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Smoketown Diner

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2481 Old Philadelphia Pike, Lancaster, PA 17602-3461
+1 717-394-2539
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06:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Thu 06:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sun 06:00 - 20:00
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hey, TripAdvisor, please advise travelers of the new name. If they're looking for a sign that says "Smoketown Diner," they'll be out of luck. Anyway, the food at Joni's and the service are very good. I've been there 3 times, each with different people. I enjoyed it each time, and so did my friends. A good country place out in... More 

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Thank GogoGSO
Patchogue, New York
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Dinner was not good, had roast beef was fried, my wife had croquettes that made her sick. would go there for dinner.

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Thank sac4711772
cape may
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58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We have eaten here a few times before under different ownership. We visited today for the first time for breakfast. Coffee was very bland and we drink it black...not much taste. We both ordered the Levi Sandwich, egg, cheese, choice of meat on an englsh muffin. Half the plate was filled with the worse hash brown potatoes we have ever... More 

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Thank weege49
New York City, New York
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130 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

We had the opportunity to have lunch here on a Sunday, when there is not much else open for food in the immediate area. The outside of the restaurant has a sign that says Joni's although on Trip Advisor is is listed as Smoketown Diner. There is ample parking behind the diner. This diner is a nice, small town diner... More 

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Thank Bill D
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199 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Its a diner and not great...very basic food. I wouldn't go back unless i was needing a place to sit and chat for a while with a friend!

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Thank Earl G
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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87 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Wow, our portions were huge! Loved the home cut fries and there were a million on my plate. I felt the food was good but the prices are high. I probably will not return as I can get the same food down the road and a bit cheaper.

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Thank P1139KYjoeb
Montgomery, Alabama
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

We ate breakfast and the items we got were great. Order off the menu. Price was outstanding. Eggs cooked to order, like you want them not the cook. He took pride in his cooking. They have REAL fried potatoes, not hash browns or shoestring.

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Thank Robert S
Otsego County, NY
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 November 2015

Whenever we are in Lancaster we always stop at the Smoketown Diner for breakfast. It is tasty, quick, and reasonable. They cooked my breakfast just the way I ordered it. The staff is nice too.

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Thank Marcia R
Germantown Maryland
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391 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We saw he reviews for Joni's when checking on Smoketown Diner because I heard it was closed. The reviews looked good so away we went. The people there are friendly, the place is plain, nothing fancy but the food was very very good. We ordered the rib special and a bacon cheeseburger. All the burgers are 1/2 lb, belly buster... More 

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Thank D4379
Bridgewater
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165 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

While staying in Intercourse', out front desk staff suggested we check out Joni's for some good home cooking with massive servings. They over sold the dinner servings but the food was very good. Had the meatloaf and mashed potatoes. The place was quiet on a Monday late evening, but the service was top notch (Brittany) and Joni popped out to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 20:00
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 20:00
Saturday
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2481 Old Philadelphia Pike, Lancaster, PA 17602-3461
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Lancaster
  • Phone Number: +1 717-394-2539

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