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Capitol Diner

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431 Union St, Lynn, MA 01901-1304
+1 781-595-9314
Today
06:00 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun 07:00 - 13:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 14:00
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A step back in time to a friendly & bustling diner with wonderful food. Sit at the counter or at a small (tiny) table where you can just barely squeeze in 4. In summer there are some outside tables. Excellent "diner food" and great prices. A great place for breakfast if you're not looking for a fancy atmosphere.

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Thank Mia C
Lynn, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

The Capital is awesome! It has been there forever and has always had great food. Bob the owner is an awesome guy and everyone that works there is so nice! Great food too!

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Thank vdeland27
Berkley, Michigan
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The Capitol Diner is as authentic as you can get for an original diner car restaurant serving up classic diner fare. Even the staff conversing with locals using goofy nicknames in thick New England accents gave it an even more old school vibe. The food is by no means amazing but it is what you want and expect a diner... More 

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Thank spoonyfork
Lynn, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

When I I'm in the Central Sq. area I love stopping here for either lunch or breakfast. The staff is fun and capable. The people that frequent the Capital are mainly all locals and there is a fun give and take with the staff and customers.... food is consistently good and is reasonably price.... please note, its a cash only... More 

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Thank zenelxx
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

The food was great except didn't exactly feel welcome there. Staff wasn't rude but they weren't as welcoming as one would expect for a diner.

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Thank Stephanie J
Colchester, Vermont
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2016

My wife and I were in Lynn and went to the Capital Diner for breakfast on a Sunday morning. We were surprised to see it wasn't very crowded, and sat down right away at a table. There was also quite a bit of counter seating. Our waitress was nice and the breakfasts were good, large, and very reasonably priced. The... More 

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Thank buckinvt
Lynn, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Great family run business with traditional diner food! Breakfast was delicious and served right off the grill by friendly waitstaff! Endless coffee and a very warm atmosphere!. A few umbrella tables outside in good weather overlooking a small courtyard, a few small tables inside but sitting at the spinning stools at the counter is still great fun! Nothing fancy but... More 

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Thank Biscuit8221
Arlington, MA
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Very good diner food. Food came fast, nice place, basic diner food. I was there for breakfast, ordered two eggs over easy, waitress very nice, old fashioned diner.

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Thank MichaelJacobyBrown
Lynn, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

Excellent, long Lynn Icon. Family run and consistent good food at a fair price. Breakfast especially quick ,easy and traditional.

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Thank R L C
WESTFORD
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91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016

My wife & I went to the Capitol Diner for breakfast to kick off celebrating my birthday. We arrived around 10:00 in the morning, and to our delight we had several options for seating. Originally, we sat at the counter. However, after a few minutes we decided to move to a small table where the seats were roomier than the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 13:00
Monday
06:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 14:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 14:00
Thursday
06:00 - 14:00
Friday
06:00 - 14:00
Saturday
06:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 431 Union St, Lynn, MA 01901-1304
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lynn
  • Phone Number: +1 781-595-9314

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?