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352 Lancaster Ave, Malvern, PA 19355-1804
610-725-0515
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English first
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I first went to the Classic Diner in 2004. It is as good in 2015 as it was then! The scrapple and the bacon are top notch. It is always crowded and it is closer quarters so be prepared for that. The food is really fresh. The wait staff is average. They forget to give you things like spoons to... More 

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Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

This is for the West Chester, PA location. The seating arrangements are just plain stupid. The place is too small for the way they have it set up. I was 1st seated in the front window at a table for two that was about 12 inches wide and 18 inches long. Needles to say, besides feeling like I was in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

The food was great as expected but the coffee has turned into dishwater! WTH? The place is usually crowded but we don't mind. The wait was not as long as usual probably because of the dramatically reduced coffee quality.

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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

This review is for the new location in West Chester borough. I have to post here since no website for the West Chester location is available yet. It is way too crowded upstairs. There are tables so close together that you have to lift your belongings above your head to get to the tables hoping and praying your butt doesn't... More 

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Summit, New Jersey
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We came upon this place by accident and were happy we did. The food was excellent - portions were beyond what was expected so we couldn't finish it all. The place is cramped so waiting for our seats was not great - don't know what they do on bad weather. Thankfully we didn't have too long of a wait -... More 

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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We were crammed in with a zillion other people, and the chairs were unbelievably uncomfortable! As if they wanted to get people out of there as quickly as possible. Did I mention it was LOUD too? We will do takeout from now on!

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E Fallowfield, PA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

What a great place. It get crowded and loud in rush hour times but you won't care as the food is that fresh and good. Gotta have their homemade chips, house cured bacon and anything else you like you will so pleased with!

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Malvern, Pennsylvania
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71 reviews 71 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is my favorite diner. The food is fantastic - I love the breakfast, especially since I can always get avacado with my eggs (my favorite)- The only drawback is that the place is usually crowded. It's worth the wait----certainly the best breakfast around.

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Malvern, PA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Classic Diner is the perfect breakfast place, great selection, fair prices and huge portions...if there would be a negative spin on it, it is that it is way too small but with that aside, get ready to get cozy because the secret is out and this place delivers!!!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food and coffee are great but the uncomfortable seats don't encourage lingering. Turkey hash is fantatic!

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Additional Information about Classic Diner

Address: 352 Lancaster Ave, Malvern, PA 19355-1804
Phone Number: 610-725-0515
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Malvern
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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