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Poky Dot

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1111 Fairmont Ave, Fairmont, WV
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Fun for lunch

Cute, festive and clean restaurant. My son enjoyed a grilled cheese and grapes served in an airplane. Our server was friendly and outgoing.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Charleston, South Carolina
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  • Families with children
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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Cute, festive and clean restaurant. My son enjoyed a grilled cheese and grapes served in an airplane. Our server was friendly and outgoing.

Thank JCoyne5711
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Absolutely love this place!! One of my definite favorites!! Their breakfast is very filling, and very good! We split the He-Man Breakfast, and we both left there completely stuffed!! Totally worth it!

Thank KEA6
Level Contributor
14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good old fashion food at todays prices. Good menu and great food and a changing variety of deserts, Try to pie or blackberry cobbler.

Thank Scott L
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

You can't miss this place. It's a polka dotted building with multicolored chairs made out of wheel rims at the entrance. Good omelets, sandwiches, salads and main dishes. Everything I've had here has been tasty. Save room for dessert. The cheesecakes have walnut crust and are amazing. There is an ice cream dish that is so huge it comes out... More 

Thank ilvan89
Morgantown, West Virginia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Came here with my(at the time) girlfriend (now wife) a while back and tried (and failed) to conquer one of their monstrous banana splits. Just a week ago we held our rehearsal dinner in the back room. It was some of the best food I've ever eaten. You can never go wrong with chicken quesadillas. Sadly, the restaurant's Facebook page... More 

Thank jwiles86
Somerton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

This quirky little diner is in the style of the 1950s,an era I recall well.Its all chrome and bright red paint,with young servers in brightly coloured T Shirts.We have been twice before on trips to WV,going back to 1995.apart from the good food I enjoyed the atmosphere,with music from my teens(where are my old 78s). This time it just did... More 

Thank David W
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

The Poky Dot is a cute diner but the cost of the food, for the portions you get, is insane. I purchased a pork bbq sandwhich with fries and it was $8.99. The sandwhich was a good size but the amount of fries I recieved was terrible. I asked for slaw on the bbq and I was charged an extra... More 

Thank KKPP3
West Virginia
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

This is a very neat place. Its decorated wildly and the atmosphere is great. the food servings are unreal and the desserts are to die for. The regular food is okay but the desserts are what its all about. Its usually very crowed and service is sometimes slow but all in all a great place.

Thank Jill B
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

My first visit to the Poky Dot last year involved great food and great service. This time, the food was as good as I remembered but the service left a lot of opportunity for improvement. My date and I were seated very centrally and watched as one couple came in and seated themselves in one of the corner booths (since... More 

Thank NortheastJSj
Virginia Beach, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015

We Love the Poky Dot and are Never disappointed in the service. The Ambience is fun, the Food is delicious, the Servers are kind and considerate and the Price is right! Thank you Poky Dot for making our trips to Fairmont so much more enjoyable.

Thank Steven N

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1111 Fairmont Ave, Fairmont, WV
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Fairmont
  • Phone Number: 6111500

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 12:00 am
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?