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Penny's Diner

American, Diner
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2407 E. Hwy 90, Alpine, TX 79830
+1 432-837-5711
00:00 - 23:59
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San Antonio, Texas
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Arrived late in the evening and still had breakfast. The grill was right there to watch and the cook took great pride in his perfect sunny side up! Inexpensive and friendly.

Thank Leslie D
Houston, Texas
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506 reviews
292 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

If you are feeling like a greasy burger and fries, this is the place. I like to order a patty melt on our travels and this one was good. It looks a little tired inside, but does the trick.

Thank houstonnative47
San Marcos, Texas
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 December 2016

This diner actually looks like a 50's diner. All American food. Everything we had was really good. The selections were good, serves breakfast all the time too. Prices were reasonable. Staff was friendly.

Thank yrlyLongDrive
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016

This local hangout is close to Holiday Inn Express and walkable. We probably hit it at a bad time. Although it's a 24/7 diner, the 8:00 PM visit we made might have made a difference. Our experience included one cook, nearly every table still loaded with dirty plates, and a wait fort he hostess to show up. Our simple order... More 

Thank Bonnie M
Oak Park, Illinois
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95 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

The cook doesn't wear a hair net or rubber gloves. The cross contamination is rediculous. You can't touch raw bacon and then touch lettuce. Over 7 dollars for a BLT that looked like your third grader made it. For that kind of money you had better place a real sandwich in front of me. Place looks cool. We just drove... More 

1 Thank mcmac53
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

I got a recommendation from the Quality Inn next door to eat here. Its chief quality is that it is open 24 hours, and that's about all. It is small, so I'd avoid going at a busy time. Items from the grill might be better, but I made a mistake when ordering a club sandwich which was made with luncheon... More 

Thank BnB-Guest-1
Hautes Pyrenees
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188 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016

Haven taken directions and recommendations from two locals my wife and I were looking forward to our breakfast. Not much of a greeting on arrival with a fairly empty diner. It took a few minutes for the menus to arrive. We both ordered the breakfast special. This took 25 minutes to arrive!. The bacon was cold, hash browns lukewarm and... More 

Thank stillworkingat68
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Breakfast was exceptional. Great coffee and a classic eggs, bacon, hashbrowns, and toast spread. Very generous portions all the way around.

Thank William F H
Austin, Texas
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Seems to be the best choice for a quick meal. Open 24/7. Right by the Quality Inn. Friendly, competent staff. Food was good and price was right.

Thank Robert C
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This is where we checked into our hotel next door so we had to come in for breakfast. If only I had an old roadster drive out of here instead of my old Jeep.

Thank Jeremiah M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2407 E. Hwy 90, Alpine, TX 79830
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Alpine
  • Phone Number: +1 432-837-5711

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