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Glider Diner

890 Providence Road, Scranton, PA - (570) 343-8036
The Glider serves up all the diner classics, including omelets for breakfast and burgers for lunch, along with good homemade rice pudding. Deep brown gravy is the star of a platter of thinly sliced roast beef piled atop white bread, sided by mashed potatoes. Even better, we think, is the porketta platter.
92% Approval Rating (13 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Hot Porketta Sandwich Platter
Hamburger
Hot Roast Beef Sandwich Platter

Highlighted Reviews

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Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle - Photos (4)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Never underestimate the power of good brown gravy. Blanketing a hot roast beef sandwich, served as a dip alongside crisp, salty fries, and of course pooled in the crater of a volcano of mashed potatoes, brown gravy can make or break a diner meal. At the Scranton ..."   [Read More]
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Jay Silverman
December 19, 2008
"I grew up in Scranton. My first after-school job was right behind the Glider, and I was a frequent eater there. What always amazed me was the number of truckers who ate there. It's 40 years later and I still find myself dining at the Glider, and I still see the ..."   [Read More]
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Deborah Pastor
March 23, 2007
"Scranton is a town with some great American food and the Glider Diner is a shining example. The decor is classic diner, right down to the jukebox and friendly waitress. But best of all is the hot roast beef sandwich with gravy. It was delicious and the gravy ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

890 Providence Road, Scranton, PA
(570) 343-8036

http://www.gliderdiner.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert, Late Night
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
A diner classic.
"A diner classic."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle





Even better than the roast beef!
"Even better than the roast beef!"
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


This is the original portion of the diner.
"This is the original portion of the diner."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


The original Glider Diner was built from wooden packing crates that once held the parts to a glider.  This replaced it seven years later.
"The original Glider Diner was built from wooden packing crates that once held the parts to a glider. This replaced it seven years later."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle



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