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Highway Diner

910 N Winstead Ave, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8760
+1 252-451-5270
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“finger food” (21 reviews)
“pimento cheese” (13 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
910 N Winstead Ave, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8760
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My husband and I get a takeout at least once a week. He enjoys their signature salad that has various fruits and nuts with their homemade poppyseed dressing. I'll get the same, or I'll get their chef salad for a change. Their homemade chicken salad...More

Thank Barbara N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good food large portions everything is fresh excellent service and clean. Prices are very reasonable and has a large selection

Thank siennasma
Reviewed 3 days ago

I love Highway Diner's burgers (you get choice of regular or sauteed onions and your choice of cheese (American, cheddar, etc). They also have great crinkle fries...not many places carry crinkle fries anymore except maybe Zaxby's. They also have homemade cakes and desserts. If you...More

Thank Tracy F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I didn't have any experience here because it closed at 9 pm. With being on a traveler's route and hotels/motels near you would think it would stay open at least until 11pm!!! The desk clerk at the hotel recommended it though!!!

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This is a typical diner, with all of the old school fixins to give you that 50s feel. A lot of locals visit here, and this is apparent by the relationships between the staff and patrons that was observed. This is always awesome to see!...More

Thank JayLorraine
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

Its a 50's diner that was a nice lunch stop. The place was packed but the service and food was great. I had the highway burger medium which was really good. My daughter had chicken tenders and didnt complain and my wife had the special...More

Thank 545Ronald
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

While traveling stopped here for carry out chicken salad. Very good but would have liked more chicken. All staff professional and friendly. Sit down area looks like typical diner.

Thank artvet1995
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

I got the signature Burger ordered medium well, the fried green tomatoes are awesome, the homemade pimento cheese sauces very good, the bacon is definitely crispy overdone and the burger was medium rare. The staff is awesome the atmospheres busy and enjoyable. The property is...More

Thank 774lloydd
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This place is cute and had good food. Lunch was super good , I had the pimento cheese BLT that had a fried green tomato on it. It was great and something different. Milkshakes looked good but I was too full to get one. Would...More

Thank Marsha41
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

The Highway Diner is really cute. All black and white and red and chrome. Very 50s looking. Clean and shiny inside. The menu is very reasonable. That’s the good news. We ordered a club sandwich, and a soup and half Sandwich combo along with a...More

Thank rosieoh
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2 September 2017|
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Response from Gail S | Property representative |
No, but we have credit card access for Master Card, Visa, & American Express
3 June 2016|
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Response from tlstanley99 | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not serve alcohol at the Highway Diner. They have sweet tea, sodas, coffee, and water.
6 June 2015|
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Response from Sherrie W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have outdoor seating, covered and uncovered, but I agree with another writer that you would want to call about your pets. I have seen small dogs there before but that was a few years ago.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 910 N Winstead Ave, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8760
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Rocky Mount
  • Phone Number: +1 252-451-5270
A unique 1950's diner experience with the best breakfast on the road servers all day. Also come check out our desserts.
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