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Silver Diner

8150 Porter Rd, Merrifield, VA 22042-1014
+1 703-204-0812
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (8 reviews)
“french toast” (3 reviews)
“burgers” (7 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8150 Porter Rd, Merrifield, VA 22042-1014
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Diner had seafood type odor when we walked in. We were only getting a beer and milkshake so no opinion on meals. We left quickly because of odor (apparently they were experiencing drain problems). Server was considerate and helpful.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed a great breakfast meal. Hash and eggs was very flavorful and reminded me of breakfast at my mom's. Staff was friendly and helpful. I try to stop here every time I come to Washington DC.

Thank Wayne P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great service, the staff really paid attention to all the details. Very welcoming. Good food, freshly made not sitting under a heat lamp. Had a few meals here, close to the hotel. Eat here!! well worth it.

Thank Highgear310
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I've been coming here for years and it still holds up well. Service is excellent. The food is delicious. The menu has diner standards but heart healthy and vegan options as well. Additionally they have seasonal variety with local produce and beverages. For families, couples...More

Thank Radarlu1983
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Love the Carmel French toast here. Milkshakes are to die for! Yeah that is right I had a milkshake with my breakfast food for dinner. It was wonderful.

1  Thank stm1258
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

My wife and I always stop at dinerscwhen we travel because they always have such a huge menu to choose from and the food is almost always very good. My son is moving to this area so we took a short drive around and spotted...More

Thank Gkleimancap
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Silver Diner has become a staple. Great for breakfast, lunch or dinner there is always something for everyone. They have really updated the menu in fabulous ways so there is a ton of variety in addition to the "diner" staples. I now have to follow...More

Thank Chaiko2014
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Silver Diner in the Merrifield neighborhood, just off Gallows Road, was a nice backdrop for an early morning breakfast with friends on Sunday before hitting the road to a few vineyard tastings. The food was really well cooked. We were seated rather quickly despite...More

Thank William_Shank
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Read the average reviews. For us was excellent and like what we see on television. Good service, big portions bottomless coffee. Loved the working juke box in every booth.

Thank Gooner_Il
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Wide array of food choices. However, with so many other places within walking distance, this diner needs to improve both service and value. Food was reasonable, but prices were higher than we expected. Property seemed a bit run dowm.They have an app as many places...More

Thank whpiman
SilverDiner-Rob, Guest Relations Manager at Silver Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2017

Thanks, for the review. I'm happy to hear you enjoyed our menu selections, and thank you for the note on prices. We always strive to find the balance between affordable prices and the best quality ingredients to offer our guests. I appreciate this and will...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 12:00 AM
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
6:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8150 Porter Rd, Merrifield, VA 22042-1014
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Merrifield
  • Phone Number: +1 703-204-0812
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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.
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