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Capitol Diner

800 Eisenhower Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17111-2309
+1 717-939-2279
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“home fries” (22 reviews)
“scrapple” (10 reviews)
“french toast” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Greek, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
800 Eisenhower Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17111-2309
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1 - 10 of 598 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

Early morning breakfast and they hit the trifecta, great food, great service, and great price. I had a cheese omelette, home fries, rye toast and coffee. It was all good, came out quickly, and the service was excellent. I did not have to ask a...More

Thank Checkmate75
Reviewed 5 days ago

The Capitol Diner is your typical diner with an extensive menu. I have eaten there multiple times and each time trying something different. I have had sandwiches, wraps and meals. I have never been disappointed in what I have ordered. The service has always been...More

Thank Hockey_FanPA
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast on our way to Hershey. We were seated fairly quickly! Sever was right over once we were seated. We ordered our drinks and she forgot half the tables drinks and had to make multiple trips back to her drink station.......More

Thank Mykal H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in with family for late lunch/ early dinner. Staff was pleasant and courteous, food was fresh and hot. The kids even enjoyed it.

Thank george b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Capitol Diner always has good food. When I'm not sure what I want to eat, Capitol is my go-to because of the diversity of menu items as well as hours. More often than not, the service is good, too; Friendly servers and wait staff. On...More

Thank 844jeannettek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We frequent this diner for breakfast. This is one of the cleanest establishments in the Harrisburg area. Food is always good and reasonable. Friendly staff..

Thank DonnaHarrisburg_PA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was fast, tasted average. Waitresses were a little stiff and not very good with kids. Food was inexpensive for the portions received. Decent menu variety

Thank Sally J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Old School Diner feeling was great! Recently visited here for breakfast twice with my wife and 2 sons and it was yummy and affordable! Kids meals for breakfast were only $4.99 and came with milk or juice. French Toast or Pancake or Eggs with meat...More

Thank surgtech16rn
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So we went there this morning to treat our daughter in law to a birthday breakfast and it did not disappoint. Everyone enjoyed their selection and everyone had more than enough in quantity. It was packed as it is a popular breakfast place. A bit...More

Thank Wahoorfg
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a very good Italian pasta dish that was chunked full of shrimp chicken and sausage. The dish was served fresh and hot. This was a spicy dish I would order again. The meal was preceded by a wonderful chicken soup and served with...More

Thank Bones83
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What happened to the owners? Service is non existent. Sat for15 minutes. Not as much as a HI. Waitresses standing around. Hopefully this is not the shape of things to come
7 April 2016|
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Response from Raymond R | Reviewed this property |
same owners great staff lunch today dinner last Saturday service and dinner excellent gave extra tip lunch last week it is the best Diner in Harrisburg our friend from New Jersey should give it another try!!
gluten free options?
2 February 2015|
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Response from Pharvey45 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, I locked in on the Broasted Chicken and stopped reading the menu, sorry?
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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
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Eisenhower Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17111-2309
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-939-2279
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