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Philly Diner

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51 Industrial Highway, Essington, PA 19029-1001
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast

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  • 34
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  • 30
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  • 24
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Nioce place for a quick bite anytime of the day

Stopped in for breakfast one morning near our hotel. Enjoyed a very good meal with good service. Price was very competitive to other places. Our food came out hot and at the same time. Waitress was very attentive and provided refills quickly.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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Boston, Massachusetts
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69 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We were staying at a nearby airport hotel and looking for dinner the Philly Diner looked ok from the outside, so we gave it a try. Meatloaf was dry, Moussaka seemed more like an open face eggplant hamburger scramble and the Cheese steak was tough.

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Stopped in for breakfast one morning near our hotel. Enjoyed a very good meal with good service. Price was very competitive to other places. Our food came out hot and at the same time. Waitress was very attentive and provided refills quickly.

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Kihei, Hawaii
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The Chicken Parmesan was tasty, but the Chicken Scampi was not. Pasta had a bitter taste and the butter sauce was like lemn water. The dessert case looked fabulous, but the lemon meringue pie was old wth the meringue sliding off the curd. The server was super nice and accommodating.

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Bronx, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I ate at this diner twice during my stay. The first time was on July 4th. I ordered from the menu but what I received was not what the menu described. However the portions size was good for the price. MY second visit there was again an error in my order.

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Newton, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

omg this place was so bad. The staff was well there but for a place that only had a few customers you would have thought they would have been more attentive. The food was not the best. But when you are the only diner around for quite a distance and between to Hotels I guess they feel they will get... More 

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Alma, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Food was great and and this is a family diner. You feel special due to the attention given by the staff

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Salisbury
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I staying at the hotel next door and went there for takeout. The person who waited on me was very friendly and gave good suggestions of what I should try since it was my first time there. I enjoyed the Monte Crisco for dinner my first night there and the brunch was good as well. I would return there the... More 

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Newport News, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I had dinner here. The place was clean and the food was fresh! I had a salad and it was great. I am on a gluten free diet, and the waitress took my order with ease. I would go back if I was in the area.

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Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Oh, my goodness! The foods in the fridge cases looked SO good, especially the desserts. There was a great looking baklava, no, didn't try it, or any other of the fab desserts there. Just didn't have time. I did purchase a delicious Ruben sandwich for my flight. It was divided so it was easier to manage. The pickle was packaged... More 

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Half Moon Bay, California, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I was stuck here, no place other than Denny's to eat. It was not horrible, but it wasn't very good either. Was it better than Denny's, sure. but overall slow service and a bizzare place. I will not be back.

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Address: 51 Industrial Highway, Essington, PA 19029-1001
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Essington
Cuisine: Diner

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  • Address: 51 Industrial Highway, Essington, PA 19029-1001
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Essington

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Diner

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