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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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West Brookfield, Massachusetts, United States
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I go here at least once a week. The food is homemade, they always have specials, the prices are great and so is the service. We have never had a bad meal here. There is a full bar if you choose to have a drink with your meal. They also offer 5 or so meals called "Manageable... More 

Thank Linda W
Spencer, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

They have just expanded because there are so many great meals and service in this restaurant . Parking is easy and not far from the front door.

Thank Herkimer011
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If your on the Mass Pike or live in the central MA area you would do yourself a BIG favor visiting this classic dinner. Truly authentic, original diner. Ask to sit in the original diner section. It's a great step back in time. The food is your classic diner fare but of extremely high quality. The chicken soup is a... More 

Thank mrpancake
West Brookfield, Massachusetts
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140 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like Charlie's for breakfast Old Charlie makes it interesting for all. Few restaurant enterprises have the ambience Charley offers.

Thank BobbyP009
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unbelievable Menu, huge portions, very quick service and always a full house but worth the wait! Lunch is also very good and wait staff very friendly .

Thank Jay H
Acushnet, Massachusetts
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 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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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

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 June 25, 2016

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
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5 reviews
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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63 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 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?