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1111 Fairmont Ave, Fairmont, WV
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7:00 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
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  • 20
    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
Large portions, low prices

Poky Dot is definitely set up like your traditional diner - and they're known for their huge desserts. But I'm not really a dessert guy. Even so, their dishes like chicken fingers and fries are surprisingly large, fresh, and cheap. Drinks come out in colossal 48oz (guess) coke cups, presumably to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Dave L
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Fairmont, West Virginia, Usa
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Fairmont, West Virginia, Usa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Poky Dot is definitely set up like your traditional diner - and they're known for their huge desserts. But I'm not really a dessert guy. Even so, their dishes like chicken fingers and fries are surprisingly large, fresh, and cheap. Drinks come out in colossal 48oz (guess) coke cups, presumably to reduce the number of refill trips the servers have... More 

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Fairmont, West Virginia, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

The Pokey Dot is a fun place to eat. The food is tasty and the desserts are out of tis world. If you plan on eating here make sure to save room for desserts or order them first. The deco is happy and fun.

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Buckhannon, West Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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155 reviews 155 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 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
49 helpful votes 49 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
9 helpful votes 9 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
21 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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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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?