We drive by this place at least three times a week but never thought to stop based on the location. The strip mall is rather old, and we never noticed that many cars near the place. So based on some reviews we thought we would give it a try.
When you enter the diner go to your right as that is the counter to order your food. There are menus in a holder and a board on the wall. We took a menu and found a place to sit. We decided on biscuits and gravy, eggs, bacon, pumpkin pancake special for hubby. I had the veggie omelet with home fries and rye toast, we both had coffee. I would have had the corned beef hash but it was not made in house. Hubby asked about gravy and they stated they used to use canned but now they make their own. You place your order pay, get your coffee cup and go to the self serve drink area to your left. I thought the coffee was empty because I had to keep pumping the container. the owner stated it was finicky and you had to keep pumping it. This is one of my pet peeves for places...the container costs around $12 at Sams club, please get another one instead of customers being forced to work for a coffee they pay for!
The food was ok. The B&G were very good, fluffy biscuits and tasty gravy the eggs were cooked right and the bacon was crispy. The pumpkin pancakes were good and not over spicy, kind of a pain to get up and share the syrup, individual containers would help. My omelet was good but a little watery as the veggies were put in to soon or just overcooked. The omelet egg part was a little more brown then I would have liked, but not dry. The home fries tasted like they were seasoned boiled potatoes barely put on the fryer. No crispness or color at all, but the seasoning was tasty. Main problem was everything but the omelet was barely warm. I would have sent some things back but hubby said he didn't want to wait. Everything does seem to be made to order, I don't mind waiting if the food is worth it. The bill was around $25 for two of us which I thought was high for the quality but it was mainly because the hubby wanted to try a variety and the ad-on's added up. Most meals were around $8. The coffee was good and the people operating everything were as nice as could be. Place was kitschy and seemed pretty clean. If I was in the area I would go again, but I wouldn't go out of my way.
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