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Highway Diner

910 N Winstead Ave, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8760
+1 252-451-5270
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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6:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
910 N Winstead Ave, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8760
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This used to be our choice for breakfast out, but after our most recent visit, I don't think we'll be back. We were there early, so maybe everyone wasn't quite awake yet, but there was more help than customers, yet service was slow and indifferent,...More

Thank travelmakesUrich
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I love the fried green tomatoes at this place 😁 Our server was Nick, he was very professional and very polite. Brought us stuff before we asked for it. Would definitely go back and ask for Nick again.

Thank Shannonmc5
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped at Highway Diner on our way from Florida. Service was inadequate. Waitresses overwhelmed and unorganized. Some of them hardworking. Our not so much. Management partially to blame. Even locals were upset. Drinks were brought with no spoon for coffee and no cream. Had...More

Thank Amalia C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been going to Highway Diner now for about 16 years. The only time I have been is around the breakfast hour, not ever trying the lunch menu. I found myself alone for lunch one day, dying for a non-chain burger and headed that...More

Thank 2tan4u
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The reviews on here are accurate. I didn’t like the waiting at the front with no greeting. I was smart enough to write our name down on the list. The food was good. I had a veggie omelette, potatoes and turkey sausage and added a...More

Thank Mrsrell2u
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Appreciate the pleasant staff. The fried green tomatoes are delicious. Close to our hotel. Breakfast all day.

Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the nearby hotel, so this was the place for supper. We got burgers, fries, fried green tomatoes, and a couple slices of pie. It was all delicious. It's a diner, and the food is diner food. But we have no complaints.

Thank Daniel T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were traveling home from vacation and stopped here on the recommendation of trip advisor. Got the burger special and sent the first one back because it was completely burnt. The second one was so greasy that even after blotting it multiple times with napkins,...More

Thank lovethebeach123
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Down home cooking at its finest.Everything is make from scratch. The strawberry cake is the best as well as their chicken salad.

Reviewed July 10, 2018

Our family went to breakfast here before heading home from a ball tournament in the area. The food was excellent and the service was very good. We will return to this place if we are ever in that area again.

Thank acutab0ve
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September 1, 2017|
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Response from Gail S | Property representative |
No, but we have credit card access for Master Card, Visa, & American Express
June 2, 2016|
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Response from tlstanley99 | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not serve alcohol at the Highway Diner. They have sweet tea, sodas, coffee, and water.
June 5, 2015|
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Response from Sherrie W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have outdoor seating, covered and uncovered, but I agree with another writer that you would want to call about your pets. I have seen small dogs there before but that was a few years ago.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 910 N Winstead Ave, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8760
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Rocky Mount
  • Phone Number: +1 252-451-5270
A unique 1950's diner experience with the best breakfast on the road servers all day. Also come check out our desserts.
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