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The Diner

490 Suedberg Rd, Exit 100 I-81 Pilot Travel Center, Pine Grove, PA 17963-8830
+1 570-345-8800
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good38%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
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Closes in 12 min
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
American, Diner
490 Suedberg Rd, Exit 100 I-81 Pilot Travel Center, Pine Grove, PA 17963-8830
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Not what we expected. Spaghetti was tomato paste. Bathrooms closed for cleaning (not) the whole time were there.More

Thank Cottagecelt
6278, Manager at The Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

The spaghetti sauce is a smooth style without chunks of tomato, the majority of people seem to prefer it, I am sorry you didn't care for it. Hopefully you informed your waitress and she got you something more to your liking. Clean restrooms are very...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Staying across the road at the Hampton Inn I saw the diner. I was towing a trailer so I wanted somewhere I could walk to. It was either The Diner or Subway at the Pilot Truck Stop. 60's decor,and music, better than average food and...More

Thank deltaraider21
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food ok, service stinks, we waited an hour and a half for a dozen wings, a burger, and 2 hot dogs for the kids. All they wanted to do is pump drinks into you ( the alcoholic kind) .More

Thank Tammy D
6278, Owner at The Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We were very busy and had a cook call off. We informed everyone as they entered, that the wait was running 30 minutes. Those not in a hurry came in, some left This review is ridiculous. We DO NOT push alcoholic drinks, and in fact...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've eaten here several times, and every time my meal has been very good. Breakfast, lunch or dinner, they make it right.. The cheesesteaks are awesome, with real steak not chip steak...

Thank Harriet S
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

This was right across from my hotel so I visited several times. I tried numerous dishes and all were good. It was good, honest diner food plus they have a beverage license so you can wash it down with a beer if you like.

Thank Anthony G
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Our group of five ate here on a Sunday when the few other non-fast food places in the area were closed. I had the southern fried chicken, and it was very good. A nice small salad was served with it. However, the others in our...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Very good food! Excellent service , a bit on the pricey side for larger families $50 for family of 5, but worth it. Don't let your children waste money on the shopkins gumball machine- my 5 year old daughter received a pair of black shoelaces...More

Thank missesCmomOf3
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This is a cute 50's style diner. Decor and music right out of the 50's. they have good fried food. I asked for tarter tots and onion rings but got tater tots and fries. With that said they were both very crispy which was nice....More

Thank Mary O
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped at The Diner for lunch with our kids. We walked in and was told to sit anywhere. We sat at out table for a few minutes before one of the waitresses came We were asked if the kids would prefer big cups or...More

Thank m_brittany
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Walked in for the 1st time ever. Was unclear as to whether to seat ourselves or wait to be seated. Finally after a minute or so we were told to sit wherever we wanted. Service was not great. Some of the food was good, but...More

1  Thank vlee82
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 490 Suedberg Rd, Exit 100 I-81 Pilot Travel Center, Pine Grove, PA 17963-8830
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pine Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 570-345-8800
24 HR Classic American Diner. Breakfast served all day. Daily specials, burgers, BLTs, platters, soups, salads, sandwiches, Beer & Wine.
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