Welcome to Sunny's Diner

With great food, friendly service, and spacious seating, Sunny's Diner redefines the traditional American diner experience with no gimmicks... just great food at a great value!

Sunny's Diner is at the premier location of the intersection of East University Drive and McClintock Drive in the city of Tempe, AZ. It is located within minutes from Arizona State University and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and is central to the cities of Phoenix, Scottsdale, and Mesa AZ.

With its family-friendly atmosphere, Sunny's Diner has frequent customers that span across generations. Whether it be our made to order breakfasts, quick turn around lunch specials or our more leisurely dinner specials followed by our homemade desserts, we hope you enjoy your meal.


About Us

Our family and staff measure our success by the satisfaction of our customers.

Sunny's Diner is locally owned and operated by the Papamatheakis family who have been in the restaurant business for more than 35 years in the USA and Greece. As a family they work together to carry on a long tradition of providing great food at a great price while still delivering the great taste and healthy living benefits of home-cooked meals.


For 35 years our family has built it's success on great home cooking away from home.

Our menu is seasonally-inspired with the fresh appeal of the local farmers markets. Every meal is thoughtfully prepared using the freshest ingredients. On every plate we strive to give our customers great tasting, highly satisfying food that just so happens to be good from them... just like home.


From Our Customers

Here are a few words from our customers. We hope you visit us soon.

"Sunny's Diner is such a hidden treasure - what a great diner! It's like a slice of family living while being served. Where else could you find staff so friendly, it's like being home..."
David from Phoenix, AZ

"Incredible food. Wonderful Service. Charming atmosphere. Great value. We would recommend Sunny's diner to everyone!..."
Tracy and Michael, Scottsdale, AZ

"This is our favorite restaurant in Tempe, maybe in all of Arizona. The friendly staff and dining area are amazing, but the great food and the value are simply unmatched..."
Bill and Melissa, Tempe, AZ

"Being a student on a budget and far away from my family I am so happy that I found a place like Sunny's Diner. It feels like home every time I walk through the door and the low prices are just incredible. Thanks Sunny's Diner!..."
Sandy, Arizona State University

"I work in the Tempe Marketplace and have been here many times for a quick lunch and I just can't get enough! I've never waited, the staff is knowledgable and sweet and I've never had anything I didn't love..."
Melissa, Mesa, AZ