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2825 County Road 42, Windsor, Ontario N9A 6J3, Canada
+1 519-966-5992
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08:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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Windsor, Canada
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174 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 259 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tried Route 42 for the first time and was not disappointed. Nicely decorated 50's-style diner near the airport. Reasonable prices, good menu choices, and excellent home style food. Good service as well. Will be back!

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Thank drummerhill
Mississauga, Canada
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love this place I've been a handful of times , I find the prices are very reasonable. The donuts are very tasty. On my last visit, I ordered the steak sandwich and it was really good. I gave it four stars not because of the food but because I find the place is not big enough for a huge party... More 

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Thank jbaylis1
toronto ontario
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their menu is extensive, the staff very quick, and you can order and take home or eat in the tint sugar/cinnamon donuts they make freash. The portions are hugs, and I nearly always bring some of it home with me.

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Thank kitley2001
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have visited route 42 several times in the past six months. The saying goes if the parking lot is always full of vehicles the food must be good. We've tried it for breakfast awesome and they serve it all day long. Lunch and dinner can't go wrong. The portions are sometimes more then you can eat.... More 

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Thank Norm L
LaSalle, ON Canada
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Good comfort food and a trip back into the 50's. Large selection of old fashioned food like shepherd's pie, mac n cheese, fish and chips, and everything in between. Waitress messed up my order, but whisked it away and brought another -- the right one -- in fairly short order.

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Thank wishdonn
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

great atmosphere and service along with good food good choice for breakfast items food arrived on a timely basis

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Thank CAB2929
Lasalle
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

We were near Route 42 and decided to pop in. The service and the food was great. Definitely somewhere to go back again

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Thank Lucy B
Windsor, Canada
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145 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

This place dropped out of the 50's and found a home beside the airport. Tons of fun seating and 50's memorabilia and Richie Cunningham on TV. Lots of friendly and attentive staff. Coffee can not get cold here:) good times

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Thank boomgraham
Nova Scotia
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390 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

We went to the Route 42 diner for lunch and had great food and service. We had the shepherds pie and the Mac& cheese burger. Both were very good. Nice atmosphere as well.

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Thank NSRoadrunner
Windsor, Canada
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156 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were pleasantly surprised when we walked it. Had been by several times and finally decided to try it. Very clean and the décor is fun and upbeat. Food was great with lots of choices and service was second to none. Very Very pleased and we will be abck.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner, Canadian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
08:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2825 County Road 42, Windsor, Ontario N9A 6J3, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Windsor
  • Phone Number: +1 519-966-5992
Description
50's-style restaurant and ice cream parlour across the street from the Windsor Airport.

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