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Capitol Diner

American, Greek, Diner
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800 Eisenhower Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17111-2309
+1 717-939-2279
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Kittanning
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place has great food and great service and priced right. We have been to harrisburg so many times and we eat breakfast everyday that we are in harrisburg, and have dinner there at least 1 time while there. We are from the western part of the state and travel to harrisburg at least 2 times a year.

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Thank Rich M
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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92 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I met one of her cousins for lunch recently at Capitol Diner. I was pleasently surprised by the quality of food and efficient service. We were seated right away and our server was very good in getting our drinks and mentioning the daily specials and making recommendations. We each ordered something different and we were all pleased... More 

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Thank David T
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This diner was extremely clean and comfortable. You can tell the staff takes cleanliness very seriously. All the metal and glass sparkled. The interior was decorated far more elegantly than most diners and gave a very upscale appearance. The staff was very attentive and service was prompt for a busy Friday night. The menu had a broad selection and the... More 

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Thank Monty K
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped late one night on the way home. People rave and love this place. I only find it so-so. Only stop when there are no other close options.

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Thank ICUSNOOPY
Middletown, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent and portion size of the pasta trio was large. The desert case excellent with huge amount of choices. The place was busy and the staff was friendly. Our server (Tina) was good and help with menu choices and questions. Never been disappointed.

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Thank 1947gw0303
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Nice place. Good prices. Have their coffee it's great. Would recommend if close to my house.

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Thank JDL67
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've eaten here several times and never had bad food. Certainly not high-end but decent. Huge menu with a lot of choices including some healthier ones. The place is clean and service was great. Our food came quickly and was hot. Would recommend for a moderately priced place to eat.

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Thank DrHibbert
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the gyro wrap, friend had the chicken parm sandwich. The wrap was bland and soggy, but not too bad. The parm sandwich was soaked and not thoroughly cooked. Don't mistake this for a Philly or NJ style diner, with the phone book size menu. And the food is medium at best.

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Thank John S
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this gem looking for a place to eat. Seems everyone wanted something different so we tried here. We were not disappointed. The place is a spotless dinner in the Art Deco style of the 50's. It's a very pretty, chrome masterpiece. The menu was very large and it's open 24 hours a day. It seems when we visit... More 

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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was in the mood for a traditional Hot Turkey Sandwich so I need to find a classic diner. I just finished up some business in Harrisburg and while surrounded by fast food and corporate dining establishments. None of them caught my appetite. We saw the Capitol Diner coming into Harrisburg so decided to check out its reviews. Most of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Greek, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Eisenhower Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17111-2309
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-939-2279

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