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Capitol Diner

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800 Eisenhower Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17111-2309
717-939-2279
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Lunch

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  • 51
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fast service great taste

We ate after hours and the food was hot and tasty then returned the next morning for breakfast-home fries were fresh and delicious.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Keasbey
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Delaware
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Took forever to get a table and on top of that our food was cold by the time it got to us. Not very happy . On the brighter side the server was really nice and apologized.

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Selden, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We came to this diner for breakfast one morning. It was right down the block from the Red Lion Hotel. The service and food were both great!

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Keasbey
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

We ate after hours and the food was hot and tasty then returned the next morning for breakfast-home fries were fresh and delicious.

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

This was our third and fourth trips to the Capitol Diner. The first two visit were very good including food and service. Friday's visit included very slow service, seating in a very noisy section of the diner and average food. I had a Cobb Salad which was pretty good, but the avocado wasn't ripe. My daughter had a Chicken Caesar... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Have usually had good experiences here. But came tonight for dinner with a friend. Ordered the grilled hamburger steak and asked for the soup, and 2 sides (lettuce with hot bacon dressing and tater tots. Was never asked how I wanted the hamburger steak cooked. After a bit, a dinner roll appeared. This was great, as they usually do not... More 

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Lindenhurst, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The service was excellent ,food was really great, prices were good it was a pleasant visit. I would highly recommend going here to eat, the service was good, food was served hot, and extremely fresh. If we had more time we would have eaten here a lot more than we did. The prices are extremely fair and the food was... More 

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Salisbury
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Probably the best dinner in Harrisburg and have had many meals here in the last three years. Breakfast are not for the calorie counters but they do have food they will enjoy and they serve it all day and all night long.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Stuffed chicken breast with stuffing was amazing! And dessert was just as amazing! Service was terrific! We would definitely go back again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Breakfast was excellent!! The wait went by quick and the service fast !!! Will definitely return. Thanks for a great visit !!! ;-)

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Colfax,ND, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Everything was super. The waitress staff, quality as well as quantity of the food was fantastic. The prices were VERY reasonable. We came back a second time.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 800 Eisenhower Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17111-2309
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: 717-939-2279

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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