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City Diner

3116 S I 10 Service Rd E, Metairie, LA 70001-2014
+1 504-831-1030
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (92 reviews)
“short stack” (14 reviews)
“cajun burger” (2 reviews)
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM Hours
American, Diner, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
3116 S I 10 Service Rd E, Metairie, LA 70001-2014
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Reviewed 3 days ago

must visit to try their pancakes .. amazing 14inches !! the other stuff were ok too . tried their shrimps and gits and chicken tender .. good ... very affordable too .. must go .. staff are excellent

Thank docinjsr
Reviewed 5 days ago

Brunch-time on Sunday and gotta go to City Diner right off the Interstate and Causeway -- humongous pancakes and always some left over to take home -- great fresh-brewed coffee and top-notch service from Lynne -- always glad to stop here for brunch or even...More

Thank Stew S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had breakfast at City Diner this morning. 2 eggs, hash browns, sausage, a biscuit, and coffee. You can probably find a breakfast as good, but you won’t find one any better. Everything was prepared to a tee. The wait staff is excellent and friendly....More

Thank cklous
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went here because it was late and this place was close to our motel. We walked in and things were really slow, but this was not an indication that the restaurant was bad. Our waitress came to the table immediately and...More

Thank Bruce K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was wonderful and the Pancake were incredible. The service is snail slow so plan on spending a long time there. It took us almost an hour to get food and eat, it doesn't come out at the same time. We got the pancakes...More

Thank Jennifer L
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant itself isn’t much to look at, but the service is great and the food is even better. Think Waffle House with a New Orleans kick!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

I had the Big Country Breakfast and let's just say that meal is for the whole family. Then to top it off the short stack pancakes are the size of my head. My to go box for my pancakes was a med size pizza box....More

Thank Mrsj0320
Reviewed 7 January 2018

we were nextdoor at medvets with our puppy and spotted the city diner and being hungry and adventurous we went in to eat. well the physical appearance of the outside and once inside the monotone paint and decor of this once denny's did not impress....More

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Had to go here for breakfast because my hotels breakfast sucked. It was very good! Don’t let the look fool you. They have good food!

Thank Palmetto21
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Biggest darn pancake I ever saw and surprisingly good quality. To be sure, this ain’t the Ritz! I love real food and real folks so I like this place.

Thank David M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3116 S I 10 Service Rd E, Metairie, LA 70001-2014
  • Location: United States  >  Louisiana (LA)  >  Metairie
  • Phone Number: +1 504-831-1030
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