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Classic Diner

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352 Lancaster Ave, Malvern, PA 19355-1804
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 3:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Truly can recommend this great place for breakfast. Went here for the second time and you are never disappointed!!! Try the eggs Benedict thy are amazing... If business or private this place is a must if you are around!

Thank Oliver K
Destin, Florida
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is consistently good at the Classic Diner. We particularly like breakfast - always more than enough to eat with really good coffee. We've generally sat at the bar for breakfast as the wait for tables can take awhile - especially on weekends. Tables are pretty close to one another. Parking is free and usually you can find a... More 

Thank destin5762
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked in the burbs just outside of West Chester, this cozy-"always bustling" little diner is a MUST DINE for anyone visiting our area. It is truly my GO TO recommendation for business friends who are in town and is a frequent gathering spot for celebrities making an appearance on QVC. The menu is comforting with generous portions that have been... More 

Thank Marielouise823
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is consistently very good, large portions, excellent coffee and creative recipes. There's nothing close in the area. Sure, it's crowded, tight between tables and parking can be a challenge at peak hours but way better than the usual fare in this area for brunch/breakfast/lunch.

Thank Gery S
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of favorite places to eat when we visit the area. Classic Diner is consistently great! The service is always amazing! Great place for a relaxed family brunch!

Thank nafistsmith
Coatesville, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I met my wife and son here one afternoon in early August for a late breakfast. Now, there is much on the menu here that is typical diner faire, but then there are some absolutely amazing creations that will make you pause in the middle of your meal and say to whomever you're with: "This is a diner?!?" I had... More 

Thank John L
main line, pa
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The waiting staff acted like they didn't want me there (perhaps because I brought my well-behaved children). My request for a kid's menu was met with palpable disdain. The food was overpriced ($2 extra for a slice of cheese on a burger) and none of us thought it was particularly tasty. Nothing terrible happened but I won't be going back.

Thank olivedougherty
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Way overpriced and yuppy. Foods ok but an egg sandwich should not cost 12 to 15 dollars. Staff not so friendly. Even a cup of soup is expensive. I work at a local business in the area and no one in the office go there anymore.

Thank Happy G
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

We have ate here 3 times. We were attracted for nostalgic reasons the first time. We have returned due to the very fast and friendly service. This is a great diner. One can tell that most of the diners are repeat customers as the servers knew their names. Cash only business so leave your credit card at home. Highly recommend.

Thank Frank H
N myrtle Beach
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

This diner is too crowded, it feels like you're walking through a maze to get to a table and the food was just so-so. Service was pretty slow I much prefer Nudy's cafè which is up the road a short way.

Thank GiGiGmom

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 352 Lancaster Ave, Malvern, PA 19355-1804
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Malvern
  • Phone Number: 610-725-0515

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