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Highway Diner

910 N Winstead Ave, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8760
+1 252-451-5270
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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6:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
910 N Winstead Ave, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8760
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Ordered their Cheeseburger added bacon, delish, cooked to perfection and ready to go (Carry Out) in about 10mins. drove up from hotel, gave name and checked out..My Vanilla milkshake was quite tasty too... We ordered here about 3 days of our 8 day stay.......

Thank 9CLINE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food is so good here! I have tried most things on the menu and have yet to find something I didn't enjoy! This is a favorite spot for our family to visit when we don't feel like cooking. Pro Tip: you can order a...More

Thank Erin S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it seems to be owned by a big company, the vibe is very local and friendly. Even though I was just passing through, I felt as if I experienced a moment of southern hospitality. All the ladies serving were so nice. And the food...More

Thank Scott H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whether you are passing by on I-95 or in town for some other reason, this silver diner is worth the stop. Great home cooking, pleasant service and a clean fresh decor make this place a winner. Can't say enough good things about it.

Thank Charles S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we go for dinner, it is freezing cold in the restaurant. The staff say they can only move the temperature up 2 degrees. If your food is Supposed to be hot, after a couple of minutes, it is cold. It’s the same with...More

Thank V T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent diner to grab a delicious meal. We did take-out breakfast and the service was quick! (10min.) Yummy Garden Omelet and great sides. Big portion (!!!) for a very reasonable price - four omelets for under $30! Wonderful people working there and very convenient to...More

1  Thank WallietheWalrus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I endorse the Highway Diner for best breakfast when travelling I95 in North Carolina. The place has a proper diner interior. They prepare a perfect egg "over medium". The hash-brown and bacon are both fried to perfection and the biscuits were very tasty. Coffee is...More

1  Thank Karl O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for lunch. I ask what the soup of the day was & they said it was Chicken Vegetable. When she came to take our order, I ordered the Chicken Vegetable soup & they were out of it. I then had a choice of...More

Thank Beachlvrgrl
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

I wasn't sure what to order... sandwich, dinner, or salad. So many choices. I decided on the Signature Salad. What a great salad. It had dried cranberries, pineapple, nuts, and croutons. Topped off with lemon poppyseed dressing. Delicious! It far exceeded my expectations. Also, it...More

Thank Liz S
Reviewed 30 November 2017

This diner is next door to Candlewood Suites. The staff are very nice and the service was fast. We ordered oatmeal and a sausage muffin to go and it was very good.

Thank David H
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2 September 2017|
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Response from Gail S | Property representative |
No, but we have credit card access for Master Card, Visa, & American Express
3 June 2016|
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Response from tlstanley99 | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not serve alcohol at the Highway Diner. They have sweet tea, sodas, coffee, and water.
6 June 2015|
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Response from Sherrie W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have outdoor seating, covered and uncovered, but I agree with another writer that you would want to call about your pets. I have seen small dogs there before but that was a few years ago.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 910 N Winstead Ave, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8760
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Rocky Mount
  • Phone Number: +1 252-451-5270
A unique 1950's diner experience with the best breakfast on the road servers all day. Also come check out our desserts.
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