Elsie's Diner


104 Shane Street, Owen Sound, ON, Canada

Opens at 11:00 AM

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  • Elsie's Breakfast

    Two eggs, homemade fried potatoes and onions, and your choice of bacon, ham, or sausage, served with toast.


  • Big Bopper Breakfast

    Three eggs with sausage, bacon, and ham with homemade fried potatoes and onions, served with three pieces of toast.


  • Retro Breakfast

    Two eggs with fried potatoes and onions, your choice of bacon, sausage, or ham, and two pancakes or french toast, served with beans and Texas toast.


  • The Duke's Breakfast

    Three eggs with sausage, bacon and ham, two pancakes or french toast, fried potatoes, and onions, served with beans and three pieces of toast.


  • Marilyn Breakfast

    Two eggs any style with homemade fried potatoes, onions, and toast.


  • Eggs Benedict

    Two eggs poached on English muffins with peameal bacon and hollandaise sauce, served with fried potatoes and onions.


  • Elvis’s Breakfast Sandwich

    Elvis' favourite sandwich, sweet and salty! Sandwich served with peanut butter, honey, bacon, and bananas.


  • Breakfast Sandwich

    Fried egg with cheddar cheese on an English muffin or bagel with ham or bacon, served with a side of fried potatoes and onions.


  • Seniors' Breakfast

    One egg, one slice of toast, and your choice of bacon or sausage, served with fried potatoes and onions.


  • Kids' Breakfast

    One egg, one slice of toast, and your choice bacon or sausage, served with home-fried potatoes and onions.


  • Western Sandwich

    Two eggs, ham, and green onions, served with fried potatoes and onions.


  • BLT Sandwich

    Bacon, lettuce, and tomatoes on Texas toast, served with fried potatoes and onions.


Breakfast - Omelettes

All omelettes are served with home fries and toast, or in a wrap!

  • Build Your Own Omelette

    Get creative and make this omelette your own!


  • Cheese Omelette

    This omelette is filled with delicious medium cheddar cheese.


  • Mushroom Omelette

    Savoury sauteed mushrooms and melted cheddar cheese.


  • Vegetable Omelette

    Sauteed mushrooms, red peppers, tomatoes, red onions, and cheddar cheese.


  • Truman Omelette

    Mouth-watering chopped bacon, ham, and sharp cheese.


  • Gene Autry Western Omelette

    Bacon, onions, and cheddar cheese make this one phenomenal omelette.


  • Egg White Omelette

    Fresh herbs, juicy tomatoes, crisp green onions, and heavenly feta.


Breakfast - Pancakes and Waffles

Pancakes, waffles, and French toast have all been stars of breakfast. Which will you choose?

  • French Toast (3 pcs)

    Three pieces of classic-style French toast served with butter and syrup.


  • Pancakes (4 pcs)

    Four buttermilk pancakes served with syrup and butter.


  • Pancakes (Seniors or Kids Portion) (2 pcs)

    Two buttermilk pancakes served with syrup and butter.


  • Cinnamon Bun Pancakes (4 Pieces)

    Swirled with buttery cinnamon and sugar, finished with a maple coffee glaze.


  • Cinnamon Bun Pancakes (Kids or Senior Portion)

    Swirled with buttery cinnamon and sugar, finished with a maple coffee glaze.2 Pieces.


  • Apple Crisp Pancakes (4 Pieces)

    Pancakes topped with baked apples and a sweet crunchy oatmeal streusel, drizzled with caramel.


  • Apple Crisp Pancakes (Kids or Senior Portion)

    Pancakes topped with baked apples and a sweet crunchy oatmeal streusel, drizzled with caramel. 2 Pieces.


  • Blueberry Hill Pancakes (4 Pieces)

    Buttermilk pancakes with blueberries mixed in.


  • Blueberry Hill Pancakes (Kids or Senior Portion)

    Buttermilk pancakes with blueberries mixed in. 2 Pieces.


