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Capitol Diner

800 Eisenhower Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17111-2309
717-939-2279
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Ranked #27 of 457 restaurants in Harrisburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
Mill Hall, Pennsylvania
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

After many visits over the years we have never been disapointed in our Capitol Diner stops. If you're up late or passing through it's good diner type choices and atmosphere with excelletent service in a very clean place. We return here during most trips to the area.

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Chalfont, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Capitol Diner is a classic - great diner food and atmosphere. Had breakfast here and it was terrific. This is a can't miss if you are staying in the Harrisburg / Hershey area.

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

Really good food and great service. Everything on point. Will become a regular every time I'm in town

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My family and I are staying in Harrisburg to enjoy Hershey Park. We came here to Capitol Diner based on the reviews. We enjoyed the food here. The portions are big and and they have a variety on their menu. My daughter has food allergies and she was able to eat here. The waitress answered all of my questions. Decent... More

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NJ
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This diner was pretty average. The food was your basic diner food, decent coffee though, and average breakfast food, nothing special. The service although friendly was so slow. So I can't really say this place is Ok for a quick meal near your hotel because it's not. So unless everything else is closed there is no real reason to go... More

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Alpharetta, GA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014 via mobile

Large selection, large portions, decent food and service. Classic diner vibe. I'd recommend it to anyone passing through.

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Skowhegan, Maine, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

food was poor quality, kind of 50s atmosphere and felt like it also. went there for quick sit down meal. had chicken strips and fries, chicken was the frozen kind not fresh

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Lombard, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Excellent food options and service to match. We were there for breakfast, which got us set for the day - and then some. Very good prices and portions. Very near the mall and Hilton Garden Inn. Great choice before going to Hershey or heading toward Lancaster. They have all you need and more.

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Laurel, Maryland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Had a massive breakfast en route to Day 2 at Hersheypark HUGE portions of diner food. Not the most healthy LOL but on vacation who cares? I am gluten-free and they knew what to do and subbed grits for toast, etc. LOTS of choices and service was very good, even though the place was hopping. Nice friendly staff are total... More

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Arlington, Texas
2 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Great food, fun atmosphere, wish I would have tried the breakfast menu. I ate Spaghetti and meatballs and it was fantastic! Too much to eat!!

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