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Smith Street Diner

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438 Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC 27401-2104
+1 336-379-8666
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06:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Mon 06:30 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 06:30 - 21:00
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Greensboro
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife has wanted to visit Smith Street for some time. Usually we are in too big of a hurry to risk standing in line as every time we have gone by it seemed there was one. But this past Saturday we agreed to stand and wait if it killed us. The wait was brief and we hit it at... More 

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Thank imaheel
Charlotte, North Carolina
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82 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting from out of town and heard so many people talking about this place so decided to check it out. Went on a sunday and the wait wasn't too bad for 2. i ordered the eggs and biscuit with gravy because i am obsessed with gravy and trying it as many places as possible.. it wasn't all that great here,... More 

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Thank cltfoodlove
Orlando, Florida
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259 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had been told about Smith Street Diner before visiting Greensboro and I think what sold me on this spot was their advertisement that they served biscuits the size of a cats head. And I can now verify that fact. But it wasn't just the size of the biscuit it was the OMG deliciousness that would bring me back time... More 

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Thank Chef Dennis L
Greensboro, NC
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117 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This bustling little diner takes breakfast to a higher level by offering better quality food than an average diner. Whether you want a traditional Southern breakfast, Mexican eggs, or a bagel with salmon, there is something for all tastes. The home fries are nicely browned, full of onions, and delicious! Fresh-squeezed orange juice is available, as are apple butter and... More 

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Thank Daffodil7404
Greensboro, North Carolina
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My husband and I are big fans of trying some of the best rated, local restaurants here in Greensboro. Smith Street Diner was a restaurant we had had our eye on for quite some time, but every Sunday we'd ride by, there was a line waiting outside the door. One Monday a few weeks ago, we decided it was finally... More 

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Thank iamfabellis
Kernersville
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147 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Had breakfast here with my wife. Place was very busy around 9am on a Sat. They take your name bu due to space you must wait outside and they come and get you. No problem as it was a beautiful morning. Once seated , it was loud inside , but all was worth it. The food was awesome . Wait... More 

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Thank Richard A
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283 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Had not been here in a while and don't plan on going back. Had a gravy biscuit and found the biscuit to be quite large but hard and cakey.

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Thank Wallypm
Greensboro
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

If you love breakfast, then this place is a must visit! We lucked out on our visit and did not have to wait for our table. That is not the norm! The restaurant does not have a huge waiting area so they ask that you send in one person to add your name to the waiting list. The rest of... More 

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Thank ohiochic1998
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Went to eat there with my son. I had the corned beef hash breakfast which included corned beef hash, country potatoes, eggs and a king sized biscuit. The breakfast was great. My son had a cheeseburger with fries. He is kind of a cheeseburger freak. He pronounced the burger "good" but not in the Hops or Burger Warfare way. My... More 

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Thank GeorgeRebella
Asheboro, North Carolina
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56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

My chicken fried steak was excellent, but, my partners pork loin was greasy and tasted like it was left over and then just thrown on the grill for a few minutes. The fries and veggies were very good, the tea excellent. Service was good and friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 14:30
Monday
06:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
06:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 21:00
Thursday
06:30 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 21:00
Saturday
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 438 Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC 27401-2104
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Greensboro
  • Phone Number: +1 336-379-8666

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