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Garden Grill at the Lamp Liter

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3300 W Mineral King Ave, Visalia, CA 93291-5711
+1 559-732-4511
07:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 22:00
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San Jose, California
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Jose and his servers were friendly and attentive. The food was tasty and plentiful, and the $$ is reasonable. A great repast for breakfast, lunch or dinner with substantial servings fit for the weary traveler.

San Jose, California
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391 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose to go to the Garden Grill for a Mother's day Buffet (late in reviewing) and had made reservations in advance, we arrived before our scheduled time and had a party of four (4), when it cam time to be seated, we were seated in the Bar area at a small folding table, instead of the restaurant. Was very... More 

Thank Rod B
North Kansas City, Missouri
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

We arrived later than expected and needed something other than fast food. We were greeted warmly, seated quickly and our order taken promptly from the brief but varied menu. What more can you ask for at that time of night (8:30 pm)? Food was decent as I had the Protein meal and my wife a burger. On out way out... More 

Thank NKCGuy
Ventura, California
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248 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Chose to have dinner at this place adjacent to the very fine Lamp Liter Motel, and came to regret it. They have a broad, inclusive menu, and I chose a pasta dish advertised as having a "creamy" sauce with seafood. A bad choice. The pasta was several degrees beyond al dente, the sauce must have came out of a can,... More 

Thank DonaldYokum
London, United Kingdom
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93 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

I ate here when staying nearby as it was one of few serving breakfast at 7 am. The whole place has a friendly vibe and there is an old-fashioned diner charm too. I was served quickly by a cheerful waitress and only ordered coffee and French toast. Both were very good - nice fresh coffee and nice, soft and tasty... More 

Thank drjudo
Bury, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Yes it's old fashioned and dated but we loved it ! Old style diner but absolutely immaculate, with terrific servers and extremely good value for money, nice to see a daily special which was baked chicken in a mushroom sauce with rice and sautéed vegetables and garlic toast for under $10 ! Beats fast food joints anytime in my book

Thank Nicky L
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26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Love their breakfast great coffee and service ! They have redone booths and deco nice quaint coffee shop

Thank robbiesue53
Mission Viejo, California
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Food is nothing to rave about but the prices are affordable. Me and my kids only ate here for breakfast. This dinner is conveniently located in the hotel. Me and my kids would walk from our hotel room and eat at this dinner for breakfast. This dinner has a 50s decor that takes you back in time.

Thank Maritza C
Columbus, Ohio
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We ate at this diner twice. Once was late upon checking in, and then again for breakfast. Both times the food was good and the staff was welcoming and friendly. Would recommend eating here.

Thank Ben E
Jacksonville, Florida
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436 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Service is friendly and efficient. A senior menu makes prices reasonable for those, who qualify. Although we are eligible, we chose to split different omelets on our two breakfast visits (western and veggie). Both were excellent. On this year's visit, we did not eat dinner here but enjoyed the our dinner orders on our last visit two years ago.

Thank 2Starbirders

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3300 W Mineral King Ave, Visalia, CA 93291-5711
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Visalia
  • Phone Number: +1 559-732-4511

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?