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Middlesex Diner

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1803 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle, PA 17015-8856
+1 717-241-2021
00:00 - 23:59
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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food is wonderful, friendly staff, great breakfast and fresh! I hate going to other diners where the toast is sitting for hours and bacon is sitting in a pan. This diner is very good and everything is fresh and clean!

Thank Poolshark2015
West Point, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We pulled into Carlisle a little later than anticipated and were overly hungry. We has planned to eat at Middlesex Diner before we arrived. We have eaten there before on past trips and have never been disappointed. This visit was no exception. Our party of 3 was seated in a booth immediately even though the parking lot was full. The... More 

Thank Britt_Roger
West New York, New Jersey
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had breakfast and dinner with no regrets afterwards , came in empty left full and satisfied. Good looking staff was a bonus.

Thank ikas1289
Millburn, New Jersey
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37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice stop for good, authentic diner food. Was spending the night at a nearby hotel, and the diner was recommended to us. Wanted something quick, and was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. I had a greek salad with chicken, which was delicious. Food seemed to be homemade. Wide variety of choices at decent prices.

Thank Lori A
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome food. Very nice place to eat. The staff is awesome. I have always loved going here and all. So if you ever travel thru stop by you won't regret it

Thank Amybri
Ottawa, Canada
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Old style diner, efficient, friendly service, good food, huge portions, very reasonable prices. Right next door to a Day's Inn and close to Interstate 81.

Thank Charles B
New Hampshire
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179 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying at a nearby hotel and tired from traveling from Florida. This restaurant was recommended by our hotel staff for good home style food for takeout. It was quick, friendly, good and there was plenty of it. Thanks from a couple of tired travelers.

Thank Eddiepeddie
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've heard about this place for years and finally tried it. The breakfast was outstanding!!! The food was home cooking at its best. Prices were reasonable and the service was friendly and attentive. Can't wait to go back for lunch and dinner.

Thank George Z
johnstown, United States
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Portions were large. The veal parm was some of the best I've ever had and I'm very particular with veal. The sauce was incredible! My only complaint was the hot bacon dressing. It was just too thick and needed more acid. My hubby had the shrimp and scallop Alfredo. Again the portion was abundant. We will be back.

Thank Cindy L
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Convenient diner located next to Inn. Extensive menu, good service. Easy access to Route 81. Many traditional comfort meals.

Thank Linda G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1803 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle, PA 17015-8856
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +1 717-241-2021

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?