We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Smyrna Diner

99 S Cory Ln, Smyrna, DE 19977-2890
+1 302-653-9980
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good28%
  • Average32%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“scrapple” (5 reviews)
“dumplings” (2 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options
99 S Cory Ln, Smyrna, DE 19977-2890
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (169)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After the morning rush is over, one would think a kitchen could send out a hot, tasty breakfast. Only 5 people in the place. The tea was tepid, No water was offered. The creamed chipped beef was mostly gravy...toast was not crisp. Eggs were dry...More

Thank MPNC1123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After our nephew and his female teammate won the combined teams trophy at the Middletown Invitational we headed for the Brick Works to celebrate. From lemonade to lager and Sauvignon Blanc, brisket sandwich to Caesar salad, Brick Works does it all. Nicole, our server kept...More

Thank 3Eagles
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Breakfast buffet. Greasy, soggy, or dried out. Hostess barely even put the menus on the table for us. Waitress came to check on us, but did not stay for a reply. Fruit was good. Quick service. Clean. Buffet stocked. Atmosphere very loud and one of...More

Thank catsandcows
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Have visited this establishment on the way to the beach for the last 20+ years. Started as a tiny diner, ultimately moving to a brand new significantly larger establishment. Unfortunately bigger is not always better and it seems like the quality has gone down hill....More

Thank cheertraveler
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Service was good . Specials were good. Nice place. Waitress was very nice. Decent place to get a meal. Way better than the 2 diners south on 13 in Dover.

Thank 777paulz
Reviewed 17 August 2017

To be honest, the only time we eat here is usually for breakfast. They have a small breakfast buffett on the weekend. Eggs, bacon, sausage, ham, scrapple, buscuits & gravy, fruit...etc The only thing I don't like are the stupid plastic lids they use to...More

Thank Pip1128
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Nice salad bar, generous portions, pleasant staff. Meals come with rolls and mini muffins, a nice perk.

Thank Debra F
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This diner is hard to get into from route 13. It could have used a once over by cleaning crew, with visible fingerprints on mirrors, dust, etc. The food was okay, but nothing to rave about.

1  Thank tawny1956
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Staff was friendly, but the food wasn't very good. I ordered the fried seafood combo. I should have known better. Way overcooked with little taste. The other three in the group weren't impressed either.

1  Thank BirdmanDave
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

The service at the Smyrna is going downhill Real fast. My wife and I visited the diner today for lunch. What a disappointment. The waitress was the worst we have ever had in any place we have ever eaten. I had To ask her three...More

1  Thank Stingray69coupe
Nearby Restaurants
Pizzeria Dimeo
43 reviews
1.60 km away
Nino's Pizza
29 reviews
.31 km away
6 reviews
.33 km away
Nearby Attractions
Painted Stave Distilling
43 reviews
2.32 km away
3 Palms Zoo
13 reviews
9.20 km away
Smyrna Rest Area
25 reviews
4.94 km away
Dover Downs Casino
773 reviews
11.66 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Smyrna Diner staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 S Cory Ln, Smyrna, DE 19977-2890
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  Smyrna
  • Phone Number: +1 302-653-9980
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing