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Palace Diner

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18 Franklin St, Biddeford, ME 04005-2502
+1 207-284-0015
08:00 - 14:00
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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing little place we stumbled across. We had the tuna melt and the cheeseburger(perfect cheeseburger). Comfortable atmosphere, friendly owner.

Thank Shan S
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

There are diners, and there are DINERS. But then, everyone once in a while, there comes along a diner that serves a naughty dish that kisses you back. Well. Very well. No idea what I'm talking about? Then you haven't been initiated. I suggest you MAKE the trip to Palace Diner, and grab the different temptresses on a dish. My... More 

Thank antoniotM5814RK
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

What a great place! Be sure to get the Palace potatoes. It was a pleasure to watch the staff working together with humor and pace.

Thank Robert Z
Belfast, Maine
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Palace Diner is a great example of a restaurant focusing its attention to a limited menu and executing it very well. It's also refreshing to see a place take breakfast seriously. These guys are bringing advanced skills to a meal that most places just kind of toss off. To give an example: the famous Palace Potatoes actually taste like the... More 

Thank aldenhouse
Portland, Maine
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 February 2017

It doesn't seat many, so there's is usually a line and a waiting list. But once you make your way to the bar, you realize it was worth the wait. Menu choices are few, portions are huge. You can get beer here too, if that's your thing. There are minimal choices, but the option is there. This place only makes... More 

Thank MistressGigi
Hyde Park
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Good food, need to upside as the menu is different and this menus sound great however the current menus is the usually breakfast. Seating is awful so go early!

Thank sthibodeau
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 February 2017

They whip up the best food around, whether you want eggs and potatoes, a chicken sandwich, or burger. I eat here regularly not just because the food is amazing but eating here is an experience! The best diner in AMERICA!!!!

Thank culinarymaster1989
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

The palace diner is a tiny little diner on a side street easy to fine and perfect food. I have the worlds best banana bread and the palace potatoes are true perfection. It is very very tiny I think only about 15 seats so be prepared to wait but it is worth it.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Concord, New Hampshire
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117 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Just to echo what others have said - Very friendly service, breakfast served all day, lunch options and terrific tasting - is there anything better? We both had the French Toast with a side of bacon. We split a double stack and a single stack so each had 1 1/2 pieces - more than enough. The bacon was served the... More 

Thank responsibletravel
Greater Portland
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Outstanding Diner-visited for breakfast and the diner was having a Flapjack/Fried Chicken Breakfast special. WOW was it good Flapjacks were light and fluffy, Chicken was spot on, add Butter and Maple Syrup and it was perfect! Smaller diner counter service only, great diner atmosphere-the couple next to me ordered lunch and had a Tuna sandwich and a Burger piled high... More 

Thank jimmyo27

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Franklin St, Biddeford, ME 04005-2502
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Biddeford
  • Phone Number: +1 207-284-0015

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?