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Penny's Diner

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American, Diner
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120 15th St SE, Glenwood, MN 56334-9156
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North Dakota
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was very good but it took FOREVER to get our food during both of our visits. Everyone was pleasant and the restaurant was clean.

Thank Amy B
Breckenridge, Minnesota
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96 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

This newer version of the old dining car was nearly full on a Sunday morning, attesting to the fact that all is homemade, tasty and the closure of the rest of the town competition, I am sure. But we were treated like royalty, and the breakfast was really good.

Thank Michael470
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Weren't really impressed with the customer service right out of the gates. I realize this is a small place and when a group of 8 walk up on Sunday about 11 you should have to wait a little bit. Ok fine. So we heard are name called for our table. Went to Linda and reported we were all here and... More 

Thank Nate B
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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78 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

My first visit to this diner, and it was for breakfast for 2 of us. The service was quite good, and the food was delicious. The over easy eggs were cooked less than the over medium, as you'd expect but don't often see. The sausage patties and the pancakes were both very flavorful, and the coffee was as well. It... More 

Thank JerryofMpls
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Like an old rail dining car or trolley car, this spotless new restaurant is open 24/7 with a huge menu and choices of seating in booths, or chat with the cook from stools that put you front and center of watching your food created! Food was awesome, service was even better. The place was standout in being spotless from the... More 

Thank Roamingromanian
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

The place was quiet when we came in. It was Sunday evening, around 7:00 pm, of Memorial Day weekend. The waitress was polite, and I ordered the Black Jack Burger ( I think). The burger was very good and the fries were wonderful as well. We will be stopping there again!

Thank pmhhander
Glenwood, Minnesota
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 February 2016

My friend and I ordered burgers and they were raw and still bloody when we got them. Takes to long to get food due to cook making one single thing at a time and when you finally get your food it is cold. Staff was rude. Place is dirty. To expensive for what you get.

Thank LuLu19882016
Glenwood, Minnesota
1 review
Reviewed 3 October 2015

When we arrived, the general attitude was rude,and unpleasant from staff. The menu was pretty pricey for the overcooked meals we were served after a fairly long wait. Waitress was inattentive although polite.

Thank 718Guest
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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5 reviews
Reviewed 24 June 2015

I stumbled upon this little gem around dinner time and I'm so glad I did! The staff were all very friendly and efficient. I love having breakfast for dinner and they offer a lot of options. My eggs were perfectly done and hash browns were also great. Couldn't quite finish the biscuits and gravy but they were very tasty, too.... More 

Thank Lisa G
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Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

Recommend the breakfast (complimentary with hotel stay). Dinner was decent, except for meat in burger left something to be desired.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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American, Diner
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 15th St SE, Glenwood, MN 56334-9156
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Glenwood

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