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“Great food and service!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Silver Diner

Silver Diner
Ranked #14 of 391 Restaurants in Fairfax
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: American, Vegetarian, Diner, Vegan, Gluten Free
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Business meetings
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: At Silver Diner, we're much more than a diner. Whether you choose a classic dish or a vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free option, Executive Chef Ype Von Hengst has created a menu of customizable, healthier choices that all share one thing: the highest quality, all-natural ingredients available.Silver Diner is proud to be a key part of the local community, nurturing it's growth, providing food for healthier lifestyles, and supporting local schools and non-profits. With a menu that features more than 15 local farms that support sustainable agriculture, Chef Ype creates seasonal dishes using the freshest ingredients available within our local region.
Atlanta, Georgia
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344 reviews
229 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
“Great food and service!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013 via mobile

We arrived during a Saturday morning rush but were able to walk right in and get a seat at the counter. Our server, Uncle Vinnie gave us excellent service with a smile! This retro diner was a delight to visit. I loved their menu full of healthy options. They are known for fresh and local cuisine. I ordered the California omelette. The omelette had lots of flavor but only 431 calories. It was made with egg beaters, chicken, tomatoes, Jack cheese, scallions, cilantro, sour cream, and blackbean salsa. It was fantastic! It came with a side of fresh strawberries and a cream cheese dip. My husband ordered their blueberry buttermilk pancakes with chicken sausage and a side of poached eggs. It was served with warmed maple syrup. The blueberries were fresh and sweet. The chicken sausage had great flavor. Everything was hot, fresh, and delicious. This has been our our favorite diners that we have visited and highly recommend it.

Visited April 2013
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Fairfax, Virginia
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62 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Always an excellent meal”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

We've eaten here a number of times and always come away satisfied -- and stuffed! The portions, especially if ordering from the dinner menu, are huge. The food is always excellent (and the new menu seems to have even improved it), and the service is very friendly and helpful. Everyone from the manager to the servers makes you feel at home, and this seems particularly true of this Silver Diner in comparison to others we've tried in the past. The prices are very fair, especially given the large portions. Apparently this place is about to begin a renovation of some sort and we're anxious to see what that will mean. We'll certianly find out since this will remain a local favorite for us.

  • Visited April 2013
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Oakton, Virginia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Local favorite...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Love their veg chili and new farm to table healthy options...also the custom milk shakes. Other locations have similar fare. Open late ...

Visited January 2013
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Burke, Virginia
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1 review
“Always Great Service and Food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

If there is a line, don't worry it will move with a good pace. The service is always great and the food is decent for the price.

Visited March 2013
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Centreville, Virginia
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“good breakfast, Ok menu,”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2013

The menu has changed (alot) and the selections are probably too varied for them to do any of them really well. Not the typical diner fare, and a bit too innovative with some of the choices. (salads come with their version of the 'right' dressing, not to my liking.

Visited December 2012
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