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Nelda's Diner

5128 Lake Isabella Blvd, Lake Isabella, CA 93240-9470
+1 760-379-8448
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“big portions” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
5128 Lake Isabella Blvd, Lake Isabella, CA 93240-9470
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

The Milk Shakes at Nelda's Dinner Are Great! They even let you have the shake in the metal cup! I recommend this place to anyone who has a craving for a Great tasty Shake. Four stars to Nelda's Dinner In Lake Isabella, Ca.

Thank Vincent C
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

During a beautifully scenic drive we lucked upon this diner near Lake Isabella. Great service from very friendly locals and good wholesome food to accompany it. Highly recommended if you’re on the road. If you’re a local you will already know how good this place...More

Thank Colin C
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Good food, good personnel, and good location and moderate prices.Place been there since the 60's. Never had a bad experience in over 40 years going there.

Thank Steven G
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

A very good stop on our way to Yosemite. Hubby said best pancakes he had ever had. You definitely need to try one of the shakes.

Thank Spring J
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

My first diner experience in America (from the UK) and I loved it. Had a shake and a cheeseburger and it did not disappoint. Very nice staff too.

Thank flannytravel
Reviewed 13 March 2017

And the fruit side dish was fresh and sweet. The only downside was the dry biscuits. Even gravy wouldn't soak into them.

Thank DocReid
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

If you like quiet, intimate dining, this is not the place for you. However, if you prefer friendly, popular and well worth the trip, Nelda's Diner is the real meal deal for you. It's been a few years, and I'm pleased to say the place...More

Thank Lee D
Reviewed 13 February 2017

What can I say except it is an overpriced diner. Food is typically greasy and tasteless and expensive. It is clean.

1  Thank Jude S
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Neldas has a very relaxed atmosphere! Always busy...staff is friendly and moving all the time. The food portions here are huge and I seem to always have to take some home. Pies and shakes are wonderful yummy! I suggest eating here anytime of the day!

Thank Tanya B
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Always open for business (when other eating places might close down for breakfast, lunch or dinner). A local cafe with good food. The waitresses were efficient & friendly. There is nothing fancy or formal about Neldas, but you get big portions of tasty food. Their...More

Thank Patricia B
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Claudia U
18 November 2016|
Response from Phillip S | Reviewed this property |
Although I do not know if they are accommodating a menu for Thanksgiving, I can say that their Chicken Pot Pies should accommodate a Thanksgiving Day meal? However, a call to them at (760) 379-8448 will answer if they are... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5128 Lake Isabella Blvd, Lake Isabella, CA 93240-9470
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Lake Isabella
  • Phone Number: +1 760-379-8448
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