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Smith Street Diner

438 Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC 27401-2104
+1 336-379-8666
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“biscuits” (139 reviews)
“pancakes” (35 reviews)
“home fries” (17 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 am - 2:30 pmAll hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
438 Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC 27401-2104
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have eaten at this location since it was Robinson's Restaurant in the 80's. They went "up scale" after new owners and new name; Smith Street Diner. I've tried it several times and for the life of me can't see what warrants the price increase...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Biscuits dry, hard and crumbled three visits in a row. Sent back asking for better. No improvement. Do disappointing because we liked this place for years. What happened to the recipe? Bummer

Thank Projaz
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Try the home made corn beef hash, it is the BEST we have ever had!!! The biscuits were wonderful and the eggs were cooked exactly as ordered

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

This is a diner of all diners! A landmark! The place is packed so it must be good! The food is comfort food not gourmet. The service is far better than the best restaurants I’ve been too. Yes I got the biscuits and enjoyed every...More

Thank greg o
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This is a great place for breakfast if you stay away from those large, bready, tasteless biscuits. Huge pancakes but very good taste. Eggs and other sides are very good.

Thank mcdj0hn
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We stumbled upon this corner diner while taking a walk around the area. We went in for coffee but was intrigued by the food we were seeing. I ordered the grits with cheese and the fresh biscuit. The grits were very tasty. The biscuit was...More

Thank Tim J
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

of you are in town looking looking for a great breakfast, look no further. Smith diner is the best in town. great staff, food and you must have the biscuit. OMG. best in the triad and huge. be prepared to wait on weekends as this...More

Thank Bryan C
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Went here with my mother after going to the Farmer's Market. No wait and food came fast. Their biscuits are HUGE and delicious! Will split next time I go. Good atmosphere and Greensboro feel.

Thank Garrett2
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Food is fresh, ample and tasty. We sat at the counter and the waitress was attentive and efficient. My omelet was delicious and my wife's breakfast was good too. Biscuit was good. I'll be back to try the rest of the menu.

Thank Hercules62
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

The Smith Street Diner has the best biscuits I have ever tasted. Hands down. Move over Denver Biscuit Company! I could not get enough of this biscuit. Plain, nothing on it, it was fabulous. With anything on it- still fantastic. The home fried potatoes ,...More

Thank zrib
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 438 Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC 27401-2104
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Greensboro
  • Phone Number: +1 336-379-8666
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