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1111 Fairmont Ave, Fairmont, WV
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Ranked #20 of 77 Restaurants in Fairmont
Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisines: American
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  • English first
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English first
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I don't understand why you have to wait 15+ minutes to be seated when there are three tables empty that just need cleared. This is the second time this has happened and we won't be back. The staff needs some training. Is there no one in charge there in the evenings to make sure customers are taken care of?

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Fairmont, West Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Had lunch today at the Dot and another great lunch!! Decided to plunge in and had the foot long hotdog with cheddar, chili and French fries. I'm so full I won't need dinner! I also had a wonderful tall cup of hot chocolate with whip cream, both of which tasted fresh!! As always the service was terrific with a very... More 

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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121 reviews 121 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This place is small and tends to be crowded at lunch. I can't go here because they can't get me in and out in an hour (even when I order eggs). The food is overpriced. I was shocked when I ordered a breakfast meal and a coffee... my bill came to $15. The food honestly wasn't that great. There are... More 

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West Virginia
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93 reviews 93 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The Poky Dot goes all-in on the 1950s charm and they have good food in big portions to match. Be sure to check out the life-size dolls spread throughout the restaurant!

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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

I took my Mom here for an afternoon dessert. We each had one piece of their famous cheesecake. She had "hot cholocate" cheesecake (not very chocolately) and I had the snicker's bar cheesecake. Portions were very small for the price of $6.25 each. Although they looked nice on the plate, a bit pricey for me. I've been told that the... More 

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Keyser, West Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The poky dot is a complete different caliber than most diners. When you think of diners, you think of red/silver themed similar to the set of "Happy Days". Poky Dot is pink and cutesy. The decor and inside of the restaurant is much different than any other restaurant that I've ever ate in. Enough about the decor; most people go... More 

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Fairmont, West Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Love the pies and desserts. The service is awesome they have fun. This is a fun place to go. The food is always good.

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Warren, Ohio
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156 restaurant reviews
259 helpful votes 259 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is one cool awsome diner. While touring on my motorcycle though WV. Staying the night in Fairmont I ended up eating dinner here. Love the 50's set up inside. Nice staff great food awsome milkshakes. Loved dinner decided to eat breakfast here also when leaving. My breakfast was just as good lots of food for your money. Left here... More 

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Fairmont, West Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The Poky Dot has been around for a number of years other than a couple of closings for various reasons. They have an extensive menu with some selections being overwhelming in their portions. Their Ice Cream Sunday will feed five easily and the breakfast can feed three. They usually have a good selection of cheesecakes. It is certainly a place... More 

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Fairmont, West Virginia
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Interesting little place to eat - decent food and pretty reasonable prices - diner-type atmosphere with good service and great desserts.

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Additional Information about Poky Dot

Address: 1111 Fairmont Ave, Fairmont, WV
Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Fairmont
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 7:00 am - 12:00 am
Cuisine: American

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