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Smith Street Diner

438 Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC 27401-2104
+1 336-379-8666
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“biscuits” (146 reviews)
“home fries” (20 reviews)
“pancakes” (39 reviews)
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
438 Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC 27401-2104
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This has been a staple of Greensboro for years. I think the food overall is good, but the biscuits (that are huge - as advertised) are awful. I’ve had better biscuits from a can.

Thank eze23rn
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stumbled upon Smith Street Diner as we were looking for a place for lunch near our hotel (Marriott). My wife found it online and we stopped in. Immediately, you can tell the place has soul and the food is going to be good. We...More

Thank Jhtarheel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eating here feels like you are part of the community. The staff is great and the food is wonderful. I am from the North so my grits and biscuit and gravy were quite a treat. Worth the wait.

Thank Mamanenya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dont bother with IHOP, you need to come here for breakfast. True country style breakfast. Service is friendly and super fast. The only warning I would give is the biscuits are HUGH. The home fries were amazing too. Highly recommend.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had the homemade corned beef hash with two eggs over medium, one pancake with blueberry compote, a side of Neese's sausage patties, a biscuit, coffee and sweet tea. My wife had an omelette, home fries, coffee and sweet tea. My daughter had two pancakes...More

Thank BFMitchell893
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on St. Patricks day and was not impressed with restaurant or staff. Restaurant was only about 25% full. When I walked in they were mopping the floor. When we ordered after about 10+ minutes we were told not everything was ready and would not...More

Thank Paladin1911
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We stopped here for breakfast and it did not disappoint! Service was super fast, the biscuits were amazing and they don’t lie when they say breakfast is available 8 Days A Week! Highly recommended.

Thank billn6464
Reviewed 8 February 2018

We went on a Sunday morning for a quiet breakfast. Fast service, excellent specials, fair prices with small charges for premium upgrades (homemade preserves, real maple syrup, etc) and biscuits the size of your head! Looks like a hole in the wall from the outside,...More

Thank Trishcrna
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

It was my first time to visit this "Diner" and I will not go back! I told the staff that it was my first time there....imagine my surprise when I reviewed the check and saw $5.25 for a small Orange Juice. I checked with the...More

1  Thank Mike P
Reviewed 22 January 2018

In the last 2 months, We have eaten 3 times at this so-called Diner. 1st time the hostess just passed over us. Food was ok. 2nd time was just blah! prompt service but basic breakfast fare just lukewarm and totally lacked flavor. 3rd-time same deal....More

1  Thank Luix E
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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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