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Main Street Diner

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1600 E Main St, Richmond, IN 47374-4323
765-935-3663
Today
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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  • 6
    Excellent
  • 4
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Brunch

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

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2014
MaceVII
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Richmond, Indiana
Good for:
  • Families with children
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16 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Vermont
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We had breakfast in this small diner while visiting family in Richmond. The eggs and omelets were delicious and the biscuits homemade quality. Service was fast and friendly with a never ending cup of coffee. A great place for breakfast or lunch.

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Lansing Michigan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We like local places with some history and character so the Main Street Diner seemed like the place. When we arrived the booths were full, but 2 had dishes from the previous diners that had left. The guy behind the counter said to have a seat and he would clean the table off. Took him about 5 minutes to get... More 

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Richmond, Indiana
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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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
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36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Top Contributor
79 reviews 79 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
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72 reviews 72 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1600 E Main St, Richmond, IN 47374-4323
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 765-935-3663

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: American, Diner

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?