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Smith Street Diner

438 Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC 27401-2104
+1 336-379-8666
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“biscuits” (128 reviews)
“home fries” (17 reviews)
“grits” (22 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 21:00All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
438 Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC 27401-2104
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Reviews (242)
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was not bad. It was also not spectacular. I eat regularly in Greensboro and found it good but the service was very unfriendly. Even the people I ate with raised their eyebrows at the brusqueness when one of the waitresses brought out an...More

Thank NLS336
Reviewed 1 week ago

All I have heard is how good the Thursday Fried Chicken special is at Smith Street Diner. Well I tried it and to be honest it wasn't my thing. I will get a lot of ridicule for this statement but, I like my fired chicken...More

Thank sgtsbud
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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...More

Thank imaheel
Reviewed 14 May 2017 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...More

Thank cltfoodlove
Reviewed 13 May 2017

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...More

Thank Chef Dennis L
Reviewed 27 April 2017

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,...More

Thank Daffodil7404
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...More

Thank iamfabellis
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...More

Thank Richard A
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.

Thank Wallypm
Reviewed 12 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...More

Thank ohiochic1998
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 21:00
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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