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The Little Depot Diner

1 Railroad Ave, Peabody, MA 01960-4311
+1 978-977-7775
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good6%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“home fries” (11 reviews)
“hash browns” (5 reviews)
“apple butter” (4 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
1 Railroad Ave, Peabody, MA 01960-4311
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It really is tiny, a ,true old fashioned diner, cash only, and with family atmosphere and true homemade Hungarian sausage featured. Breakfast was fast, nicely done, and graciously served with smiles. The bill afterwards was a happy shock, so modest for what we got.

Thank Jim T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another truism from DDD, never judge a DDD restaurant by its outside appearance. The Little Depot Diner looks fairly well-worn on the exterior but our breakfast ranked as the Wife's favorite and my 2nd Favorite during our 2-week New England vacation. Luckily, we arrived just...More

Thank BigTool
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fun, friendly, good food, small only about 15 seats but well worth the wait. Family owned Ross and Alicia are the best.

Thank Carrol B
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Tiny in size, and huge in delicious. I had the pastrami melt sandwich and it was perfect. For this southern guy it was as friendly as it gets. I enjoyed the people as much as the meal. I will not only go back again but...More

Thank Ken W
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Only 15 stools in an authentic diner. The couple who own the diner are blues fanatics, so be prepared for BB King or Stevie Ray with your hash browns. The food is outstanding - right down to home made sausages. Way above normal diner /...More

Thank PortableWheels
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Blueberry pancakes as big as your head and a kid favorite for my boys! There is a train that runs along a track inside around the perimeter of this cool converted train car. Alicia always asks before giving the kids anything extra like powdered sugar...More

Thank Kmendoza_TA
Reviewed 14 March 2017

My wife and I finally had the chance to stop into the Little Depot Diner in Peabody sq. Our timing was perfect as the diner only has counter service but the wait was well worth it. It was recently sold to a young, dynamic couple...More

Thank gsa1951
Reviewed 7 March 2017

This place is super small like maybe 10-15 bar stools but oh what a place! It's everything you would want your typical diner experience to be. Great atmosphere, SUPER friendly people, delicious food, GREAT music! You may have to wait but it is worth it...More

Thank Jul123_12
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a very small place, but the food is good and the people are very friendly!! Don't expect to leave hungry.

Thank lrvasconcelos
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Great little (15 seats at the counter!) diner. Staff was great...very personable and attentive. Breakfast was delicious....Hungarian sausage very good...I especially liked the fact there were no fillers or preservatives. We just had basic eggs and toast with that, and my husband had the hash,...More

Thank Mannster
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open days, saw report of six days, display shows five days?
8 May 2016|
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Response from Judith S | Reviewed this property |
They are open five days they are closed on Tuesday and they are closed on Wednesday. The food is excellent !!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Cash Only
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 13:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Railroad Ave, Peabody, MA 01960-4311
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Peabody
  • Phone Number: +1 978-977-7775
  • E-mail
a 1929 Worcester Lunch Car serving up Breakfast & Lunch ! "Breakfast with the Blues"
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