Restaurant Review : The All American Diner, Lavasa

Step into The All American Diner and you feel like you have walked into a time machine that has transported you back to the 1950s. It was like a scene straight out of one of the vintage movies- typical retro style complete with red rexine sofas and posters of personalities of that era. Thankfully I just about managed to recognize Lucy and Betty. The best though had to be miniature cut outs of Marilyn Monroe & Elvis busy shaking a leg.

The menu is quite extensive & the food shots so appealing that I just could not wait to get started. The peanut butter malt is a thick blend of milk, peanut butter and vanilla icecream. If you are a peanut butter lover then you will find the malt sensational. For starters, the non veg sampler featured buffalo wings in a spicy tangy red sauce, crunchy chicken strips and golden fried prawns which were delicious.
Next came the fish fry- a tribute to the Beatles homeland. It was succulent fish in a crispy batter which was superb with chunky potato wedges and a mild tartar sauce. The Mexican chicken burger looked like it had popped out from one of the international food shows featured on a lifestyle channel. Chicken fillets delicately spiced with sauted brown onions were wolfed down in no time.
By now I was feeling so full that I should have stopped but walking away from my favourite part – dessert felt like a cardinal sin. I just had to hang in there. Nothing screams American diner louder than a lime pie. Tangy and zesty it was absolutely delicious. The chocolate silk pie was so rich & smooth, I felt I was in chocolate heaven. I was seriously in need of either the segway or the doubles bicycle to cart me out of there by now.
Or I could stroll around the Promenade and once my food was digested enjoy the jet ski or kayaking at Lakeshore Watersports Lavasa and follow it up with a luxury boat ride. 

By Sanaea Patel
Quick facts
All American Diner
020 66541414
020 66541413
The Waterfront Shaw, At Village-Dasve, 
Post Pathershet, Taluka-Mulshi, Lavasa, Pune
Meal for to 800(Approx)

Disclaimer – This review was done on an invitation from the establishment. Views expressed in the review is entirely ours and without any bias. Pictures of the dishes are not the standard portions, they are sample portions.

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Based in Pune, Khursheed is a self proclaimed nomad who masquerades as a freelance lifestyle writer. With over 1350 published feature articles in niche publications in India and abroad, she writes on food, travel, people, health, culture and heritage. This foodie and wanderer seems to have found the right palatable mantra with Mystic Foodie Mantra

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