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Lawrence Park Dinor

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4019 Main St, Erie, PA 16511-1965
+1 814-899-4390
07:00 - 15:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 07:00 - 15:00
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Greenville, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After having to stop at a gas station to ask for directions from downtown Erie, Lawrence Park Dinor was a great find! My husband got the Reuben and I got the Gyro, and we shared the Greek Fries. Everything was a winner. BUT...the best part was dessert. Homemade Coconut Cream Pie and a Grilled Cinnamon Roll. Both were awesome!

Thank LWinterberger
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our family was driving through Erie on our way to visit family. Even though the Dinor is a bit out of the way, the food and drinks are delicious. The decor is classic sarcasm. Reading the signs kept my middle schoolers occupied while we waited for our order. I loved the Greek burger and chocolate milk shake in an old... More 

Thank Andy M
Binghamton, New York
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106 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a family breakfast here, good service and good food. Be warned though, when the pancakes say fluffy, they are FLUFFY AND HUGE!

Thank Rachel C
punkydoodle, Owner at Lawrence Park Dinor, responded to this review

Thanks for the review and yes our pancakes are pretty big!! Becky and Rick More 

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84 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great specialty burgers, homemade soups and pies (peanut butter, OMG) make this place a must. Make sure to order the Greek sauce fries, a local specialty similiar to chili fries. Our waitress was very outgoing and talked to us in her down time. It was a memorable experience. Also, a great time to show is 11am to 12, when they... More 

Thank Justin D
punkydoodle, Owner at Lawrence Park Dinor, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review! See you again on your next visit. Becky and Rick More 

New Castle, Pennsylvania
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141 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick lunch. The dinor's high rating drew me in. It is not rated so well because it's the most creative culinary experience you can have in Erie. I feel the rating reflects the nostalgic and historic atmosphere of an old dinor, the quality of totally appropriate food, and the very warm and genuine staff. The place... More 

Thank Rebby2k
punkydoodle, Owner at Lawrence Park Dinor, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review and glad you enjoyed your lunch. Hope you come back again !! Becky and Rick More 

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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

We loved the historical facts on the park diner. Everyone was very nice. Limited seating but we sat at the bar. The food was good but we loved the cinnamon roll. It was outstanding. We would love to return.

Thank Bernadette J
punkydoodle, Owner at Lawrence Park Dinor, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review and we are glad you enjoyed your meal and the cinnamon roll!! See you next time!! Becky & Rick More 

1 review
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

My family of 5 came here for an impromptu lunch. I had the turkey club...great couldn't eat the while thing. My boys got Greek sauce fries. The first time they had Greek sauce...they lived it. We will definitelycome back here again.

Thank Rob W
punkydoodle, Owner at Lawrence Park Dinor, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping in and we are so glad that you enjoyed yourselves. Looking forward to having you come back in. Becky & Rick More 

Overland Park, Kansas
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our first visit for breakfast, and will be back to try lunch on our upcoming trip. We are from Kansas City area, and trying unique local places is fun while traveling.

Thank Terry R
punkydoodle, Owner at Lawrence Park Dinor, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping and we are glad that you enjoyed your first dining experience with us and we appreciate the nice review. See you again sometime! Becky and Rick More 

Erie, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Old fashioned diner with great food and excellent friendly service. have visited several times and never been disapointed

Thank dwb13golf
punkydoodle, Owner at Lawrence Park Dinor, responded to this review

Thank you for the nice review and glad you enjoy coming in. We appreciate your patronage. Becky & Rick More 

West Chester, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I know this place gets outstanding reviews, and it is a fun and quirky place to go, but #1 in Erie??? What does that say about all the rest of the restaurants in Erie? We were there twice for breakfast during our recent stay in Erie. The service, I have to say, is friendly and fast. But the food is... More 

Thank CindyInChesco
punkydoodle, Owner at Lawrence Park Dinor, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by the Dinor for breakfast while you were in Erie. Sorry you were so disappointed......if your breakfast was not to your satisfaction, we would hope that you would have said something to your server so we could have addressed it while you were here. We pride ourselves in excellent customer service, satisfaction and serving great food .......if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Greek, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4019 Main St, Erie, PA 16511-1965
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Erie
  • Phone Number: +1 814-899-4390
****NOTE ..we will be CLOSED SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 4, 2016 for family reasons GREAT Food, Great Prices, Friendly Staff, Clean Interior. Nostalgic 1948 Silk City diner (on the National Historic Registry) located in East Erie, Lawrence Park Township. Serving Breakfast from open till 11 am and Lunch 11 am to close. HOURS: Tuesday-Saturday 7 am to 3 pm. Sunday 8 am to 2 pm (serving from our Breakfast menu only on Sunday) Closed on Mondays.

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