Best Diners

The interior of Jennie’s Diner is decorated for Valentine’s Day.

Sometimes, only a diner meal can satisfy a healthy American appetite. Fortunately, Lancaster County has lots of places to choose from where they sling hash and serve ’em sunny side up, old-school style.

Columbia Diner

Recent customers say they’ve enjoyed the blueberry pancakes, scrapple, French toast, sausage, baked oatmeal, Greek salad, crab cakes, chicken croquettes and homemade pies and cakes.

1725 Columbia Ave, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 392-8371

Jennie’s Diner

Jennie’s serves hearty breakfast, lunch and dinner items around the clock. Recent patrons have enjoyed the pancakes, fried chicken and hearty soups.

2575 Lincoln Hwy E, Ronks, PA 17572

(717) 397-2507

Joni’s 340 Diner

Joni’s breakfast dishes include the Hungry Dutchman and the Levi Sandwich. Lunch and dinner fare include a full sandwich and grill menu, along with homemade meatloaf and other meat, seafood and pasta entrees.

2481 Old Philadelphia Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601

(717) 984-2627

Knight & Day Diner

Patrons who’ve visited recently like the steak Caesar wrap, the varied omelets, the chicken parmigiana and the triple-decker club sandwiches.

3140 Lititz Pike, Lititz, PA 17543

(717) 490-6198

Lyndon City Line Diner

In addition to a large menu of varied dishes, this restaurant also serves beer, wine and spirits. Recent diners at the Lyndon said they’ve enjoyed the numerous breakfast specials, the sausage, ham steak, chicken parmigiana, pot roast sandwich and crab cakes.

1370 Manheim Pike, Lancaster, PA 17601

(717) 393-4878

Mount Joy Diner & Family Restaurant

This popular place, known locally as the “MoJo,” serves up hearty plates of American-style food. Recent diners have enjoyed the grilled meatloaf, sausage gravy over biscuits, bacon cheddar fries, crab cakes and chicken fried steak.

307 W Main St, Mount Joy, PA 17552

(717) 653-5357

Neptune Diner

The Neptune offers a daylong menu including breakfast items, hometown favorites, sandwiches, Mediterranean favorites, Greek delights and a variety of dinner platters.

924 N Prince St, Lancaster, PA 17603

(717) 399-8358

Park City Diner

Dishes diners have enjoyed recently include gyros, the Greek salad, burgers and onion rings, French toast, ham steak, stuffed flounder, cream of chicken soup and eggs Benedict.

884 Plaza Blvd, Lancaster, PA 17601

(717) 435-8512

Park Place Diner & Restaurant

Park Place offers an all-day breakfast menu and lunch and dinner menus packed with sandwiches;, burgers; chicken, beef and seafood dishes and Italian entrees.

2270 N Reading Rd, Denver, PA 17517

(717) 336-2210

White Horse Luncheonette

The White Horse serves up traditional American food – omelets, sandwiches, platter entrees and desserts – in a homey diner atmosphere.

5562 Old Philadelphia Pike, Gap, PA 17527

(717) 768-8566

— Mary Ellen Wright