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The Little Depot Diner

1 Railroad Ave, Peabody, MA 01960-4311
+1 978-977-7775
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good6%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“home fries” (11 reviews)
“pancakes” (13 reviews)
“apple butter” (5 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 Railroad Ave, Peabody, MA 01960-4311
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend's fiance recommended we grab breakfast at this diner. We drove past it expecting a larger restaurant and was surprised to find a box of an establishment. However, we circled around and parked in the spacious lot in front. We had walked right in...More

Thank imskimmy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say that hasn't been said? This place is welcoming, friendly, and a must try. Specials are unique and delicious. The staff engage with customers and customers engage with each other. Add the use of a fabulous selection of music as the "universal...More

Thank Megan Sweeney a... B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The Depot Diner is a small diner train car converted into an in place restaurant. It seats about 15, all at the counter. It gets you talking to the locals and to the friendly, approachable staff. Then you get to enjoy their generous portions for...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed 12 June 2017

It really is tiny, a ,true old fashioned diner, cash only, and with family atmosphere and true homemade Hungarian sausage featured. Breakfast was fast, nicely done, and graciously served with smiles. The bill afterwards was a happy shock, so modest for what we got.

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Another truism from DDD, never judge a DDD restaurant by its outside appearance. The Little Depot Diner looks fairly well-worn on the exterior but our breakfast ranked as the Wife's favorite and my 2nd Favorite during our 2-week New England vacation. Luckily, we arrived just...More

Thank BigTool
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Fun, friendly, good food, small only about 15 seats but well worth the wait. Family owned Ross and Alicia are the best.

Thank Carrol B
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Tiny in size, and huge in delicious. I had the pastrami melt sandwich and it was perfect. For this southern guy it was as friendly as it gets. I enjoyed the people as much as the meal. I will not only go back again but...More

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Only 15 stools in an authentic diner. The couple who own the diner are blues fanatics, so be prepared for BB King or Stevie Ray with your hash browns. The food is outstanding - right down to home made sausages. Way above normal diner /...More

Thank PortableWheels
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Blueberry pancakes as big as your head and a kid favorite for my boys! There is a train that runs along a track inside around the perimeter of this cool converted train car. Alicia always asks before giving the kids anything extra like powdered sugar...More

Thank Kmendoza_TA
Reviewed 13 March 2017

My wife and I finally had the chance to stop into the Little Depot Diner in Peabody sq. Our timing was perfect as the diner only has counter service but the wait was well worth it. It was recently sold to a young, dynamic couple...More

Thank gsa1951
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7 May 2016|
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Response from Judith S | Reviewed this property |
They are open five days they are closed on Tuesday and they are closed on Wednesday. The food is excellent !!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Railroad Ave, Peabody, MA 01960-4311
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Peabody
  • Phone Number: +1 978-977-7775
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a 1929 Worcester Lunch Car serving up Breakfast & Lunch ! "Breakfast with the Blues"
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