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Penny's Diner

American, Diner
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473 Halligan Drive, North Platte, NE 69101
(308) 535-9900
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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South Bend, United States
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What makes this location stand out is ambiance & attention from staff. 2 of us split a chicken fried steak sandwich and chef's salad. Plenty left over. Old fashioned diner w/booths and counter lining grill area allow you to see food prep---& we saw huge burgers & "breakfast anytime" platters being delivered. Cook stopped by to recommend we try smoked... More 

Thank Marcia K B
Fort Collins, Colorado, United States
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Don't just stop at a chain right off the Interstate - drive around the corner to Penny's! Good Midwestern diner fare - especially the bacon. And the french fries. Cute environment.

Thank JenSBrooks
Des Moines, Iowa
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98 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped to eat along I-80 on trip from Colorado. Trip Advisor indicated that Penny's Diner was #1 of 50 restaurants in North Platte. We were not disappointed. At 2:30 in the afternoon we could have burgers or breakfast, both of which were very good. All three of us had eggs of one kind or another, including one on the burger.... More 

Thank jsyverson
Danville, Illinois
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for brunch on our cross country road trip. The food was delicious! We had an omelet and a BLT which were both excellent as was the FAST service!

Thank 17reader
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best place in all of North Platte! My family of four had breakfast at the 1950s style Penny's Diner and it was ALL delicious! I highly recommend eating here if you are even just passing by North Platte, as it's conveniently right off of 80. Excellent food and service!

Thank GiGiDing
Brookings, South Dakota
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This classy retro diner has two hotels close to it, so it is handy to travelers. We had supper there, and had a hard time picking from the many menu selections. It was good food. If anything further can be said, the portions were on the HUGE side.

Thank Stevestanga
too far from the wild west!
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306 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 499 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice change of pace for dinner. Wanted a quick dinner but not fast food. Happy to find this small but fun diner near our motel. Limited seating yet short wait at 7pm. Wait staff attentive and friendly. As one waitress started sweeping nearby, she stopped and asked if we minded her doing it while we were eating. Yes, we did... More 

Thank Rocker_rep
Escondido, California
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292 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very limited seating, so you may need to sit at the counter, we do anyway. BIG portions, try the skillets, the guy cooking knows his stuff, also he used to ride so he understands biker appetites. busy hard to find, park in back.

Thank mike m
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109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Truly am sorry we bothered the Waite staff. Seemed angry we came in. Just ordered simple breakfast. Waitress testy with attitude. Food fine. Penny's Dinner usually top rate

Thank Zondra M
Boulder, CO
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very small diner. We went for breakfast. My husband had ham and eggs. I had french toast. Both were good.

Thank bouldermary56

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
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: 473 Halligan Drive, North Platte, NE 69101
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  North Platte
  • Phone Number: (308) 535-9900

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