Top 10 Best Diners in Chester County, Ranked for 2021

Chester County DinersImage via Wimpy & Dee's Diner. 5051 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook PA

If you’re looking for a comfortable place to eat, these diners have you covered. Familiar waiters, hot coffee, and comfort food make them a great place for breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner. Chester County, Pennsylvania is home to delicious local diners, and we have listed our ten favorites that would be great for your next meal out.

Best Diners in Chester County

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Image via Kelly’s, 3303 Lincoln Hwy, Thorndale PA

1. The Classic Diner
theclassicdinerpa.com
352 Lancaster Ave, Malvern, PA · (610) 725-0515

Their name may be The Classic Diner, but their menu promises much more than that. This Malvern breakfast and lunch spot hosts a menu of breakfast plates, sandwiches, and other diner staples, but they serve it with a twist. Here you can order salmon with your egg platter or an eggs benedict with jumbo lump crab. The Classic Diner is a perfect place for traditional and innovative diner options.

2. Wimpy & Dee’s Diner
www.wimpyanddeesdinerpa.com
5051 Horseshoe Pike, Honey Brook, PA · (484) 514-2250

For the classic American diner experience in Chester County, PA, Wimpy & Dee’s cannot be overlooked. Their interior looks like it came straight from the 1950s with red booths and black-and-white checkered tiles. Their cozy menu includes every breakfast favorite you can think of, delicious sandwiches, and even milkshakes for that retro diner feel.

3. Spring-Ford Diner
www.springforddiner.com
55 E Bridge St, Spring City, PA · (610) 792-3404

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A favorite in Spring City, Pennsylvania, Spring-Ford Diner features an extensive menu with all-day breakfast, wraps, burgers, seafood, and more. While their menu contains all the staples you’d want from a diner, they also make inventive meals like the egg-a-dilla, a quesadilla with egg. Seniors will also appreciate their large senior menu.

4. The Coffee Cup Restaurant
www.thecoffeecuponline.com
117 E Lancaster Ave, Downingtown, PA · (610) 269-9336

Established in 1958, and family-owned ever since, The Coffee Cup has been a staple of Downington for decades. Their inviting and comfortable setting fits well with their home-cooked menu that includes all of your breakfast favorites and lunch options like cheesesteaks. They are known for their signature dish, the “mess,” which is a delicious combination of eggs, potatoes, meat, and veggies.

5. Fran Keller’s Eatery
www.facebook.com/FranKellersEatery/
119 W State St, Kennett Square, PA 19348 · (610) 444-1763

With delicious all-day breakfasts, quiche on weekends, and plenty of sandwich options like bacon, egg, and cheese, this classic American eatery is well-known to Kennett Square. Their cozy atmosphere and daily specials make Fran Keller’s Eatery a place worth coming back to again and again.

6. Kelly’s – EDITOR’S PICK ✔
kellys3303.com
3303 Lincoln Hwy, Thorndale, PA · (484) 288-8322

Located in Thorndale, Kelly’s has won a long list of “Best of in Chester County” awards, and if you go there, you’ll see why.  Their breakfast menu includes omelets with plenty of choices for meats and other add-ins as well as signature French toast. Each soup on their daily soup menu is hot and homemade, and their salads are equal parts tasty and nutritious.

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7. D-K Diner
dkdiner.com
609 E Gay St, West Chester, PA · (610) 692-2946

A staple of Chester County, Pennsylvania for decades, D-K Diner features a classic diner interior and a breakfast menu of hotcakes, French toast, and a large selection of juices. They are also known for their burgers, like the appropriately titled “Superburger.”

8. Rams Diner
www.ramsdiner.com
907 S High St, West Chester, PA · (610) 701-8080

The purple and yellow neon sign that hangs on Rams Diner is a recognizable sight in West Chester, and their food is something you should check out. If you’re interested in a twist on breakfast classics, check out their avocado benedict. While most diners focus on breakfast and lunch menus, Rams Diner also prides itself on their signature dinner menu, which includes staples like eggplant moussaka and pastichio.

9. Miss Oxford Diner
www.missoxforddiner.com
233 S 3rd St, Oxford, PA · (610) 932-2653

The top of Miss Oxford Diner’s website states, “Reliving the 50’s and Loving It,” and this mindset inspires the food and atmosphere of Oxford’s go-to diner. Biscuits and gravy, omelets, and more are served with that classic touch in this diner, and their daily specials give you a reason to keep coming back.

10. West Grove Diner
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108 Rosehill Ave, West Grove, PA · (610) 869-3981

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For the best chipped beef, corn beef hash, and egg muffins in West Grove, PA, check out West Grove Diner. This family establishment seeks to provide that friendly, high-quality dining experience at a price that everyone can afford. In the classic spirit of diners, they even host a car show.

How We Ranked the Best Diners in Chester County

We compiled this list by looking at major review websites, including Facebook, Yelp, TripAdvisor, Zomato and Yellowpages, giving each restaurant a score based on reviews and how many times it appears on a top list. In addition, MyChesCo gave each diner its own rating. We then tallied up the scores to create the final ranking. Essentially, those establishments that consistently inspired positive reviews rose to the top of this list.

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Louise
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Louise
May 30, 2021 10:16 am

Great article!

Jason Edonick
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Jason Edonick
June 3, 2021 4:43 pm

The fact Wimpy and Dee’s is on this list at all made me stop reading this article.

doug Patrick
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doug Patrick
June 3, 2021 4:52 pm

Wimpys is a grease pit