- 1040 S. Pennsylvania Ave.
- Lansing, MI 48912
- (517) 372-5535
- No Known Website
- No Online Menu
J took one more day off after we got back in Michigan just so we could relax after a long weekend of traveling. We were woke up fairly early for us by a phone call and neither of us could fall back asleep. After going to the Potter Park Zoo during the “Be A Tourist In Your Own Hometown Event” we kept saying we needed to walk the River Trail. We noticed it from the zoo, but we never made an effort to actually go for a walk. Since we had such a bad weekend eating (I had four pizzas), I suggested we go for a walk. Since it was about lunch time, J said we should eat first.
I had been reading reviews about a diner on Pennsylvania near the Zoo so that’s where I decided to to go for lunch.
The Hometown Diner sits on Pennsylvania across from the BWL in an old Sparty’s Coney Island. It shares a building and parking lot with a Mexican grocery store. We parked near the back of the lot and walked in to find a small diner with seating for just over a hundred. We showed ourselves to a table in the middle of the room. The layout is pretty common for small diners. Booths line the walls with tables in the middle. There’s a lunch counter near the front of the space and the kitchen is open so you can see the cook preparing your meal. Read the rest of this entry »