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Highway Diner

910 N Winstead Ave, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8760
+1 252-451-5270
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pimento cheese” (13 reviews)
“home fries” (11 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
910 N Winstead Ave, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8760
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While visiting family in the area, a friend and I came here for breakfast. I ordered the garden omelet with hash browns and wheat toast. The omelet contained green peppers, mushrooms, onions, tomatoes and cheese. It was well cooked and was not runny in the...More

Thank SkagwaySue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ehhhh it was okay I wasn't wowed I honestly don't see what the hype is about. The food was okay could've been better in my opinion

Thank je_suis_beau_
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We collect diners in our un-official family diner rating plan and award up to five Greasy Spoons for each. This one isn't really a diner but we rated it anyway. We give one spoon for ambiance like red checkered tablecloths, short stools at the counter,...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I first moved down here to Rocky Mount I wasn't yet prepared to make my own meals. I found the Highway Diner (not to far from me) so I decided to try it. I loved the omelette and the home fries are to die...More

Thank bruce s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ordered their Cheeseburger added bacon, delish, cooked to perfection and ready to go (Carry Out) in about 10mins. drove up from hotel, gave name and checked out..My Vanilla milkshake was quite tasty too... We ordered here about 3 days of our 8 day stay.......

Thank 9CLINE
Reviewed 3 January 2018

The food is so good here! I have tried most things on the menu and have yet to find something I didn't enjoy! This is a favorite spot for our family to visit when we don't feel like cooking. Pro Tip: you can order a...More

Thank Erin S
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Although it seems to be owned by a big company, the vibe is very local and friendly. Even though I was just passing through, I felt as if I experienced a moment of southern hospitality. All the ladies serving were so nice. And the food...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Whether you are passing by on I-95 or in town for some other reason, this silver diner is worth the stop. Great home cooking, pleasant service and a clean fresh decor make this place a winner. Can't say enough good things about it.

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Every time we go for dinner, it is freezing cold in the restaurant. The staff say they can only move the temperature up 2 degrees. If your food is Supposed to be hot, after a couple of minutes, it is cold. It’s the same with...More

Thank V T
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent diner to grab a delicious meal. We did take-out breakfast and the service was quick! (10min.) Yummy Garden Omelet and great sides. Big portion (!!!) for a very reasonable price - four omelets for under $30! Wonderful people working there and very convenient to...More

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Questions & Answers
2 September 2017|
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Response from Gail S | Property representative |
No, but we have credit card access for Master Card, Visa, & American Express
2 June 2016|
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Response from tlstanley99 | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not serve alcohol at the Highway Diner. They have sweet tea, sodas, coffee, and water.
6 June 2015|
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Response from Sherrie W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have outdoor seating, covered and uncovered, but I agree with another writer that you would want to call about your pets. I have seen small dogs there before but that was a few years ago.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 910 N Winstead Ave, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8760
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Rocky Mount
  • Phone Number: +1 252-451-5270
A unique 1950's diner experience with the best breakfast on the road servers all day. Also come check out our desserts.
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