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Capitol Diner

American, Greek, Diner
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800 Eisenhower Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17111-2309
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Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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67 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Usually it is packed when we have gone on weekends, but this time was a Monday morning and it was pretty full, but no wait, because I was starved ! Both me and hubby ordered the Capitol Diner Special Breakfast: 2 eggs, choice of ham, bacon or sausage pattie -- plus choice of french toast or pancakes. I had scrambled... More 

Thank KristaTravelAdvisor
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

No matter what time you get here it will be busy. They always manage to serve everyone quickly and efficiently. Food is dinerish of course and very plentiful. Breakfast is my fav!

Thank Megan A
Erie, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was good but the portions were enormous. I had the turkey dinner and I was served more that I will eat on Thankgiving day. The waitress was very friendly and efficient.

Thank Barb E
Bellevue, Washington
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191 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There is definately something wrong when management is NOT aware of events which may impact their business. To be understaffed for the weekend of the HERSHEY SWAP MEET which brings in THOUSANDS of people to the area is totally unacceptable! To be seated and then wait for 15 minutes to get WATER? Hubby finally got COFFEE after flagging down another... More 

Thank Gjabsama
South East PA
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151 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

With 2 kids that went to PITT and 1 now at PSU we find ourselves in Harrisburg for various bus services. I am upset I missed this place for all those times. Well this time we tried it. It was excellent. First we are 56 so we ordered off the Senior Menu. $9.99 for a nice meal. Wife had soup,... More 

Thank BerksPADad
Wharton, New Jersey
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this place! Good old fashion diner food. My daughter and I sat at the counter and were taken care of immediately. The omelette with home fries I ordered was wonderful and very filling. We can't wait to go back!

Thank Heather G
Concord NH
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in town for a family wedding the following day, and looked for an inexpensive dinner option. The Capitol did very well by us. Portions were generous, our waitress attentive and efficient. My only complaint is that the pickled beets I got as one of my sides were very bland, barely pickled in fact.

Thank Tena03303
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dine at Capitol Diner often ! The latest visit was supporting a fund raiser for Muscular Dystrophy Association - the owner donated 10% of check amount to MDA - very nice of them !!

Thank Musicman17109
Duryea, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Food and waitress was very good. Host was ignorant and arrogant, glad he was not cooking. Prices were modest.

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Thank dasco210
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is very good and prices are good Open all night and all day with everything on the menu . Service is very good and portions are good. Good food well made at good decent prices

Thank Leon J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Greek, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
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?