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Polka Dot Restaurant
Cuisines: Diner
Description: The Polka Dot Restaurant is a small diner located in the heart of White River Junction. We sit directly next to the railroad tracks and have a historical tie to the community. We are under new management and are bringing back the vintage diner feel. We provide free WIFI, daily lunch and dinner specials, and a huge selection of homemade desserts. We also make fresh homemade donuts every morning. If you are looking for a small hometown diner feel and great food, we are your place.
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Description: The Polka Dot Restaurant is a small diner located in the heart of White River Junction. We sit directly next to the railroad tracks and have a historical tie to the community. We are under new management and are bringing back the vintage diner feel. We provide free WIFI, daily lunch and dinner specials, and a huge selection of homemade desserts. We also make fresh homemade donuts every morning. If you are looking for a small hometown diner feel and great food, we are your place.
Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

The food was great but the service was not the best. Only one waitress and she never refilled our cups and seemed overwhelmed. Half way through breakfast a man and women started cleaning the table behind us and apparently weren't too happy about it. She was slamming the plates and cups around so hard I'm surprised something didn't break and complaining really loudly about the waitress to the guy helping her. ......not a pleasant atmosphere. Yes the place is old and needs some repair but the cook and his young helper never stop working the entire time we were there, for that matter, neither did the waitress she just needed help.

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1  Thank travelingwvgirl
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Reviewed October 7, 2013

The owner needs to spend some $$ here. The booths were too tired, had been hand reupholstered and smelled. The food presentation was non existent

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Reviewed August 20, 2013

I guess briging back the old time diner experience can sometimes be taken too far if the throwback experience seems like some of the bad aspects of the 1950s all rolled into one-- so-so coffee, hit or miss food, strange vibe from the locals at the counter (where are Hitchcock or Kubrick when you need them). But not too bad if you're passing by or staying in the immediate area. I do agree pie may be worth a shot but the blueberry pie we had might induce type 2 diabetes (super sweet).

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1  Thank ordinarymind
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Reviewed August 18, 2013

Excellent little diner with a predictable diner breakfast. The waitress was sweet and the cook asked us how we liked our meal. They don't take credit cards.

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Reviewed August 18, 2013

This is your basic diner with meatloaf specials, grilled cheese sandwiches and BLTs with heaps of bacon. Lunch wasn't outstanding but OH THE PIE! Have a modest lunch and indulge in a big slice of pie. They are made by the owners and aren't the run of the mill. Along with blueberry-peach, try the shaker lemon pie or the vinegar pie. This is a foodie gem. Don't be discouraged by the ambience. Locals filled the place when we were there. They know what they want.

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Thank EPottawa
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