Breakfast - Other Stuff

Order a nice little sidekick for your breakfast.

  • Toast and Jam

    Toasted bread with jam, a real breakfast classic.


  • Home-Fried Potatoes

    Delicious and crispy home-style fried potatoes.


  • Oatmeal

    Fresh and healthy oatmeal.


  • Extra Egg

    A fresh egg cooked however you like.


  • Side of Bacon

    Bacon, the star sidekick for any breakfast.


  • Side of Ham

    Thick and juicy slice of ham.


  • Side of Sausage

    Chomp down on to a plump, juicy sausage.



Start your meal off right with one of these delightful appetizers.

  • Deep-Fried Pickles

    An order of crisp and flavourful deep-fried pickles, served with Elsie's homemade ranch dill dipping sauce.


  • Battered Mushrooms

    Savoury battered mushrooms served with ranch dill dipping sauce.


  • John Wayne’s Wild West Wings (1 lb)

    Gluten friendly. One pound of delicious chicken wings served in your choice of sauce.


  • Elsie’s Cheese Sticks

    Breaded mozzarella sticks served with barbeque ranch dip.


  • Garlic Bread

    Toasted bread smothered in garlic butter.


  • Garlic Bread with Cheese

    Garlic toast buried in a glorious amount of cheese.


  • Ricky Ricardo Jalapeno Poppers

    Spicy and flavourful jalapeno poppers served with barbeque ranch dipping sauce.


  • Fresh-Cut Fries

    Deep-fried and lightly seasoned fries.


  • Gravy

    Thick and hearty gravy.


  • Kettle Chips

    Thinly sliced potatoes cooked to perfection, served with Elsie's homemade spicy ketchup dip and ranch dill dip.


  • Sweet Potato Fries

    Sweet and healthy sweet potato fries served with ranch dill dip.


  • Hula Hoop Onion Rings

    Battered and fried onion rings served with spicy ketchup and barbeque ranch dip.



Crisp and healthy salads.

  • Hepburn Tossed Salad

    Crisp iceberg lettuce with tomatoes, cucumbers, radish, green onions, and carrots, served with your choice of dressing.


  • Caesar Salad

    Fresh romaine lettuce with crumbled bacon, Parmesan, croutons, and Elsie's homemade delicious Caesar dressing.


  • Greek Salad

    Fresh romaine with feta cheese, tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions, and black olives, tossed with a classic Greek dressing


Famous Burgers

Elsie's famous burgers are made with 100% fresh Grey-Bruce Beef. Each burger is served with freshly cut fries.

  • James Dean Burger

    Maple bacon, provolone cheese, tomato, lettuce, and Elsie's barbeque sauce, topped with an onion ring.


  • Big Daddy Burger (12 oz)

    A juicy twelve-ounce burger with bacon, double cheese, caramelized onions, barbeque sauce, lettuce, and tomato.


  • Fonzie Burger

    Scrumptious caramelized onions, lettuce, tomato, and Elsie's homemade barbeque sauce with cheddar cheese.


  • Cheeseburger Royale

    Crisp onions, fresh lettuce, juicy tomatoes, and a choice of cheddar or Swiss cheese.


  • Wimpy’s Old Fashioned Hamburger

    Crisp onions, fresh lettuce, and juicy tomato.


  • Chubby Checker Chicken Burger

    Chicken breast breaded with Elsie's secret spices, served on a toasted bun with lettuce, tomato, and mayo.


  • Black Bean Veggie Burger

    Made with black beans and mild spices, topped with lettuce and tomatoes.


Hot Diggity Dogs

All hot dogs are premium all-beef Nathan’s footlongs, served with fries.

  • Hound Dog

    This delicious hot dog is smothered in chopped bacon, caramelized onions, and mustard.


  • Take Me Out to the Ball Game

    Knock it out of the park with this hot dog. Chopped onions, mustard, and relish.


