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Capitol Diner

American, Greek, Diner
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800 Eisenhower Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17111-2309
717-939-2279
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Rhode Island
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was staying in Harrisburg and wanted a good place to eat . this diner was good and for the money . I ate fried shrimp and French fries. It was great service .

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Thank Kristen A
Milton, Pennsylvania, United States
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You just can't beat it for great quality, old fashioned diner food!!! One of my favorite stops in the Harrisburg area!!! Better than any "chain" food breakfast your going to get!!! Great food, great wait staff, fun and friendly atmosphere!!! Easy on-off the highway and plenty of parking! It's even bus friendly!!!

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Thank George G
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We always try to stop at a diner when driving thru Pennsylvania, before they become extinct. This one happened to be near our hotel, and looked so shiny and new, we had to check it out. The lobby alone looked like the entrance to a Liberace museum... but the sour 70yo hostess greeted us with all the joy of "Flo"... More 

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Thank Jeffrey S
State College, Pa
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102 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

After passing by this diner for years, we finally decided to give it a try. The décor is great, old school diner décor complete with super shiny metal and neon lighting. The menu is also very typical old school diner- extensive selection with a lot of sandwiches, some nice entrees, and 24 hour breakfast. Our server was fantastic. Very attentive... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had an early morning breakfast here while traveling. The wait staff was very nice and very friendly! Food was really good!

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Thank 787sully
Westport, Massachusetts
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138 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was convenient to the hotel we were staying at and we enjoyed the food the first night we went so ended up visiting again on our last night. Mostly comfort food, but well made. Staff was very friendly and made good recommendations. The lights inside are cool during the evening hours.

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Thank impulse22281
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good breakfast. Friendly service. Choice of home fries, French fries or grits with breakfast which was nice. Good location right off highway and by hotels

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Thank Brian D
Williamsport, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for dinner before leaving for vacation. We had good food and good service. Also, delicious desserts that we took with us. Senior specials for dinners and decent prices. Would definitely try this restaurant again.

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Thank Svande2
Pennsylvania
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Diners are always the cutest. Especially this one! A gorgeous restaurant is in store for you with shiny walls and beautiful lights. The menu is about 5-7 pages long with selections from seafood, to Italian, to breakfast all day. The prices are pretty well and cheap. The desserts are to die for! Try the cheesecakes. Just go to this diner... More 

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Poughkeepsie,NY
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's pretty good for the area where eatable Diners are hard to find. We eat here when we visit Hersheypark. Better than the Cocoa Diner which is a tourist trap!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Greek, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Eisenhower Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17111-2309
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: 717-939-2279

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