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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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Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Calling Classic Diner A diner is a misnomer!! This outstanding little place to eat breakfast & lunch, is one of the best anywhere! U simply cannot order any food that u would rate less than EXCELLENT!! Nice menu w/ lots of variety. Only complaint is that this restaurant is not open for dinners also !! Nice crowd of mannerly people.... More 

Thank sunshine9300
Phoenixville, PA, United States
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great food BUT VERY NOISY. Very crowded and noisy. The place was nice but very limited parking. The menu was super and too much food.

Thank Russell/Ellen H
Reading, Pennsylvania
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158 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped for lunch and I had the antipasto salad. WOW. I've never had a pesto dressing so perfectly balanced with a hit of lemon and not too much oil. If you love Italian antipasti plates--this salad is for you. The chunks of Parmesan delicious and the balsamic is the real deal--aged to perfection. It was the perfect salad, generously... More 

Thank hqueeniew
Traverse City, Michigan
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've always enjoyed eating here. The breakfast food is always delicious. They have great bakery goods too! If there is anything to complain about its how crammed in it is. In the one dining area there's barely enough room to be seated much less pass through in between on your way out. I would not consider it kid friendly either... More 

Thank LKW57
Kimberton, Pennsylvania
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134 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After having several people tell me how great this place was I decided to try it out. It was a beautiful day in the mid 70s and we chose to sit outside. There is a shaded terrace with decorative herb boxes. We had the Belgian Waffle and Tall Stack Pancakes (three pancakes instead of the five I am used to).... More 

Thank GerryBaron06
Fairfield, Connecticut
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739 reviews
559 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very enjoyable breakfast. They have a good menu- eggs, pancakes, waffles, omelettes, hot oatmeal, sides, juice and coffee. They serve breakfast all day(open to 3pm - also serve lunch). The portions are quite large. I had hot oatmeal- it came with fruit and berries and I also order a fruit bowl(huge)it was delicious. My daughter had the... More 

Thank Gloria H
Easton, Pennsylvania
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

This relatively little breakfast dine-in does justice to travelers abound on Route 30, Pennsylvania. The space may not be much, but the food and friendly wait-staff more than make up for that. Add in a fair value for it all - and you have yourself a gem in Chester County, PA that shouldn't be glossed over so easily.

Thank Zach G
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Food was excellent, wait staff was great - quick, friendly. Only downside was the noise - hard to enjoy the fantastic filling food. I had eggs, potato's, bacon and rye toast - lots to eat. :)

1 Thank CindyR213
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful place for breakfast, courteous staff and huge portions of food! And the Eggs Benedict and chocolate chip pancake were out of this world. Long lines at breakfast hours, but come a little later and enjoy!

1 Thank Carla D
Bradley Beach, New Jersey
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Add this to your MUST GO list. Everything they do is amazing. Portions are huge, so you may want to share, or left overs are always delicious too! Service, decor all top notch.

1 Thank 739janed

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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
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?