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Smyrna Diner

American, Diner
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99 S Cory Lane, Smyrna, DE 19977
+1 302-653-9980
06:00 - 22:00
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Dover, Delaware, United States
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I usually eat at the diner every other week or so all year long. It's always amazing and delicious. Home cooked meals 😊

Thank Donna V
Milford, Delaware
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51 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good choice for breakfast in Smyrna. Good portions, service and food. Great value for the money. Worth stopping in for breakfast.

Thank Taowalker239
Clayton, Delaware
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for the buffet we were seated in the back dining room with the buffet the waitress was on top of our service very good this time around.

Thank Chuck K
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This iconic restaurant in Smynra maintains its history of pretty good food at pretty good prices with good service. However, it is NOT as good as it used to be before the move. The food is slightly smaller in portion and the price, inversely has increased. Service has remained unchanged - sometimes good sometimes not so good. Still, worht eating... More 

Thank drdab4c
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my wife out for dinner, someplace close and not crowded. She had the meat loaf, said it was good . . . I had open turkey sandwich with frys and salad. More bread then turkey and gravy was kind of cold. I don't send food back so I ate my meal. Prices were fair, service ok. Waitress playing game... More 

Thank Kevin P
Hartly, United States
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Love the buffet. The food is very good and diverse selection. The staff is friendly and efficient. A good place to stop when you are on the go!

Thank Jan H
New Jersey
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153 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

No maple syrup available, just Smuckers "breakfast syrup" substitute. No butter either, just tiny packets of equally terrible and fake Smart Balance. How does a diner, where breakfast is so popular not have real butter and syrup? Something is just not right here. My pancakes were okay, but I lost my appetite when dumping that cold, fake syrup on them.... More 

Thank crazyhorse30
North East, Maryland
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197 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We were on our way home from hiking in Delaware and decided to stop here for lunch. The service was great the food was good and we would stop here again. The place is clean and the wait staff are friendly.

Thank Ozgard
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438 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Had a good lunch in this friendly, locals' favorite spot in Smyrna. Convenient for travelers on Hwy. 1 heading to/from Delaware beaches. This is a 'real deal' diner with a varied menu, daily specials, and attentive servers (young & old). Restored our faith in diners after some lesser examples in Connecticut ;-)

Thank wildswanDelaware
Smyrna, Delaware
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129 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

This diner is located in Smyrna Delaware directly off of Route 1 at exit 114. A great place for Breakfast, Lunch or dinner. The menu offers many choices to choose from. I have eaten here on several occasions and have never been dissatisfied. Great food and service!

Thank RLW306

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 S Cory Lane, Smyrna, DE 19977
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Smyrna
  • Phone Number: +1 302-653-9980

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