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Viewmont Diner

448 Scranton Carbondale Hwy, Scranton, PA 18508-1114
570-558-1771
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Ranked #65 of 284 Restaurants in Scranton
Cuisines: Diner
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Aug 6, 2014
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Dining options: Late Night
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Difficult to get to from the direction I was coming, but worth the visit. Grabbed an excellent omelet and chocolate chip pancakes to go, and added some cinnamon rolls to boot. Reasonably price, too.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

needs to be torched and rebuilt. Lost in the 70's. Food was okay, but place old and run down. Had these neat game machines at every table. Not really necessary in today's smartphone app crazy world, but very old school.

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NC
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Holy Smokes sooooo good!!! We are lucky enough to have needed to stop for gas & passed this diner at dinner time. So good seriously beyond! Do yourself a favor and make it a point to go here on your visit! Server was a doll & diner was clean and everything you would expect a diner to be.

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Union Dale, Pennsylvania, USA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

The portions are generous, I love their greek salad, let them put on the anchovies, even if you don't eat them they give the salad zest. The prices are reasonably and the service is good. Not a whole lot of atmosphere but who cares :).

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Canandaigua
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014 via mobile

Don't let my average, 3 rating deter you. This is a decent diner just a few minutes from the expressway, with decent food and portions. This is our second visit and we'll return again. Service was very fast. We were seated immediately and our order was taken promptly. We both had omelets, standard fare, but that is exactly what we... More

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Went to the Viewmont Diner for breakfast on the weekend. Food was good, and the service is fast. From the time we ordered the food was on our table in 5 minutes. The wait staff is not very attentive, we got the check with the food. My husband's coffee was refilled twice yet my tea was ignored and I have... More

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Union Dale, Pennsylvania, USA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

You don't go to Viewmont for Ambiance, but if you like a varied menu where nearly everything is good and nothing is bad. If you like good service and generous portions at reasonable prices. Then this is the place for you. we often order the greek salad.

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews 40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I would never touch foot in this place again. The food is poor at best and the staff will say sorry and that's it. Don't expect a refund even if they don't come out with you total order but still charge you! Avoid this place and go elsewhere.

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Northeast PA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

I was the first to review Viewmont Diner almost 2 years ago. In contrast to 2011, the restaurant is now unkempt and in dire need of a good interior sandblasting. The food is still OK, but certainly not what it once was. One of the things this eatery once had going for it was an adept & friendly staff and... More

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Scranton, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews 50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The Viewmont Diner is great diner type food with a flair they have some Greek influenced foods, my favorite it the Greek Salad. Nice breakfast's and the portions are really big. Easy on and off of I-81 so if you are driving through the area defiantly stop here.

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