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The Filling Station

American, Diner
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927 National Hwy, Right next to EZ Money, LaVale, MD 21502-7363
+1 301-876-4725
07:00 - 21:00
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67 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having been local I have heard many people talk favorably of this diner home cooking stop. You need to know it's location on National Hwy though due to poor signage but Google maps is accurate. Resteraunt gives you the at home feel. Seated promptly upon arrival by friendly waitress Felisha and served my beverage of choice quickly. Was pleased to... More 

Thank Daniel S
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This is a small place, needs more curb appeal & signage. If you aren't a local you would never notice it. Good food, a bit greasy but still good. Service good, clean place to eat and prices good as well. Stop in & see for yourself. It's kind of a hidden gem.

Thank RRaff
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I was told of this place by a friend. We tried it out for breakfast. They have a nice menu and the cost was low. It's home made and our plates was full for the price. We enjoy our meal and free refill on coffee. Haven't try their other meals, lunch or dinner yet,.

Thank Carrie M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

My family had 3 different things this evening, pork chops, crab cake dinner and hamburger. We all agreed that we want to come back. The food was good and the price was good. Next time we are going to come in for breakfast.

Thank Cathy L
Frostburg, Maryland
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

Not much to look at but the food more than makes up for it. All food made fresh from scratch in house using as much local as possible. Prices are extremely reasonable for things like Delmonico Steak and Crab Stuffed Chicken Breast....delicious!!! My husband loves their "big" breakfast option.

Thank BarbAWS
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Our family LOVES this Diner! Crab Cakes, Hot Roast Beef, Chicken Tenders and Fries are a few of our Families favorites! Oh my and let's not forget the homemade desserts!!! Chocolate Hot Fudge Cake and Bee Sting Cakes are to die for! This is our favorite place to go!

Thank CAVmom1-71
cumberland, md
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

Our entrees, broiled and fried haddock, were very good. Sides were not good. Not that it was poorly prepared, but the recipe the chef used on the coleslaw gave it a pink color that we found unappetizing, then the flavor was unappetizing, too. The entree portion size was fine, but, with no bread offered with the meal, I came away... More 

Thank kaykyserkenny
Westernport, Maryland
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88 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2015

Thousands of people drive by the Filling Station every day without ever knowing its there and stopping.....there is their loss! If you are looking for a great mom and pop place in LaVale with great homemade food, this is the place to go. Step away from all the brand name places in LaVale and try this place, where most of... More 

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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

We have tried the breakfast here and it is decent. Love the homemade sausage gravy. However my sausage was not cooked and could not eat it. Love the dinner menu ! Had the salmon cakes and they were amazing ! However I could not eat my cottage cheese because it was very warm yuck ! I had my heart on... More 

Thank katewillis11
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2015

If you are looking for atmosphere don't go to filling station. If you are looking for good food and friendly service, this is your place. I highly recommend the soups, made from scratch with what is available.

Thank Roberta C

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 927 National Hwy, Right next to EZ Money, LaVale, MD 21502-7363
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  LaVale
  • Phone Number: +1 301-876-4725

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