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Palace Diner

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18 Franklin St, Biddeford, ME 04005-2502
207-284-0015
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8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food.

If you ready breakfast, for any meal of the day you have to stop in. Breakfast Sandwich & flapjacks were great.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

If you ready breakfast, for any meal of the day you have to stop in. Breakfast Sandwich & flapjacks were great.

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Kennebunk, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We had been meaning to try the Palace for a while but just finally made it in and boy do I wish we had tried it sooner! Funky little place, super-nice staff and DELICIOUS food. Amazing homemade corned beef hash, to-die-for potatoes, yummy egg dishes. Great bread and--rare for a diner--really good coffee! Will definitely be visiting again sometime soon!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

OMG OMG OMG great breakfast- phenomenal service from Sarah & Shawn. Home fries to die for. My wife says hash was good I say I have had much better hash. Well my own hash rocks. Can't wait to try dinner! Cash only- Tip well$$

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Great smile, service and atmosphere. Coffee, music and food.....breakfast sandwich, toasted banana bread, hash and eggs and much more. Our new place......

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Super friendly service, genuine! Best flapjacks I've had. Cool space, old school everything! Worth the trip if anywhere around the area.

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Biddeford, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The palace diner is the perfect blend of old school diner and new school hipster hang out. A great option for lunch or breakfast it's worth a drive!! The potatoes are amazing and the grapefruit is a must!

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warwick, rhode island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

The Palace Diner is said to be the oldest diner in Maine. Not sure if that is true or not but the lady at the counter did tell me it's been around since 1928 so it's definitely old. It's sure a cool place, a classic old diner with lots of old stuff inside. It's like walking back in time when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

What a great surprise. I had the Corned Beef Hash. It was the best I ever had. I was with a party of three. All of us were extremely happy with our food. The staff were very friendly and attentive. It's the best breakfast/lunch spot in southern Maine. What a gem!

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Cape Elizabeth, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Why would anyone go to Biddford? There are probably lots of reasons, but the best one I know of is breakfast at thePalace Diner. Amazing potatoes, and I don't much care for potatoes. I had the breakfast sandwich, and this is not your ordinary breakfast sandwich, in fact it is extraordinary. gooey cheese, baked egg, Applewod smoked bacon (I substituted... More 

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Saco, Maine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

The venerable diner under new ownership is gaining national recognition and is out front of a culinary boom in this former mill town. Banana bread was yummy as are the pancakes and grilled cheese. Only seating is on stools at the counter. An experience!

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Additional Information about Palace Diner

Address: 18 Franklin St, Biddeford, ME 04005-2502
Phone Number: 207-284-0015
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Biddeford
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm  8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Cuisine: Diner

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 Franklin St, Biddeford, ME 04005-2502
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Biddeford
  • Phone Number: 207-284-0015

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Diner
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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