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Silver Diner - CLOSED

701 Russell Ave - Inside Lakeforest Mall, Ste E149, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-2631
+1 240-632-2900
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
5 Jul 2015
“Passing Thru”
4 Jun 2015
“What a pleasant surprise - don't think of it as a diner!!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Diner, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
701 Russell Ave - Inside Lakeforest Mall, Ste E149, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-2631
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Reviewed 6 July 2015 via mobile

Food was the basic Diner experience and portions were large. Service was great and if your looking for a diner this is a clean and neat place to meet your Diner stop over. I would not stop back but breakfast is a curious mystery to...More

Thank Kehrha
Reviewed 4 June 2015

We have been to the Silver Diner at the Lakeforest Mall since it was the typical, smelly diner with greasy, unhealthy food and we would go only because there weren't many good choices at the mall or we were tired of the few choices. I...More

2  Thank Aurora03
Reviewed 4 June 2015

Truly upscale, creative, healthy food - while the jukebox is playing. Chef-inspired (an actual person - Chef Ype) dishes, friendly to vegetarians, vegans, fish-only, etc., etc. You can eat a truly healthy, highly nutritious meal here, and love it. Friendly, capable staff and very reasonable...More

1  Thank david s
Reviewed 19 May 2015

The place has a 50's feel to it, with the decor straight out of the Happy Day's TV show. There was even a mini-jukebox on each table that had a good selection on oldies music on it. The food was good and reasonably prices. The...More

Thank ghosthunter83
Reviewed 18 March 2015

If you are doing some mall shopping (I am beginning to wonder if people will still visit malls in a few years), and you want sit down for some food, and you enjoy diner food, this could be a place for you. Nothing fancy, there...More

Thank crphilipp
Joe H, Manager at Silver Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2015

Thank you for your review! Your feedback is always welcome and appreciated. We look forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 28 December 2014 via mobile

Went to the Silver Diner at Lakeforest Mall today and was absolutely floored by what I found. I was expecting to have a home style meal that I get at diners but totally surprised by the new menu that featured organic local grown gluten free...More

Thank gpappap
Joe H, Manager at Silver Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2015

gpappap, thank you for sharing your experience with us. I am sorry to hear that our menu is not appealing to you, we try our best to offer something for everyone and provide meals with fresh, healthier ingredients. We do hope you can try one...More

Reviewed 5 December 2014 via mobile

I ate here by myself on Thursday December 4th for lunch. I was pleasantly surprised by the friendliness and overall attitude of the manager. He went above and beyond to make things nice for me. The gluten free menu is extensive and delicious! I highly...More

1  Thank rslt123
Reviewed 17 November 2014

We picked this Diner due to the gluten free choices. Excellent pancakes and French toast. Presentation was a nice surprise for a Diner. Don't let the Diner sway you to think that this is your typical Diner because it is not. Our waitress was very...More

1  Thank Rod M
Reviewed 30 October 2014

The most impressive thing about this place is the quality of the people they hire. They have varied ages but mostly young people working here. What I always notice is how hard they work and the great service they provide. In addition you can see...More

Thank faxdoctor
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Great Diner in the area. It's at the Lakeforest Mall but could probably go unnoticed if you don't know the area. Give it a try.

Thank Stuart L
Joe H, Manager at Silver Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2014

Stuart, thank you for taking the time to write a review! We hope to see you back again soon!

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Restaurant Details

Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 701 Russell Ave - Inside Lakeforest Mall, Ste E149, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-2631
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Montgomery County  >  Gaithersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 240-632-2900
  • E-mail
At Silver Diner, we're much more than a diner. Whether you choose a classic dish or a vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free option, Executive Chef Ype Von Hengst has created a menu of customizable, healthier choices that all share one thing: the highest quality, all-natural ingredients available.Silver Diner is proud to be a key part of the local community, nurturing it's growth, providing food for healthier lifestyles, and supporting local schools and non-profits. With a menu that features more than 15 local farms that support sustainable agriculture, Chef Ype creates seasonal dishes using the freshest ingredients available within our local region.
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