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Silver Diner

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11951 Killingsworth Ave, Reston, VA 20194-1817
+1 703-742-0801
06:30 - 00:00
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Sun 07:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 06:30 - 00:00
Fri 06:30 - 03:00
Sat 07:00 - 03:00
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179 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very friendly staff and excellent breakfast plate. The place stayed packed the whole meal and service never skipped a beat.

Thank JAK K
Northern Virginia
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited for late supper & ordered Black Angus meatloaf & asked waiter to hold the crispy onion straws, with double mashed potatoes in place of the corn, cup of chicken noodle soup & chocolate milk. Soup arrived first, followed by the entre plate which was not even warm. Meatloaf was covered with the crispy onion straws which I did not... More 

Thank TheBeales
Reston, Virginia
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, you can get a tasty burger and a great milkshake; but there is so much more to the menu! Silver Diner has some great salads, vegetarian offerings as well as a variety of other offering that are fresh and very well prepared! The atmosphere speaks to the old diner tradition, which is fun. Bonus-- you can get a beer... More 

Thank Andrea S
Southfield, Michigan
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not just breakfast food and burgers and shakes. A nice variety of entrees. I had the "under 600 calories" salmon with a lemon garlic sauce. Amazing!!!

Thank Alicia S
Centreville, Virginia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food is a step above what you would expect at a typical diner. Locally grown organic ingredients make everything taste fresh. There are plenty of non burger options for those looking to eat something healthier too. Tuesday night is kids night and there are crafts or entertainment to keep the kids entertained.

Thank Miles D
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Meal and service were fabulous. I had The Power Breakfast: Egg whites with mushrooms, spinich, tomatoes, feta cheese; lean bacon; wheat toast; fresh fruit. Healthy and beautiful presentation.

Thank Christine S
Pittsburgh, Pa
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250 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

We visit Herndon every year usually around thanksgiving this year we chose Christmas. We always make at least one day we stop at the Silver Diner. The kids love the mini jute box at the table. The service and food is always good, reasonably priced and fast. The décor is interesting as well.

Thank deebug2470
Herndon, Virginia
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This diner focuses on locally sourced farm products, healthy options, and excellent choices. The crab crakes are very good, as is the shrimp scampi. Breakfasts are above average dinner fare, with specials inn weekdays before 11AM which include juice and coffee. Healthier "Flexitarian" options are available. The service is usually good, except later in the evening near closing time, when... More 

Thank HowardC1
Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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257 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

The food is all farm to table, and all of it is pretty good. The service is usually good, but we've had a few slip-ups over the years, none serious enough to dampen our enthusiasm. Great variety. Love/hate the fact that they tell you about many dishes' caloric values. It's the best for breakfast; lots of competition for lunch and... More 

Thank LoafJugThouTree
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154 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

We visited the Silver Diner as a group of tourists (accompanied by two local residents). The menu was huge and we were spoilt for choice. I opted for meatloaf and was given an enormous portion, with a complimentary bowl of corn chowder on the side. It was very good, if a little overwhelming! The vanilla milkshake was amazing - delicious... More 

Thank LCBLondon

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 00:00
06:30 - 03:00
07:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11951 Killingsworth Ave, Reston, VA 20194-1817
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Reston
  • Phone Number: +1 703-742-0801
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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