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3036 N Reading Rd, Adamstown, PA 19501
(717) 484-2191
Today
6:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat - Sun 6:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 16
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cleanest Diner Around

I have never seen such a clean restroom in a diner before...amazing. Dave's is only open til 2pm so specializes in breakfast. Had a Dave's omlette which was excellent. Coffee was good and only waited a few minutes for seating. We enjoyed breakfast so went back the next day for lunch. Had a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Angie T
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harrisburg pa
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Denver, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

For those who don't know, Dave's Diner is a no frills no credit card railroad car style diner on Rt. 272 just west of the Adamstown exit off US 222. They serve breakfast and lunch. My wife and I and a close friend went to Dave's on the last Saturday in May for breakfast. We have been there before and... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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137 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We arrived fro breakfast and had a specialty of the house which was chipped beef and also the dutch fries. Nothing was terrific. The chipped beef was not smokey and tasted more like chipped ham. I had to ask for toast which was supposedly included according to the menu. We had 3 people for breakfast and our check was $44.... More 

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harrisburg pa
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155 reviews 155 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I have never seen such a clean restroom in a diner before...amazing. Dave's is only open til 2pm so specializes in breakfast. Had a Dave's omlette which was excellent. Coffee was good and only waited a few minutes for seating. We enjoyed breakfast so went back the next day for lunch. Had a roast chicken sandwich w/mushrooms and cheese which... More 

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Super yummy. It's a nice little find, we were just driving looking for a place to eat and found this place. Good find, yummy food and nice people!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

I felt like I walked into the 1950s., However in much better shape! Great food and fantastic service. By the way, they close at 3pm, not 3am!

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Baltimore
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My husband and I stopped for breakfast after reading the reviews on Trip Advisor and we weren't disappointed. The food was awesome. It is a local establishment and some local folks were gathering to have fun and share stories. It was a great exoerience and excellent food. I got the homemade oatmeal and it was fantastic. My husband got the... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
187 reviews 187 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This is a very small diner. Old school. The service was excellent. Very pleasant. We each had the toasted burger. Essentially it's a grilled cheese with a delicious burger slipped in. I had mine with bacon. It was so tasty. I loved it. I would go back again and again.

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pa
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92 reviews 92 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Giving 5 stars because they serve the best chipped beef and our server was so friendly! We've driven by countless times but we're glad we stopped today. Dan had his French toast and enjoyed it. Give this little diner a chance!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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26 reviews 26 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

An old fashioned diner with a varied selection of food. We always have at least one breakfast when visiting the area. Generous portions of well prepared food. Huge pancakes, great omelets, delicious french toast, etc. You will leave satisfied. Breakfast service ends at 10:00 AM.

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Newark, Delaware
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

had the chicken fingers and fries- delicious! My finance had the Chicken and Waffles- tasted like homemade! oh and HUGEEEE portions! Classic diner atmosphere.

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Additional Information about Dave's Diner

Address: 3036 N Reading Rd, Adamstown, PA 19501
Phone Number: (717) 484-2191
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Adamstown
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday 6:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 6:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 6:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 6:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 6:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 6:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3036 N Reading Rd, Adamstown, PA 19501
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Adamstown
  • Phone Number: (717) 484-2191

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 3:00 am
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
6:00 am - 3:00 am

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