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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:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch

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  • 60
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Tuna Sandwich, ever!

We have enjoyed both breakfast and lunch at this little retro diner. Because it is small with only stools, we are willing to sit in the car and wait....it is worth it! It s not about quantity, but quality, with a few excellent choices offered on the menu.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Joyce K
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Seneca Castle, NY
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Seneca Castle, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We have enjoyed both breakfast and lunch at this little retro diner. Because it is small with only stools, we are willing to sit in the car and wait....it is worth it! It s not about quantity, but quality, with a few excellent choices offered on the menu.

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White River Junction, Vermont
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Great service, great coffee, perfectly prepared eggs. Oh the pancakes are good too. Yes it's expensive, but the quality is there. Check it out If for any reason to see a group of "young" people carve out a dream for themselves.

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Schenectady, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The perfect diner experience, and then some. Every detail is well thought out from the food to the smooth operation of the place. Worth the trip!

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Saco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

Breakfast with the spouse this morning. We have lived in this area for 19 years. The diner is very nostalgic of yester year as it was built in Lowell, MA. Seating is limited - 16 stools at the counter. It is a limited menu which is fine with me. We both had the breakfast sandwich without the hot peppers that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Very very very very good place to eat. I have yet to go for dinner but is on my list to do. The place is small, no tables just stools and friendly staff. This is not an inexpensive place to eat

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Kennebunks, Maine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Went I on a whim, mostly because of all the rave reviews. Food was delicious and creative. Was quoted 20 minute wait time, waited an hour. Service was fair.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Everyone said this place would be amazing, and based on the menu posted online, I agreed! Once we got there though, that was not the case. The menu has very few items, and unless you get the french toast or pancakes, you must like your eggs, toast, and home fries a certain way to go to this restaurant (I did... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a cool place. Menu is limited but that shouldn't deter anyone. I had crispy chicken and our neighbors kids had French toast with eggs and bacon. Not to be missed when in the area

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in for breakfast. This is worth a drive! Hospitable and friendly. Excellent food. Highly recommend. You will be glad you stopped in.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

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

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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
Monday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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