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Classic Diner

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$$ - $$$
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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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Reykjavik, Iceland
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great upscale diner. Not your real classic diner with silver facade, but good food, lots of it and good staff. Servers were attentive and easy to catch their eye if need be. Of the three in our part none could finish and the extra was taken to go. Coffee was good but OJ was not freash squeezed. I would definitely... More 

Thank Roadtraveler53
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very busy, very noisy, but worth a short wait and the food was great. We celebrated a birthday, after inquiring about a BD cake, they said bring your own, which they served with a song. A friendly waiter staff, with a tremendous variety of egg variations. Trust me, roasted peppers, portobello mushrooms with egg whites was excellent. Each person at... More 

Thank Les S
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
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99 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We passed the Fraser Diner and should have stopped there for the real diner experience. Class is a very nice place, but it's not a typical "diner" as we diner trash expect. We just had snacks. My grandgirl had ice cream and I had an oatmeal raisin cookie which was huge, soft, fresh and warm - haven't had one better.

Thank dinerms
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60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I LOVE this place. Diner, yes it is casual. But the food is beyond casual. Or mediocre. This is a great place for foodies for a slouchy Saturday or Sunday morning through the early afternoon. I actually hesitate writing this review because it's just going to make it harder to get a table. The turkey hash is... More 

Thank caro55
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5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm in a larger family and I found that classic diner was cramped, decent food but like negatives outweighed the positives for me here

Thank David N
West Hempstead, New York
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221 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here on our way back home on a whim. Parking lot was packed so we had to park across the street. Wait for a table at noon on a Saturday was 20 minutes ... unless we sat outside. Outside seating was small, and we were served after two other parties of two that arrived after us. Agree with another... More 

Thank momeees
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Drove quite far to fit this little gem and it was worth it! Everyone was super friendly, great service and awesome salmon breakfast! They make a mean cappuccino, the cinnamon dusting was a tasty touch! Loved the decor, not your typical diner, think upmarket diner, really lovely building!

Thank Danielle M
West Chester, PA
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

This is no ordinary diner! The food is amazing!!! Large delicious portions of fresh high quality food. The pancakes are to die for and you cannot go wrong with anything on the menu!!

Thank ElisaWestChester
Paoli, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Long time breakfast haunt for those on the western Main Line. I don't remember a time when the Classic Diner wasn't the place to go to for breakfast. Very busy after church in Sunday's and parking can be challenging. The food is good for diner fare and the ambiance is much better than your old time diner. Service is polite,... More 

Thank Eric C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

I will say the food is delicious and the portions are huge, Check out the eggs Benedict, bacon, and burgers! Service is great too. My major issue with this place is seating. You practically sit on top of each other and the isle you walk through is so tiny. I think it's more of a 3.5 stars, take out might... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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?