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Casey's Diner

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36 South Ave, Natick, MA 01760-4607
+1 508-655-3761
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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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279 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If the place looks small its because it is small. No fries and the drinks are by the can, but you can get some cheap local chips. There are only 10 stools to sit on in this place so several folks get it to go. However, the burgers were awesome. That is why the place is always busy. People are... More 

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Thank Troy H
Natick, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Calling this diner the best restaurant in Natick makes us look silly. Boiled hotdogs are fine in their place, but this is far from the best Natick has to offer. Geez.

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Thank cclifford90
Charlotte, North Carolina
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369 reviews
233 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

Casey's is a great little diner in downtown Natick, MA. There isn't much seating, but the owners are friendly, and were very patient with us first-timers. I got an egg salad sandwich, and my wife got the burger. Both were very good and reasonably priced. It is a very small establishment, but is popular with the locals.

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Thank Bowmanator22
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Great friendly service in a vintage dining car. A real locals place with good value and many regulars. Menu is consistent with some modern upgrades.

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Thank Ellen A
Natick, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Small intimate throwback to an earlier era. Hot dogs have a crisp snap and buns are warm and steamed. They have things other than hot dogs and burgers but few people ever order them. No fries though. Limited seating on stools at the counter. Everyone is friendly and welcoming.

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Thank David B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Great nostalgia for an old NATICK business but really this place is good for a quick burger or hotdog. I wish these old places would reinvent their food so they can survive for another 100 years

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Thank Jack M
Natick, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

If you are from Natick you can't drive by without stopping. Great hot dogs and burgers. You can go inside and eat at the counter or order from the window.

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Thank AnnaLyn23
Charleston, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

Since we used to live close by in Dover, we frequented Casey's quite often or whenever the craving for a perfect hot dog overcame us. But now that we have been living in Charleston, SC, for a number of years, the absence of having Casey's close by has been difficult to deal with because despite Charleston's reputation as a world... More 

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Thank Hitch290
Natick, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

This place is on the National Registry of Historic Buildings. This diner so small that to get in, it has pocket doors! Place has about 12 seats, though most customers order take-out from the window on the side. Hot dogs and buns are classically steamed In copper kettles. They're great, w/mustard and raw onions. Burgers look like 1/4 lb before... More 

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Thank Harry H
Natick, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

A fixture in Natick for many years, my family (especially my two sons) have frequented Casey's for as long as I can remember. Could be listed as one of the "Wonders of World".

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$12
Cuisine
American, Diner, Fast Food
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Cash Only, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 South Ave, Natick, MA 01760-4607
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Natick
  • Phone Number: +1 508-655-3761
Description
Located in Natick, Massachusetts, Casey's Diner has been in operation for over 120 years. Casey's Diner was first established in 1890 with a 4-stool, horse drawn wagon that Fred Casey purchased from the Brooks family. The current diner was built in 1922 by the Worcester Lunch Car Company and has been located in downtown Natick since 1927. It has passed from father to son for four generations. Famous for its steamed hotdogs, Casey's is a local landmark in Natick, serving generations of families for more than a century. The Diner is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the oldest operating diners in Massachusetts (possibly even the United States!).

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