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“Love that place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Penny's Diner

Penny's Diner
2407 E. Hwy 90, Alpine, TX 79830
432.837.5711
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Ranked #17 of 34 Restaurants in Alpine
Cuisines: American, Diner
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Copenhagen, Denmark
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Love that place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Fresh staff, they was a little tired at the end of the day (we arrived late, after a long day on the road) but still got a great service, and the chefs could make some good food.
Like being back in the 70's.
And they were really helpful.
Would recommend the place to everybody, who would listen to me ;-)

Was also there the next day to breakfast, a deal with the motel next door.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
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English first
San Ramon, Costa Rica
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Overpriced diner.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

The best thing about Penneys was the wait staff. The food was marginal. I had a chocolate malted that was good. Hamburger and fries only ok. Prices were very high.

  • Visited April 2014
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Longview, Texas
1 review
“Friendly staff, great food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

I had the pleasure of driving a college baseball team to Alpine for their games and we stayed at the Oak Tree Inn. Penny's Diner is separate from the hotel but on the same property and run in conjunction with the hotel. They fed this entire team all three meals each day at the hotel and was prepared and served by the crew from the hotel and diner. The food was delicious, hot and plentiful every time. This same crew made sure our every need was met with great satisfaction, day in and day out, even into the late hours of some days and was done professionally and courteously. I will be staying there again on any return trip and will refer them highly to anyone headed their way. Thank you!!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Honey Grove, Texas
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128 reviews 128 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 71 cities Reviews in 71 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
“Decent food and adequate service.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The wait staff are professional but not overly friendly. They seemed to be somewhat impatient with the customers.

Visited April 2014
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Alpine, Texas
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3 restaurant reviews
“poor management practice ,poor customer service”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

I moved to Alpine about 1.5 years ago had breakfast every Saturday for about 8 months at pennys while staying at attached motel .The hashbrowns were never good,the eggs scorched no matter how ordered,my last trip in there waited 10 minutes before anyone spoke ,then got coffee and ordered food 5 minutes later an told it will be 30 minutes while cook cleans grill,it was 1:45 pm on sunday ridiculous I will never spend another penny at pennys and will keep my friends from going there .Until there are some serious changes ,on a side note the last 4 months I and three others have eaten there at least 5 nights a week .No more

  • Visited February 2014
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
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