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PRICE RANGE
$5 - $10
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Italian, Greek, American, Diner
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Television, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came for breakfast on a Monday morning. It was crowded, but did not wait long for a table. We all enjoyed our dishes. Friendly and helpful staff. I think locals and out of towners come here.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed August 13, 2022 via mobile

What a place! Well worth the visit. The staff was friendly and attentive. The food? Good dinner food. This is the place to go for biscuits and gravy or an omelette. 50s design inside. There was outdoor seating but not open when we went. 5...stars from us?More

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed July 14, 2022 via mobile

Stopped for an early meal around 3pm and filled our bellies at this clean pleasant Diner. We had Poutine Fries that were hot and tasty, however there was not much white cheddar chunks in with the fries. The gravy was delicious. I had the strawberry...chicken salad that was amazing. Fresh and the chicken was hot. The wife had the chicken salad sandwich with fries. She said that the sandwich tasted bland and needed spices. Drinks were always filled and service was good. I would recommend for a meal that fills your plate.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 4, 2022

Had breakfast and dinner here several times during our visit. Fun, retro diner with great servers. WIDE VARIETY OF COMFORT FOOD WAS EXCELLENT!!! They are open limited hours due to staffing, so check before you arrive.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed July 2, 2022

We've been to the area on a family vacation a couple of times and always make a trip to this place. The food and atmosphere are great and the deserts are amazing. A perfect family restaurant to wind down after your trip to Hershey Park!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 11, 2022

I just love old fashion diners and this place fits the bill. The food we had was excellent and at an affordable price. The sole reason I gave this place a 4 and not a 5 is while the milkshake we had was good, it...wasn't served in the metal glass that old fashion diners traditionally do...Maybe a bit picky, but I always week out diners wherever we go and that is tradition. I do recommend this place to eat!More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed April 18, 2022 via mobile

I had the chicken cordon blue wrap and was dry. It needs some type of lubricant like thousand island dressing inside. My wife had the chicken-salad salad and the chicken salad was very dry and was not seasoned. It really needed salt, pepper, and mayo...as a binder.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed March 20, 2022 via mobile

We were here on a super busy Saturday morning for breakfast. We were surprised to be seated right away. Service was friendly, food was delicious. It was very family friendly and prices were very reasonable. We will be back the next time we return to...the Hershey area.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed November 11, 2021 via mobile

A little loud. The server made it a point to get out order in before a very large group. The food was decent and there was a lot of it. It has an old school feel.

Date of visit: November 2021
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Reviewed October 17, 2021 via mobile

My husband and I visited for lunch. The menu is extensive… you can find normal diner fare such as cheeseburgers or a BLT, but it also boasts Italian and Greek specialties. My husband chose fish and chips, and I can still smell the old grease....I tried the shrimp and grits. The shrimp and grits themselves were good, but the gravy was the saltiest liquid I’ve ever had. The place always seems to be busy, so maybe it was an off day in the kitchen, but we weren’t impressed.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed October 11, 2021

We stopped for lunch. The server was excellent. Good sandwiches and omelette. Real ice cream sodas! We would go back.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed October 7, 2021 via mobile

All I can say is OMG. We have been to other diners very close by and this was absolutely amazing it was so good we eat here tonight‘s in a row!

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed September 12, 2021

We saw a group of people waiting outside for breakfast and thought we would have at least a 45 minute wait for a table but behold our party of 4 was seated right away! Large menu, was disappointed breakfast specials stopped at 11 but had...a great meal otherwise.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 30, 2021

I rarely give bad reviews but the meal we received via DoorDash was inedible. We had just gotten to our hotel and wanted to eat before we headed to Hershey Park Stadium for a concert. We ordered 2 cheese burgers, fries and a corned beef...sandwich. The burgers were tasteless, my took one bite and said no thank you and my husband ate part of his. I couldn't eat my corned beef sandwich because the bread was so wet. I picked off some of the meat. Those sandwiches cost us a whopping $48.00. So crazy because we needed to buy food when we got to the stadium since we were hungry.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 14, 2021

Food was delicious and served very quickly. Very relaxing atmosphere and such a variety of foods. We had all planned on getting dessert but after the amount of food we had for lunch we had no room to try the numerous choices of dessert they...offered. Great stop for any meal! We would love to go back there for sure!More

Date of visit: August 2021
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No but it is hershey ice cream very delicious
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