Admit it. You have a soft spot for corner booths and counter stools, endless cups of coffee and $1.99 breakfasts as much as we do. It's time to celebrate these greasy slices of Americana with our two favorite words: Order up!

The Food


Burgers are a faint memory with these fun meat-and-bun combos.

Monster Meals

Walking away hungry is not an option with these oversized dishes.

Rise & Shine

Set the alarm. These breakfasts are worth waking up early.

We Love ...

Here are more tastes we can't stop thinking about.

The Atmosphere

Old Reliable: John's Diner

Rail Ways: Michael's Diner

Prefabulous: Diner on 55th

The People

Going Greek

Gus Kanis and his family came to America and found their place in diners.

Service With Sass

Tina Lallo's neighborly ribbing is part of the experience at JT's Diner.

Campaign Promise

Mary Rose Oakar tells how a diner helped launch her political career.

Meet the Regulars

Let us introduce you to familiar faces from some of our favorite places.

Plus ...

Rant: Where Are All the Diners?

Good 'N Corny

It's not fancy, but this staple diner breakfast dish always hits the spot.

Breakfast Under $5

Start your day with a morning diner special.

Rant: Refill 'er Up!

Our Own Cup of Joe

How Van Roy Coffee Co. became the city's roast.

Frozen In Time

Old-fashioned shakes and malts.

Rant: Diners Are America

Side Order

Small plates and a sweet ending worth ordering.

Diner Deals

Pull up a stool, and dine on the super cheap.

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