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The Depot Family Restaurant

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1318 Tiffin Ave # 1/2, Sandusky, OH 44870-2049
+1 419-625-6228
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06:00 - 15:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 15:00
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Norwalk, Ohio
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118 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Still the best place for breakfast in town. The menus are updated and the place has painted and updated the interior. The change is subtle but if you have been there before it's very noticeable. They still have the specials board up front and their potato omelet with a side of bacon is still only $5.99. If you leave here... More 

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Ohio
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118 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

Let's just say we tried it and won't go back. I give anyone credit for starting and running their own business, but this one needs some help with cleanliness, staff and food.

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Thank Rob L
Norwalk, Ohio
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118 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

My wife and I love this little hole in the wall. We grab breakfast there whenever we are in Sandusky in the morning. Everything is always great and fresh and the service is friendly. We love the potato omelet is wonderful but it's only available on special, it's not on the menu. Luckily it seems to always be the mornin... More 

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Mahomet, Illinois
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202 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

We needed a place to go for a lunch with a group of people. We went into this place. The décor is older and it is a small place. The food was excellent. We had a group of about 14 people. We sat at 2 tables and the server was awesome. We loved the food. It was delicious. I had... More 

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Thank mer1264
NW Ohio
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101 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2014 via mobile

We ate here based on TA reviews and were not disappointed. Good coffee with lots of refills, great omelettes (we had Greek omelet and the special: feta, tomato and spinach). Home fries were excellent. This is a great hometown diner!

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1 Thank OHcampers
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2014 via mobile

When I think of a diner for breakfast, this is the incarnation of the perfect spot. It's small, old, smells like coffee, and waitress knows everybody's name. the sign says, "low prices, delicious food, an friendly service, and that's just what we got. We got two of the special meals, one of them called "the bomb" which is a biscuits... More 

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Topeka, KS
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2013 via mobile

We ate here for the first time today and were pleased by the cleanliness and the large amount of seating for what appears to be a little building. Our waitress was kind, efficient and fun to visit with. My wife and I had the Blueberry Pancakes which were both good and filling. The sausage and eggs with the pancakes were... More 

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1 Thank RussTopeka
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2013

It's great to come back to my hometown and still be able to dine at a familiar place that isn't a chain. Food was great! The waitresses do it all, seat, serve, ring up, and bus their own tables. Very small, I counted 14 table tops ranging from 2 seats to 6 seats. If you don't care about decor and... More 

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Laurel, Maryland
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2013

If you're on vacation and don't want to eat at a chain restaurant that you can eat at anytime in your own neighborhood, this is a great alternative. It's nothing fancy, just a small local diner. But that's the charm about it. We went for breakfast our first morning in town and the place was packed. After only a few... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2012

We woke up too late for the hotel's continental breakfast and were looking for an all-day breakfast restaurant. We found an online review of the Depot Family Restaurant and decided to give it a try. The staff was friendly and the food was DELICIOUS. The price couldn't be beat. All 4 of us were full for under $40. The chain... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 15:00
Monday
06:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 15:00
Thursday
06:00 - 15:00
Friday
06:00 - 15:00
Saturday
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1318 Tiffin Ave # 1/2, Sandusky, OH 44870-2049
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Sandusky
  • Phone Number: +1 419-625-6228

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?