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Old Town Diner

516 E Grand River Ave, Lansing, MI 48906-4419
+1 517-482-4050
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible14%
13 Feb 2017
“Good food, friendly staff, good prices”
21 Jun 2017
“Good local diner - hard to find”
Open Now
06:30 - 14:30All hours
Diner, American
516 E Grand River Ave, Lansing, MI 48906-4419
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Reviewed 21 June 2017

This is your basic small town diner with exceptional pancakes and generous sandwiches. Nothing fancy, just good!

1  Thank Mark C
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This diner has good, down-to-earth food at afforable prices. Service is fast and friendly. It's easy to meet friends there are have good conversation without distractions or pressures to leave because of crowds waiting.

1  Thank SteveInMI
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I had a great overall experience here. It is not fancy, but it is the definition of a diner; good, cheap, food. loved the food, the service was great and friendly. Lots of MSU pictures on the wall bringing back the good days

Thank clay s
Reviewed 5 October 2016

My two nieces attend MSU so they love to have "Auntie" take them to brunch every few months or so. I never had any bad meal at Old Town Diner. I've even taken friends from out-of-state here and they've really enjoyed the meal and restaurant....More

1  Thank blkangusgal
Reviewed 18 May 2016

This little place could easily be missed but then you would have lost out on a great breakfast. Great food! Was very happy with it!

2  Thank Laura F
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Yummy, Hot and quick breakfast! This little shop is just east of Old Town in Lansing on Grand River. Don't blink! You will miss it if you are not looking for it. It sits next to the Temple. The pancakes are really big and very...More

4  Thank Amber T
Reviewed 13 August 2015

On our way through town, we were looking for a cute little place for breakfast. We didn't want a Denny's or other chain, so we checked Yelp and Trip Advisor. The highest rated restaurant was a little too funky for my crowd, so we tried...More

4  Thank Celisa H
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Breakfast here is simple and quiet. A hot grill puts a nice crisp to the edge of your pancakes and potatoes. It's quiet but the people are so friendly they'll talk to you even if they don't know you. What more could you want first...More

5  Thank George H
Reviewed 17 July 2015

For me to write a review the place usually has to be great...and occasionally just awful. Unfortunately this place is among the worst Lansing has to offer. The "Meat Lover's" omelet I ordered must not have had a tablespoon of meat in it. For $7.95...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Great place for breakfast in Old Town. Quick, friendly, good food at a small price. Only place in town that can really cook an egg (over medium) and get it right!! I love it there and have brought many out of town friends to eat.

3  Thank Melissa H
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Restaurant Details

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Diner, American
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
06:30 - 14:30
08:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 516 E Grand River Ave, Lansing, MI 48906-4419
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ingham County  >  Lansing
  • Phone Number: +1 517-482-4050
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