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Sunlight Diner

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American, Diner
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4729 Gettysburg Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-4474
+1 717-763-4040
05:30 - 21:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 05:30 - 21:00
Fri 05:30 - 22:00
Sat 05:30 - 10:00
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went for breakfast and the staff was super friendly. Wait time was short and food was delicious. I usually don't care for home fries or breakfast potatoes at most diners, chain ones or independent ones, but these were delicious. It was like a perfectly baked potato texture. Place was really clean too. It's nice to run into places like... More 

Thank Shenny G
Hershey, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A visit to the Sunlight Diner is like a trip in a time machine. The neon pinks and checkerboard floor give the appearance of a diner from the 50's, but the similarities don't stop there. I've been here for breakfast a number of times and I've always been taken by the quality of the food, the portion size, and the... More 

Thank CMShay
Coal Township, Pennsylvania
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200 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Six colleagues and I visited Sunlight Diner for lunch for the first time. The place is spotless. The staff was very friendly and welcoming. Each of us tried something different. I opted for breakfast for lunch. Eggs over easy with scrapple. The eggs were cooked perfectly and the scrapple was tasty. For an appetizer, I tried the French onion soup... More 

Thank garbakup
Park ridge
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017

I had a lunch special tuna fish on croissant and my husband had the roast beef au jus. Both very very good at reasonable prices. The beef was tender and not chewy like some places serve. The tuna fish was freshly made. The staff was very friendly and the service was fast. Great stop while on the road.

Thank Michele089
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Sunlight has it all. Diner menu, great servers, nice owners, 50s atmosphere. Nice handmade milkshakes. Breakfast all day. Something on the menu for everyone

1 Thank Barbara D
Charleston, South Carolina
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239 reviews
191 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We had breakfast there twice while visiting family in Mechanicsburg. This place has many good breakfast choices at a real value price, and the service was also very good.

Thank geo08
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to eat. They have very friendly service. They have all kinds of great food. They are open when other places aren't. They have plenty of parking. This is a very convenient location.

1 Thank Brad W
Louisville, KY
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596 reviews
320 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We didn't want to venture far so we chose a restaurant a few minutes away. We opted for a veggie omelet each in a down home type of place. It was cheap and hit the spot. Service was very good and my coffee cup was always filled. Not fancy but dependable fare in a clean, simple environment.

1 Thank jgbtravels
Clearwater, Florida
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870 reviews
495 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

They have many items on their menu. Most are not expensive. They have daily specials. Meals come with soup or salad. Our soups were wonderful. My meal came with 2 sides. I brought home my main entree to eat later. Service was fine. Small restrooms. Great parking.

1 Thank Bob19512014
Rhoadesville, VA
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We ate here twice for breakfast and have no complaints about the food at all. Good food for the price. Friendly waitress the first time but on our second visit, our waitress wasn't at all friendly or attentive.

2 Thank impalacon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 21:00
05:30 - 22:00
05:30 - 10:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4729 Gettysburg Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-4474
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Mechanicsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-763-4040

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