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“Totally Overrated”
Review of Carlisle Diner

Carlisle Diner
Ranked #81 of 167 Restaurants in Carlisle
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed April 7, 2013

There are those who like this place, probably because it is open 24 hours. The food quality, however, is mediocre. Bread, either white or wheat, is the ordinary packaged kind. French toast is insubstantial. Coffee is the usual weak brew, though refilled at will. Pies are OK but not outstanding. Service is average and not terribly enthusiastic, particularly at night. The floors are not as clean as they could be at night. All in all, this place offers convenience but don't expect that much more.

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Reviewed March 28, 2013 via mobile

This is a great diner for a hearty central PA breakfast. I had a mushroom and cheese omelet with home fries and a side of scrapple. Everything was great. My friend had pancakes and sausage which were well received. Coffee was fresh and refills were given as soon as cup got low. All the staff were friendly. I have never had lunch or dinner but I am sure it would be good.

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Reviewed February 21, 2013

We have been to the Diner at least 10 times in the past year. Our first few experiences were ok but we noted lately their service has been off. Seems they were a bit short of help. Also it is just ok diner food. The best thing they have to offer are their burgers and fries. We have found better places for breakfast and lunch in Carlisle so I don't anticipate being a frequent diner at the diner unless we know we will be ordering a burger and fries.

Thank Judith W
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

Large variety of breakfast items; from muffins and oatmeal; to pancakes & french toast: or for the hungry "Big-Breakfast" eaters: eggs with homefries and bacon or sausage...!

Plenty of seating.
concern: paying bill/checking out very slow.
some of the serving staff friendly, some not so much

go there at least once a month (for breakfast)

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Thank Steve G
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Reviewed October 27, 2012

The food is good diner food, not spectacular and not bad. The staff is very kind, and the place stays very busy. I like the family run feel.

Thank mbabe58
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