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Palace Diner

18 Franklin St, Biddeford, ME 04005-2502
207-284-0015
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Ranked #1 of 71 restaurants in Biddeford
Cuisines: Diner
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Don't get me wrong, this place is great. Atmosphere, staff, & food - all 5 stars. The Challah French Toast is fantastically yummy and the corned beef hash has hunks of corned beef. But for 2 coffee's, a grilled cheese sandwich (just a sandwich), a breakfast sandwich, a double stack of french toast, and corned beef hash, two eggs and... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Unique location, great service, great food! Always a good meal … excellent value … well worth the visiting

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Portland, Maine, USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My husband and I decided to try the Palace after a friend told us that it has the best French toast she has ever eaten. Although neither of us chose the French toast, we were not disappointed! I had the pancakes, which were the best I have ever eaten, and my husband had eggs, toast and home fries. Everything was... More

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South Portland, Maine
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We were finally able to get the opportunity to eat at the Palace Diner this weekend. After all the press and raves from friends and family we made the trip down from South Portland for brunch on 7/5/14. Seats were full and the waitress was crazy busy but she took the time to let us know take out was an... More

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Plymouth, Massachusetts
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52 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We sought this diner out. It was crowded & we had to wait a bit for a stool. There are no tables & chairs. The waitress was nice & handled everybody. Our food was good. I got a sandwich, and the others got breakfast. The only thing that was not too pleasing was the price. It was rather expensive &... More

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Saco, Maine, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We went for breakfast last weekend. It opens @ 8:00 A.M. and we were the first ones there. My son (7 years old) ordered a short stack of pancakes, we each had a donut, and I ordered the two eggs, toast and home fries. The food is very fresh and quite tasty. My son however ate 1/2 of his donut,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is a spectacular old fashioned Diner. Friendly staff. Exquisite simple local food. Pure delight. Save room for pudding.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Awesomeness from cookbook shelf to elbow-worn counter top to menu. We liked that the selection was careful (read: only a few options) since it allows cooks to pay careful attention to execution. And there is something for everyone: greasy to healthy. Go!

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New York City, New York
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

OK, this is it...I have frittered away many hours in diners around the country. I don't know if it is the 15 stools (no tables), the twenties era structure or the amazing potatoes. What I do know is that I have now ascended to diner heaven. Not to be missed.

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Saco, ME
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great potatoes, breakfast sandwich, omelets and French Toast, solid burger, tasty pies and donuts, good coffee by Tandem Roasters. Slightly pricey for the location and genre, but worth it. Here's hoping these guys are successful enough in Biddeford to eventually expand into a larger space.

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