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Summerton Diner

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33 Church St., Summerton, SC 29148
+1 803-485-6835
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Manchester, Maryland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for lunch. The menu is extensive but we chose the chicken pot pie off of the specials menu. It came with 2 sides, for me apple salad and cole slaw, for my husband corn nuggets and mashed potatoes. We were also served a combo of corn bread and biscuits. Everything was fabulous. Generous serving... More 

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Satellite Beach, Florida
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Good food at a decent price. Meatloaf special was sold out, so I had chicken pot pie which was quite tasty. Good sides & sweet tea. Cash only--no credit cards.

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

We stopped here for dinner and were impressed with the quality of food and the service also. We both had the Friday special dinner (Flounder with two sides) and really enjoyed the meal. Can't beat $7.50 for a dinner. The young lady who served us was both friendly and helpful. I would recommend this diner for value and quality.

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Thank TomandHope
Summerton, South Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

My husband grew up here in Summerton and I've lived here 20 years. The Diner does not disappoint! Friendly waitresses and delicious food make this an easy choice. :)

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Thank corbett_trina
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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214 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Instant mashed potatoes, a real turn-off. Fried chicken was dry. Corn was cooked to mushiness, inedible. Turkey and dressing was pretty good. Cherry dump cake was average. Mac and cheese side was the best part of the meal. Prices great. Overall, a forgettable place to eat (but one of few in the immediate area).

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Santee, South Carolina
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

There are not many home-style cooking diners left in this area. This is one of the better ones. It's not fancy, but it is clean and the food and service are good. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of I-95 and enjoy a relaxing meal!!

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Easton, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Many years ago a hurricane took us off our normal route and we found Summerton Diner. We had a great, inexpensive meal. I remember one of the sides was rutabaga which I had never had, so the waitress brought me one to try in a little cup. My most recent stop was excellent as always: Broiled flounder, hush puppies, collards,... More 

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Street, MD, United States
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Why anyone would give this diner any stars is beyond me. My partner and I, upon recommendation from an acquaintance, ate dinner here recently. I ordered the chicken special. I was severed what looked like pigeon, it was so small. My partner ordered the liver. It was thinner than shoe leather and just as tough! The sides were so sweet... More 

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bordentown, nj
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

On a recent road trip to Hilton Head from NJ, my family and I stopped for a late lunch. We loved the hush puppies, and ordered some separately to eat later. The special of the day happened was beef tips with rice, for around $7.50. My mom ordered them and said they were tender and delicious. Their baked macaroni and... More 

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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

I was travelling south in May 2016 and stayed in Summerton SC to break up the driving. I had dinner at the Summerton Diner and it was nice. I had beef liver and onions and I enjoyed it. I often get that when I go to a diner since I really don't make it at home much. Just not that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 10
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Church St., Summerton, SC 29148
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Summerton
  • Phone Number: +1 803-485-6835

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?