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Route 28, South Yarmouth, MA 02664-5600
508 398 2888
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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English first
Watervliet, New York, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We ate at two different restaurants while in Cape Cod and the Route 28 Diner was the favorite. It was like eating among people I have known for years, even though it was our first time in the area. The wait staff was so friendly and made us feel like we were home. The food was excellent and priced fairly.... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

A throwback to a quieter time. Good, simple, basic food and THE BEST dessert ever. Who needs fancy chocolate cream pie when you've got graham crackers, chocolate pudding and whipped cream? I've been making variations of this at home. The best, so far, is adding shredded coconut to the whipped cream.

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Oxford,Ct
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

When you walk in you see an old time Diner and then you notice all the memorabilia such as real 45 records under glass on table. The food is very good and the staff is great !

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South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This is a small diner. We went on a Sunday morning. The first impression was good. The owner welcomed us at the door and said we could sit at the counter or wait for a booth. We chose the counter. The restaurant just shined, it was so clean. The waitstaff is very friendly the food was excellent. We do have... More 

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Sandwich, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I have been going to the Route 28 Diner for 4 years now. They never disappoint with atmosphere, personality and the food is great!!! Love the owner-family and they are the sweetest folks! Perfectly cooked eggs, breakfast meats, and home fries that make you want to slap your grandma!! You can't beat the value with a stick, plus you get... More 

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South Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

A tiny restaurant with a big heart. This family owned old silverside diner is a local treasure. I love the ambience! There are real photos of how the diner and area were way back when the tourist area didn't exist, and the owner knows all that history like the back of his hand. The service is quick, efficient, and friendly,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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194 reviews 194 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Don't let the appearances fool you. This place looks like a little shack from the outside but inside is a place you want to keep coming back to. Friendly service, reasonable prices and delicious food all keep this place on my Cape Cod radar.

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South Dennis, Massachusetts
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52 reviews 52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We knew it would be good when there was a line during the off season. We enjoyed our breakfast- omelets, pancakes, home fries. All delicious! Meals were great, service was even better. The grilled muffins looked yummy- next time!

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East Bridgewater, MA
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We were fortunate to arrive when we did. A waiting line formed as we were seated. Food was well prepared, as ordered. Portions were adequate. Food was very tasty. Nancy put a smile on everyone's face. Had attempted to have breakfast there in our past visits but, the lines were extremely long. Would definitely go there again. Prices were very... More 

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Central Mass
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47 reviews 47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We recently returned to this diner for breakfast. Why we drove by this diner for breakfast all these years is beyond us. They serve up a delicious breakfast with a friendly smile and laughter. It is visited by regulars as well as new visitors to the area. The specials are unusual, named for "the route on the road", but sound... More 

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Address: Route 28, South Yarmouth, MA 02664-5600
Phone Number: 508 398 2888
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  South Yarmouth
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: American

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