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“Good food and atmosphere”
Review of Silver Diner

Silver Diner
Ranked #7 of 435 Restaurants in Fairfax
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$0 - US$20
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Business meetings, Child-friendly
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Description: At Silver Diner, we're much more than a diner. Whether you choose a classic dish or a vegetarian, vegan, or gluten-free option, Executive Chef Ype Von Hengst has created a menu of customizable, healthier choices that all share one thing: the highest quality, all-natural ingredients available.Silver Diner is proud to be a key part of the local community, nurturing it's growth, providing food for healthier lifestyles, and supporting local schools and non-profits. With a menu that features more than 15 local farms that support sustainable agriculture, Chef Ype creates seasonal dishes using the freshest ingredients available within our local region.
Reviewed 28 May 2014

The Silver Diner is a great place to take overseas visitors who want to experience the 'authentic' feeling of an American Diner with a jukebox at every table and the core being the basic shape of a real dining car. An updated and modernized version of the 'real' thing with updated food to match (unfortunately). Milkshakes are very good. Food here is good but not great. Usual array of milkshakes, burgers, plus a fairly extensive menu of other meal options and all day breakfasts. Prices are very reasonable and service is always good.

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Silver DIner has changed a lot in the last year or so. They've really focused on the Farm to Table theme and the food is really good. The downfall is that the service is really slow - especially on Sunday mornings for brunch. I've been there twice in the last month and both times the wait for food after ordering was more than 40 minutes. This past weekend I was there with friends and half of the food came out cold (The Banana French Toast and an omelet with potatoes where the potatoes were ice cold). The people at the table next to us sat for 15 minutes waiting for a server to even come ask for their drink orders - they finally just got up and left.

I like to food, and the new menu has some great choices, but I won't be heading to this Silver Diner on a Sunday morning anytime soon.

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Joe H, Manager at Silver Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2014

Spacecdt, thank you for your detailed review. It's awesome to hear that you appreciate the Fresh & Local menu, but I am sorry that you have had slow service recently. If you are willing, please email me at jhowell@silverdiner.com so that I can learn more and see where we can help make it up to you. Thanks again,

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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Whether you choose the all-day breakfast or something a little different, such as the delicious salmon and wasabi sliders, served with a fruity salad, you can't go wrong at these well-run restaurants. Families with young children are made welcome and service is fast, friendly and efficient. Coffee is good and plentiful. A surprising number of business people use this chain too.

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Reviewed 12 May 2014

They say there's a money-back guarantee if you don't have friendly service, and it showed! The service was great, atmosphere was fun, and the food was served quickly and was quite tasty. Coffee refills were timely - would definitely return!

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Reviewed 9 May 2014

We have been here a couple of times the food is average but it is a good place to go if you want breakfast for dinner they serve breakfast 24 /7 the eggs and pancakes are good dinner is not real good prices are cheap and so are the ingredients seems to be very popular late at night

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Joe H, Manager at Silver Diner, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2014

DrJones, thank you for taking the time to write a review! If there are any other details you could provide that would help us improve, please email me at jhowell@silverdiner.com. Thanks again, and we hope to see you back soon!

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