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Owl Diner

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244 Appleton St, Lowell, MA 01852-2533
+1 978-453-8321
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“ham” (20 reviews)
“pancakes” (10 reviews)
“finger food” (8 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
244 Appleton St, Lowell, MA 01852-2533
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place has been around for years ! I grew up down the hill from the owl diner! From breakfast to lunch and dinner and don’t forget about those after midnight hunger Pains !it has been serving customers for at least 50years and it always...More

Thank Susanjeanw
Reviewed 1 week ago

The owl diner is a statement of Lowell. It has been around for a long time and it offers an atmosphere quite like Lowell. The diverse crowd is always able to enjoy a yummy breakfast along with an always friendly staff.

Thank jdmgirl978
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warm smiling faces even though very busy! We saw The Owl on NESN and had to visit it has been years. We dined at breakfast because all I did was rave about eating here in my youth. All egg dishes were fabulous and the corned...More

Thank Lee S
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Lowell has one of those old school retro "railroad car" diners, The Owl. While not a real RR car, they were manufactured I believe in MASS and transported all over the country for years after WW2. The Owl has lots of booths, stainless steel and...More

Thank MK_in_VT
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Has been a staple of the area for decades. Fast, friendly service, coffee cup is always full. Basic breakfast menu, reasonable priced.

Thank 018CC
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

I bring my nephews before school for breakfast on special days. They LOVE to sit at the counter and watch the cook work his magic. The home fries are seasoned perfectly. The omelettes are fun to watch cook and are always a hit. The turn...More

Thank Laurel M
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

The service is great very friendly.the food is so good.they always ask you if you need anything else even if is not our waiter.

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Recommended by hotel staff. Went in on a Sunday at 10:30. This is an old style diner, and pretty cool. Very crowded but found table within 10 min. Had the omelet with "The Works" included ham, sausage, Linguica or Chorizo, onions, mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes, and...More

Thank chriszp11
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I have been the the Owl Diner many times. They have by far the best breakfast in the are. Their lunch menu is very good as well and all of the meals are home made and fresh. Great value and you will not leave there...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed May 28, 2018

We have gone to the Owl Diner several times, and each time the food has been generous and delicious. It is a step back in time to the days when diners were the American favorites. Go hungry!

Thank MJ M
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Dave D
February 18, 2016|
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Response from LisaBower | Reviewed this property |
My favorite thing at the Owl is the ham steak and eggs. I order it with a side of sautéed spinach and skip the toast. Dave's home fries are the best!
June 28, 2015|
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Response from Livinlrginla | Reviewed this property |
Not very handicapped accessible
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, 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: +1 978-453-8321
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