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Highway Diner

910 N Winstead Ave, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8760
+1 252-451-5270
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pimento cheese” (13 reviews)
“home fries” (11 reviews)
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06:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
910 N Winstead Ave, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8760
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My son wanted breakfast for dinner. Good food and friendly staff. Their signature salad was a nice combination of fruit, nuts and greens. Overall, a great family place

Thank cocoamom0316
Reviewed 3 days ago

The food is always fresh, never pre-cooked, it may take a little longer but is always good. Breakfast ROCKS. Lunch is great as well. They used to have live music outside but I haven't seen it in a while. One of the bands they had...More

Thank W4430RMdavidc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What wonderful place to step back in time. The staff is outstanding. The food is delicious and reasonably priced. A must stop off of 95.

Thank nmpkyllc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There were four of us who ate here. The servings are very large and the food is good. The building and the decorations are fun to see.

Thank SueinSalem
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been working here in Rocky Mount for about a week have eaten at this place 4 times. twice for breakfast twice for dinner. the staff couldn't be happier and they include you in their conversations, and they keep you laughing while they all help each...More

Thank Michael Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick brunch take out on a Sunday. My order was taken quickly and despite a packed dining room my food arrived in short order. The food was very tasty and the portions were just the right size.

Thank Colemans78
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has been around for years and I just never made it out there to eat till today. And oh boy was it delicious would recommend to anyone in the area and go with the cheese steak and homemade chips take it from me...More

Thank JBarnes327
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We were on a trip up the eastern area of the US and got hungry so we ventured off the Interstate a bit and found this little diner. It looked like it was out of the 50s and was full, so we stopped. Glad we...More

Thank Wano16
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The diamond pattern stainless steel building with the red and white trim gives you the feeling of a 1950s Diner. The HIGHWAY DINER has Breakfast served all day. Breakfast includes: Egg breakfast, French toast, Waffle, Buttermilk pancakes, and a U TURN breakfast complete with panckaes,...More

1  Thank shop4u18
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

The specials are always special! The pork chops on Thursdays are fantastic, but go early because they always run out. Service is great, facility is a bit worn but clean, you will not leave hungry!

Thank resteve62
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2 September 2017|
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Response from Tim S | Reviewed this property |
2 June 2016|
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Response from tlstanley99 | Reviewed this property |
No, they do not serve alcohol at the Highway Diner. They have sweet tea, sodas, coffee, and water.
6 June 2015|
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Response from Sherrie W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have outdoor seating, covered and uncovered, but I agree with another writer that you would want to call about your pets. I have seen small dogs there before but that was a few years ago.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 910 N Winstead Ave, Rocky Mount, NC 27804-8760
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Rocky Mount
  • Phone Number: +1 252-451-5270
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