  • Pulled Pork Dog

    A plump hot dog topped with Elsie's old-fashioned pulled pork.


  • Brigitte Bardot Sauerkraut Dog

    A juicy hot dog topped with sauerkraut.


  • Nacho Dog

    Nacho dog is topped with melted cheddar cheese, salsa, tortilla chips, and drizzled with sour cream.


Elsie's Dinners

All dinners are served with fresh-cut fries or mashed potatoes, vegetables, your choice of coleslaw or a carrot and raisin salad, unless otherwise stated.

  • Pulled Pork on a Bun

    Slow-cooked pork slathered in Elsie's tangy barbeque sauce, on a soft Kaiser bun.


  • Hanks Hot Roast Beef Sandwich

    Slow-cooked Grey Bruce beef piled high and smothered in Elsie's homemade gravy, served closed faced with two pieces of bread.


  • Hot Turkey Sandwich

    In-house fresh roasted turkey smothered with turkey gravy, served closed faced with two pieces of bread.


  • Hot Hamburger

    Elsie's burger covered with rich beef gravy, served closed faced with two pieces of bread.


  • Ozzie and Harriet Liver and Onions

    Tender beef liver lightly breaded and grilled, topped with sauteed onions and bacon.


  • Mrs. Cleaver’s Meatloaf

    Homemade meatloaf is an Elsie’s specialty.


  • Chicken Parmesan

    Chicken breast breaded with Elsie' secret spices, topped with pasta sauce and Parmesan cheese, served with your choice of spaghetti or mashed and...


  • Fish and Chips (2 pcs)

    Two pieces of haddock in Elsie's secret batter, served with tartar sauce, fresh-cut fries or mashed potatoes, and coleslaw or carrot and raisin salad.


  • Bogart Nachos

    Crisp nachos topped with shredded lettuce, tomatoes, green onions, black olives, jalapeno peppers, and cheddar cheese, served with salsa and sour...


  • Chicken Fingers

    Jumbo crispy chicken fingers served with fresh-cut fries or mashed potatoes, coleslaw or carrot and raisin salad, and plum sauce.


  • Poutine

    Fresh-cut fries, cheese curds and beef gravy.


  • Pulled Pork Poutine

    A twist on a classic Canadian dish, poutine smothered in Elsie's delicious pulled pork.



Pasta is a long time favourite for everyone. These dishes will be no exception.

  • Alley Oops Macaroni and Cheese

    Spiral noodles in a creamy blend of cheddar and Parmesan, topped with crisp bacon and a cornbread crumble topping, served with garlic bread.


  • Lucy’s Spaghetti and Meatballs

    Spaghetti with Elsie’s savoury tomato pasta sauce, served with garlic bread.


  • Gluten-Friendly Pasta

    Pasta noodles served with meatballs in a savoury tomato sauce, served with gluten-friendly garlic bread.


Deli Sandwiches

All sandwiches served on choice of Texas whole wheat, Texas white, multigrain, or tortilla wrap and served with fresh cut fries.

  • Tuna Salad Sandwich

    Creamy tuna salad sandwich.


  • Egg Salad Sandwich

    Flavourful egg salad sandwich.


  • Chicken Salad Sandwich

    Delicious chicken salad in a sandwich.


  • Grilled Reuben Sandwich

    Mouth-watering corned beef on rye with mustard, sauerkraut, and Swiss cheese.


  • Montreal Smoked Meat Sandwich

    Montreal smoked meat with a spicy mustard, grilled on rye with Monterey Jack.


  • Roast Beef Sandwich

    A decadent roast beef sandwich with a garlic horseradish mayo and cheddar cheese.


  • Roast Turkey Sandwich

    Oven-roasted turkey with lettuce and mayo.


  • The Cool Cat Clubhouse Sandwich

    Traditional triple-decker with oven-roasted turkey, cheddar, bacon, lettuce, tomatoes, and mayo.


