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1111 Fairmont Ave, Fairmont, WV
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Today
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Cutest little diner in town!

Adorable decor, great service, and a darn good breakfast! I love this place and love that it was featured on various TV Networks.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
MaeWV
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Buckhannon, West Virginia
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54 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Buckhannon, West Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Adorable decor, great service, and a darn good breakfast! I love this place and love that it was featured on various TV Networks.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

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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145 reviews 145 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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
48 helpful votes 48 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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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
24 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
1 review
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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263 reviews 263 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
267 helpful votes 267 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014 via mobile

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1111 Fairmont Ave, Fairmont, WV
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Fairmont

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?