4301 Jonestown Rd, Harrisburg, PA | Directions 1710940.298910 -76.820452
Mon. - Sun. 24 Hours
DO NOT GO HERE! – This is the worst diner that I have ever been to and that is saying a lot because I have been to some pretty bad diners before. Now, my husband is not a breakfast person, which is why we wanted to go to a diner (since most often, diners will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner all day). Well, for one thing, this diner did not offer that convenience. All they could make for my husband was a handful of lunch items, such as cold sandwiches, salads, burgers, etc. (we weren't even allowed to view anything other than the breakfast menu, so we had to go on what the waitress told us was available), and we felt very rushed. Strike one.
I ordered eggs and bacon. Toast was ok, but bacon was burnt to a crisp and unedible. Strike two.
My husband received a raw burger, so he politely asked the waitress to the bring it back. When she did, we overhead the cook complaining and throwing his hands up in the air, and her responding with "I know, I know...: As if he should have to eat a burger that is cold in the middle! Then she brought back a new burger, and my husband said he wasn't sure if it was real beef because the consistency was like a paste. Needless to say, he did not eat the burger. Strike three.
Finally, I have NEVER been to a restaurant that didn't have Heinz ketchup on the tables. Well, sure enough, I can no longer say this is the case. They had a generic bottle of ketchup on the table - talk about cheap!
Seriously, this place was horrible - both the food and the service. Avoid it at all costs. If I could have, I would have given it 0 stars.
Average diner experience – The food isn't special, regular diner food. They make a good breakfast and that can be ordered any time you want. Only I stopped eating there. For some reason the waitresses leave a dollar or two on the table as you are seated. Many times the money sits there after you have been served and while eating. I supposed this is their way of hinting for a tip. I don't like this, it offends me. I do tip when I eat out and I am generous about it. I asked one waitress if this was her money to please take it. She said in a smart tone, "If it bothers you I will remove it." All I need is someone to accuse me of taking their money. So I would rather eat under more pleasant circumstances.
buyer beware – Seriously, do they throw anything out. Sit in the smoking section in a booth were you can see the opening between the two counters, they do not throw the unused rolls from your table in the garbage. THEY GO BACK INTO THE DRAWER!!! They have taken recycling to a new extreme. As for the desserts, I would love to fill some of the voids in the roads here in central, PA.. They manage to screw up the iced tea 50% of the time, and some how managed to fowl up the syrup to soda water racial in the soda machine.... Now figure out what you would like to eat!
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