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Silver Diner

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8150 Porter Rd, Merrifield, VA 22042-1014
+1 703-204-0812
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Bowie, Maryland
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited the Falls church area and dined at the silver diner. Food was food and prices were reasonable for a party off 9!

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Thank Christine R
Washington, DC
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153 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has been a family favorite for years. Everyone loves good Diner Food! That being said, these guys have added A LOT of vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free menu items over the past several years. This has caused the menu to expand quite a bit. The staff though is able to manage it all! Also, they always do a great... More 

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Falls Church,VA
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being able to order farm to table food at a moderately priced, family-friendly restaurant gets my vote every time. We've enjoyed a number of dishes including the bison huevos rancheros, the turkey chili, the warm roasted local vegetable salad (easily serves two), the short rib pot roast, and our favorite, the PESTO BURGER! Next time I think I'll try the... More 

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Thank TravelMore948
SilverDiner-Emily, Manager at Silver Diner, responded to this review

TravelMore948, thanks for the review! It is great to hear how much you enjoy our menu selections - especially the Pesto Burger! We hope to see you back again soon, Emily More 

Sterling, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want the Ritz, go to the Ritz. SD has better than average, solid standard diner fare, and with a great variety of selections that meets almost any dietary needs. I'm a veg, myself, and always have had a good meal there.

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Thank jjzorba
SilverDiner-Emily, Manager at Silver Diner, responded to this review

Thanks jjzorba! Glad to hear that you enjoy our vegetarian and vegan options! We look forward to serving you again soon, Emily More 

Bethany Beach, Delaware
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Been there many times over the years. Have seen the place gradually transition from the typical old school diner to something more upscale. The dishes are MUCH more creative than in the standard diner, or even this diner a few years back. Prices have gone up too, but the food is better so I suppose paying more is fair. And,... More 

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Thank Jay J
SilverDiner-Emily, Manager at Silver Diner, responded to this review

Jay, thank you for sharing your experience! It is wonderful to hear how much you enjoy the menu and that you receive friendly service! We look forward to serving you again soon, Emily More 

Lancaster, VA
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327 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

I enjoy the Silver Diner because it feels like a diner, has a large menu with healthy options and spacious comfy seating. I brought my grandkids and it was very comfortable for them. Right next to Homewood Suites, so a good combination.

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Thank Ernjack1972
SilverDiner-Emily, Manager at Silver Diner, responded to this review

Thanks Ernjack1972! It is great to hear that you and your family enjoyed your visit! We hope to see you back again soon, Emily More 

Ocean City, New Jersey
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

I love a good diner. Hey, I'm a Jersey guy. While the Silver Diner does not offer the flexibility of a typical dinner, substitutions, mix and match, etc it does offer a fresh alternative. Went for dinner. Had a great chicken noodle soup(shells for the noodle) and a good braised short rib stew. A bit under seasoned and 5 too... More 

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SilverDiner-Emily, Manager at Silver Diner, responded to this review

bayonnebrawler, thank you for sharing your experience! It is great to hear that you enjoyed your meal and that you received friendly service. We hope to see you back again soon, Emily More 

Arlington, Virginia
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79 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Good healthy options on the menu, I enjoy the updated farm fresh silver diner! Bison rancheros looks exactly like the menu picture which was great and very tasty. The crisp tortillas were soft yet crunchy, definitely complimented the chili and eggs. Chili was lukewarm and wasn't hot, eggs were cooked to perfection.

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Thank diveferfun1
SilverDiner-Emily, Manager at Silver Diner, responded to this review

Thanks diveferfun1! It is great to hear that you enjoyed the Bison Rancheros! I will pass your comments about the temperature of the dish along to the management team, as we are always looking to improve. We look forward to serving you again soon, Emily More 

Upper Saint Clair, Pennsylvania
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81 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Adorable atmosphere. I had the fish tacos which were delicious. It came with a spinach salad with strawberries, very good. Will eat here again next time in town.

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SilverDiner-Emily, Manager at Silver Diner, responded to this review

MyAkitaBear, thanks for the review! Glad to hear that you enjoyed the Fish Tacos and Summer Citrus Salad! We look forward to serving you again soon, Emily More 

Fairfax, Virginia
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201 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We've been to both Silver Diners in the area several times over the years, and this latest visit impressed upon us the fact that the chain has done a good job of getting food from local sources, as well as in preparing more healthful choices. The selection is varied enough to satisfy almost anyone's tastes, and the service was superb.... More 

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SilverDiner-Emily, Manager at Silver Diner, responded to this review

Two-Baby-Boomers, thank you for sharing your experience! It is great to hear that you and your partner enjoyed your meals and that you received superb service! We hope to see you back again soon, Emily 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
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
American, Diner, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
06:30 - 00:00
Monday
06:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 00:00
Thursday
06:30 - 00:00
Friday
06:30 - 02:00
Saturday
06:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8150 Porter Rd, Merrifield, VA 22042-1014
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Merrifield
  • Phone Number: +1 703-204-0812
Description
At Silver Diner, we're much more than a diner. Whether you choose a classic dish or a vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free option, Executive Chef Ype Von Hengst has created a menu of customizable, healthier choices that all share one thing: the highest quality, all-natural ingredients available.Silver Diner is proud to be a key part of the local community, nurturing it's growth, providing food for healthier lifestyles, and supporting local schools and non-profits. With a menu that features more than 15 local farms that support sustainable agriculture, Chef Ype creates seasonal dishes using the freshest ingredients available within our local region.

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