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City Diner

American, Diner
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Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-2007
06:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 06:00 - 15:00
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84 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Tried this place for the first time a week ago. I was not disappointed. It was crowded. Lots of repeat customers based on the conversations overheard.

Thank Henry R
Chesapeake, Virginia
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462 reviews
193 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This little gem of a diner is at a convenient location (complete with parking lot). We arrived at a busy time on a Saturday morning, but the line moved fast and our wait was short. The servers HUSTLE and are very friendly. The menu is what you'd expect from a diner. So many options. Our food was hot and delicious... More 

Thank Jen R
Buffalo, New York
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stop for breakfast when you want a true "diner experience' at a great price! Servers are delightful, food was good and ready in a flash. It's a great place to grab the most important meal of the day! :-)

Thank Jill H
Chesterfield, Virginia
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102 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Went for an order of pigs in the blanket with homes fries . The sausages were perfect flavorful and meaty larger than IHOPS. Pancakes spot on. Only wish they had more of syrup selection. Homes were fried with sautéed onions they should finish them on the flat top with some peppers to be great .Keep up the good work.

Thank Tom O
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Good, fast simple breakfast. The bacon cooked well, the omelette was delicious and the coffee was hot and plentiful. Tasty grits and flaky biscuits, do you need anything more?

Thank Melissa P
Scarbro, West Virginia
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133 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

After a very strange hotel experience, the next morning we checked TRIP ADVISOR out for a breakfast place and found City Diner! Love TRIP ADVISOR! What a fine--and thanks to all of you reviewers. We were quickly seated and the waitress was there within seconds to take our drink order. Both meals were just great--served fast, hot and delicious. The... More 

Thank Chaz343
Lake Ridge, Virginia
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38 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

I was in town for the day and asked where to grab breakfast. The locals said that City Diner was the best. They were spot on! It's a quaint local diner with a great menu selection of anything you want for breakfast. The service is super friendly and your order is delivered quickly. The atmosphere is very relaxed and comfortable.... More 

Thank Lynda F
Charlotte, NC
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687 reviews
428 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

So, I always get a kick out of diner ratings as diners are essentially quick and easy food, mostly simple recipes and mostly less than healthy options. Yet they are always rated super high. That's all ok. I love diners. CIty Diner is your quintessential diner. It's not an overly impressive building, right on the highway. There is limited parking,... More 

Thank 2BEis2SKI
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Food good and honest. Service with a smile. Classic diner and really liked eating outside today. A must for us. Breakfast has a wide selection. Today I really enjoyed the Bertha. Scrambled eggs with ground hamburger, onions garlic. The biscuits are hand down the best

Thank Pepper S
Richmond, Virginia
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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016

Always busy, nice place for casual breakfast ... Friendly and quick service. Food always tasty and hot.

Thank Bonnie P

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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 15:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 14:00
06:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Broad St, Richmond, VA 23220-2007
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 8042541974

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