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John's Diner - CLOSED

1400 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle, PA 17015-8863
+1 717-243-0390
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good43%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“soups” (7 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
1400 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle, PA 17015-8863
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

the service was very bad considering the number of customers and time of day. This was a newly opened diner and should have been a lot better prepared

Thank jrg6246
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Located on main road in front of Red Roof Inn. It's a converted Bob Evans or Denny's. Friendly wait staff. Clean.

Thank Finnishmaria
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

I have always loved John's and even wrote glowing reviews. We ate there the other day and it was awful. I ordered shrimp scampi. The shrimp was rubbery and the sauce was flavorless paste. I never had scampi where the sauce was like gravy. My...More

Thank tweeters2005
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Ordered a 3 egg scramble which had potatoes, onions, 2 pieces of toast. The toast was the best part? I was disappointed and looked like 1 egg with potatoes and onions.

Thank J B
Reviewed 29 January 2018

On the way home saw their advertising for food and instead of going to a fast food spot decided to get some real food. Was pleasantly surprised by the food and staff. Food was plenty and waiter made sure everything was going great

Thank jaybird6952
Reviewed 21 January 2018

It has become a tradition when traveling I-81 in PA to stop at Exit 52, Carlisle, PA at John's Family Diner for several years. What always made this particular diner so special for me, was the AMAZING salad and soup bar ! This past Thursday...More

1  Thank celticgirl16
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Delicious full salad bar that comes with your meal. Huge menu with lots of selections. The atmosphere was quiet and comfy. Very friendly staff waited on us and made our visit memorable. The food was very good and we all went home with leftovers! You...More

Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

Nice salad and soup bar with 3 different soups. Good selection of home cooked meals. Very large portions. Fast friendly service and good hot coffee. No room for desserts but they look amazing!

Thank pagsxriders
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

First time here. Waitress was very friendly and fast service. Had a hamburger steak with fries my wife had crab stuffed mushrooms. The meals came with soup and salad bar plus one side.They have a decent salad bar and 3 soups. Food was good and...More

Thank Grim128
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

The wifey and I decided to try out Johns since we haven’t been here yet. Glad we did. The service is great! The pork and sourcrout was delicious as well as my wife’s club sandwich. The place is very nice and inviting. Give it a...More

1  Thank 2014CorvetteStingray
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  • Address: 1400 Harrisburg Pike, Carlisle, PA 17015-8863
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Carlisle
  • Phone Number: +1 717-243-0390
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