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$4 - $12
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American, Diner
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Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
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Reviewed April 29, 2021 via mobile

Back in my home town and hungry! Depending on the time of day and if an event is going on downtown, parking can be an issue, thankfully not the case today. My wife had a basic cheeseburger while I had the Chubby Checker- burger with...Swiss cheese grilled onions and mushrooms, lettuce and tomato. We also had some great coleslaw. The homemade chips are awesome too!More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed April 4, 2021

For a diner, Donna's exceeded our expectations. We ordered a burger and a salad for take out, and it was delivered to us warm and attractively displayed in the take-out containers.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed October 14, 2020 via mobile

Stopped for late lunch, the special was a stroganof burger, was ok. I ordered it medium was a little well done, but they milkshakes were to die for. Mine was chocolate peanut butter, and my husband had apple pie.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed July 2, 2020 via mobile

We enjoyed our meal. Nice tables near river. Clean lawn area. Tuna melt was great. Not a fan of chips with the powder seasoning. Didn’t have the shakes but they looked good. Staff very friendly.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed December 20, 2019

A friend and I stopped in for lunch last Sunday afternoon. I've been before and was excited to share with my guest..Loved the Ruben tots that last time. It was slightly busy but there were open tables. There was a couple in front who was...also waiting to be seated. After a reasonable amount of time being ignored I went up to the counter where two servers were engrossed in a grand and lively conversation while they were making milkshakes. Before I decided to leave and go somewhere else I asked how much longer they thought it would be before we could be seated. They said they were busy and I'd have to wait. As I turned away I heard them call me rude. The four people waiting for a table were being very patient so I'm not sure how I ended up being rude. Highly disappointed by the experience and not sure that I am going to go out of my way to come back any time soon.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed November 17, 2019 via mobile

It was just okay. The pros: delicious milkshake and it was huge, good onion rings, Mac and cheese tasted ok, nothing special but... The cons: sat for 10 - 15 min before the waitress showed up and there were only about 10 people in the...restaurant! Mac and cheese was very cold and the topping was just shredded cheese from a bag that wasn’t melted or broiled in any way - straight from the bag to the plate, and cold. I’d go back for the milkshakes and to give it another chance, but they could do better especially when it’s not busy.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Laura A, General Manager at Donna's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2019

Hi.... I'm so glad that you enjoyed your delicious milkshake! They are the best! But I'm very sad that the rest of your experience wasn't as good. Could you please let me know when exactly you were in the diner so I can go back...More

Reviewed September 21, 2019

We come thru the area several times a year and wanted to try something new. We read the reviews and headed over. We weren’t disappointed. Food and service was great. Blueberry pancakes delicious and the French toast was too. My only complaint was the home...fries come with onions and peppers which I don’t like but my husband loved.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 9, 2019 via mobile

It must have been an off day based on all the other reviews on here plus several “face to face” reviews. Service was very slow and one had to almost shout at the waitress and wave your coffee cup in the air to get refills....Considering there were only 4 other people besides the two of us, that is not a good sign of an enjoyable dinning experience, even if we are only talking breakfast. Eggs showed up well done rather than medium, toast was crunch but very lightly browned, almost as if it was left out all night (just guessing here and not making any claims of negligence). Home fries were just warm. The wife wanted crispy bacon and it showed up barely cooked. We sent it back and when it was returned, from all appearances, the cook dumped it off the plate onto the grill in a pile, almost burned one side and sent it back still in a pile with one side still not cooked well and other side burned. At least their AC works incredibly well. I enjoy a cool temperature setting, but even I was thinking of building a campfire beside the table to take the chill off. The atmosphere is a traditional 1950’s diner, but unfortunately, you can’t eat atmosphere. I do not see a return to this facility.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Laura A, Manager at Donna's Diner, responded to this reviewResponded October 12, 2019

Hello... I'm sorry that I'm just getting back to you on this review, I missed seeing it. I am sorry that you had such a negative experience! There is no excuse for the issues that you had. I'd like to make this right for you....More

Reviewed August 2, 2019

We stopped in during Sharon's Waterfire event. Donna's is a small retro diner. The service was good, and the burgers and fries were very good too. The malt shake was very good as was the chocolate. We enjoyed our visit and will go back. Prices...are a bit on the high side. With gratuity it was close to 50.00 for burgers, fries and shakes for 2.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

Stopped in on a Saturday afternoon. Was told which table to sit at, was given menus and drink order taken.....all within a couple of minutes. Then it took over 8 minutes to get our drinks then more waiting to get our order taken. Once food...was delivered, no one checked on. Food was very good.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Martha M
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Response from Laura A | Property representative |
We can certainly accommodate 15+. Could you give us some more information as to date and time? You can call the Diner at 724-346-7373 and ask for a manager to make arrangements. thank you!
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Hi - Some of the corner booths fit 6 people and the other booths fit 4 comfortably. When we went there were enough booths open that you could sit next to each other easily. By the time we left it was busy and most booths... More
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Yes, Donna's Diner offers takeout services.

Donna's Diner is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5