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Silver Diner

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Fair Oaks Mall, 12250 Fair Lakes Pkwy. West Ox Rd., Fairfax, VA 22033
+1 703-359-5941
06:30 - 02:00
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Fri - Sat 06:30 - 02:00
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Malvern, Worcs
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82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Coffee, juice and a fantastic range of good cooked breakfasts. I recommend the eggs benedict. Good service and positive vibe.

Thank Chemteacher
Fairfax, Virginia
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59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Ate here for lunch. The food was delicious. Lots of choices, including breakfast served all day. Have been wanting to eat here since I saw the chef on Chopped!

Thank imnva
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88 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The salad and burgers never disappoint here. Classic diner that I try to stop by when traveling to and from Washington D.C. I have always experienced goid service and delicious food. I remember the older Silver Diners in Bethesda and Silver Spring from about 25 years ago.

Thank djremosnyc
Washington, Dc
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71 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has a great classic diner feel with a farm to table menu. They have a seasonal menu as well as a standard menu chock-full of the usual comfort foods as well as more sophisticated dishes. My wife likes this place so much that she wanted to go there for Mother's Day. The staff is super friendly and nice... More 

Thank bwl8772
Washington DC, District of Columbia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to go for traditional American fare. Everything from a BLT to liver and onions to huge desserts. I can always count on the food and service to be very good. And there are some great healthy options.

Thank FreeJean
Fairfax, Virginia
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We feel like Silver Diner is struggling with an identity crisis. The farm to table idea is not very effective here. New menu items are often disappointing. The 50s diner theme was better and more charming.

Thank Happygrandma10
Sacramento, California
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While there tag line is more than a diner...they do have an expanded menu. Offer beer and wine as well... however it is still a diner. Has the feel and ambiance of a nice high end diner and I wouldn't come here if I was looking to relax with a friend or have a date night with my significant other.... More 

Thank Colleen S
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176 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Your arrival at 6:30 am is not too soon for fresh coffee and a friendly staff. The dishes have local ingredients and there are meals with 600 calories or less. There is a little something for everyone, vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and more. The Kale Salad, Tuna Avocado Sandwich, and turkey sandwich were great. Yes, we could have gotten the regular... More 

Thank Valerie J
Midlothian, Virginia, United States
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

eclectic menu caters to the persnickety ones in my family, but tradition burger and beer can be had too !!! ... and it's served fast, with an attentive wait staff, and reasonably priced !!! ... one of my out of town favorites !!!

Thank Robert W
Brook Park, Ohio
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Upon arriving in the Fairfax area late in the evening my husband and I were extremely hungry. Where can you get decent food at midnight? Trip advisor led us to The Silver Diner. The ambiance is that of a cute old fashioned diner complete with a jukebox at every table. The selections were vast and much of the food is... More 

Thank Robin G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fair Oaks Mall, 12250 Fair Lakes Pkwy. West Ox Rd., Fairfax, VA 22033
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax
  • Phone Number: +1 703-359-5941
At Silver Diner, we're much more than a diner. Whether you choose a classic dish or a vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free option, Executive Chef Ype Von Hengst has created a menu of customizable, healthier choices that all share one thing: the highest quality, all-natural ingredients available.Silver Diner is proud to be a key part of the local community, nurturing it's growth, providing food for healthier lifestyles, and supporting local schools and non-profits. With a menu that features more than 15 local farms that support sustainable agriculture, Chef Ype creates seasonal dishes using the freshest ingredients available within our local region.

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