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Main Street Diner

American, Diner
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1600 E Main St, Richmond, IN 47374-4323
+1 765-935-3663
07:00 - 14:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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77 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

After a long road trip and the bad taste of fast food left in our mouths we wanted something different, found this gem online. OH yes, it is worth the drive into town off freeway and we will be back down to eat there again! The corn beef hash WAS amazing, and the pancake divine and the sweet potato fries... More 

Thank JetMecGirl
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123 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2015

This is a hidden gem we would have driven by had we not asked my nail tech for restaurant recommendations. It's an adorable old fashioned diner with four booths and bar seating. Very simple menu but what we had was very tasty. The owner was waiting on customers and very friendly. Wait time is usual for home cooked food, I... More 

Thank sabinebaby
Lewisburg, Ohio
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2015

The diner is cute - small and clean. A compact menu (one page, front and back), with some basic solid options for breakfast and lunch, and reasonably priced. Our server was friendly, but rushed since they were the only one covering house. (Assuming it was the owner.) The biggest drawback was the wait time. Three people in our party, it... More 

Thank SpecialRabbitK
Huntington, West Virginia
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

We went here because I read good reviews online. It is a little place that's only open until 2:00. My husband got sweet potato pancakes, which he said were very good. He also got sausage patties, which appeared to be hand pressed. I got a BLT and it was good. I also got cole slaw, which appeared to be store... More 

Thank Ang724
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2015 via mobile

My husband is from Indiana and is always talking about breaded pork tenderloin sandwiches. Since we were passing through town I searched for restaurants serving these sandwiches. The main street diner was conveniently located so we decided to stop in. The outside of the building was not the best but we decided to go for it. We were so glad... More 

Thank wayneandleslie
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2014 via mobile

We had breakfast in this small diner while visiting family in Richmond. The eggs and omelets were delicious and the biscuits homemade quality. Service was fast and friendly with a never ending cup of coffee. A great place for breakfast or lunch.

Thank vermonttraveler97
Lansing Michigan
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2014

We like local places with some history and character so the Main Street Diner seemed like the place. When we arrived the booths were full, but 2 had dishes from the previous diners that had left. The guy behind the counter said to have a seat and he would clean the table off. Took him about 5 minutes to get... More 

Thank robber-MI
Richmond, Indiana
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Relatively limited hours but a great and cozy place to grab brunch. Definitely order the potatoes with your breakfast.

Thank MaceVII
Richmond, Indiana
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2014

Prices are reasonable, has a cozy atmosphere, with very friendly staff and it's all you would expect from a mom and pop diner! I highly recommend it.

Thank Jerry A
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2013 via mobile

I highly recommend the Main Street Diner for its food (I had their delicious sweet potato pancakes), atmosphere, service, and prices--they got each of these necessary and sufficient factors for considering eating there Right!

Thank Lee B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1600 E Main St, Richmond, IN 47374-4323
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 765-935-3663

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