Last week I stopped at the Delmar Diner located on the border of the Delaware and Maryland. I’ve driven by on the way to college and work in Upstate, NY as well now back home to New Jersey. It’s a diner I’ve passed a lot and have never paid it much attention. I was getting hungry, so I stopped at a rest stop, googled diners and found this one.
As I said earlier, it’s easy to drive by the Delmar Diner. The outside blends into the scenery, and most people are focused on the state line 100 feet away.
The inside atmosphere is decent but nothing out of the ordinary. The restaurant itself is clean, however, nothing unusual. It’s a small restaurant with a small town feel.
The waitress brought several refills to my water and coffee. It was great service, and I have no complaints. The food was brought out within 15 minutes, and I was in and out within 45 minutes.
The coffee was a milder roast. I liked it, and there were plenty or refills. Any coffee that doesn’t taste like water is a win for me. Even though there were plenty of refills, I forgot to take a photo. You can only take so many photos of coffee without it becoming boring…
The Delmar Diner has all of the typical diner options. They have a lot of breakfast staples such as eggs, pancakes and omelets as well as a few different diner staples such as steak and chicken pot pie. You won’t find healthier options here!
I decided to order the chocolate chip pancakes. I’m a pancake snob. I like big filling pancakes versus small dinky ones. The pancakes at the Delmar Diner were light and fluffy. There were plenty of chocolate chips, and they were cooked all the way through with no uncooked batter.
They added more powdered sugar and chocolate chips on top. I liked the pancakes a lot and after all of that sugar, I had plenty of energy to drive back to New Jersey.
For my coffee and pancakes, the cost was $8. For the amount of food and coffee, it is a good value.
Would I come back?
I thought it was a good stop along the way, and I would stop again.
Questions for you:
What’s your favorite type of pancake?
Do you like to stop and eat while traveling?