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Penny's Diner

American, Diner
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1104 E 16th St, Wellington, KS 67152-2813
+1 620-326-6700
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Clearwater/Tampa Bay Florida
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296 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

This is a truly classic dinner - from appearance to food. While traveling in the area we stopped for breakfast. We sat at the counter - such a traditional experience. Love watching the talent whip up the meals! We were greeted promptly and received a large mug of wonderful coffee. So good that I even took a large one to... More 

Thank ClearwaterJen
Arkansas City, Kansas
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 2, 2016

Hamburger and fries fast and delicious. Open 24 hours. Just a short distance off the southern end of Kansas Turnpike east of the town. Large parking lot can handle RV,s and big trucks. Makes for a good stop for comfort food at reasonable prices.

Thank Nola R
Wellington, Kansas
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Food is ok. Interior is clean. Breakfast is always available and is probably the best offering on the menu. Lunch is OK. Neither above or below average place to eat.

Thank ksfisherman
Wichita, Kansas
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

This diner has been here for years. Service is great and food is, too. Open 24 hours for your convenience.

Thank Barkleysmom70
Waldport, Oregon, United States
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2016

I know, you're wondering what I mean by that, aren't you? We sat where we could see the cook work. He was an artist! He moved like a dancer and kept everything on the griddle. It was fascinating watching him. The food was great, too!

Thank Connie C
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

The food was average. My blt was fair. The bacon had obviously been cooked a while and the toast was slightly burned. My husbands philly cheese steak needed more meat and more veggies. The onion rings were obviously frozen and were cooked in old grease but tasty anyway. The overall restaurant needs a good cleaning. There were flies everywhere. Even... More 

Thank Kathy A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

We were passing through on I-35 and stopped by after reading good reviews. We ordered the appetizer sampler which had onion rings, fried mushrooms, fried cheese and chicken strips. This was a great appetizer, the mushrooms were excellent. We ordered burgers and they were very good. I ordered the club and it was average. Tater tots and fries were hot... More 

Thank Sooner372
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

Good food good service. The staff were friendly the food was served in a reasonable time frame. I would definitely recommend this place of business for anyone

Thank Traci C
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182 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Cool old style chrome diner but everything is newer. Open all night for the late night munchies. Or early breakfast. You can sit at the counter and watch the cook making your meal. Or have a booth by the window. Good food and friendly service. Not to far off the interstate for travelers. Enjoy your meal.

Thank Doug E
Shawnee Mission
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186 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2016

This place is fun and brings back some wonderful old memories from the the 50's and 60's. Good food and good service. Take a break from the turnpike and go have lunch. Penny's is probably a mile to the west. Burgers, shakes, pie and other lunch specials. All good. Would I return to Penny's? Count on it the next time... More 

Thank Huskerthedog

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1104 E 16th St, Wellington, KS 67152-2813
  • Location: United States  >  Kansas (KS)  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +1 620-326-6700

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?