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Capitol Diner

800 Eisenhower Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17111-2309
+1 717-939-2279
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“home fries” (28 reviews)
“scrapple” (12 reviews)
“pancakes” (25 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Greek, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
800 Eisenhower Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17111-2309
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for breakfast. We were seated right away. Our waitress took our orders after just a few minutes. The breakfast menu was varied with egg and omelet options. The decor of the main area was 50's diner, with neon ceiling lighting. The food arrived...More

Thank Walt K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. Had a ham and cheese omelette that was packed with ham and oozed with cheese, accompanied by well prepared homefries. My partner treated herself to bacon and eggs ( perfect), and an amazing GRILLED sticky bun. Oh my, delicious !!! Perfect...More

Thank Geri D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nothing outstanding just diner food, they do however have a HUGE menu. My husband really enjoyed his country fried steak.

Thank PipelineGypsy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has reasonable prices. The food is not seasoned well. But it was clean and the staff was really nice. I recommend this place for breakbreakfast.

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

my wife and I ate here yesterday and we watched as staff ignored customers , I watched a woman stand at the register that was not open while three waitresses or hostesses stood at the register that was open and they never told the woman...More

Thank l0rih0ckenberry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We finally stopped in after trying most everything else in the area. The exterior is campy old school diner but the interior is contemporary. We had a late lunch but found out that they are open 24 hours so we might hit them for breakfast...More

Thank oldstocks
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From soup to desserts, when I see the bill board from the turnpike, the first thing I start thinking about is “when will I get a chance to get there and eat”. I have eaten breakfast for breakfast and for dinner. Everything I’ve ordered has...More

Thank Frequentvisitor1999
Reviewed 16 March 2018

This place took me back to the early 70s...and that made remember similar experiences in the late 50s. From the stools lining the Formica® counter to the Seeburg® julebox this place will take you back. The food is very much diner fare done far better...More

Thank Gil L
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped for lunch on our way to tour the PA Capitol building. I ordered an egg salad sandwich in rye toast. I resisted the up charge for a slice of tomato. Sandwich came topped with a lettuce leaf, a pickle and bag of chips. My...More

Thank WasOnce
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Stopped by around 12am. There were plenty of booths open and not that packed. The host waited about 10minutes before he came over, before he came over him and the other host were talking and looking over at us, there was a party of 6...More

Thank Jody R
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6 April 2016|
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Response from Raymond R | Reviewed this property |
same owners great staff lunch today dinner last Saturday service and dinner excellent gave extra tip lunch last week it is the best Diner in Harrisburg our friend from New Jersey should give it another try!!
1 February 2015|
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Response from Pharvey45 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, I locked in on the Broasted Chicken and stopped reading the menu, sorry?
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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, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Eisenhower Blvd, Harrisburg, PA 17111-2309
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Harrisburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-939-2279
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