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Empire Diner

$$ - $$$
American, Greek, Diner
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106 E Baltimore Ave, Lansdowne, PA 19050-2539
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Carlin was a great waitress!! Very attentive and pleasant!! i definitely woulg go there again and again when i want a great meal and great service!

Thank Fatima W
Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The most surprising aspect of this restaurant is that no matter what time of day you come in, or how many people are in your party, the food is always good, hot and presented well. Even when its crowded, the sound level never seems too loud. This is a good place for meetings, as the staff is always ready to... More 

Thank Euell73
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016

This neighborhood dinner has been the go to place for Sunday morning breakfast for years. The truth is that the place is good for breakfast or Dinner any day of the week. The desserts are homemade on the premises. For all of you dessert lovers "They are to die for". I can see Lemon meringue pie now.

Thank eatriceh
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123 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

I was told about this Diner by my aunt whom I wound up taking there for dinner. The food was very good and I also took home a slice of cherry cheesecake for later. Nice staff nice place to sit down and eat !

Thank Jahmai
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Empire is an excellent place to dine. I've been eating there since 1998. Yes, 1998. Breakfast,lunch or dinner. Clean. Friendly staff. Good food. Won't break the bank. Ample safe parking. Dine alone,with family or group same great service. The desserts are oh so pretty and very very good. Be prepared to be tempted to go off your diet (if you're... More 

Thank Evelyn D
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Got seating immediately. Courteous waitressing. Fast came fast. I ordered French toast eggs bacon coffee. It's was like eating at home. Tho only con was the A.C was up too high it made my food cold too fast. But I will return.

Thank Monique W
Upper Darby, Pennsylvania
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181 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

One of the hot spots for locals and always busy. The crowds just keep coming any day, 24 hours. I had breakfast again on a Sunday (July 4th weekend). Started with usual, 2 scrambled eggs, soft, wheat toast, hash browns and 2 sausage links. Coffee to wash it down. The platter is huge and fits everything I ordered. Coffee nice... More 

Thank Lulu S
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Food was gave several choices, the service was great and manager worked with us, allowed ourside desert and preferred that it didn't happen

Thank Lawrence S
Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016

Just a great basic diner with something for everyone at whatever time of day. Really good breakfasts, sandwiches, platters and lunch/dinner specials and pleasant, caring waitstaff.

Thank FranandGene
Raleigh, North Carolina
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145 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 8, 2016

My grandma lived close to here and we went on many a weekend. I was in town for funeral and went for lunch. The menu is still large. The desserts are still plentiful with bug portions. The service still friendly. In this age of fast food, this place is like step back in time. Thanks for trip down memory lane... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Greek, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 E Baltimore Ave, Lansdowne, PA 19050-2539
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lansdowne
  • Phone Number: 610-622-1662

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