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Shirley's Family Diner

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5600 Baltimore National Pike, Catonsville, MD 21228-1401
+1 410-788-9270
07:00 - 22:00
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Catonsville, Maryland
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88 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2016

Love the food, menu and selection, but IHOP was my favorite in that location. Average prices, large portions, friendly service, crowded, not enough parking.

Thank motsayrosa
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27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2014 via mobile

Oh my goodness. . This place was awful. . I must have been out of my mind eating at this place today 10.4.14... never again the bottom line is this place is a greasy spoon kitchen and a heart attack waiting to happen. . Bottom line go eat somewhere else..!!

Thank David S
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2014

Parking is odd, pancakes were bad, lemon aid was ok, atmosphere was a bit wierd kinda of dark and gloomy in there and the rest of the food was ok.

Thank Mario M
Cleveland, Tennessee
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192 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2014

Nice waiter friendly but couldn't make up for the place. I got the special, portions very small. One side looked like box mac & cheese with extra cheese and the coleslaw had gone bad. I was offered another but had lost my appetite. I was the only person there at 6:00. Dinner here is not a good idea.

1 Thank Nsenn99
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67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2013

We went there for breakfast or so we thought. We were seated and given menus that were dirty, ketcgup on them. I knew what I wanted and was looking around. The sugar container was empty except for one packet of sweetner and it was gross, like it had never been wiped out. My husband was sat against the wall. I... More 

1 Thank Britpat
Huntington, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2012

Great location, nice walk from Days Inn. There were 7 of us for breakfast. The menu was very varied with many wonderful choices. The only problem was we all ate too much. Definitely a must go for breakfast. Their signature dishes with crab were out of this world. I loved the fried green tomatoes.

Thank Christine C
Columibia, MD
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2012

We went to Shirley's for breakfast. The diner is located in a former Ihop with basically the same breakfast menu. Even though we arrived during mid-morning Saturday rush, we were seated promptly. Our waitress was friendly and promptly brought out two fresh, hot pots of coffee, ala Ihop. Nothing special to note about the food itself. The only problem we... More 

Thank watssyl
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2012

This is a great little home cookin' restaurant. Yummy down home food!

Thank TwoOldFoggies

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Open Hours
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
07:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5600 Baltimore National Pike, Catonsville, MD 21228-1401
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Catonsville
  • Phone Number: +1 410-788-9270

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