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Lawrence Park Dinor

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American, Greek, Diner
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4019 Main St, Erie, PA 16511-1965
+1 814-899-4390
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tue - Sat 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Moultrie, Georgia
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic breakfast! I ordered two hotcakes; along with scrambled eggs, sausage, hash browns, and biscuit. The serving portions were huge. I'm sorry to say, I could not eat all of my breakfast. Great breakfast and very friendly service. This dinor has a unique history. I recommend to check out this dinor, if in the Erie,PA area.

Thank P L J
Erie, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, it's small. But the food is good. It's diner fare: breakfast, sandwiches, sides. The staff is friendly, the coffee is hot and the food is made to order. The Greek omelette is one of our favorites here.

Thank Deborah M
Erie, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love dinors (yep, in PA, we spell it with an O!). This one in Lawrence Park is in a classic trailer with lunch counter overlooking the grill and a wall of booths by the windows. Traditional breakfast fare and soup & sandwich lunches. Once a bustling place servicing the local GE crowd, its managed to hang on well in... More 

Thank Michelle T
Lower Burrell PA
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The waitress was fabulous. . .the food was abundantly fabulous. . .the "dinor" itself was a step back in time. Wonderful visit!

Thank kelkap84
punkydoodle, Owner at Lawrence Park Dinor, responded to this review

Thank you for stopping in and we are glad that you enjoyed your "Dinor" experience. Please stop in again ! Regards, Becky and Rick Standley More 

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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm going to review the food--maybe people are reviewing nastalgically, more than reviewing the taste of the food. It's a simple diner food. Nothing more, and that's where it shines. But we went thinking, from the reviews, that the food will be a lot tastier and leave us in awe, even just a little. I would not go back simply... More 

Thank anna b
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came in looking for breakfast, to find that it isn't served after 11. Which was okay, we decided to finish our drinks, pay and leave. We waited over 10 minutes, trying to get our servers attention to pay. We ended up just leaving a 5 on the table and walking out. So because we didn't want to order food, we... More 

1 Thank tonya m
punkydoodle, Owner at Lawrence Park Dinor, responded to this review

Sorry we were not serving breakfast when you arrived on Thursday September 1st. Due to our grill size, we have always switched to lunch at 11 am (except Sunday's where we serve breakfast only from 8 am to 2 pm) We also apologize for the level of service you received. Your server should have conveyed to you that your beverages... More 

Ford City, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

No fuss, no frills. The two of us had a home cooked breakfast like I would expect at this type of retro diner. The home fries were some of the best I've had. Service was fast and there was no wait. The only negative mark I would give would be the booth was not very comfortable. But hey, people were... More 

Thank GrahmG
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

as you can see from the picture this is one of those places that's a true throw back in time.. for such a small place it's great on good food, cooked right before your eyes. they have a greek shmutz (meat chili) that they will put on anything you ask that is to die for! my daughter has taken on... More 

York, Pennsylvania, United States
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast, which is my favorite meal! The place is literally a small old fashioned trailer style diner. It's super small inside, so you may have to wait. On Sunday's they only serve breakfast.... That's when we went and that's what we wanted anyway, but some people left disappointed.... So please keep this in mind when planning your visit.... More 

Thank Nikki V
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Food is excellent & the staff is wonderful. Plus the building is on the National Historical Register

Thank PeggyPA1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Greek, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4019 Main St, Erie, PA 16511-1965
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-899-4390
****NOTE ..we will be CLOSED SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 2016 for family reasons GREAT Food, Great Prices, Friendly Staff, Clean Interior. Nostalgic 1948 Silk City diner (on the National Historic Registry) located in East Erie, Lawrence Park Township. Serving Breakfast from open till 11 am and Lunch 11 am to close. HOURS: Tuesday-Saturday 7 am to 3 pm. Sunday 8 am to 2 pm (serving from our Breakfast menu only on Sunday) Closed on Mondays.

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