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Penny's Diner

2407 E. Hwy 90, Alpine, TX 79830
+1 432-837-5711
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good34%
  • Average29%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“patty melt” (4 reviews)
“chef salad” (2 reviews)
Open Now
00:00 - 23:59All hours
American, Diner
2407 E. Hwy 90, Alpine, TX 79830
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were tired and decided to try this place, not busy at all. My husband got a chicken sandwich, he said was good. I got pancakes with ham, I didn't care for my food, ham was tough and pancakes had a strange smell. Waitress was...More

Thank WSargent
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Just in town..place always open! Not to crowded! Got our order right in.. Then the deluge of graduation folks came in.. One cook & one waitress! They were awesome!! We were served our chicken tenders & breakfast combo &they were great.. especially the biscuits! !...More

Thank Tertl
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I have been to Alpine many times and it is difficult to find a really good place to eat there. Penny's is an old standby and the food and service is fair. It is easy to find and the prices are reasonable.

1  Thank BobShelton
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Locals told us it was unusual for the diner to be this busy but on the Sunday night we went it was very busy. It was of the few choices due to most restaurants being closed Sundays or open limited hours in Alpine. Four of...More

1  Thank Tj W
Reviewed 28 April 2017

really good food, friendly people, the menu was very reasonably priced. We had breakfast which was wonderful.

Thank debbiepdlabs
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Having driven from San Antonio we were tired and hungry. It was mid afternoon and we were worried that nothing would be open. Well jus upt the road from our hotel was Penny's. An Oasis. It is like going back in time. A real old...More

1  Thank texasboy57
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Whenever we head into Alpine, we stop at Penny's Diner and for years it was a good place to eat. The cook is great taking on waiting tables as well as doing all the cooking since the actual waitress is terrible. But the thing that...More

Thank ARCHIEW856
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Our family went here twice. The first time was after a star party at McDonald Observatory, so it was around 11:PM. The food was excellent, but with only a couple of people working, the service was slow. The next day we went at about 11:00...More

Thank Eloi N
Reviewed 27 March 2017

It was just a short walk from our hotel, so we hiked to the diner and arrived about 7PM. The tables were perhaps 75% occupied. We ordered an omelette and a burger that arrived at 7:40. Server never returned to bring us a check, so...More

Thank Kentucky_Porchmutt
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

You can get a good breakfast here but be prepared to wait. The busy diner was understaffed with but one server, one cook and a slow-moving manager on a Sunday morning. Watching the very efficient chef behind the counter keep the meals coming made the...More

Thank fghdcp
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2407 E. Hwy 90, Alpine, TX 79830
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Alpine
  • Phone Number: +1 432-837-5711
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