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The sign posted near the front door reads "Dove Hunters Welcome."  Imperial Valley, near the Mexican border, is home to some of the best bird hunting in California, so it's only fitting that Buckshot Deli and Diner welcomes all bird hunters.  I fell in love with this wonderful restaurant even before I walked in the door.  

As with all of my reviews, I have no affiliation with the restaurant reviewed, and there is no monetary gain on my part, as I am simply a person who likes to eat, and I love to write-up, and publish my dining experiences.

Photo:  It's 9 o[clock in the morning, on Tuesday, October 18, 2016, and we're at Buckshot Deli and Diner, ready to enjoy a delicious breakfast.  Actually, many of the citizens of Niland joined us, as this is a very popular restaurant for the local Niland residents.

Photo:  The dining room isn't fancy, but it's comfortable, and the atmosphere is very friendly.

Photo:  The Imperial Valley is a noted flyway for migratory waterfowl, and is a "mecca," so to speak, for duck hunters.  If you're hunting ducks, and you need to "fuel up" before heading to your duck blind, you've come to the right restaurant.

Photo:  We loved the makeshift repairs on the 1970's vintage naugahyde upholstery on the booth we were sitting at. Such a nice touch!

Photo:  The "exit" sign has also seen some wear during the last 40 years or so, but it definitely adds character to this charming restaurant.

Photo:  Just a few of the many interesting signs and photos posted in the dining room.  I love the "Dinner Choices..." Take it or leave it...  I'll take it.


Photo:  Buckshot Deli and Diner is open for breakfast and lunch only, so you know they're serious about breakfast. I gravitated to the "Mexican Breakfast Plates" section of the menu, and immediately settled on the "Bistec Ranchero and Eggs" selection.

Photo:  Yes, that's a vintage Western Electric Model 233-3 pay phone, from the 1950's on the wall of the restaurant, near the kitchen window.  It actually works, but it doesn't not accept coins, as it now is used as a "regular phone" for the restaurant.  Talk about character!

Photo: I love the chip in my coffee mug.  However, the chip doesn't distract from the flavor of the delicious coffee on this Tuesday morning, in mid-October, 2016.

Photo:  Our friendly server, Felipe, poses at the main counter of the restaurant.  The window to the kitchen is to the left of the photo, along with the vintage pay phone, which is still in use, and adds character to this wonderful restaurant.

Photo:  Our friendly server, Felipe, brings breakfast to our table.

Photo:  Left to right, my brother Michael, brother-in-law Greg, and I are ready to enjoy a delicious breakfast at Buckshot Deli and Diner.

Photo:  How could I resist ordering a selection from the "Mexican Breakfast Plate" of the menu?  Since Niland is only 40 miles or so north of the Mexican border, the restaurant's menu has a great Mexican breakfast selection.  My choice of breakfast today:  Bistec Ranchero and Eggs...

Photo:  Up-close-and-personal photo of my breakfast of Bistec Ranchero and Eggs.  The menu allows you to choose home style fried potatoes, hash brown potatoes, or beans... duh... toast or tortillas... duh.  I went for it "all" and enjoyed beans and corn tortillas with my breakfast.  This breakfast was simply amazing!

We were amazed at the delicious breakfast we enjoyed at Buckshot Deli and Diner!  The food, the service, and the atmosphere was amazing... If you're in the area, check out this wonderful restaurant...

Buckshot Deli and Diner
8120 Highway 111
Niland, CA 92257
760 359-0595

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