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Highway Diner

910 N Winstead Ave, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8760
+1 252-451-5270
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pimento cheese” (13 reviews)
“home fries” (11 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
910 N Winstead Ave, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8760
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wasn't sure what to order... sandwich, dinner, or salad. So many choices. I decided on the Signature Salad. What a great salad. It had dried cranberries, pineapple, nuts, and croutons. Topped off with lemon poppyseed dressing. Delicious! It far exceeded my expectations. Also, it...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This diner is next door to Candlewood Suites. The staff are very nice and the service was fast. We ordered oatmeal and a sausage muffin to go and it was very good.

Thank David H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family was driving through N.C. And instead of stopping at a cracker barrel, or, Fast food place we decided to try Highway Diner. The food was good, the service was good and the price was good. When we pass by we will most likely stop...More

Thank Justin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My son wanted breakfast for dinner. Good food and friendly staff. Their signature salad was a nice combination of fruit, nuts and greens. Overall, a great family place

Thank cocoamom0316
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is always fresh, never pre-cooked, it may take a little longer but is always good. Breakfast ROCKS. Lunch is great as well. They used to have live music outside but I haven't seen it in a while. One of the bands they had...More

Thank W4430RMdavidc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What wonderful place to step back in time. The staff is outstanding. The food is delicious and reasonably priced. A must stop off of 95.

Thank nmpkyllc
Reviewed 3 November 2017

There were four of us who ate here. The servings are very large and the food is good. The building and the decorations are fun to see.

Thank SueinSalem
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Been working here in Rocky Mount for about a week have eaten at this place 4 times. twice for breakfast twice for dinner. the staff couldn't be happier and they include you in their conversations, and they keep you laughing while they all help each...More

Thank Michael Z
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped in for a quick brunch take out on a Sunday. My order was taken quickly and despite a packed dining room my food arrived in short order. The food was very tasty and the portions were just the right size.

Thank Colemans78
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

This place has been around for years and I just never made it out there to eat till today. And oh boy was it delicious would recommend to anyone in the area and go with the cheese steak and homemade chips take it from me...More

Thank JBarnes327
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Questions & Answers
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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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