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“Old fashioned”
Review of Frost Diner

Frost Diner
Ranked #14 of 86 Restaurants in Warrenton
Cuisines: American, Diner
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Warrenton, Virginia
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74 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Old fashioned”
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Frosts has been in Warrenton for more than 40 years. It is affectionately known as "the aluminum room" as this is a real dinner. The younger generation doesn't know about breakfast of eggs, bacon and grease but this is it and once in a while it really doesn't hurt you. This is the way everyone used to eat, believe it or not! I don't think it's changed much in the 40 years we've been here. It's certainly a Warrenton tradition and rather unique in this day and age of fast food.

Visited October 2013
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English first
Warrenton, Virginia
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69 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Food is ok but slow!!!!!!”
Reviewed 2 April 2014 via mobile

Good things: friendly staff, decently broad menu, decent prices. On the other hand: no so good things: parking is horrendous, dining area is very crowded and only 1 cook whether there are 4 or 40 diners. But you learn this on the first visit. Why come back? Because it is the only restaurant in this area that I found that I put into the category of Indiana Truck Stop Food: not great, not great for you but you won't leave hungry or broke. So in a rush, Mac Donald's is down the street. Got some time? Grab a bar stool and watch the magic happen.

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17 restaurant reviews
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“The Real Deal”
Reviewed 11 March 2014 via mobile

Yes, it is an authentic 50's diner - so you should know what to expect when you go there! Breakfast anytime is the best around. I also like the daily soup, especially the vegetable, bean and ham and chicken noodle. We always get prompt attentive service and enjoy watching the servers banter with some of the regulars. Sit at the counter to watch the skill of the cook at the grill or take a booth with the jukebox selector and feel like you are stepping back in time. It is our go to spot for breakfast and lunch! Real Americana at its best!

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Warrenton, Virginia
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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“Breakfast!”
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Best breakfast ever. Love sitting at the counter and watching them cook. Good food and old school atmosphere.

  • Visited November 2013
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Upperville, VA USA
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Old fashioned Virginia comfort food expeienced in a historic Diner”
Reviewed 13 November 2013

Typical silver-sided diner of the 1940s and 50s but not many originals left. I usually go for breakfast and they never disappoint. May see bank presidents sitting next to plumbers or construction workers; all regulars. Sit at the counter and watch the grill cook work his/her magic. Good food 24 hours a day. Do not miss the opportunity to stop and enjoy this time in history. Warning: on weekends there may be a line outside for breakfast!

  • Visited November 2013
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