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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great value:)

Capitol Diner was a great find in Harrisburg. Quality food and excellent service. I ended up eating there several times during my 3 day stay!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Daytona Beach, Florida
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Cumming, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW

clean good food, full menu of many items, service staff very helpful and accommodating. Order from the chef specials...had Hungarian Stuffed Cabbage, just like Mom used to make. Well done and extremely large portions.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

The diner looks better than than its food which is adequate but not exceptional. It's all pretty basic and how hum with nothing special. The food is fresh and service is with a smile...but there are better diners in the area.

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Capitol Diner was a great find in Harrisburg. Quality food and excellent service. I ended up eating there several times during my 3 day stay!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

belly buster haddock is a huge dish of crispy outside and tender inside. clam chowder that comes with it is terrific too.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Capitol Diner is great for good, fast service. Prices are reasonable and staff is friendly. Food is what you expect for a diner.

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Hillsboro, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

The person who runs this place is great they run it perfectly the food was really good and all the staff was very personable like when one of the waiters said to me " your shoe is untied, your going to fall" I appreciated that I would return

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Mahanoy City, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Ate here for breakfast. The diner reminds you of a 50's type diner. Plates are plentiful and tasty. If you leave here hungry, there's something wrong with you. Price is reasonable for the portions you get. Breakfast arrives quickly and hot. But what sets a diner apart for the rest is the attentiveness of the staff and the Capital Diner... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

This place was recommended to my wife by a CO worker, so after picking her up from work we decided to give it a try. We were seated right away and I would say in about a minute the waitress came,gave our menus and then took our beverage order. The food on the menu had a very good selection of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Great breakfast!! Stopped here on a road trip from NJ to NC. Good service, food, and prices. Busy with the locals but seated right away and food came out quick.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

One of our favorite places to eat when you are short on time and hungry for a variety of food choices.

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

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  • 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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