  • Bing Crosby’s BLT Sandwich

    Fresh tomatoes, crispy bacon, and lettuce with mayo.


  • Chicken Caesar Wrap

    Caesar salad and grilled chicken breast in a herb garlic tortilla.


  • Chicken Tender Wrap

    Crispy chicken, cheddar, lettuce, tomatoes, and ranch dill.


  • Cran-Apple Wrap

    Crispy chicken, dried cranberries, Granny Smith apples, cheddar cheese, lettuce. and tomatoes with poppy seed dressing.


Wicked Grilled Cheese

Grilled cheeses start off simple and cherished, cheese grilled with bread and butter. Elsie's takes it a step further. Each sandwich is served with fresh-cut fries.

  • The Works Grilled Cheese

    Roasted red peppers, red onions, and mushrooms, with provolone, Monterey jack, and Swiss cheese.


  • Oldie But Goodie

    Premium cheddar cheese melted in-between two pieces of buttered bread.


  • Georgian Bay Grilled Cheese

    Premium cheddar cheese with Granny Smith apples.


  • Pulled Pork Grilled Cheese

    Cheddar grilled cheese loaded with tangy pulled pork.


  • Bacon Grill

    Bacon, red onions, and medium cheddar cheese.


  • Kids' Hot Dog

    Hot dogs are a favourite among almost every child out there.


  • Kids' Grilled Cheese

    Perfectly grilled cheese sandwich.


  • Kids' Fish Nibblers and Fries

    Fish and chips, a classic dish for anyone, not just kids.


  • Kids' Love Me Tender Chicken Fingers

    Tender and juicy chicken fingers.


  • Kids' Hamburger

    A smaller sized hamburger for your little ones.


  • Kids' Veggie Burger

    For that child of yours with an aversion to meat, but still wants a burger.


  • Kids' Spaghetti and Meatballs

    Kids are sure to slurp up this spaghetti dish, served with garlic bread.


  • Kids' Alley Oops' Mac and Cheese

    Every child out there is sure to love this dish, served with garlic bread.



  • Side Ranch Dill


  • Side BBQ Ranch


  • Side Spicy Ketchup



Finish off your meal with some sweet and delicious dessert.

  • Peanut Butter Cheesecake

    Elvis would approve of this yummy cheesecake with an oreo crust, and drizzled with caramel and chocolate!


  • Mini Bowl Cheesecake

    Delicious creamy cheesecake with a graham wafer crust and your choice of cherry, blueberry, raspberry, or strawberry topping.


  • Brownie Sundae

    Warm brownie topped with soft ice cream, caramel and chocolate. Topped with whipped cream and a cherry!


  • Apple Crumble

    Warm apple crumbles served with ice cream and topped with caramel sauce.


  • Mini Apple Crumble


  • Banana Split


  • Small tub Vanilla Ice Cream

    Hefty scoops of classic vanilla, feeds 2-3.


  • Large tub Vanilla Ice Cream

    Hefty scoops of vanilla ice cream. Feeds 3-4.


  • Elsie's T.V. Dinners- Mini Peanut Butter Cheesecake

    Elsie's T.V. dinners come frozen with microwaveable instructions. Our most popular dessert in solo portions.



Quench your thirst with one of Elsie's great beverages.

  • Milkshake

    A diner classic, enjoy and thick and creamy milkshake.


  • Malted Milkshake

    A milkshake with malted milk.


  • Ice Cream Float

    Vanilla ice cream and pop mixed together to make a classic diner beverage.


  • Milk

    Delicious and nurtritious milk.


  • Chocolate Milk (large)

    Tasty chocolate milk.


  • Juice

    Fresh juice.


  • Canned Pop

    Cold refreshing pop.


  • Fountain Pop

    Cold refreshing pop.


  • Bottled Water

    Cool refreshing water.


  • Soft Drink


  • Bottled Juice


  • Coffee


  • Tea


  • Hot Chocolate with Whipped Cream