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“Quality simple food”
Review of Gabe's Diner

Gabe's Diner
Ranked #32 of 245 Restaurants in Stirling
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Compared to the hotel opposite the quality and value of the food offered is very good especially with gluten free options. Service a bit slow even when not busy but staff generally friendly. Both my children loved the pancakes, well worth a visit

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

I want to state straight away that this is a positive but constructive review.

I like Gabes and have been visiting regularly since it opened.

After my visit today I thought I would write a review, message to the management.

You do the hard things well but the easy things terribly which leaves me frustrated.

The food is always excellent, made using high quality ingredients and this shines through in the flavours. Presentation is always good also. This combined with more than reasonable prices keeps me coming back for more.

BUT, boy oh boy does the place need a good clean! Every square inch from the second you walk through the door is covered with dust, dirt, grease or food. It’s actually comical how dirty the place is.

As I say, I am a regular and it seems like they struggle to get staff which means the staff who are working only ever have time to serve food and not much else.

Please take a step back now and again and give the place a deep clean. If I was a first time customer, the cleanliness would certainly stop me returning for a second visit.

3  Thank davebegbie
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Reviewed 25 August 2018

Please don't change the steak sandwich!!! Please don't change the steak sandwich. Please don't change the steak sandwich.

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Reviewed 4 August 2018

First time there just wanted tea and coffee , and were pleasantly surprised to find such a good wee place .
Seemed busy enough for time of day , food cooked to order in small but very efficient kitchen in plain view to customers at the time served by the owner chef for tea coffee and a slice of sumptuous looking cake possibly home made as were the other cakes on show. good value as were only charged £6 something . Could I suggest a choice of teas?
Prices range from under a tenner for a lunch time special to just below £20 for evening specials chalked on blackboard . Good deal on menu 2 courses done at special price etc.
Book if going for weekend meal in evening as it is just opposite cinema and offers free parking .Will definately be back

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Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

What a great wee place, went there while staying in Stirling for a couple of days food was lovely and they catered for my coeliac 8 year old daughter perfectly nothing was a bother all homemade and great choice of gluten free

1  Thank Grace C
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