Four Seasons Diner (Mayfair, Pa)

Four seasons diner mayfair pa

Four Seasons Diner (Mayfair, PA)

Recently I went to the Four Seasons Diner in North Philadephia and Mayfair, Pa.  I was in the area, and I’ve heard the Four Seasons Diner is excellent as far as Philadelphia restaurants go. After going to diners for almost 4 years, the closest diners I haven’t been too are in Pa or even De.  (Which to be fair, Pa is only 15 minutes from my house, and Delaware is 30 minutes).

Four seasons diner mayfair pa

Anyway, I arrived at the Four Seasons Diner around dinner time. There was plenty of parking, and it wasn’t too crowded. My party and I quickly got a booth.

Four Seasons Diner (Mayfair) Atmosphere: A
The outside of the Four Seasons Diner is one long building next to a McDonalds with plenty of parking. The inside is lit up with neon signs. There are many booths, tables, and appeared a bar as well.  I appreciated that the booths were very personal and you weren’t sitting on top of anyone.  There was also a large salad bar in the back.

Four seasons diner mayfair pa

How many diners do you know with a fish tank? I think in the 250+ I’ve been too, I’ve seen a fish tank 5 times at most.

Four seasons diner mayfair pa

Four Seasons Diner (Mayfair) Coffee: B
The coffee was excellent and the waiter refilled it often. There wasn’t anything unique or unusual about it but it was good.

Four seasons diner mayfair pa

Four Seasons Diner (Mayfair) Food: A
The Four Seasons Diner menu has every option you could want or need. There were even some unique breakfast,  lunch and dinner options I’ve never seen at a diner before like creole! I can appreciate a restaurant with a salad bar too. I was in a pork chop mood, so I ordered that. It came with an overwhelming amount of food.  I had run that day but still found myself unable to finish everything.

I started with the matzah ball soup and salad bar.  The soup was good and I rarely see matzah ball soup have strips of chicken in it too.

Four seasons diner mayfair pa

The salad bar at the Four Seasons Diner had a lot of options. It’s one of the better salad bars I’ve seen. There were several different kinds of greens, the usual salad toppings, three-bean salad, beets, artichoke hearts, marinated mushrooms and pickled vegetables, cornbread, and even grape leaves.  You can tell I like beets, artichokes, and Italian dressing.

Four seasons diner mayfair pa

My entrée came with pork chops, applesauce, and a baked potato. The pork chops were cooked well, and they weren’t too rubbery. They were some of the better diner pork chops I’ve had. The applesauce and baked potato were typical of a baked potato and nothing unusual about them.

Four seasons diner mayfair pa

Four Seasons Diner (Mayfair) Service: A
Our waiter was one of the most friendly waiters we’ve had.  He refilled our beverages often, plus our food came out fast. I couldn’t have asked for better service.

Four Seasons Diner (Mayfair) Cost:  $
For my meal and coffee, it was $15.  That is a lot of food.

Overall Thoughts/Would I Come Back to the Four Seasons Diner (Mayfair)?
I enjoyed the Four Seasons Diner (Mayfair), and if I’m in the area again, I’ve be back. I was surprised by how great the food was and it’s one of my more favorite diners in the Philadelphia area.

Atmosphere: A
Coffee: B
Food: A
Service: A
Cost: $8-15
Four Seasons Diner (Mayfair) Overall: A 

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Questions for you:
What is your favorite salad bar option?
Do you like pork chops?


  1. I would have LOVED this diner … pork chops AND a Salad Bar … YUM! I do think I probably would have needed a bit more apple sauce though … I NEED plenty of apple sauce with my pork. Do you have a FAVORITE meal (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) that you prefer to have at Diner’s? Also, what have been your FAVORITE Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner during the time that you’ve been reviewing them?

      1. Hollie … thanks for providing the recap link. I just went and checked it out. I love that you upload your recaps onto Yelp as well. I have shown my mom a few of your reviews and she has enjoyed reading them. She travels to the east coast a bit for work so she is going to try to visit a few of your favorites! 🙂

      2. Of course! Thank you for reading and you’ll have to let me know if she does.

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