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Red Rose Diner

526 Main St, At Corner of Main Street and Washington, Towanda, PA 18848-1612
+1 570-265-7203
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
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526 Main St, At Corner of Main Street and Washington, Towanda, PA 18848-1612
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Good food. Quality dining car type. We my back for breakfasts and lunches. Would recommend. Small town place, everyone seemed to know each other.

Thank P365Sailor
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This 1927 diner was moved from Stroudsburg PA to Towanda in the 1990's after restoration in Lancaster where it came by its name. It is small, but charming, with many original features including old posted prices for yesteryear's offerings of such delicacies as lamb's tongues....More

Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Food wasn't great. Overpriced for the portions received. Not very big. Could have been better with overall experience.

Thank Towanda_Native
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Red Rose may be small, but it makes up in the good food that is served. Every time that I have gone to this Diner, the food is good, the owner is very friendly, as is the cook. And for the food that is offered,...More

Thank joeandsteph2001
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Met the owner and his wife. Great folks, great food and better conversation. Took pictures outside and saw them on Facebook the next day.

Thank timgall30
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Service and atmosphere are excellent! Easy to get into conversations with the local patrons. A real gem of an old fashioned diner car restaurant. Breakfast was great as was the cook. Even had me sign a guest book! Have been here a few times in...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 3 August 2016

It's a true old style small town diner, not a fancy restaurant. But the food is really great with a welcoming and carefull service. We ate our breakfast there while driving home from Ricketts Glen State Park. We didn't know what to expect, because I...More

Thank Nicolas_Olivier
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Wish they would bake more tho. A muffin would be nice once in a while w/ some yogurt. Hot dogs are fried...UGH!y Joe is there to answer any questions about the old fashion diner. A very nice garden in the back to sit & enjoy...More

Thank Sylvia E
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I stay in alot of different motels and always give the breakfast a chance. Microwave eggs and everything else, yuk!! The Red Rose Diner is the total opposite. Betty is the only one there and does everything. It is the highlight of my day-this breakfast....More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We were driving through Towanda on our way home and saw this quaint little railcar diner. My kids were hungry, so we circled back to stop in. What a pleasant surprise this turned out to be. My fries were cut from a real potato in...More

2  Thank Dawnn W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
05:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526 Main St, At Corner of Main Street and Washington, Towanda, PA 18848-1612
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Towanda
  • Phone Number: +1 570-265-7203
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The red rose diner is under it's third owner ship. It opened in towarda, pa in 2003. It spent its previous life in stroudsburg, pa under the lackawanna trail diner and jerry's. If you search the red rose diner you can find lots of youtubes and articles about the red rose diner and gordon tindall who refurbished this diner. He brought it to lancaster where it was painted in 2000 by joe long. The current owner is retired so he does not count a revenue from this venture. He looks at it like being the keeper of a light house.