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“Disappointing ”
Review of Tarka Diner

Tarka Diner
Ranked #56 of 152 Restaurants in Bideford
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Very disappointed! Came here about a month ago and the burger was amazing! So we returned today and it was the total opposite! The burger was so dry and over cooked, the only good part was the fries! Would like to have said something but as there was no table check this time we couldn’t, so we made them aware when we paid the bill, with no real response or care from the waitress. The first waitress that served us was lovely and friendly, the second miserable and clearly didn’t want to be there. Such a shame, we won’t be returning.

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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Visited here after seeing it from the Tarka trail and we were not disappointed!

They have really nailed the decor, and concept of an American diner, with a fantastic menu offering plenty of choice and vegetarian options too.

The food was great and excellent value for money. Service was attentive.

I really look forward to returning.

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Thank lordjimbob
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Tarka Diner is a real hidden gem of a place it takes you back in time just by walking through the door. You will be met by staff that seem to truly care about their customers and the experience of being at the Tarka Diner. They have a good menu to choose from and they have pleasurable private type booths that you can eat in. They have also large TVs that you can watch for instance recently it was the Winter Olympics. It's also close to the Tarka Trail and doing one of the older parts of Bideford. I have not given it Justice from the words that I have written go and have a look for yourself and enjoy

Thank Russ H
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

1st time. For our daughters and son in law 10th annivesary. Brilliant idea. Food excellant. Staff/service excellant. We are returning in a few days for a breakfast.
The food is well cooked, served professionally, and the waitresses are so kind with young children, and are so helpful. Music from 50's + 60's, not too loud. Nic nacs all over the place.
Place mats are old 78's or LP's. Brilliant idea. Brilliant menu. Children are made to feel welcome here, and not like some places a nusience.....

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Thank dianemweedon
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Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Unusual location, but we’ll done and good design. Well themed inside with plenty if tables. Wide ranging menu although on this occasion I only had a coffee so another visit needed to try the food. Prices were normal for the area and the service was quick and efficient. Well worth another visit and will be a good stop on the Tarka Trail once the steps are completed. I expect this to be a very busy summer location.

Thank MustTriharder66
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