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Little Sandy's

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American, Diner
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17054 Garrett Hwy, Oakland, MD 21550-4153
+1 301-387-9850
Today
07:00 - 20:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just passing through for breakfast and found this quaint little diner. Small town feel, friendly, food was good.

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Thank Judy L
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful little diner. Awesome food and portion. Down home food and atmosphere. A MUST when at DCL.

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Thank Lvn-n-food
Morristown, New Jersey
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Ate breakfast there twice during a weekend stay. We had omelettes (Western for me; cheese for my wife) that were outstanding. Coffee was good. Service was quick and friendly. It's a casual, homey little mom and pop diner so don't expect great ambience. However, both times we were there all the tables were full, and most folks seemed to be... More 

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Thank Len S
Fort Ashby, West Virginia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We only had breakfast there. Food was decent. Nice "mom and pops" restaurant. Very casual. Would probably go back but wouldn't consider it a must do at the lake.

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Thank mommapyles
penn hills, pennsylvania
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

One of the few places in Deep Creek where you can have breakfast in the fall don't know if others places serve during the summer. Local spot for regulars.

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Thank tazmanone
Mitchellville, Maryland
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89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

My partner lives near Little Sandy's so we frequent the place for breakfast, lunch and or dinner. The food is better than average diner type food. All manner of breakfast type food all day. They serve specials that are priced well. We had buckwheat cakes during the Buckwheat Festival, and they had a special on a complete turkey dinner on... More 

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Thank MJS658
Leesburg, Virginia
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101 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

I love crispy bacon and Lil Sandy's does it up right!! The French toast was yummy, and a large amount of food. My husband is a huge fan of the buckwheat pancakes and was excited they were in season! (I never thought they were a seasonal thing) we will be back and will ordering extra bacon!

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Thank DETT74
Hampstead, Maryland
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53 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Wow, we went there all the time 20 years ago when we owned property on the lake. We went back when we visited this time and really we loved it again. The staff was so nice and the food was excellent. We went other places for breakfast and none compared to Little Sandy's Take the time to go there. It... More 

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Thank Bunny104
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This little place has a great breakfast, you get a nice serving size for your money and the food is good. waitress was really nice and did her job well. we would recommend eating here, next time we will try other meals to, to bad we didn't find this place before our last day there.

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Thank bhudock1
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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327 reviews
245 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We stopped by twice on our stay in DCL. It would be 3.5 stars if I could. The first visit was for breakfast. I tried the french toast which was good, big portions, other member tried the blueberry pancakes and they were good and big portion as well. We tried the sausage. It was overcooked on the grill and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 19:00
Monday
07:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 20:00
Thursday
07:00 - 20:00
Friday
07:00 - 20:00
Saturday
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17054 Garrett Hwy, Oakland, MD 21550-4153
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Garrett County  >  Oakland
  • Phone Number: +1 301-387-9850

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