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Galaxy Diner

2924 West Cary Street, Richmond, VA 23221
804-213-0510
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Ranked #212 of 1,264 restaurants in Richmond
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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Rowlett, Texas
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246 reviews 246 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
214 helpful votes 214 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014 NEW

Stopped by Galaxy Diner for a late night mean on a Friday night. The decor is traditional "diner" in the truest sense which lended a quirky atmosphere to the place. The diner was busy, but we were seated promptly and our orders were taken quickly. The menu has quite an assortment of choices - as is typical with diners -... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

If your looking for a "food joint" in carytown that isn't expensive.. This is it!! Food is typical diner style and they have a large menu to choose from. Biggest mimosa I've had on a Sunday for $3 that's for sure! Will definitely be going back to try lunch, because breakfast was delicious.. Perfect hangover food!

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Richmond, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

ive seen several negative or just "ok" reviews about this lil place and to each his own, but this place is the bomb diggy!!!! lol.. ok ok.. maybe im a lil bias because i lived within walking distance for a few years.. maybe its because i like the vibe.. maybe its because the food is yummy greasy fattening diner food..... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

No the food is not all healthy but who cares? It is what it is. There are salads and veggie choices on the menu all very good but you must have the fried Oreos for a true Galaxy experience. Our kids love it and the prices are reasonable so the whole family is happy. I hope this diner is here... More

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Williamsburg, VA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Every time we go to Galaxy Diner I'm reminded of how good simply food can be. Not that they are simple, but sometimes it is so easy for a restaurant to ruin a salad or sandwich. NOT at Galaxy. And I love their space chips!

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Austin, Texas
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83 reviews 83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

The diner is regular diner fare - however, hamburger was huge! Fries are average. Also ordered a breakfast, omelet - 3 eggs but it seemed small however, filled with ingredients! Off Careytown drag, a safe bet for simple lunch fare. Price range in $10 area.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

I am rating this place 5 stars on food because the expectation is diner food, not fine cuisine, and they have done VERY well every time I have come here. The reason I go with 4 OVERALL is because of service and cleanliness. Service is kind of a hit or miss, you either have a waitress who seems out of... More

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Lynchburg, Virginia
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11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

The Galaxy Diner was a pretty interesting place. It was your typical late night diner on Cary Street in Richmond. I went on a Saturday night, and though there were a lot of people out and about, this particular place wasn't too crowded. I met a friend there I had seen in years, so it was good to catch up.... More

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New York City, New York
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

1st, let me say that the Carytown experience alone is well worth the visit. as for the Diner, we went in one night around 12:30am. as we perused the menu we noticed a very nice and different array of items :) When I saw " Shepherds Pie " I almost dropped! Still that night we went with a great Nacho... More

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Gainesville, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Good place to go if alone or with friends. Menu has a lot to choose from. Friendly and helpful staff.

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