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Charlie's Diner

5 Meadow Rd, Spencer, MA 01562-2074
508-885-4033
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Ranked #4 of 23 restaurants in Spencer
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jul 6, 2014
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Dalkeith, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

You don't come for the food (which, to be fair, is good). You come to sit in the old carriage-style diner and hear the local guys sit at the breakfast bar and talk to the waitresses that they speak to every other day. Good value, fun holiday experience. Worth it as part of a road trip from Boston - nice... More

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Harlingen, Texas
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This is a great place for breakfast or lunch. The left side of the diner is the old train car style and the right side is the newer addition with a bar and reg tables. Very good value and service and food is good.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We frequent Charlie's. We have been going for years mostly breakfast. No complaints! Always amazing. Great prices & portions, friendly prompt knowledgeable staff (most of the time) Since they added their addition, the place looks amazing! Definitely somewhere to go!

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Worcester, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Excellent portions, great value, delicious food no matter time of day. Charlie's is growing in popularity and adding on another addition...what does that say? You can't go wrong!

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Spencer, Massachusetts
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Charlie's is a great little place with excellent food and friendly service. No reservations needed, just walk in and sit wherever you like. The diner is open early for breakfast and the restaurant extension added in the last few years also serves lunch and dinner. The portions are very generous - even the so called "Manageable Mouthfuls" of which there... More

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Sturbridge
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59 reviews 59 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

My husband and I have always wanted to try it and I am so glad we did. We sat in the diner instead of the bar/grill side. We had breakfast. My husband said it was the BEST Biscuits and Gravy he ever had! I had a traditional breakfast, 2 eggs, bacon, and home fries. Also, very delicious! I told him... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The food was delicious, the service was on point, and the the diner is very clean, I have nothing bad to say about this Diner.

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East Brookfield, Massachusetts
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I' ve eaten at Charlie's a number of times and I'm never dissapointed. I am always surprised when the check arrives... I always think it should be more.

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Central Massachusetts
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76 reviews 76 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

Went with friend and hubby a had oysters on the half shell (6 @ $8.99) and they were nice and fresh and sweet. I had salmon - very good, nice and tender. My salad was a regular salad but fresh and crispy. Hubby and friend had the turkey dinners, which they liked. They said the boneless buffalo appetizer had no... More

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CT
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

We decided to stop here after seeing the diner on Food Network. The train is a nice ambiance. Food was mediocre. We ordered a meatloaf sandwich- Very thick, grilled to a black char meatloaf was served on toast. That's it. No condiments or veggies. Clam roll was very generously filled with clam strips. Fries were awesome- hand cut and freshly... More

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