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Owl Diner

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American, Diner
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244 Appleton St, Lowell, MA 01852-2533
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 7:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Miami Beach, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love the feeling of an old school diner. Very well maintained, clean, and friendly staff. Had an omelett which was outstanding. The only negative I have is the baked beans - tasted old with more juice than beans.

Thank thomascarroll220
Boston, Massachusetts
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121 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stopped in for a late lunch after touring the Lowell National Historic Park canal tour.. The moms had the best greek salads with grilled chicken-and a lot of chicken. Salads were huge with real kalamata olives. The kids had burgers, fries, hot dog etc. They sat us in two booths, our waitress was so nice and tolerant of the... More 

Thank letterboxer2010
Rhein Main
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174 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great breakfast location in downtown Lowell, great start into the day with pancakes, French toast or omelettes, we love it there, a must every time we are visiting

Thank mhboston2010
Western Mass
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92 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

First of all I'm not even sure where I was eating. The outside says Owl Diner but everything inside says the Four Sisters Diner. I'm not sure I've ever eaten at a place that had two different names. The food was average at best, the service left a lot to be desired. I had iced tea and was never offered... More 

Thank B0bGG
Montpelier, Vermont
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

This restaurant satisfied a variety of my guests, from inveterate carnivores to vegetarians. Everyone walked away with full bellies. Reasonable rates, attentive servers and an authentic diner atmosphere helped this to be a wonderful experience for everyone. As we left, my young teen son said "you have to review this place mom!"

Thank JHallow
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

I work third shift and this place is the best for breakfast after a long night working. Been going for years. Get there early cause it gets really packed on weekends but worth the wait.

Thank Mandi C
Silver Spring, Maryland
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

My Mother eats here very often. I eat here every time come to Lowell. Run by four very friendly sisters. The portions are large so you will probably have two meals. Breakfast omelettes are the best.

Thank Kevin H
Walpole, Massachusetts
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90 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

We were up super early after dropping our son off at the airport and wanted to find a spot for a great breakfast. After consulting TripAdvisor, the Owl Diner came highly recommended so we thought we would give it a try. We arrived at 6:30 a.m. and were warmly greeted by the wait staff and chef. We ordered up a... More 

Thank Sharon W
Chelmsford, Massachusetts
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147 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Very disappointed in the omelets and home fries. They were overly greasy. I had to blot the eggs just to eat them. Service was average..nothing to brag about.

Thank Bryna289
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

This place is just tremendous. True diner food served in abundance and filled with griddle taste and flair. The eggs and kielbasa and beans are FANTASTIC!

Thank Frank L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 244 Appleton St, Lowell, MA 01852-2533
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lowell
  • Phone Number: 978-453-8321

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