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John's Diner

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146 Sheraton Dr, New Cumberland, PA 17070-2440
717-774-5004
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Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 93
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  • 19
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food and plenty of it

Johns is one of our regular lunch stops. Most visits I get the soup and salad bar and it is plenty of food. The salad bar has a good variety of freshly prepared vegetables and a few meat toppings. They have two or three soups to choose from and all are very tasty. (Some have a bit more salt... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
SAinPA
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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

good place for breakfast. Great, attentive staff and food was decent. good location right off the turnpike and Rt 83

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Thank Laura S
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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113 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Johns is one of our regular lunch stops. Most visits I get the soup and salad bar and it is plenty of food. The salad bar has a good variety of freshly prepared vegetables and a few meat toppings. They have two or three soups to choose from and all are very tasty. (Some have a bit more salt than... More 

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Thank SAinPA
Reston, VA
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276 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere of John's diner is like the 1970's, but then so are the prices. I had a good t-bone dinner for what I'd pay for a burger in Washington DC. The service was good and friendly, too.

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Thank goety911
San Antonio, Texas
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got a very good T-bone steak with salad bar for only $13.95. Was very happy with it. The waitresses were all extremely friendly and attentive. Would go back if in town again for sure.

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Thank Angelsouthbeach
Hillsborough, New Jersey
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wait staff were great. Quick service decent diner food. Reasonably priced. Good potion size. Salad bar was a good addition to meal.

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Thank vams44
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A nice breakfast, clean, pleasant, atmosphere. Convenient location for travelers. Definitely would go back.

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Thank gmparmall
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

Visited on 12/28/15 for breakfast, but have eater dinner here in the past. Food is always good, nice buffet with good service. Buffet is always good as well.

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Thank James A K
New Cumberland, Pennsylvania
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015

Better than average food. Prices better than fair. Food choices on menu quite good, and food choices on buffet will satisfy any diet. Expect to pay little, but receive a great deal.

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Thank spcharest
Finger Lakes Wine Country, New York
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

timing our driving trip to fla so we can arrive in mechanicsburg pa late afternoon, check into our room and scoot over to john's. would not dream of going thru town and not stopping at john's for a meal (salad bar is far superior). wonderful/lengthy menu selection, average prices, food is not gourmet but is very tasty diner food, which... More 

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Thank 26SueS26
mpls, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Went down to corvettes at Carlisle, Motel 6 desk clerk recommended this place One of the best restaurants I have eaten at on the road, will be staying nearby next time just for the food at this place, its that good!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 146 Sheraton Dr, New Cumberland, PA 17070-2440
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  New Cumberland
  • Phone Number: 717-774-5004

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

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