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Essex Diner

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15 Eastern Blvd, Essex, MD 21221-7016
+1 410-238-1400
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Baltimore
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Essex Diner is kind of a dive, but the food is outstanding. Generous portions, reasonable prices, and great tasting food. 3 diners within 15 minutes of home, and this one is my favorite.

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Thank Richard M
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We love this place!! A homey family run place that always greets you with smiles. They are always busy so you know the food is really good!! The burgers are really awesome!! I love the taco salad.. But beware... Come really hungry or prepare to take some home.. The portions are HUGE!! :-) :-) one thing you absolutely HAVE TO... More 

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Thank oreosmom31
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I eat here alot with my mom and my dad. The food is always good and the staff is always friendly. I've met people for private conversations and the staff is more than happy to sit you in the back and hook you up with some privacy. I really like this place when i am looking for some great comfort... More 

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Thank Deborah R
Baltimore, Maryland
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Stopped by to get a patty melt, quick service from the moment I walked in even though they had a full house, my order came with fries, coleslaw and pickle. Very satisfying comfort food at reasonable price.

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Thank Alan M
Dayton, OH
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99 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

We stopped here by chance looking for a spot to eat when visiting an office in a nearby town, what a fantastic surprise it was!! Everyone loved all the food we had, I had the beef hotshot and it was awesome. Had the Crab Soup for the first time ever and wow It was great and can't wait to get... More 

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Thank bjl1975
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015

Essex Diner is fantastic! We have four children, and each time we go there, the waitresses are wonderful and patient! All of the employees and owner there make us all feel at home, and the food they make is always like home --- delicious. Thank you for all your work there to definitely make this visit worth our time and... More 

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Thank Caroline H
Baltimore, Maryland
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259 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2014

If you can't find something on their menu to suit you just go home. The menu is huge and I haven't had anything that wasn't good. My fave, if you couldn't already tell, is breakfast. The bacon is awesome. Order extra..you'll want it. The wait staff are always pleasant and it is a rare day that you won't see the... More 

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Thank BaltimoreRedbird
Essex, Maryland
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

This is one of our favorite breakfast/brunch places that my wife and I enjoy going to. There is generally no waiting, great service, good food, great location, and price is very reasonable.

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Thank Tony S
Oakland, Maryland
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38 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014

I was in the Dundalk area visiting family and stopped here for breakfast on 08/29/14. We walked in and were seated immediately even though the place was packed. To me, the crowd was a great sign. The wait staff was fast and friendly. I ordered an omelet with sausage, tomato, and cheese, french fries, and white toast. I was more... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2014

Both Breakfast and Lunch were wonderful. More food than one can eat, unless you have a great appetite! Family owned and operated. The downside is the soup, too salty.

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Thank Karen T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Eastern Blvd, Essex, MD 21221-7016
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Essex
  • Phone Number: +1 410-238-1400

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