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Middlesex Diner

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1803 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle, PA 17015-8856
+1 717-241-2021
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00:00 - 23:59
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johnstown, United States
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Portions were large. The veal parm was some of the best I've ever had and I'm very particular with veal. The sauce was incredible! My only complaint was the hot bacon dressing. It was just too thick and needed more acid. My hubby had the shrimp and scallop Alfredo. Again the portion was abundant. We will be back.

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Thank Cindy L
Syracuse
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Convenient diner located next to Inn. Extensive menu, good service. Easy access to Route 81. Many traditional comfort meals.

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Center, Texas
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was good and staff was great. It was served in a reasonable amount of time and staff checked with us frequently to see if we were ok.

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carlisle
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41 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This use to be our go to place. Diner atmosphere - but good food and good prices. It came under new management last year and it is not as good. We don't even go there any more.

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Thank wantabewarm
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A plus is the quick service when your in a hurry. The food is delivered within minutes and the staff very polite. It does seem that every time we visit at least one of our items or meal is not brought out together with the rest of the meals. Food is good and hot with a good menu selection for... More 

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Thank Snyd33
Carlisle pa
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Very good down home breakfast / nice home fries with quick service. I do wish the coffee was better - no wait

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Thank P W
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We went here based on the reviews. We must have hit an off night. I ordered the meat loaf special. It was very bland and the potatoes were boxed and had an off taste to them. The gravy was very salty. Husband ordered the stuffed chicken breast which was pounded out so thin he could have made shoes out of... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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110 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

We eat here once a week for breakfast, sometime for 1 diner too. We have been noticing a decline in the food quality. This past Saturday we were served bacon that was soaked in grease and had that greasy caked on look....cold and horrible ($2.95). The toast was no way toast, it was bread! Horrible as well. The hash browns... More 

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Lehighton, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Staying at the Day's Inn next to the Diner. Nothing else close by so am forced to eat here as I don't have transportation. Food isn't bad, but it's not great either. The regular portions are good for two average to light eaters so you can share if you care too. Had the pork and sauerkraut last night. It was... More 

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Lenoir City, Tennessee
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310 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I have been going here for years. The place does not change. Good service good food. The menu is full and the orders are properly prepared. 24/7 this place is churning out great meals. The seafood is good but so is breakfast. It's a hard choice but I feel confident you will be happy. It's a diner and it's a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
00:00 - 23:59
Monday
00:00 - 23:59
Tuesday
00:00 - 23:59
Wednesday
00:00 - 23:59
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
00:00 - 23:59
Saturday
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1803 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle, PA 17015-8856
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +1 717-241-2021

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