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Diner 66

88 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-741 4622
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good21%
  • Average24%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible13%
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Open Now
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
88 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the diner for dinner and had the worst burger I’ve ever eaten (I actually didn’t eat it because it was so awful). At $21 for a burger and chips, it was overpriced.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Jeanine F
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

Long now a mainstay in our popular media, the old American diner is an instantly recognizable style, and one that I believe diner 66 nails perfectly. A trip I took around America a year ago had me visit a great many of these diners and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Light_Eats
Reviewed 20 November 2018

This place offers amazing food at an amazing price. Can fault anything. Would definitely recommend to everyone!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank lilysimons4399
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Staff very friendly but slow. Food came very quickly. However food average. Nothing bad, but was overpriced for what it was.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ElZorrodePlata
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

Mustard and ketchup bottles were greasy and had dried product on them. Menus were dirty. Food arrived very quickly and was as described Probably won't be back. Can get better for less

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 189joannev
Reviewed 12 November 2018

We were curious to try Diner 66 after having driven past it a few times. A Saturday night so it was busy. All four of us tried a different burger each with the curly fries. Yummy overall. However, it was too brightly lit and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Annette T
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

It looks cool but the food wasnt good had the california burger my patties were very tough and dry tasted like they been reheated in the microwave for 21 dollars would have expected way better. the smore shake tasted good. service was ok very long...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jocelynd590
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

..a little slow service, we ordered 2 drinks, 1 entree and 2 mains. After waiting 30minutes our food arrived all together and still no drinks. Didn't want to stress out our waitress so we didn't send mains back but asked for our drinks which she...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TriiLav
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Fun atmosphere with music to match.Colouring in for the kids. Yum food epic milkshakes and Cant beat the curly fries. Had to get shake take away I was so full....but still wanted one😁

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RochelleMatthews
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

If you're a Yank longing for the BEST burger, fries and shakes in NZ, you must go to Dinner 66. We are from SoCal, in the US, and I must say the menu here is amazing. Be sure to talk to Kelum, one of the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 163kirkn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$21
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Victoria Street, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-741 4622
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Get your kicks at Diner 66!!! Authentic American Diner serving an all-day menu from 7am till late Tuesday - Friday and 8am Saturday & Sunday, legendary shakes, soda's, specialty desserts and MORE!
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