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Capitol Diner

800 Eisenhower Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17111-2309
+1 717-939-2279
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“home fries” (29 reviews)
“scrapple” (12 reviews)
“pancakes” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Greek, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
800 Eisenhower Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17111-2309
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

From soup to desserts, when I see the bill board from the turnpike, the first thing I start thinking about is “when will I get a chance to get there and eat”. I have eaten breakfast for breakfast and for dinner. Everything I’ve ordered has...More

Thank Frequentvisitor1999
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place took me back to the early 70s...and that made remember similar experiences in the late 50s. From the stools lining the Formica® counter to the Seeburg® julebox this place will take you back. The food is very much diner fare done far better...More

Thank Gil L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch on our way to tour the PA Capitol building. I ordered an egg salad sandwich in rye toast. I resisted the up charge for a slice of tomato. Sandwich came topped with a lettuce leaf, a pickle and bag of chips. My...More

Thank WasOnce
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by around 12am. There were plenty of booths open and not that packed. The host waited about 10minutes before he came over, before he came over him and the other host were talking and looking over at us, there was a party of 6...More

Thank Jody R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This diner is within walking distance from the Red Roof Inn. Parking lot always showed signs of a good clientele. They serve breakfast all day, your choice anytime. We were there around 3:00 p.m. and I wanted breakfast. I had a wonderful omelette with spinach...More

Thank daja2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a nice relaxed dinner. Menu had been updated since my last visit. Ordered from the seniors menu. Great pricing and lots of choices. Had one of the soups of the day; Beef Orzo. Very delicious. Hearty broth and generous beef. Also had Grilled...More

Thank Pbear1947
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was 'OK'. Food was good. Overall a decent experience and happy to dine here again. I had the 'swiss steak' which was the daily special.

Thank PC1955
Reviewed 5 February 2018

Good food at an affordable price. Love the classic diner look. Staff is very attentive to your needs. Always greeted with a smile.

Thank Bill G
Reviewed 1 February 2018

As the title says, it is a very nice diner. We arrived around 12:30 for lunch and the service was good. There was both booth and counter seating. The menu was quite varied with a terrific selection of food types. We ordered Philly Cheese Steak...More

Thank Pajimmy
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We try to get here a few times a year. Every time the food has been good regardless of the time of day. The have plenty of seating to accommodate the large crowds they get during the dinner hours.

Thank Kim C
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7 April 2016|
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Response from Raymond R | Reviewed this property |
same owners great staff lunch today dinner last Saturday service and dinner excellent gave extra tip lunch last week it is the best Diner in Harrisburg our friend from New Jersey should give it another try!!
2 February 2015|
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Response from Pharvey45 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, I locked in on the Broasted Chicken and stopped reading the menu, sorry?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Eisenhower Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17111-2309
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-939-2279
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