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Charlie's Diner

American, Diner
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5 Meadow Rd, Spencer, MA 01562-2074
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Wed 5:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu - Sat 5:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Acushnet, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are ever in Spencer, MA you have to go to Charlie's Diner. The food is fabulous, reasonably priced, the restaurant is cute and clean, and the service was great. My daughter had the meatloaf with a choice of two sides. A few of the sides were mashed, fries, rice, broccoli...there were several other choices as well. She said... More 

Thank Debbie H
Ludlow, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with friends. Everything was very good. Mashed potatoes were red potatoes. Sirloin tips were cooked just as I ordered them. For a diner this isn't that bad. I would go another time.

Thank Kyle C
Spencer, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've given this place a few chances, especially when other places are closed and my friends came to my town to visit and get breakfast. Terrible service, dry food but a decent atmosphere. Kind of a shame really. I did visit last summer so maybe it's improved. So much potential. Learn from Kenwood. Or get Gordon Ramsey to give you... More 

Thank IHateDiamondMembers
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Tried Charlie's for the first time with my partner with both of us ordering the haddock and chips. The fish and chip were done perfectly. The coleslaw was different from the usual creamy dressing but that was great also. Service was quick and efficient. We will certainly visit again.

Thank Jfh M
Boston, Massachusetts
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

They are getting too big. They used to serve the best breakfast. We loved it but it seems as they extended, they go too large. They wait staff was lacking and food was poor. We won't go back.

Thank mama3awesomekids
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

Charlies is a family friendly place to eat. They have a nice menu to choose from. Food is delicious and cooked to perfection. We love to eat here. They are price friendly.

Thank Rosetta G
West Brookfield, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Cozy, fun restaurant featuring a top notch menu, excellent atmosphere, friendly down home staff and some of the best prices in the area. Highly recommended.

Thank Frank D
Agawam, Massachusetts
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105 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2016

On a recent visit to Spenser, MA to check out a wedding venue nearby, we stopped into Charlie's Diner to grab breakfast. We were not disappointed. Everyone reported that their meals were cooked perfectly. Our waitress was attentive, filling up coffee cups before we needed to ask. Reasonably priced, we will definitely need to stop in again to try lunch... More 

Thank Donna S
North Brookfield, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Made another visit to Charlie's this past Friday , April 29,2016 and were greeted warmly by Holly (one of our favorite servers). Ordered a martini (made perfectly) and draft which was delivered promptly and decided to sit for a moment before ordering. The specials board was appealing with Prime Rib, Baked scallops with haddock , ect for specials . The... More 

Dayton, Ohio
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Great little diner in Spencer. This was our first visit. We were a party of six on a Tuesday evening. It was quite busy but we were able to be seated within 15 minutes. The waitress, though busy, was great, we were pleased with both service and the food. Great atmosphere!

Thank wasianma

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 9:00 pm
5:00 am - 11:00 pm
5:00 am - 11:00 pm
5:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Meadow Rd, Spencer, MA 01562-2074
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Spencer
  • Phone Number: 508-885-4033

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