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Aug 30, 2009 04:45 PM

Good diner in Columbia vicinity?

After watching the bazillionth Diners, Drive-In's and Dives, I'm wondering if there are any good diners withing driving distance of Columbia/Ellicott City? I don't want to drive into DC or downtown Baltimore, but somewhere south of Baltimore City up to Beltsville would be ok.
What I'm interested in are good diners for lunch or a quick dinner, places that make their own food and do a good job of it. There are a couple good breakfast spots, but it seems that on
DD&D you see cooks at diners who make great lunch/dinner meals from scratch, and do it very well. Does such a place exist? Or just on TV?

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  1. Forest Diner in Ellicott City. Frank's Diner in Jessup. The latter is the best food, the former has more character.

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    1. re: JonParker

      Thanks. We've been to the Forest Diner for breakfast, haven't been to Franks. Will
      definitely check it out.