Diner - Best of 2012

Published Aug 29, 2012

Hot coffee, overstuffed omelettes and a tall stack of pancakes. What is your favorite diner?

Winner
2012 Winner

1. Studio Diner

Voters Love

"Large Portions, reasonable prices, cute waitresses, good service and if they mess it up they're happy to redo it for..." via Mark L.

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4701 Ruffin Rd San Diego CA 92123
  • Studio Diner, Cheap Eats, Breakfast, Diner, Burger, 4701 Ruffin Rd Kearny Mesa San Diego CA 92123
    Nominee for: Diner, Breakfast
    4701 Ruffin Rd, Kearny Mesa San Diego, CA
  • D. Z. Akin's Restaurant and Delicatessen, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Specialty Food and Drink, Sandwich Shop, Breakfast, Brunch, Bakery, Desserts, Diner, 6930 Alvarado Rd San Diego CA 92120
    6930 Alvarado Rd, San Diego, CA
  • BLD's at Valley View Casino & Hotel, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Diner, Breakfast, New American, 16300 Nyemii Pass Rd Valley Center CA 92082
    Nominee for: Diner
    16300 Nyemii Pass Rd, Valley Center, CA
  • San Diego Chicken Pie Shop, Cheap Eats, Diner, 2633 El Cajon Blvd  San Diego, CA 92104
    Nominee for: Diner
    2633 El Cajon Blvd, North Park San Diego, CA
  • Rudford's Restaurant, Cheap Eats, Food, Diner, Coffee Shop, 2900 El Cajon Blvd University Heights San Diego CA 92104
    Nominee for: Diner
    2900 El Cajon Blvd, North Park San Diego, CA
  • Harry's Coffee Shop, Cheap Eats, Diner, 7545 Girard Ave La Jolla CA 92037
    Nominee for: Diner
    7545 Girard Ave, La Jolla, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Diner
    979 Orange Ave, Coronado Coronado, CA
  • Corvette Diner, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Burger, 3946 5th Ave San Diego CA 92103
    Nominee for: Diner, Burger
    3946 5th Ave, Hillcrest San Diego, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Diner
    5465 Lake Murray Blvd, La Mesa La Mesa, CA
  • Chicken Pie Diner, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Diner, 14727 Pomerado Rd Poway CA 92064
    Nominee for: Diner
    14727 Pomerado Rd, Poway Poway, CA
  • Brian's American Eatery, Cheap Eats, Sandwich Shop, Breakfast, Diner, 1451 Washington St San Diego CA 92103
    Nominee for: Diner, Sandwich Shop
    1451 Washington St, San Diego, CA
  • Night and Day Cafe, Cheap Eats, Diner, 847 Orange Ave Coronado Coronado CA 92118
    Nominee for: Diner
    847 Orange Ave, Coronado Coronado, CA
  • Johnny's R Family Restaurant, Cheap Eats Restaurants, Diner, 2611 El Cajon Blvd San Diego CA 92104
    Nominee for: Diner
    2611 El Cajon Blvd, North Park San Diego, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Diner
    3825 Mission Ave, Oceanside Oceanside, CA
  • Location
    15. Money Pit
    Nominee for: Diner
    1360 E Mission Rd, San Marcos, CA
  • Center City Cafe, Cheap Eats, Diner, Breakfast, 2680 S Escondido Blvd Escondido CA 92025
    Nominee for: Diner, Breakfast
    2680 S Escondido Blvd, Escondido, CA
  • Crest Cafe, Cheap Eats Food Restaurants Specialty Food and Drink, Breakfast Burger Desserts, 425 Robinson Ave San Diego CA 92103
    Nominee for: Diner, Breakfast
    425 Robinson Ave, Hillcrest San Diego, CA
  • Lakeside Cafe, Cheap Eats, Great Meals, Diner, New American, 12212 Woodside Avenue Lakeside CA
    Nominee for: Diner, New American
    12212 Woodside Avenue, Lakeside, CA
  • Shirley's Kitchen, Cheap Eats, Diner, Breakfast, 7118 University Ave La Mesa La Mesa CA 91942
    Nominee for: Diner
    7118 University Ave, La Mesa La Mesa, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Diner
    150 S Acacia Ave, Solana Beach, CA
  • The Old Townhouse Restaurant, Cheap Eats, Breakfast, 4941 Newport Ave Ocean Beach San Diego CA 92194
    Nominee for: Breakfast, Diner
    4941 Newport Ave, Ocean Beach San Diego, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Diner
    28870 Old Highway 80, Descanso, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Diner
    3949 Ohio St, North Park San Diego, CA
  • Location
    Nominee for: Diner
    6030 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, CA
  • Ranch House Restaurant, Cheap Eats, Breakfast, Diner, Burger, 11510 Woodside Ave # F Santee CA
    Nominee for: Breakfast, Diner
    11510 Woodside Ave # F, Santee, CA
Contest Overview
  • 125,748
    Total Votes
  • 44,518
    Voters
  • 136
    Winners

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