come hungry.
  • Zachary T.
    Zachary TompkinsJanuary 13, 2012
    Sausage gravy is killer.
  • Corey B.
    Corey BrownJuly 6, 2014
    The pancakes!
  • Casey C.
    Casey ClinganNovember 13, 2013
    Mmm!! Always delicious!!
  • John C.
    John CAugust 26, 2010
    Took a poo here..clean restroom
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