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Fairgrounds Diner

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1111 Spring Rd, Carlisle, PA 17013-1587
+1 717-249-2836
Today
06:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 06:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 22:00
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Clearwater, Florida
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652 reviews
393 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We had the world's best waitress. She took great care of us. Our meals were fantastic. The place is pretty and clean. Plenty of seating inside and parking spaces outside.

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Thank Bob19512014
Fayetteville, Pennsylvania
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294 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

I didn't really expect much from this diner, but was pleasantly surprised. It was clean and the wait staff was attentive. The menu was extensive, with a good variety of choices for breakfast. I had the creamed chipped beef over homefries with a side of toast ($6.25). It was pretty good, with actual chipped beef flavor and no lingering flour... More 

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2 Thank William S
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is about the server:: ordered dry toast with breakfast. Toast came buttered.. ok , ordinarily no big deal except for the facial gesture of the server. she placed a plate on the table and said to put the toast on the plate. I guess asking for dry toast and not getting it is the customers problem or so she... More 

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Thank TROOPER50
New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

They are the same owners as the Walnut Bottom Diner. The service and quality of food as just as good. We were very pleased with the place and will be returning without any hesitation.

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Thank Jose C
Burke, Virginia
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37 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

The amount of chow you get and the quality of it makes this place my favorite eatery in town. The Fairground Special breakfast will keep you full until diner.

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1 Thank garykramlich
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

Food and service acceptable with the attraction of the frugal breakfast spender. The server was prompt, answered questions, and friendly. That makes the tip.

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Thank Earl H
Newport, Rhode Island
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Very close to the fairgrounds for Carlisle events. Fast service and good food. Great to go to before the shows or for a break during the show

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Thank Paul H
State College, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

After a rough night at a wedding we choose to eat at a diner than at the hotel for breakfast. We got an amazing breakfast. The three others I was with had the same as I (just different variety). 2 eggs (your choice), homefries, choice of meat (bacon, sausage patties, sausage links, or ham), 2 pieces of french toast or... More 

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Thank jessk09
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

I went in with my mother and 2 children. The server was very rude and the prices were decidedly higher than comparable local diners due to the car show proximity. The food wasn't very good either. We ordered normal diner food and it was cold and the portions were small.

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Thank Nickole B
Carlsile, PA
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

I have only been there for breakfast and it was great! The asparagus omelet is wonderful. Home fries cooked crispy were just perfect. Great fast service is nice! Reasonable prices!

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Thank stefuni1953

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 22:00
Thursday
06:00 - 22:00
Friday
06:00 - 22:00
Saturday
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 Spring Rd, Carlisle, PA 17013-1587
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +1 717-249-2836

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