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Capitol Diner

431 Union St, Lynn, MA 01901-1304
+1 781-595-9314
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Diner
431 Union St, Lynn, MA 01901-1304
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Wonderful menu. Great food. Good quality. Surprisingly over-priced. I think they do a great job on breakfasts and are only open for breakfast and lunch. My mother loves going here with her friends for her rare burger. The burgers are quite good and I love...More

Thank hdavid1002
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The service and friendly feel here is excellent. The Chef makes whatever you want, just the way you want. I love the food here! Love the people here also, customers, wait staff, owner, all great folks. You always feel like you are home. Highly recommended!!

Thank R Allen D
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Whenever I am in Or near Lynn, I try to go to this place at least once for breakfast. This is a REAL old fashion diner with a friendly staff, and straight forward food. And you never know who you are sitting next to! It...More

Thank Jose H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Great food, great service, hidden in downtown Lynn. A good little diner that's within walking distance of everything. Restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch. Not sure if it's open for dinner.

Thank Lesley P
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

This is a great little gem. This one if those places where all the locals eat. The staff are super friendly. The food is really good. This place is somewhere you should definitely check out. Just bring cash.

Thank Katrina J
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Whether it is for breakfast or lunch, you can't go wrong with a meal at the diner. Everything is made to order and the portions are big. The prices are great too. Cash Only btw.

Thank Cesarina A
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

its a bit small but its a very warming ambience. you see regulars pop in and interact with staff. its a classic diner feel. food is extremly tasty and Price is great. i would def recomend as a comfort breakfast. wouldnt suggest for families unless...More

Thank Reinaldo H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

this is a little bit of nostalga nestled in the middle of lynn the employees are all very friendly the food is great and i always feel like im home when i go in to eat go in have a bite and read all about...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 9 July 2017

My son wanted to share an early afternoon meal at an old fashioned diner. We found the Capitol Diner, which is about half way between our homes, on Google. Neither of us had been there before. The building itself is classic earlyish 20th century- long...More

Thank Ronald N
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

It's like the cheers of breakfast places.. Take your pick of menu items.. You can't lose.. If your lucky the owner will be behind the grill.. They do have great specials for breakfast. You can even eat outside in the outdoor cafe.. Seating inside can...More

Thank Raymond C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 1:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 431 Union St, Lynn, MA 01901-1304
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lynn
  • Phone Number: +1 781-595-9314
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