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Charlie's Diner

$$ - $$$
American, Diner
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5 Meadow Rd, Spencer, MA 01562-2074
+1 508-885-4033
05:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Wed 05:00 - 21:00
Thu - Sat 05:00 - 23:00
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Charlton, Massachusetts, Usa
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I have lived in the area for 7 yrs now. I can't believe I didn't go sooner. The menu is great, the food was cooked perfect and cheaper then any other place around. Hollandaise sauce was fresh and hash crispy. Bloody Mary was delicious. New life long customers.

Thank araskempf
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51 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We stopped in for lunch and weren’t disappointed. I had the marinated steak tip wrap with hand cut fries. My boyfriend had a burger and our friend had the Turkey BLT wrap. We all agreed that our food was excellent. Our server (I wish I caught her name) was friendly and efficient; appearing when we needed her. I grew up... More 

Thank amy90five
Fort Myers Beach, Florida
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164 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

They are doing it right and also expanding to handle the crowd. Good breakfast, fast friendly service and super special offerings weekly. Worth checking it out!

Thank Bruce B
Southbridge, Massachusetts
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I travel a lot and I always pass by Charlie's Diner. The parking lot is always full of customers. Today along with my sister, we stopped. What a wonderful atmosphere. Waitress was very friendly. The service was excellent and the experience was terrific to want to go back again. We placed out order. I had the Fried coconut shrimp with... More 

Thank Tina E
Spencer, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Good food in the original breakfast diner side, or the dinner & supper dining room side. Great service & prices are good.

Thank David N
Spencer, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

First let me qualify, the above title. Charlie's Diner really is a diner, I think, hauled in from Worcester and a wonderful piece of history. it's complete with diner style food, all day breakfast and very reasonable prices. Because of its popularity, the large nondescript addition has been added with a bar. As of this writing Charlie's is also building... More 

Thank henryc4883
West Brookfield, Massachusetts, United States
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

My husband and I go here at least once a week. The food is homemade, they always have specials, the prices are great and so is the service. We have never had a bad meal here. There is a full bar if you choose to have a drink with your meal. They also offer 5 or so meals called "Manageable... More 

Thank Linda W
Spencer, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

They have just expanded because there are so many great meals and service in this restaurant . Parking is easy and not far from the front door.

Thank Herkimer011
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

If your on the Mass Pike or live in the central MA area you would do yourself a BIG favor visiting this classic dinner. Truly authentic, original diner. Ask to sit in the original diner section. It's a great step back in time. The food is your classic diner fare but of extremely high quality. The chicken soup is a... More 

Thank mrpancake
West Brookfield, Massachusetts
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146 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

I like Charlie's for breakfast Old Charlie makes it interesting for all. Few restaurant enterprises have the ambience Charley offers.

Thank BobbyP009

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 23:00
05:00 - 23:00
05:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Meadow Rd, Spencer, MA 01562-2074
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Spencer
  • Phone Number: +1 508-885-4033

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