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Main Street Diner

1600 E Main St, Richmond, IN 47374-4323
765-962-7041
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Ranked #28 of 92 restaurants in Richmond
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American, Diner
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Richmond, Indiana
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Relatively limited hours but a great and cozy place to grab brunch. Definitely order the potatoes with your breakfast.

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Richmond, Indiana
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Prices are reasonable, has a cozy atmosphere, with very friendly staff and it's all you would expect from a mom and pop diner! I highly recommend it.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

I highly recommend the Main Street Diner for its food (I had their delicious sweet potato pancakes), atmosphere, service, and prices--they got each of these necessary and sufficient factors for considering eating there Right!

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Richmond, Indiana
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

For years, this was Alsop's Grill. Often, there was a sign in the window for short order cook. I figured I'd be able to work there because I was short and I could cook. My parents and I never ventured into the place, nor did we go to Elizabeth Parker's a few doors down. Times change and Elizabeth Parker's is... More

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48 reviews 48 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013 via mobile

We tried to eat here. After arriving and walking around the side of the building we see a sign that says "under new management" and they now close at 2:00pm, it was 2:30. Wish we had known they have such short hours.

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Lynn, Indiana
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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013 via mobile

Neat, small (very) classic dinner, a bar and several booths. Food was wonderful, I had huge open face roast beef manhattan -delicious and tried their homemade banana nut bread - scrumptious. New local owners are very friendly and attentive.

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Richmond, Indiana
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

We were back to check out the new, improved Main St. Diner under new ownership. We had heard that they were big into farmer's market food and fresh foods served in interesting ways. What a disappointment! It was the same fare as before. Some additions to the decor and a cleanup make it look promising upon entering. Their touted breakfast,... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

Main Street Diner is ridiculously affordable and has amazing food. Their homemade corned beef hash is far and away the best I've ever had. They also have very interesting foods such as sweet potato pancakes and lobster omelets (as an occasional daily special). I went there all the time when I lived in Richmond, and I miss it so much... More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012 via mobile

I've eaten here many times, there's a reason. The food is OK, it's close to where I work, the folks are friendly, and the price is right. The only thing not convenient is that they don't accept credit cards. I had to borrow $ from a co-worker once because I didn't have enough cash. I seldom carry much cash and... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2012

The atmosphere is beautiful. Interesting, old, home-style diner decoration. Delicious breakfast! Great omelets every time I go!

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