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Millie's Diner

2603 E. Main St. (26th St.) Send to Phone
804-643-5512 | Menu
Transplanted from L.A. nearly two decades ago, this is a fine example of a gourmet diner.
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Local Deals: 120 * 90

Lunch Tues.-Fri., Dinner Tues.-Sun., Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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Millie's Diner Restaurant Review

: American cuisine blends with college-town casual in an unprepossessing atmosphere. The line cooks dressed in T-shirts are positioned up by the front window so counter sitters can watch the action. If you’re seated elsewhere, you’ll miss out on some of the fun. The dinner menu changes often, but you might start with duck confit barbecue or Thai spicy shrimp, then move on to root beer braised veal short ribs and top it off with pumpkin gelato with caramel sauce. For lunch or brunch, specials abound, like the Ben Gurion (house-cured salmon, poached eggs, bagel and hollandaise). Still, it would be a sin to miss Devil’s Mess, an open-face omelet with spicy sausage, onions, peppers, garlic, tomatoes, melted white cheddar, avocado and a kiss of curry. Whenever you come, you’ll probably face a wait. You’ll also surely eat very well, so hang in there.

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