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“Great little diner that's easy to miss”
Review of Pete's Diner - CLOSED

Pete's Diner
Price range: $3 - $10
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Description: Friendly low key restaurant, great for families, kids. We serve all American food, freshly made and cooked to order. Different specials served daily and homemade desserts. Outside seating in season, great for pet owners!
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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18 reviews
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“Great little diner that's easy to miss”
Reviewed October 14, 2012

We went searching for a good breakfast joint early Saturday morning. There didn't seem to be many on Atlantic beach, so we crossed the bridge and headed toward downtown Morehead City. Being early, there wasn't much traffic, and we were able to espy a small diner that looked to have a good variety of patrons. From what we could tell there were mostly locals and a few tourists eating.
The diner is a typical Southern restaurant. Friendly staff, good coffee, and great southern classics on the menu. I opted for the biscuits and gravy (DO NOT PASS THESE UP) with bacon and eggs. The meal was delicious and was plenty of food to keep me full until dinner. The wife had a breakfast sandwich which, again, was plenty of delicousness.
In short, good food, great service and local flavor is well worth the trip into town from the beach.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank stdaniel
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Louisa, Virginia
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“For a Diner, this one is tops!”
Reviewed September 6, 2012

We actually visited 2 times during a 3 day trip to Beaufort/Morehead City NC. We had breakfast both times and were very pleased with the service and the food. I have never before had corned beef hash that I could say was remarkable, but this was an exception. Chef Peter (one of the owners) apparently has decided to make this place stand out. He cooked a large brisket the day before and using this freshly slow cooked corned beef, concocted a terrific hash with potatoes. They are willing to go beyond the norm to please their customers and we (my wife and I would highly recommend it. Thanks to the staff of Peter, Evan and Michael in the kitchen and be sure to meet Kat at well. Good job folks, we will be back. Did I mention that the Health department rating "A" is based on a 99% perfect score? For full disclosure, my son is one of the cooks.

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank Spike_hotdog
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Diner with Restaurant Atmosphere”
Reviewed August 20, 2012

Very good food and personalized service. We came in 5 minutes before closing, and they still treated us like royalty. You can find your comfort zone here. Lots of local customers.

Visited August 2012
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