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Fairgrounds Diner

1111 Spring Rd, Carlisle, PA 17013-1587
+1 717-249-2836
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“home fries” (5 reviews)
“car show” (5 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner
1111 Spring Rd, Carlisle, PA 17013-1587
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Wife and I were out and in the neighborhood of Fairgrounds Diner so stopped for dinner. I had a Belgian Waffle with fruit topping and the wife had grilled chicken breast with cauliflower and cream of broccoli soup. The waffle was a bit undercooked in...More

Thank SAinPA
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We had the world's best waitress. She took great care of us. Our meals were fantastic. The place is pretty and clean. Plenty of seating inside and parking spaces outside.

Thank Bob19512014
Reviewed 17 August 2016

I didn't really expect much from this diner, but was pleasantly surprised. It was clean and the wait staff was attentive. The menu was extensive, with a good variety of choices for breakfast. I had the creamed chipped beef over homefries with a side of...More

2  Thank William S
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This is about the server:: ordered dry toast with breakfast. Toast came buttered.. ok , ordinarily no big deal except for the facial gesture of the server. she placed a plate on the table and said to put the toast on the plate. I guess...More

Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

They are the same owners as the Walnut Bottom Diner. The service and quality of food as just as good. We were very pleased with the place and will be returning without any hesitation.

Thank Jose C
Reviewed 19 June 2016

The amount of chow you get and the quality of it makes this place my favorite eatery in town. The Fairground Special breakfast will keep you full until diner.

1  Thank garykramlich
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Food and service acceptable with the attraction of the frugal breakfast spender. The server was prompt, answered questions, and friendly. That makes the tip.

Thank Earl H
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Very close to the fairgrounds for Carlisle events. Fast service and good food. Great to go to before the shows or for a break during the show

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 9 May 2016

After a rough night at a wedding we choose to eat at a diner than at the hotel for breakfast. We got an amazing breakfast. The three others I was with had the same as I (just different variety). 2 eggs (your choice), homefries, choice...More

Thank jessk09
Reviewed 16 April 2016

I went in with my mother and 2 children. The server was very rude and the prices were decidedly higher than comparable local diners due to the car show proximity. The food wasn't very good either. We ordered normal diner food and it was cold...More

Thank Nickole B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 Spring Rd, Carlisle, PA 17013-1587
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +1 717-249-2836
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