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Route 28 Diner

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American, Diner
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Route 28, South Yarmouth, MA 02664-5600
508 398 2888
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6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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CT
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I had breakface two times while visiting the area 9/2016. Looks like an old, quaint diner. Lots of automobile memorabilia. Place is small, wait staff is friendly and food was speedily delivered and very good! Lots of daily specials posted on the chalkboards. Check it out!

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Thank CTconnie
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was honestly nothing spectacular. It was ok, we were full. Our waitress was fantastic. The host was also very pleasant. They seat you fast even when there is a wait.

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Thank Maria A
Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting and eclectic decor, excellent service, good coffee, and great food - what more could you want? The breakfast choices looked interesting, and I was tempted by the lemon poppy seed pancakes, but decided it was time for lunch. My grilled cheese sandwich was perfectly cooked with just the right amount of cheese, and a slice of ripe tomato. Just... More 

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Thank Flygirl3333
Branford, Connecticut
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While at the Cape this past week I visited once for lunch when I arrived & 4 mornings for breakfast. Always creative selections, superior service, reasonable pricing with a nostalgic atmosphere. A must for any Cape visit. The corn bread Benny was wonderful !

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Thank Kim K
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to have breakfast without the long wait. The reviews on Trip Advisor were good, so we decided to try it. Breakfast was superb, great price and excellent service. We'll visit again.

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Thank Daniel M
Westport, Connecticut
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Route 28 Diner doesn't have the tenure and reputation of most Cape establishments but the only reason is time. This is a nice place to stop for a quick bite ( mainly breakfast) and you'll enjoy your time spent here. The staff is very friendly and the food is prepared properly. Although I've only had breakfast here I know they... More 

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Thank raunk929
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Little wait time - friendly staff. Turkey Avacado Egg Sandwich special was delicious as were the Sweet Potato Pancakes. Old school home fries were great. Reasonable prices. A soon to be a hidden secret of the Cape no more.

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Thank _joeyjam09
Williamsburg, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

This place is awesome. America needs more diners like this. Small but great food, waitress was so much fun. Lots of cool chach to look at. Price was perfect! Just like making it at home. I'll go back ANY day.

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Thank Villageidiot58
Galway, Ireland.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Had breakfast here as the line was too long in the Keltic Kitchen. Service was quick. Coffee was good. Overall a good little diner with friendly staff and reasonable prices. I would come here again.

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Thank Gar77
charlton ma.
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

Well organized and friendly wait staff.The food is always good. I love their homemade hash.The diner is rather small and there is usually a waiting list but the turnaround is fast.Daily specials and great pancakes

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 28, South Yarmouth, MA 02664-5600
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  South Yarmouth
  • Phone Number: 508 398 2888

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?