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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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  • 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!
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Natasha S.
    Natasha SnipesJune 18, 2016
    Get there hungry! Get the Pancakes!!!! You will love them!
  • 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
  • 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
  • Patrice B.
    Patrice BeeMarch 8, 2014
    The pancakes are HUGE. If you get the big breakfast, bring at least 3 friends with you !
  • 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!
  • Joe R.
    Joe RawleyOctober 26, 2011
    2 recommendations: bottom of the bowl (delicious!) and the pancakes ( they're the size of a pizza!).
  • 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
  • Jeanine C.
    Jeanine CarsonMay 5, 2013
    The shrimp Monica is amazing!!!!! And the stuffed pankes are HUGE and Yummy
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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!
  • Sharees B.
    Sharees BazileNovember 11, 2014
    The Cajun omelette is absolutely delicious!
  • Christina G.
    Christina GreenOctober 27, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    You have to try the crab cake Benedict and the oyster St. John!
  • Casey C.
    Casey ClinganNovember 16, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Great place for a late night meal with a group of friends!
  • Jim B.
    Jim BaileyApril 6, 2016
    The shrimp and grits was Fantastic
  • Dominique H.
    Dominique HayesJanuary 2, 2012
    Soo good! Meatloaf at 1am is the best! Thai chicken strips too
  • 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 $2 and amazing!
  • Paul W.
    Paul WelshJuly 13, 2014
    Fun place and good food. Pizza sized pancakes
  • Lauren V.
    Lauren VechinskiSeptember 11, 2011
    THE PANCAKES ARE GINORORMOUS. IT IS A LARGE COMMITMENT BUT WORTH IT.
  • Paul
    PaulApril 2
    No longer 1$ it's a $$. Food is inedible cause the A/C is cranked so high it's gets cold before you can eat it. Customer service is nonexistent. Do yourself a favor and go to Ihop across the street.
  • Ronin T.
    Ronin TAugust 29, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    TThe portions here are HUGE! Great & fast service!
  • Frank K.
    Frank KirkpatrickJuly 19, 2012
    Great food reasonable priced, staff is very friendly
  • 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!
  • Christina D.
    Christina DoleseMarch 15, 2013
    Love their loaded fries and the big country breakfast!
  • Mario
    MarioJanuary 8, 2013
    Great way to satisfy being filled wit liquor
  • Josh G.
    Josh GeorgeDecember 18, 2011
    bottom of the bowl. One of the best dishes in the city!
  • Eric B.
    Eric BowenMay 11, 2012
    The pancake is insane, how can one person eat that.
  • Ronin T.
    Ronin TSeptember 14, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    One our favorite restaurants! Awesome food & awesome service.
  • Anita L.
    One of the best places to eat in NOLA!!
  • 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
  • Ronin T.
    Ronin TMarch 22, 2013
    Been here 10+ times
    Mmmm... Deliciousness abounds here.
  • 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!
  • Shawn K.
    Shawn KaelAugust 10, 2011
    Mushroom Swiss Burger with wheat bread is "On Point."
  • K L.
    K LakeMarch 14, 2012
    Try the red beans and rice. It's the best I've had!
  • erica j.
    erica johnsonJune 11, 2010
    Been here 5+ times
    Don't want to dine in? Call n order. They will ever bring it to you free of charger from 9a to 2a
  • Mark D.
    Mark DuplessisJanuary 23, 2011
    Been here 5+ times
    Shrimp and Grits or the City Benedict.
  • 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!!
  • Elyse C.
    Elyse CortezAugust 6, 2011
    Best hospitality and the worlds largest pancakes!
  • Heather M.
    Heather MccrearyOctober 20, 2011
    Bottom of the bowl...c'est ci bon!
  • James T.
    James ThompsonJuly 29, 2010
    Bottom of the Bowl: an awesome starch filled wonder.
  • Mark
    MarkSeptember 2, 2013
    Come hungry.
  • Casey C.
    Casey ClinganNovember 13, 2013
    Been here 5+ times
    Mmm!! Always delicious!!
  • Jason G.
    Jason GauthierSeptember 4, 2011
    Beware of the short stack. It's an oxymoron!
  • Corey B.
    Corey BrownJuly 6, 2014
    The pancakes!
  • Zachary T.
    Zachary TompkinsJanuary 13, 2012
    Sausage gravy is killer.
  • Charles R.
    Charles ReineckeMay 4, 2012
    Sweet inferno!
  • Danielle N.
    Danielle NewsomeJuly 22, 2011
    Been here 10+ times
    Cory is the shiznit
  • Chastity H.
    Chastity HartmanMay 29, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    sourdough bread!
  • John C.
    John CAugust 26, 2010
    Been here 10+ times
    Took a poo here..clean restroom
  • Justin L.
    Justin LovelaceJanuary 5, 2011
    takes forever to get service
  • Callie C.
    Callie CJuly 4, 2012
    Horrible service...
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