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Poky Dot

1111 Fairmont Ave, Fairmont, WV
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Ranked #21 of 77 Restaurants in Fairmont
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Aug 25, 2014
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62% Recommend
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English first
Clarksburg, West Virginia, United States
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

My husband and I went there on Thursday night, 8/21/2014 about 8:30pm for dessert. When we arrived there was only one large booth empty and one small booth that needed cleaned so we were asked to sit at the bar while the girl cleaned it. Well, that took about 15 minutes. We set at the last booth next to the... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We have eaten at this diner several times; however, this time we preferred to order and take our food home. You always wonder when ordering to-go meals if the quantity and quality are going to vary from your typical dine-in experience. I can say this diner really lacks in both quality and quantity on their to-go orders. My husband ordered... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

My wife and I traveled to Poky Dot restaurant from Pittsburgh on the recommendation of a friend. We originally went for desert but decided on the way to eat lunch. The first thing that we noticed was the fun atmosphere with "the oldies" playing in the background. We sat ourselves in this quaint little diner and immediately got greeted by... More

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Cumberland, Maryland
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81 reviews 81 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My mediocre reviews are based on one breakfast experience. The pancake was good but the breakfast items were overpriced. Many have raved about the service but it was a bit slow on the morning we stopped in. I will go back to try lunch or dinner.

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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

I ordered the He Man Breakfast, only $13.99....a ton of food, all well cooked...the food was good, the place looks great and is close to my family's place. Eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage (two ways), toast, biscuits, and it was served on a garbage lid. I could not eat it all but that's not what I was going for. Voted top... More

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Clarksburg, West Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

Great food with excellent waitstaff. Everyone is nothing but nice and attentive to their customers. The food is wonderful and priced very well. One of the best burgers I've ever had is their polky burger. Ice-cream desserts and shakes are to die for. My wife loves their quesadilla and chips. Stop by whenever I get a chance!

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Gainesville, Virginia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

My grandmother was born and raised in Fairmont. We took a day trip so she could show us around, and The Poky Dot was where she wanted to stop and eat. It was really busy at lunch time on a Sunday. I had a cheeseburger wrap, and it was ok. My daughter loved her meal that was delivered in a... More

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Columbia, SC
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110 reviews 110 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

We have made the Poky Dot a frequent stop on our football trips to Morgantown. This last trip we even picked a hotel that was close by so we could walk to the restaurant for early Sunday breakfast. First I have to say we had no problems with the service which was friendly, courteous, and prompt. We had a party... More

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Morgantown, West Virginia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Went on Sunday for brunch. We were seated in the back. We were given menus and drink order was taken. After 20 min we did not have a drink or our order taken. Meanwhile two other couples came and got service. Table next to us was attended to by the waitress three times while we sat bored and hungry. We... More

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Austin, Texas, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

I was visiting Fairmont on business and was taken here for lunch. This place is Adorable!! The atmosphere is so unique and they have plenty to choose from on the menu. Great spot for lunch!

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