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5 & Diner - E. Southern Ave.

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American,
6353 E Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85206-3713
+1 480-641-1958
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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6:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Diner
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
6353 E Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85206-3713
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

The decor is really fun and the service was good, but the food was terrible, tasted like it was cooked on a dirty grill with old grease.

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

Forget the "diner charm" talk. This was a convenience stop and nothing more. Charm is meaningless if the food doesn't measure up and it doesn't. Can't think of a reason to return.

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

So the name is new but the decor is what I remember as a kid in the '50's. Good music, authentic jukebox menu on the table. What I really liked was the homemade corned beef hash and eggs. Yup, it were goood. Everyone else had...More

Thank Kahnster
Reviewed 13 May 2017

We have 4 people that have been going to the Diner for years as we all live in AZ. Well this is the first time that we went since the owner retired and sold to Nana's Dee's. They use to have a breakfast for $5.99...More

Thank Shearon M
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Eaten breakfast a couple of times and always have to wait for coffee. Kind of a pet peeve of mine. Also noticed some of the waitress buttering the toast without gloves. All in all, nice comfortable, reasonable prices and will still come back.

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

It is such a cute place-a 50's decor. So authentic right down to the juke box. Also 50's & 60's music is playing. New menu, with wide selection of great food. Everything is homemade!! The soup was fabulous. And the strawberry shake was awesome!!! Best...More

Thank Ed K
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Looks like it used to be one of the Denny's restaurants they built in the 90s as "Denny's Diners" clean enough, good food. Our server was named Val as I recall, fiery little woman from Chicago who gave great advice on what to choose...she steered...More

Thank CincyDavid
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

This is our first time here. We may come back. We may not. This diner is cleaner than most and the service was good. The food was mixed. The burger was good. The chili was pretty good. The omelet was so-so. The biscuits were bad;...More

Thank DreamSeeker94
Reviewed 5 March 2017

A very nostalgic experience, jukebox, Jimmy dean and Marilyn Monrie posters, red twirling bar stools...a real fun atmosphere and the best REAL milkshakes ever! You must be patient they only use ice cream and the flavour of your choice...Peanut butter chocolate, or Orange creamsicle are...More

Thank MarilynandGary
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Nice Diner with a great selection of 50's type menu items. They also have a limited senior menu. Not as clean as I would like to see, a little elbow grease would get things back in shape real well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6353 E Southern Ave, Mesa, AZ 85206-3713
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-641-1958
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