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Reviewed May 8, 2022

Went there for the first time this morning. Food was good. But, don't plan on having conversation with your tablemates. The waiters first started signaling that they wanted to turn the table, when they asked if I was done with my plate as I was...taking the final bite. Later, 2 minutes after we settled the bill, another waiter came up and said, "I am sorry, but my manager said, if you are done can you please get up and leave some we can sit another party." WOW. I have to say, that was a first ever in my history of much dining out from Atlanta to Boston and in between. Incredibly rude. We didn't say anything at the time, but I figured I would let you all (potential customers) know and give you a heads up! Just eat and get the heck out of Paper Moon! LOLMore

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed April 23, 2022

Menu has a wide variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner items. Food is always good. The servers are all friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed September 7, 2021

The atmosphere is fun and the decorations will take you back to your days as a kid. The breakfasts were delicious and the menu is full of unique breakfasts.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed February 24, 2020

Papermoon Diner offers interesting and unique sandwhichs and breakfast options. The atmospher is fun mix of eclectic nostalgia and art. They also have a nice patio, but unfortunately for me, it was February. This is a great place teens and adults. I would have rated...Papermoon four stars, but I felt this establishment some what customer unfriendly due to the fact that they 1) do not accept American Express, and 2) have a lot of restrictions like no strollers and a spending minimum $12 per person during peak times. Please don't confuse them with restaurants called PaperMoon Cafe.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 23, 2020

Was seated at a wobbly table smashed in the corner with no elbow room. Asked to be seated at a different table and was told No, even though the dining room was literally wide open. Then another party of 2 comes in right behind us...and is seated at one of the open tables. If I'm paying $65 with tip for 2 people to eat breakfast, I'm going to sit where I want. Even if it's at a different restaurant.More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed January 21, 2020

We visited Papermoon Diner after spending the afternoon at AVAM (American Visionary Art Museum). Papermoon is a perfect "extention" of AVAM!!! The decor is so fun and intriguing - sometimes it is hard to pay attention to the conversation at your table because there is...so much to look at all around! The food is not cheap but is really delicious. Our table had a hamburger, lemon pancake special, and the potato cakes with asparagus. Everyone was very happy with their meals. Coffee wasn't anything to write home about, but I hear the shakes/malts are amazing. I will be back!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed January 3, 2020 via mobile

Poor service.....sat for 10 minutes while others were served around us. Poor customer service.....wanted to move to a different table, the manager was upset with us. Would not recommmend to friends or family.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 11, 2019

I heard many good things about this restaurant before I visited, but when I had the opportunity to diner there, I wish I had gone to one of my regular spots. The atmosphere and the servers are the best thing about my birthday experience. The...food was nothing special. I had the grits and they were different, but bland and luke warm and the special menu item i ordered was not good at all. Since I waited so long I enjoyed my drink, my Sorority sisters company.She suggested the place because she enjoyed the crab dish she ordered.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed December 3, 2019

This restaurant is a like a museum of the trivial and bizarre - filled with found art and small toys glued all over the walls. You won't be bored waiting for your food as you try to take in all the fantastic decor. The food...runs the range of diner staples with burgers and fries and shakes, but branches out to some more imaginative things with a strong vegetarian selection as well. The staff is super friendly, and I always feel like I've had a Baltimore EXPERIENCE after eating here. Really fun.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed November 22, 2019

We drove up to the Remington district of Baltimore, just south of Johns Hopkins University, for a book reveal and signing. We looked at a couple of mapping web sites to determine our route from our home on the near Maryland Eastern Shore. Upon viewing...the maps we noted a restaurant icon about a block from the new bookstore. A web search for that restaurant, the Paper Moon Diner, revealed a very unique decor and personality, and a broad menu of eclectic offerings. Try a web search for "Paper Moon Diner photos". Our experience at the Paper Moon did not disappoint. Online photos do it justice, and the food was absolutely fabulous. We highly recommend!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 21, 2019

Short walk from Baltimore Art Museum along the park. Very good and copious diner food. Unique decor- "fun place" but also a good place to eat. Not expensive. It is on 29th St. about 3 block from the museum front door . Can be reached...from down town by free Baltimore Shuttle bus which stops at the museum. About 20 minutes from the Visitor center in the Inner Harbor. Will go again if in the area.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 12, 2019

Great place to bring the kids. Good breakfast food (haven't had anything but breakfast food). When I have out of town guests I always walk them over for breakfast at Papermoon

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 2, 2019 via mobile

Friends have been telling me to see Paper Moon Diner for quite some time, thinking it represents my own home decorating style. Well, I now see their point, but my own extensive use of available space cannot compare with the floor to ceiling collections on...display at Paper Moon. They have possibly the world's largest Pez collection. Although they were busy, we were seated rather quickly. Staff were friendly and welcoming. My eyes were torn between reading the creative menu and scanning the surrounding walls. A tasty cup of lemongrass chicken soup took the chill off the day. The shrimp and grits was located in the breakfast section of the menu, but glad to find it under any meal. There were plenty of large flavorful shrimp. The grits were a bit smother/softer than I am used to, but still served their purpose as a base. Next time I need to try something from the tempting list of burgers.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 27, 2019

Toy aficionados will love eating here. The diner decor was done with a hot glue gun and ALL THE TOYS the we know and love from the 1950's through 2010's. If you lost your Rubiks cube from the 80's, chances are that it's glued to...the east ceiling! As you await your food to arrive, the decor will bring a smile to your face. You will find one of the largest PEZ dispenser collections this side of the PEZ museum. You will find that obscure Tony the Tiger figurine that came in Frosted Flakes back in the 70's. The orange creamsicle milkshake is absolute heaven. Everything on the menu tastes good. They make the most amazing dinner meatloaf with garlic mashed potatoes.More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 13, 2019 via mobile

So to be honest ...when we pulled up I was a little wigged out by the outdoor decor. As you’re walking in it’s almost like walking into a movie set with mannequins adorned in all kinds of goodies. But then you can’t help but look...in every direction to see what old toys and antique items are above you, to your right and left! Honestly this place is more about the setting than the food. The meal was pretty solid, the service was good and I enjoyed it! I’m sure people take much longer in the bathroom since the walls are lined with Pez dispensers and you just have to check them out! The ceiling is covered with cars and trucks too! Freaky fun!More

Date of visit: September 2019
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5