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Penny's Diner

1104 E 16th St, Wellington, KS 67152-2813
620-326-6700
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Ranked #2 of 25 Restaurants in Wellington
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Aug 29, 2014
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Wichita, Kansas
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208 reviews 208 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

You do get an 8 ounce burger, but the flavor is not up to snuff. It's kind of bland and a bit overcooked (even in these days of cooking burgers to death to ensure "safety"). The price was several dollars more than it was worth. I would rather have 4 ounces of beef cooked so that it still has taste.... More

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7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

It appears that no one there has smiled for years. Foods ok but the service us surly at best. Probably will not try again after this this third time.

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Oxford, Kansas
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Well the food lacked seasoning for sure, my daughter had the grilled chicken sandwich, and I had the philly cheese steak. Both were very bland. The lettuce was so big in the salad needed to be smaller to be more appealing, my husband got a big salad it had a lot of water left on plate when he finished eating.... More

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Cushing, Oklahoma
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Penny's Diner has a great atmosphere and delicious food. It has a 50's look to it with black & white checkered flooring. The food is cooked on a flat grill so its not for the diet conscious but it is very good. Service is fast and you can watch the cook while he prepares the food.

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GM_OTI, General Manager at Penny's Diner, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Andre, Thank you for your great comments regarding our diner service and quality. We try very hard to provide the best possible service and value to our customers. Please come back and enjoy another meal at our and diner. Best Regards, Noah List More

Dodge Center, Minnesota
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This place is awesome! The food is hot and delicious ( I had a burger with fried egg, cheese and fried onions). Also, the people who work here are soo nice! I was also able to sample the pulled pork and it was so awesome, but I ordered the burger already. Thank you everyone at Penny's Diner for an awesome... More

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Las Vegas, NV
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8 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2013

Penny's Diner is a good place for breakfast in the Wellington area, and the food in general is good. You are rather limited as to choices in Wellington, and Penny's is one of the better places if you don't want fast-food.

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South Haven, Kansas, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

It has good home cooked food. We were there when it first opened and they had some problems. It is better now. It is nice for the railroad workers because it is directly across from the motel and is opened all the time.

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Sugar Land, Texas, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

We stopped in at Penny's Diner on our way back home to Texas. I just happened to see the state sign on the side of the road. We had the Hearty Breakfast and it was FABULOUS!!! The pancakes are so light and fluffy. The hash browns were the best I have ever had. Golden crispy on the outside and so... More

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Hollywood, Ca
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12 reviews 12 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2012

Food good...like most diners. Their hamburgers are all 1/2 pound Black Angus. Lots of those guys on the prairies around here so I assumed the beef was local. Fries nice & crispy. The best part was the attitudes of the cooks & waiters. Wanting to please in every possible way & smiling & laughing all the while! One waitress even... More

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2012 via mobile

Traveling from Tulsa with kids wanting breakfast for dinner. Penny's hit the spot!! Bacon was delicious. Best hash browns we've had in a long time! Servers were nice and very accomodating. Decor was awesome! And we got to watch as our food was made...A lot of satisfied customers!

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