The Bel-Loc Diner
1700 Joppa Road
Great all-night diner with terrific banana cream pie, lots of Brenda Lee and Patsy Cline on the jukebox. Good milkshakes, too.
David's Restaurant & Deli
3626 Falls Road
Cute little family owned restaurant.
The Double T Diner
6300 Baltimore National Pike
A classic, huge, all-night diner with an extensive but somewhat expensive menu, lots of pies in the cases in front and a jukebox at every booth.
801 S. Broadway
A good place for breakfast and enormous sandwiches. It’s too bad it isn’t open late.
Paper Moon Diner
227 W. 29th Street
Funky atmosphere with lots of colorful toys glued to the walls and hanging from the ceiling. You’ve never seen a better Pez collection! Owned and decorated by a MICA graduate. Sunday—Wednesday, 7 am—midnight; Thursday—Saturday, 24 hours. (Take the #3 or #11 bus from Charles Street to 29th Street. Walk west to the diner.)
3130 Greenmount Avenue
Awesome and authentic counter-service—only diner by the Waverly Farmers’ Market. Come for breakfast or a very early lunch, weekdays, 7 am–1:15 pm; Saturday, 8 am–1pm.
Sip and Bite
2200 Boston Street
Great home-cooked food at super-cheap prices. Open 24 hours.
718 York Road
Typical Mid-Atlantic chrome-faced diner that serves Greek food, excellent desserts, and breakfasts with a higher-than-average pricetag. Open 24 hours.
231 E. Redwood Street
Enjoy comfort food in this family-owned diner. Nostalgia abounds, with an art-deco style interior unchanged since 1938, and sandwiches for less than $3. They also have homemade soups and heart-stopping breakfasts complete with grits, scrapple, and creamed chip beef. Open 7am–2pm, Monday–Friday.
Wyman Park Restaurant
138 W. 25th Street
Serves good breakfast and lunch, voted "best gravy" in City Paper.