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29 Diner

10536 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030-3137
+1 703-352-0029
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good27%
  • Average28%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pancakes” (10 reviews)
“sausage gravy” (4 reviews)
“pulled beef” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Hours
American, Diner
10536 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030-3137
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Place was very small and difficult to get around. Food was ok, but nothing to rant about. Ordered French toast and it was ok, bacon was not cooked well and eggs were ok,

Thank Pamela B
Reviewed January 22, 2018

29 Diner is a historic diner in the Fairfax. The staff takes care of you. A little small, but that is part of the whole experience. The atmosphere, menu are just part of 50s and 60s history. Their barbeque is awesome. Breakfast is tremendous. Everything...More

Thank rdscottusaf
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Went to the diner to grab some breakfast! It was a Great Experience- the staff was awesome and the food was good! Good old fashioned cooking! Eating here is like going back in time! I wish it would have been lunch time as the milk...More

Thank LTFB703
Reviewed January 19, 2018 via mobile

This place is outstanding. The atmosphere, decorations, menu and all are part of a old Americana Diner experience. The team is also extremely friendly and make you feel home. Come and eat the meats and finish up with their desserts. Enjoy!

Thank Matheus P
Reviewed January 5, 2018 via mobile

Small place. Lacks heat. 24/7 breakfasts. Specialty is bbq. Menu says 1/2 rack beef ribs but you cannot order that! Server had great personality. Wish food matched! Had the chicken noodle soup. E Tons of spaghetti, little chicken. Lacked seasoning. If you are hungry and...More

Thank OpinionGuru
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

We came in for breakfast and we were there almost until lunch time . There was only one poor girl running from one end to the next trying to keep coffee cups filled and politely apologizing for the many mistakes the kitchen was making on...More

Thank theplumbingmedi... .
Reviewed November 26, 2017

Most of the time, diner breakfast is diner breakfast, so what makes or breaks a diner is atmosphere and service, and 29 Diner does well on both counts. The staff is very friendly and efficient, the decor oozes authenticity, and the vibe is warm and...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed August 28, 2017

Almost gave it a four but settled on 3 stars. The place is small but our party of five was able to sit together at a table. The BBQ was very good. I had the pulled beef which was tender and flavorful, and my daughter...More

Thank jim t
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Overall, our meal was okay, it just wasn't spectacular. I had the pulled pork sandwich. It was good and I would have liked to try something else from the smoker. The chicken-fried steak was okay, but seemingly a bit over-cooked to the point that the...More

Thank KateDK
Reviewed July 16, 2017

Who doesn't love an old-fashioned diner? Well, this one tries really hard to be one, and I guess has been in business a while. But a diner without hamburger buns seems like a horse show without oats. I like biscuits and gravy on occasion, with...More

Thank Wendell T
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Questions & Answers
December 27, 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from JohnKThe29Diner | Property representative |
Breakfast always available..Everything is available, all the time! Stop in and see us! THANKS... 29 Diner!
November 6, 2016|
Response from JohnKThe29Diner | Property representative |
all credit cards are welcome and accepted. Looking forward to feeding you soon! 29 Diner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
6:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10536 Fairfax Blvd, Fairfax, VA 22030-3137
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-352-0029
  • E-mail
We are "new" owners and we are honored to be stewarding the 29 Diner! We cleaned her up greatly and have an amazing southern cooking head chef, who specializes in home cooked, comfort, diner food. We hope you stop in and give us a try. John
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