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Gypsy's Shiny Diner

1550 Buck Jones Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-3356
+1 919-469-3663
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“pot roast” (2 reviews)
“green peppers” (2 reviews)
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American, Diner
1550 Buck Jones Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-3356
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The decor for this diner is a perfect copy of yesterday's great dining experience with even the old record player to offer a remake of old times. Even the stools and floor are an exact copy. Offering of Homemade Milkshakes make for a great dining...More

Thank Burtdol
rdutaster, General Manager at Gypsy's Shiny Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

FIRST...let us say THANK YOU for your business..in this world today, you have TONS of choices & you dining with us, we don't take for granted..SECOND..THANKS for taking time to write a review (GOOD or BAD) we encourage both, because after almost 21 years we...More

Reviewed December 30, 2017

On this Saturday morning, the diner was packed. After taking our order, the server concentrated on getting customers seated and out of the doorway. Concentrating so heavily she forgot to enter our order into the kitchen. Only after we noticed others who had arrived later,...More

Thank Original_Shrut
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful showstopper omelette and great fries with a lovely tuna melt sandwich for brunch. Great place to come for a Sunday brunch- highly recommended

Thank ian g
Reviewed November 12, 2017

Outside the restaurant reminiscent of a highly polished Airstream trailer. Inside the black and white tile and the jukebox selector on each table evoke a sense of the 1960's (no 45s in the box though - only CDs. The food is good and reasonably priced....More

Thank Mark B
GypsysShinyDiner, Manager at Gypsy's Shiny Diner, responded to this reviewResponded November 13, 2017

Mark...first THANKS for your business..we know you have options and LUCKY us..you stopped to enjoy our Diner..Wanted to let you know our 1956 Seeburg Jukebox is out for repairs in Chicago (we are hoping it can be repaired due to its age and heavy usage)...More

Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

A great find on Cheap Eats, although over $22 bucks for 2 with breakfast food is not 'cheap'. 1st impression...clean, clean, clean...and yes, shiny. Servers could not remember who helped who, who had silverware or not. Now...food was just okay, typical breakfast choices, although they...More

Thank Jeannie R
Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

I was impressed with the cleanliness and really nice service! My Reuben was above average. Good kraut makes all the difference. My wife liked her chili but the green peppers turned me off. We'll go back

Thank Tom H
rdutaster, Owner at Gypsy's Shiny Diner, responded to this reviewResponded November 3, 2017

Tom..first THANKS for your time and business, many places to choose from so TY! Second, we appreciate ALL reviews as we start our 21st year in business it’s important to see if the work we put in each day continues to matter...So THANK YOU!

Reviewed July 28, 2017

My daughter said it was the best burger of her life, she's only 8 so keep that in mind! I had a tumbleweed something or other and it was delicious. A little pricy but the food was good.

Thank AEAN1981
Reviewed July 24, 2017

The diner is very shiny. The food is average. Grilled cheese was disappointing. Two of us ordered it and there was only two slices of cheese per sandwich. The chips are interesting. They charge extra for extra sour cream. The service was excellent.

Thank JoeDiPTeriDiP
Reviewed July 18, 2017 via mobile

Have returned several times. It's ok food, never had a bad meal but never had a great one either. Breakfast all day

Thank James E
rdutaster, Owner at Gypsy's Shiny Diner, responded to this reviewResponded July 19, 2017

James Thank You for your honesty and we appreciate you taking the time to write your personal opinion on your visits We trust you will have a blessed day and enjoy a very warm NC summer :) Thanks again for your time!!

Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Nice experience to enjoy food with vintage interior. French toasts, panckackes & fried chicken are lovely. Srveice is very quick. Really enjoyed sides as well. Okara fries were authentic. Prices are very reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1550 Buck Jones Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606-3356
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-469-3663
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