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Smyrna Diner

American, Diner
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99 S Cory Lane, Smyrna, DE 19977
+1 302-653-9980
06:00 - 22:00
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our "adventure" at Smyrna Diner began with a cashier who wouldn't even acknowledge the fact that we had walked in the front door to be seated for lunch. She isn't the hostess, and the hostess wasn't present; so she looked at us several times, ignored us each time, and pretended we weren't actually there. Our server was unable to answer... More 

Thank Hugh K
Smyrna, Delaware
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42 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Good food, enjiy the omelets, great service and good value for the money. The grilled chicken dinner is excellent too. Friendly wait staff....love Verna. Convenient location right on highway.

Thank LovelyLady3
Dover, Delaware, United States
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

I usually eat at the diner every other week or so all year long. It's always amazing and delicious. Home cooked meals 😊

Thank Donna V
Milford, Delaware
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75 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Good choice for breakfast in Smyrna. Good portions, service and food. Great value for the money. Worth stopping in for breakfast.

Thank Taowalker239
Clayton, Delaware
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Went for the buffet we were seated in the back dining room with the buffet the waitress was on top of our service very good this time around.

Thank Chuck K
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This iconic restaurant in Smynra maintains its history of pretty good food at pretty good prices with good service. However, it is NOT as good as it used to be before the move. The food is slightly smaller in portion and the price, inversely has increased. Service has remained unchanged - sometimes good sometimes not so good. Still, worht eating... More 

Thank drdab4c
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Took my wife out for dinner, someplace close and not crowded. She had the meat loaf, said it was good . . . I had open turkey sandwich with frys and salad. More bread then turkey and gravy was kind of cold. I don't send food back so I ate my meal. Prices were fair, service ok. Waitress playing game... More 

Thank Kevin P
Hartly, United States
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Love the buffet. The food is very good and diverse selection. The staff is friendly and efficient. A good place to stop when you are on the go!

Thank Jan H
New Jersey
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184 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

No maple syrup available, just Smuckers "breakfast syrup" substitute. No butter either, just tiny packets of equally terrible and fake Smart Balance. How does a diner, where breakfast is so popular not have real butter and syrup? Something is just not right here. My pancakes were okay, but I lost my appetite when dumping that cold, fake syrup on them.... More 

Thank crazyhorse30
North East, Maryland
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197 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We were on our way home from hiking in Delaware and decided to stop here for lunch. The service was great the food was good and we would stop here again. The place is clean and the wait staff are friendly.

Thank Ozgard

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 S Cory Lane, Smyrna, DE 19977
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Smyrna
  • Phone Number: +1 302-653-9980

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?