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Shirley's Family Diner

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5600 Baltimore National Pike, Catonsville, MD 21228-1401
410-788-9270
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 stars
Not bad but...

Parking is odd, pancakes were bad, lemon aid was ok, atmosphere was a bit wierd kinda of dark and gloomy in there and the rest of the food was ok.

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2014
Mario M
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22 reviews 22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Oh my goodness. . This place was awful. . I must have been out of my mind eating at this place today 10.4.14... never again the bottom line is this place is a greasy spoon kitchen and a heart attack waiting to happen. . Bottom line go eat somewhere else..!!

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10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Parking is odd, pancakes were bad, lemon aid was ok, atmosphere was a bit wierd kinda of dark and gloomy in there and the rest of the food was ok.

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Cleveland, Tennessee
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Nice waiter friendly but couldn't make up for the place. I got the special, portions very small. One side looked like box mac & cheese with extra cheese and the coleslaw had gone bad. I was offered another but had lost my appetite. I was the only person there at 6:00. Dinner here is not a good idea.

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Maryland
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41 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2013

We went there for breakfast or so we thought. We were seated and given menus that were dirty, ketcgup on them. I knew what I wanted and was looking around. The sugar container was empty except for one packet of sweetner and it was gross, like it had never been wiped out. My husband was sat against the wall. I... More 

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Huntington, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Great location, nice walk from Days Inn. There were 7 of us for breakfast. The menu was very varied with many wonderful choices. The only problem was we all ate too much. Definitely a must go for breakfast. Their signature dishes with crab were out of this world. I loved the fried green tomatoes.

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Columibia, MD
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

We went to Shirley's for breakfast. The diner is located in a former Ihop with basically the same breakfast menu. Even though we arrived during mid-morning Saturday rush, we were seated promptly. Our waitress was friendly and promptly brought out two fresh, hot pots of coffee, ala Ihop. Nothing special to note about the food itself. The only problem we... More 

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Chester
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

This is a great little home cookin' restaurant. Yummy down home food!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5600 Baltimore National Pike, Catonsville, MD 21228-1401
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Catonsville
  • Phone Number: 410-788-9270

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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