Diner’s are a beloved American tradition– with their reliably large and breakfast-y menu, homemade desserts, friendly staff, and vintage ambiance. Whether you’re in the mood for breakfast at 3 am, or a BLT for lunch… these are the best spots in Pennsylvania. Enjoy!
1. Minella's Diner, Wayne
Minella's is THE SPOT TO BE on the Main Line if you're a high schooler, a college kid, or any denizen in need of a great meal at any time of the day. Their burgers are GIANT.
2. Village Diner, Milford
The Village Diner has been around since 1956! That's long enough to perfect some delicious recipes and foster that perfectly vintage diner atmosphere.
3. Pamela's Diner, Pittsburgh
With several locations throughout Pittsburgh, Pamela's is the place for breakfast. With cool art adorning the walls and giant, crispy, crepe-like pancakes. Walk, don't run. (Full disclosure: I am going to be leaving for breakfast at Pamela's in approximately 45 minutes.)
4. The Springfield Diner, Springfield Township
Open Sunday through Thursday from 6 am to 1 pm, and Friday and Saturday 24 hours, The Springfield Diner is the place to go for some amazing grub... Especially decadent desserts.
5. Queen City Diner, Allentown
Allentown is home to a bajillion amazing diners, but Queen City is by far the best. I'd recommend their French Dip.
6. Llanerch Diner, Upper Darby
You pronounce the name of the Llanerch Diner lab-arch. It's one of the best spots in the Philly area to get a giant breakfast at any time of the day or night-- and it has had this reputation for over 50 years.
7. Capitol Diner, Harrisburg
Capitol Diner has an amazing atmosphere and a huge variety of great foods. Yum!
8. Hot Metal Diner, West Mifflin
Hey guys... Stop at the ATM because Hot Metal Diner is CASH ONLY! Cash only for the best ambiance and food in all of the land.
9. Kuppy's Diner, Middletown
Kuppy's diner has been open since 1933-- it's now owned and operated by the fourth and fifth generations of the Kupp family! WOW.
10. Lee's Diner, York
Lee's is full of delicious home-cooked food. Definitely stop by at any time- they are open 24 hours!
11. Ritter's Diner, Pittsburgh
Ritter's has the nicest waitstaff in the world, and delicious and plentiful food. Definitely a place to check out!